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SH 45 N becoming key corridor

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SH 45 N becoming key corridor

When developers announced in September they were knocking down the Garden Ridge store near SH 45 N and I-35 to put in new national retailers, it hardly came as a surprise to those paying attention to the area.

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Unusual odors, tastes could hit Pflugerville water users during cleaning procedure

There are no health risks associated with drinking the tap water during the cleaning procedure, though it could lead to strange tastes, colors and particles for a limited time, according to a news release. more »

Oct 1, 2014 Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

Seton offers free exercise classes, lunch for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Seton Healthcare Family is hosting a series of free programs for Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, including low- and no-cost mammograms, yoga and zumba classes and informational sessions. more »

Oct 1, 2014 Northwest Austin

Moving toward more mobility in Pflugerville

Pflugerville does not have a bus stop offering public transportation, but following a September City Council meeting focused on city transit, it appears city leaders intend to change that. more »

Oct 1, 2014 Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

Higher property values lead to bigger budgets

The cities of Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto all approved their budgets and tax rates for FY 2014–15. Due to Central Texas' rising property values the trend was higher budgets and lower property taxes. more »

Oct 1, 2014 , Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto 1 Comments

Cities looking to connect SH 45 N frontage road

Staffers with the cities of Round Rock and Pflugerville are looking at ways to connect a frontage road on SH 45 that currently forces drivers to pass through a neighborhood or enter the toll road. more »

Oct 1, 2014 Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

Pflugerville leaders exploring plans for new animal shelter, improvements

Pflugerville officials are crafting plans to upgrade the city’s animal shelter and contemplating building a new one next to Lake Pflugerville. more »

Oct 1, 2014 Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

Land owned by area family may be key to future Hutto sports complex

A piece of farmland behind a Hutto auto dealership could be the city’s answer to a yearslong effort to build a sports complex. more »

Oct 1, 2014 Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

Pipe coating manufacturer LifeLast headed to Pflugerville

Pflugerville Community Development Corp. approved incentives Sept. 25 to help bring industrial firm LifeLast Inc. and about 15 jobs to Pflugerville. more »

Sep 29, 2014 Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

On Sept. 26, Bluebonnet Elementary School celebrated the opening of its outdoor learning center, which includes six gardening beds and a covered amphitheater space used for presentations and lectures.

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Bluebonnet Elementary School opens outdoor learning center

Bluebonnet Elementary School hosted a ribbon cutting Sept. 26 to celebrate the opening of its newly constructed outdoor learning center, which includes six gardening beds and a covered amphitheater space for lectures and presentations. more »

Sep 26, 2014 Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

Round Rock Chamber wins award for business development

The Texas Economic Development Council will recognize the Round Rock Chamber of Commerce for its community development efforts at their annual banquet Oct. 2, according to a statement from the chamber. more »

Sep 25, 2014

Pflugerville ranked 20th best small city by Money Magazine

Pflugerville has made Money Magazine’s list of best small cities to live in for the second year in a row. This year Pflugerville climbed 23 spots in the rankings to number 20. more »

Sep 23, 2014 Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

Hutto water rates rising 5 percent

Hutto City Council approved a 5 percent increase to city water rates Sept. 18. The rate hike takes effect Oct. 1. Residents will see the rate increase reflected on November water bills, according to a news release. more »

Sep 22, 2014 Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

Round Rock ISD briefs: tax rate adopted, sex ed changes implemented for 2014–15

Round Rock ISD’s board of trustees adopted a $1.3375 per $100 of valuation property tax rate as well as changes to the sexual education curriculum more »

Sep 22, 2014 Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto 2 Comments

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Misconduct allegations against Round Rock ISD trustee Cox found to be false

A law firm found that allegations of misconduct against Round Rock ISD trustee Diane Cox concerning an alleged abuse of power were false, the firm announced Sept. 18. more »

Sep 19, 2014 Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto 11 Comments

Round Rock business' expansion marks location of future business park

A semiconductor repair company will move into the City of Round Rock, marking the first business to join a new, shovel-ready business park on the city’s north side. more »

Sep 19, 2014

More speed limits changes and stop signs for Pflugerville

Pflugerville officials passed more ordinances Sept. 9 to alter speed limits on roads throughout town and add two new neighborhood stop signs. more »

Sep 18, 2014 Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

The LCRA rendering shows plans for a new Lane City reservoir, which is scheduled to be complete by 2017.

Courtesy Lower Colorado River Authority

LCRA proceeds with new reservoir, revised water management plan

A new reservoir similar to Lake Travis will be built along the Colorado River by 2017. more »

Sep 17, 2014 Central Austin 1 Comments

Walter E. Long Metropolitan Park could soon be the home of a pro-quality golf facility capable of hosting PGA Tour events.

Courtesy city of Austin

Austin targets PGA-quality golf course

City officials on Sept. 8 advanced efforts to build a PGA-quality golf course at Walter E. Long Metropolitan Park in East Austin where there are 735 acres long earmarked for golf use. more »

Sep 10, 2014 Central Austin 1 Comments

WilCo Commissioners Court OKs 2014–15 tax rate

On Sept. 9 the Williamson County Commissioners Court approved a 2014–15 total property tax rate of $0.4865 per $100 assessed valuation. more »

Sep 9, 2014 Cedar Park | Leander 2 Comments

P&Z Chairman announces candidacy for council seat in 2015

Frank Leffingwell, Round Rock planning and zoning commission chairman, announced Friday his candidacy for City Council Place 3. Place 3 will be vacated by long-serving Councilman Joe Clifford, who announced he will not be running again. more »

Sep 8, 2014

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For 16 years, Kathy Lorenz has been playfully teasing diners at Springhill Restaurant to “Sit down and enjoy their meals already.”

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Volunteer Guide 2014

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Connected 2014

A guide to Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto in 2014

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