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Hutto city manager: city water contract is one of the worst in Texas

Hutto city manager: city water contract is one of the worst in Texas

Editor’s note: Updated July 7 to clarify the rate increase schedule and correct the month Jones received City Council permission to negotiate the system purchase to April.Hutto City Manager Odis Jones said he is hopeful the city will strike a deal to purchase the water system it uses from...
Weekly Lane Closure Report 7/15-7/21

Weekly Lane Closure Report 7/15-7/21

Weekly Lane Closure report 7/15 - 7/21 A weekly report providing scheduled lane closure information as part of Mobility35, a regionwide effort to improve safety and mobility along I-35 in Williamson, Travis, and Hays counties. * weekly scheduled lane closures are weather permitting and subject to change I-35 at FM 3406 Southbound I-35 reduced...
Williamson County works to collect 30,000 pounds of nonprofit goods

Williamson County works to collect 30,000 pounds of nonprofit goods

Members of the public can help a Williamson County food drive reach its goal of collecting 30,000 pounds of food by July 14.The Williamson County Association of Realtors launched its annual Operation I CAN Food Drive on July 3 to collect canned goods or money to benefit Round Rock Area Serving Center,...
Phone and credit card scams surface in Central Texas

Phone and credit card scams surface in Central Texas

Credit card skimmer scams and scam phone calls have surfaced in Central Texas and local authorities are encouraging residents to stay informed and be prepared. Credit card skimmers are camouflage devices installed in a fuel pump that can read card and PIN numbers.Credit card scams on the rise Travis...
I-35 and FM 3406 Updates

I-35 and FM 3406 Updates

With the growth and expansion in Williamson County, the city is working hard to make sure our roads are safe, up to date, and reduces traffic. The Texas Department of Transportation has been working to improve the connection between I-35 and FM 3406. The I-35 at FM 3406 project will not only...
Twice-per-week watering restrictions enacted in Cedar Park for summer

Twice-per-week watering restrictions enacted in Cedar Park for summer

The city of Cedar Park has started its Think Twice campaign to remind water customers to follow their twice-per-week designated watering days and times as the hot summer weather starts.The campaign also encourages residents to conserve water.During the summer, outdoor irrigation accounts for most water usage in Cedar...
New texting-while-driving ban to go into effect statewide Sept. 1

New texting-while-driving ban to go into effect statewide Sept. 1

In an effort to sew up the various patchwork pieces of local ordinances related to texting while driving, Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law a statewide ban on Tuesday.He announced the bill’s signing at a press conference that called for a special session and included a related charge...
Weekly Lane Closure Report 5/12-5/19

Weekly Lane Closure Report 5/12-5/19

Weekly Lane Closure report 5/12 - 5/19 TxDOT knows you’ve got to get where you need to go. And while construction is tough on everyone, we’re doing everything we can to minimize disruptions. We want to let you know we’ve received your registration and want to thank you for...
St. David’s breaks ground on health care facility in Leander

St. David’s breaks ground on health care facility in Leander

Nearly one year after St. David’s HealthCare announced plans to open a freestanding emergency department and future full-service hospital in Leander, representatives from the health care system hosted the official groundbreaking of its first Leander facility Thursday.Officials with St. David’s, the city of Leander and the Leander...
Both Texas State, ACC expanding further into Round Rock health care programs

Both Texas State, ACC expanding further into Round Rock health care programs

Satellite campuses of Austin Community College and Texas State University in Round Rock are investing in the Round Rock area in both the health care and technical industries.Texas State spokesperson Matt Flores said the university initially chose to place health professions programs in the Round Rock area because it...

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