A few emergency services districts in Travis County are struggling to make ends meet, and some fire chiefs in western Travis County are considering options for the future of area fire protection. more »
JP Eichmiller joined Community Impact Newspaper in June 2012. As the editor for the Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto edition, he covers Round Rock City Council and Pflugerville ISD meetings as well as business, transportation and development news in the cities. JP is a graduate of Colorado State University and comes from Fort Collins, Colo.
The leadership of Travis County Emergency Services District No. 2—also known as the Pflugerville Fire Department—says the department has become underfunded, understaffed and overwhelmed by the volume of emergency calls it is being asked to respond to more »
As new retail and housing construction in Round Rock continues to push up against its border, Georgetown city officials think now is the right time to invest in infrastructure projects that could bring a wave of new development to Georgetown. more »
For Ismael and Amelia Diaz, co-owners of La Cocina Bar & Grill, being the owners of a small business is a true family affair. more »
Although it is situated along one of Round Rock’s busiest roadways, the French Quarter Round Rock restaurant has a look and ambiance that separates it from its surroundings. more »
Opened in March 2012, Westside Alehouse is one of Round Rock’s newer dining and social gathering spots. more »
Baris (pronounced bar-ēs) Pizza & Pasta in Pflugerville is a restaurant borne of the fruits of family connections. So it is perhaps not surprising that the eatery has become a popular location for local families to gather. more »