Central Texas top stories for February 27, 2024. Many public school teachers considered leaving their jobs in the last year. Passenger growth at Austin-Bergstrom appears to be slowing down. Pflugerville is enacting Stage 1 water restrictions starting this Friday. Repairs begin tomorrow for a pipeline that transports water from Lake Travis to cities in Williamson County. HealthSouth development’s future is unclear. Kerville is selling parking in advance of the upcoming eclipse. Longhorns basketball.
Central Texas top stories for February 26, 2024. Voter turnout during early voting. Record day for wind and solar power. Two former Williamson County sheriff’s deputies are on trial in Travis County. Quiet zones still a few weeks away.
Central Texas top stories for February 19, 2024. Presidents day closures. Mail ballot deadline. Williamson County’s partnership with a South Korean trade agency is generating interest from Korean companies. Austin Marathon winners.
Central Texas top stories for February 16, 2024. Courts are still catching up on tickets written last year during APD’s partnership with Texas DPS. A jury trial is set to start this month for two former Williamson County sheriff’s deputies. Blues on the Green is back on. Food service workers at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport are asking for a raise. Hutto ISD is set to launch a new teacher apprenticeship. Longhorn teams in action this weekend.
Central Texas top stories for February 15, 2024. A petition to incorporate parts of Williamson County into a groundwater conservation district based out of Bell County fails. The City of Austin will spend more than $700 thousand to finalize a labor contract with Austin Police. The Austin City Council adopted a resolution to address climate change, sustainability and resiliency. The Texas Department of Health and Human Services is nearing the end of a process to re-determine Medicaid eligibility. The Pflugerville Independent School District is in the market for a new superintendent.
Central Texas top stories for February 13, 2024. The City of Austin seeks public input in their search for a permanent city manager. Williamson County residents gave feedback on a proposed annexation of part of Williamson County by a groundwater conservation district in nearby Bell County. Texas History Galleries at the Bullock Museum are now fully bilingual.
Central Texas top stories for February 12, 2024. Austin ISD clears overdue Special Education evaluations. Bell County’s Clearwater Underground Water Conservation District will hold a public hearing tonight to discuss a proposed annexation of part of Williamson County. Blues on The Green could get financial support from the City of Austin. Austin-Bergstrom had a record setting year last year. Texas jobs forecast. Registration is open for Austin Parks and Recreation summer camps. Dripping Springs prepares for this year’s solar eclipse.
Central Texas top stories for February 12, 2024. The City of Leander moves into phase four of its water conservation plan. Texas GOP censures Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan. Shooting at Lakewood Church in Houston over the weekend. Del Valle ISD school board open seat application deadline is today. Landowners in Williamson County are raising concerns over the county’s water supply.
Central Texas top stories for January 11, 2024. How the City of Austin is preparing for freezing temperatures. How to prepare your car for the cold. Plans for Austin’s MLK day march could change due to the freezing temperatures. Texas is having one of its warmest winters on record. Williamson county emergency responders partner with We Are Blood. Drought picture is improving with recent rains.
Central Texas top stories for January 09, 2023. Central Texas is expecting the coldest weather of the season next week. The City of Austin is activating its cold weather shelter operations tonight. Austin Police plan to set up an arraignment court at the downtown jail. A group in Williamson County is petitioning to have the western portion of the county join the nearby Bell County water conservation district. Del Valle ISD school board seat remains open. Longhorns men’s basketball looking for their first Big 12 conference victory of the season.
Central Texas top stories for January 09, 2024. Threats posed by severe winds. Austin officials say they’re not responsible for investigating the legal status of migrants. More information on the accused shooter from last month’s shootings in Austin and San Antonio. Some Williamson County residents are questioning the county’s ability to maintain groundwater supply amid drought.
Central Texas top stories for December 21, 2023. A climate study says Texas can expect more triple digit days. Williamson County Commissioners are allocating funds for public health projects. Texas experienced the largest population growth in the nation from 2022 to 2023. Austin FC’s 2024 schedule.
Central Texas top stories for December 19, 2023. Lower property taxes in Travis County. New chair of the Texas State Board of Education. CapMetro offers free two-year bus passes. New elections administrator for Williamson County. Travis County Sheriff’s Office turns to social media to find recruits. It’s allergy season.
Central Texas top stories for December 11, 2023. Water restrictions over the summer did not lower water usage. Travis County contributed about $150 billion to the national GDP. Williamson County is training people to recognize opioid overdoses. The deadline to enroll in a healthcare plan that starts January 1st is this Friday. Kyle police on Grinch Watch.
Central Texas top stories for November 10, 2023. Veterans day. Airport holiday prep. Sobering Center support. Downtown Salvation Army shelter. Rising food insecurity in Williamson County. DAWA new HQ. Downtown road closures this weekend.
Central Texas top stories for November 8, 2023. Hays County election results. Pflugerville ISD new tax rate. Williamson County bond election results. Jurors deliberating in Christopher Taylor trial. Domestic violence rates in Travis County. Pflugerville ISD medical learning lab. Smart Freight Corridor. Longhorns basketball.
Central Texas top stories for October 31, 2023. First freeze of the season. Williamson County election error. Early voting turnout. State parkland proposition. Education Austin on school vouchers. Austin ISD special education deadline. Austin parkland requirements. Día de los muertos.
Central Texas top stories for October 23, 2023. First day of early voting in Texas. Travis County bond proposals. Williamson County bond proposal. APD officer’s trial begins today. Land code change hearing. Astros-Rangers goes to game 7. Austin FC 2 win MLS Next Pro championship. Max Verstappen wins US Grand Prix.
Central Texas top stories for October 18, 2023. Austin Convention Center expansion. Tesla impact on Travis County. Travis County bond propositions. Williamson County Community Paramedicine Program expansion. San Marcos development plan. Junkdrop.
Central Texas top stories for October 16, 2023. School vouchers. Texas Legislature. Office vacancy in Austin. New EMS app. Texas Rangers beat Houston Astros in first game of playoff series.