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9:00 AM May 27, 2022 CDT

California-based David Hernandez Ministries expanding to new studio in Round Rock

David Hernandez Ministries will expand from California to a new studio in Round Rock in June.


Central Texas Food Bank expands home delivery to Williamson County

Eligible households will receive a 30-pound box of nonperishable food at their doorstep each month.


Re-elected Round Rock City Council members sworn in following election canvass

Round Rock City Council Members Hilda Montgomery and Rene M. Flores took their oaths of office May 26 following re-election. 



Round Rock council approves construction contracts for next phase of BCRUA water intake

Construction contracts for the next phase of the Brushy Creek Regional Utility Authority deep-water intake were approved during a May 26 Round Rock City Council meeting. 


Round Rock officials greenlight incentive agreement for $12M Valex project

Round Rock officials approved an economic development agreement with Valex Corp. during their May 26 meeting. 


Round Rock Amazon warehouse project on pause as company explores capacity needs

Amazon paused the entitlements process for a potential warehouse project in Round Rock, a company representative confirmed May 26. 


Sushi Nini reopening June 1 following repairs from fire damage

Sushi Nini will reopen its doors at 117 Louis Henna Blvd., Ste. 160, on June 1.



Williamson County allocates $72.5 million toward water infrastructure

The American Rescue Plan Act dollars will go toward 15 projects to improve water and wastewater infrastructure across Williamson County.


Lee Street Office now leasing in Round Rock

A ribbon cutting for a new office building bringing 2,646 square feet of Class A office space to 406 N. Lee St., Round Rock, was held April 8.


The Tutoring Center now offering tutoring, test prep services in Round Rock

The Tutoring Center opened its newest location in Round Rock at 2051 Gattis School Road, Ste. 550, on April 18.


100 commercial permits filed recently in the Austin metro

See construction plans filed through the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation for new restaurants, bars, stores, residential communities and more.



Deadline to file for disaster exemption with Williamson Central Appraisal District is July 4

The deadline to file for a temporary disaster exemption with the Williamson Central Appraisal District is July 4. 


Austin-Bergstrom International Airport projects busiest Memorial Day weekend to date

Central Texans traveling out of the airport should expect longer wait times this holiday weekend. Here is why air travel is increasing and how to come prepared.


10 things to do in the Austin area for Memorial Day weekend, May 27-30

Here are multiple ways to celebrate Memorial Day in the Austin area.


Half Price Books now open in Round Rock following repairs from March tornado damage

After sustaining damage during the March 21 tornado, the Half Price Books store at 2601 S. I-35, Round Rock, reopened April 26.



GreenPal now servicing lawns in Round Rock

GreenPal, a service connecting homeowners to lawn care service providers, began offering services in Round Rock during the first week of May.


Expert offers tips for parents amid nationwide baby formula shortage

Although a light at the end of the tunnel many now be in sight for many parents, officials said it may take as long as six to eight more weeks before shelves are restocked.


Round Rock ISD board exploring possibility of implementing single-member districts

The Round Rock ISD board of trustees discussed the possibility of exploring the implementation of single-member districts during meetings held May 18 and 19.


Round Rock ISD declines application for agreement on potential $900M Toppan Photomasks project

The Round Rock ISD board of trustees declined a Chapter 313 application from Toppan Photomasks, a manufacturer of components used in semiconductors, during its May 19 meeting. 



Round Rock, Pflugerville, Hutto home sales dip in April as prices continue climbing

A new report from the Austin Board of Realtors shows that while the median home price in Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto continued to rise in April, home sales saw a slight decline.


Misaki Ramen now open in Round Rock

Misaki Ramen opened at 3001 Joe DiMaggio Blvd., Ste. 1200, Round Rock, in mid-April.