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Stay informed about the latest local news in Round Rock, including RRISD, city council coverage, the newest businesses coming to town, and the local housing market.



CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: Village within expansive Fields development in Frisco to feature 5-star Ritz-Carlton Hotel; Voodoo Doughnut coming soon to Cypress and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of April 22.



Round Rock lifestyle blogger to release cookbook April 26

Round Rock-based lifestyle blogger and influencer Ramona Cruz-Peters will release a cookbook titled "30-Minute Instant Pot Cookbook" on April 26.


District reviews accountability reporting changes for 2022-23 school year

Round Rock ISD staff presented an update on accountability reporting changes for the 2022-23 school year to trustees during an April 21 board meeting.


Round Rock ISD board approves pay increases for staff in 2022-23 compensation plan

District officials approved up to 4% pay increases for some district staff following several discussions of teacher compensation.


Resale store Uptown Cheapskate to resume buying used items April 25 following tornado closure

The business is looking to buy items such as gently used clothes, shoes, bags and accessories to stock its store, offering cash and store credit offers on the spot, following repairs from tornado damage.



CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: Construction to start on Magnolia Village retail center May 2; Stranger Things Store to open in Grapevine Mills and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of April 21.


Ascension Texas announces buyout of Orthopedic Associates of Central Texas

In addition to the nine new locations, an April 20 news release states the acquisition will add 19 doctors and more than 100 staff members to the Ascension roster.



Home sales, prices continue to rise in Round Rock, Pflugerville, Hutto

A new report from the Austin Board of Realtors indicates continued growth in both home sales and median home prices in Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto.



Bayleaf Indian Restaurant and Bar now open in Round Rock

Bayleaf Indian Restaurant and Bar opened its doors at 3200 Greenlawn Blvd., Ste. 280, Round Rock, on March 22.


Williamson County rewind: Samsung Austin Semiconductor donates $10K to tornado relief efforts, plus other news

Here is a roundup of news from Williamson County Commissioners Court's April 19 meeting.


Round Rock Crossing shopping center acquired by B.H. Properties

Round Rock Crossing, a shopping center located at the intersection of I-35 and SH 45, has come under new ownership.


CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: 5 businesses and restaurants coming to Keller, Fort Worth; Happy Goat Retreat now open in Willis and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of April 19.



Round Rock ISD board to consider approval of 2022-23 compensation plan

Round Rock ISD trustees will consider a proposed 2022-23 compensation plan during the April 21 board meeting that includes some pay increases for district staff. 


UPDATE: Austin airport, Capital Metro respond to federal ruling overturning mask mandate for public transportation

The Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and Capital Metro are both assessing how an April 18 decision by a federal judge to strike down the mask mandate for public transportation will affect their operations.


Engineering contracts approved for turn lanes on I-35, SH 45 frontage roads

Round Rock officials approved engineering contracts for turn lanes to be added to eastbound SH 45 and northbound I-35 near the Round Rock Crossing shopping center during an April 14 council meeting. 


CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: Hoots Wings opening delayed in Round Rock; Grab N Go Tacos now open in New Caney and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of April 18.



Sales tax holiday for emergency supplies to save Texans estimated $1.5M

The sales tax holiday for emergency supplies is estimated to save Texans $1.5 million.


Round Rock Hoots Wings opening delayed

The opening of Hoots Wings at 2200 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Ste. 125, Round Rock, has been delayed from a planned March opening.