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VIDEO: Texas restaurant Shack 512 nearly submerged by floodwater on Lake Travis
Floodwaters from Lake Travis have flooded some businesses along the shoreline including Shack 512 and Volente Beach Resort & Waterpark. LAKE TRAVIS, Texas - KVUE has covered the effect rising Lake Travis waters has had on surrounding homeowners. Now we're getting a look at how the floodwaters have
Olive Fest, Hell or High Water Concerts and more: 5 things to do in Georgetown, Oct. 18-21 | Community Impact Newspaper
Enjoy the cool weather at these weekend events.FRIDAY1. Brix and Ale celebrates OktoberfestEnjoy German-inspired food, beer and live music from the Sean Russell Band at Brix and Ale’s Octoberfest. Jumbo caraway pretzels with dusseldorf mustard and beer cheese dip, housemade bratwurst and sauerkraut,
Rewriting History: City Council Calls the Future of Georgetown’s HARC into Question
GEORGETOWN, TX–In a City Council meeting on August 14th, City Council Member Kevin Pitts made a proposition that quickly stirred up controversy. His proposition was to limit the power of the Historic and Architectural Review Commission (HARC) in Georgetown, move its power to Planning and Zoning, and
Roads closed again in Pflugerville as renewed rains hit area | Community Impact Newspaper
Officials caution residents to avoid low water crossings during flooding periods and to actively look for water that may be covering roads. Drivers are advised to turn around if a road is closed or if water is covering the road.The National Weather Service has placed both Travis and Williamson count
WATCH: Volente Water Park and Beachside Billy's under water after Lake Travis floodwaters
KVUE has covered the effect rising Lake Travis waters has had on surrounding homeowners. Now we're getting a look at how the floodwaters have affected businesses along Lake Travis. Video: Hunter Pontious
Travis High lockdown lifted after man shot himself on campus
At 9:44 a.m., Austin police officers were called to the scene of a situation involving a man with a gun. Around 11:30 a.m., AISD police said the situation was contained and there was no threat to students or staff.
Leander City Council approves new wastewater service agreement with city of Round Rock | Community Impact Newspaper
Parts of BCRWS are owned by Round Rock, Cedar Park and Austin. The city of Leander has rented capacity in Round Rock’s east wastewater treatment plant since 2010. At that time, Leander agreed to rent 1 million gallons per day of capacity. As the city has grown, it has had to request more; in 2016, L
EXPLAINER: Here are the local propositions on Georgetown voters' ballots
The ballot reads:(Proposition A) The issuance of $150,500,000 of bonds by Georgetown Independent School District for the acquisition, construction, renovation and equipment of school buildings, the purchase of school sites and school buses and levying the tax in payment thereof.
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Man dies in early morning south Austin crash
A man is dead after an early morning crash in south Austin. It happened around 2:30 a.m. at South Lamar and Bluebonnet Lane.Austin-Travis County EMS says a man in his 20s was crossing Lamar when he was hit by a car that was heading south. Officials say he died at the scene.The driver did stay and co
Lake Austin homeowners told to prepare as more floodgates may open
AUSTIN (KXAN) - Lake Travis could rise to record levels and the Lower Colorado River Authority is warning homeowners along Lake Austin to start taking precautions. On Wednesday, the staff for the LCRA said it will likely open up to eight gates at Mansfield Dam to relieve the amount of water coming i
Man sentenced to 69 years for sexual assault and kidnapping
Juan Lopez was sentenced Wednesday to a combined 69 years for kidnap and sexual assault, according to the Travis County District Attorney. (KXAN) AUSTIN (KXAN) - A man was sentenced Wednesday to a combined 69 years for kidnap and sexual assault, according to the Travis County District Attorney. The
You could step in a fire ant pile if you walk through floodwaters at Austin's Lake Travis
Here's another reason to avoid walking through floodwaters: I caught this floating fire ant colony attached to a log while getting video in Lago Vista. It creeps me out, but at least they've found a way to survive! ?@KVUEpic.twitter.com/EXNv1yyJpf— Pattrik Perez (@PattrikPerez)October 19, 2018
Striking 360 photos show floodwaters above Longhorn Dam and Tom Miller Dam in Austin
AUSTIN - The waterways around Austin are seeing a significant amount of rainfall this week, and the Austin Fire Department has the 360 views to prove it. AFD sent their Robotics Emergency Deployment Team to the Tom Miller Dam and the Longhorn Dam Oct. 18 to capture 360 photos. Here's a 360 view of
Travis County declares local disaster as floodwaters rise
Eckhardt said in a letter to Gov. Greg Abbott that the county does not have local funding available to provide needed relief. "Your assistance in this emergency, as it affects the safety and health of our citizens, would be greatly appreciated," she wrote.
Benbrook Ranch Park in Leander to gain ball field dugouts, shade structures and more | Community Impact Newspaper
Guests at Benbrook Ranch Park in Leander will be able to enjoy new ball field dugouts, spectator rails, shade structures and more after renovations are complete.
Powersports Listings M&A Announces the Sale of Flagship Powersports Dealership in North Austin, Texas
GEORGETOWN, Texas, October 19, 2018 (Newswire.com) -Central Texas Powersports (CTP) was organized by Steve Littlefield, an industry veteran of five decades, along with his wife Teresa. Steve grew up in Wichita Falls, Texas, and started his career washing dishes at a local BBQ restaurant. He became i
Some Major Roads Expected to Close Amid Flooding
AUSTIN, Texas - Local flooding is expected to close some roadways between downtown and South Austin on Thursday. A spokesperson for ATX Floods, a website that maps road closures, said in anticipation of the dam operations there are two points in Austin that might close. Closures: If those highly tra
Mosquito samples in Georgetown, Cedar Park positive for West Nile
The Culex mosquitoes found in the trap have a flight range of about one mile. There are currently no reported human cases of West Nile in Williamson County, officials said, with the last human case reported in 2016.
Texas school bus driver arrested after driving into high water with student on board
LEANDER, Texas- A Texas bus driver was arrested after police said he went around a barricade, driving a school bus through a low-water crossing with a student on board.