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Cedar Park dog park, Leander developments: 6 things for residents to know, Sept. 19-21

Catch up on the latest news from the Cedar Park and Leander area. 1. College financing workshop to be held at local public libraries College Funding Specialists offers two workshops this week about how to plan for college funding. The free event is held at Cedar Park Public Library on Sept. 19 and L

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-19 16:57:55

Police: Leander man shot in the face during robbery

Armando Espinoza. (Bastrop County Jail) LEANDER, Texas (KXAN) - A Cedar Creek man is charged with aggravated robbery after authorities say he shot his neighbor in the face. According to an arrest affidavit, on Sept. 3, Armando Espinoza, 28, shot a Leander man and stole his vehicle. The victim was

KXAN - 2017-09-19 13:09:02

Leander ISD Continue Work In Building Access Road At Vandegrift High School

LEANDER, TX - Leander ISD officials are continuing to work through the permitting process to build an access road at Vandegrift High School, officials said. The most recent meeting on Sept. 13 was with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services (FWS) officials toward working on a Habitat Conservation Plan app

PATCH - 2017-09-17 06:32:42

Elderly Leander Man Shot In Face During Car Burglary In Stable Condition

LEANDER, TX - An elderly Leander man continues to recover after being shot in the face before having his truck stolen, according to reports. Lt. Billy Fletcher of the Leander Police Department told Fox 7 on Friday a suspect was booked into the Bastrop County Jail for the Sept. 3 incident along East

PATCH - 2017-09-17 06:16:34

3 lane closures to know about on I-35 and RM 620 in Round Rock

Construction continues this week in Round Rock on I-35 and RM 620. Here are three lane closures to know about this week: 1. One through lane and one turn lane on I-35 will be closed on the north- and southbound access roads approaching and across Old Settlers Boulevard from 7 p.m. until 5 a.m. on Mo

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-18 20:29:45

Amid declining sales tax revenue after Harvey, Humble mulls 1-cent tax hike

City of Humble officials are considering raising the city's property tax rate by 1 cent for the second consecutive year after major flooding events again reduced sales tax revenue. The city council held a public hearing regarding the tax rate-which is expected to rise to 22.5471 cents per $100 valua

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-18 15:34:39

Parents and students find new ways to save money for college

AUSTIN (KXAN) - Parents and students planning for college-and how to pay for it-have a lot to consider. There are the programs offered by each school. There's location. And, arguably most important, there's the cost. Austin Community College says each year, the cost of tuition for colleges and unive

KXAN - 2017-09-19 11:32:44

American Assassin - Revenge Or Patriotism?

Films dealing with shadowy government groups and mercenaries paid to carry out some of the most nefarious tasks imaginable are nothing new. Quite often there is a blurring of the lines in these films between what is acceptable and what is over the line. In the new film "American Assassin," from dire

HILLCOUNTRYNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

39 evacuees are enrolled in KISD schools

Though displaced from their homes by Hurricane Harvey, 39 students are continuing their education by attending classes in Killeen-area schools, according to Terry Abbott, chief communications officer for the Killeen Independent School District. The students are attending Killeen High School, Shoemak

KILLEEN DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-19 06:15:00

San Marcos CISD board approves schematic design for new elementary school

San Marcos CISD's newest elementary school will feature glass elements, courtyards, an outdoor community space and a two-level media center once complete. The SMCISD board of trustees approved the schematic design of the new 90,000-square-foot elementary school by a vote of 6-0-with board President

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-19 04:24:21

Round Rock Police Seek Suspect In Wag-A-Bag Armed Robbery

ROUND ROCK, TX - Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at a local grocery store on Monday. According to a police advisory, the incident occurred around 10:35 p.m. at the Wag-A-Bag store, 801 S. Mays St., when a Hispanic male entered the store with a handgun while demanding money f

PATCH - 2017-09-19 19:12:23

City of Georgetown accepting grant proposals for art, cultural events

Local art and culture projects happening over the next year are eligible to receive funding through grants from the Georgetown Arts and Culture Board. The board is accepting grant proposals for events and projects taking place Dec. 1-Sept. 30, 2018 involving art, music, theater and culture heritage

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-19 18:46:04

Here's what the new A-F accountability system means for Cy-Fair ISD

After statewide school boards and administrators called for a complete repeal of Texas' original A-F accountability rating system, legislators approved House Bill 22, creating a revised version late in the Legislature's special session, which ended Aug. 15. The revision reduces the number of domains

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-19 05:35:45

Google unveils new downtown Austin office

After 10 years in Northwest Austin, Google has completed its move downtown. The tech giant unveiled on Tuesday its 300,000-square-foot space in the newly opened 500 W. Second St. office tower. More than 450 Google employees will work at the facility once two additional floors open next year. The new

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-19 16:00:13

Custom pizza eatery MOD Pizza slated to open in Tomball this fall

MOD Pizza will open in mid November at 14030 FM 2920, Ste. I, Tomball, in the Tomball Town Center. According to Public Relations Manager Charlotte Wayte, the Tomball location is slated to open Nov. 17. The 2,800-square foot eatery will feature a gas-fired oven, original artwork and MOD's "Wall of Fa

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-19 18:19:24

Fusion restaurant, Atsumi Asian Kitchen, serves innovative sushi and poke

From fruity poke bowls to torch-blown wagyu beef, Atsumi Asian Kitchen and Sushi Bar in Cypress aims to take the next big step in modern Asian cuisine. Atsumi, which opened in December, offers a variety of Asian dishes with a focus on innovation in recipe and atmosphere, owner Leo Xia said. "You can

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-19 05:15:23

Texas State University announces largest freshman class ever

Nearly 6,000 freshmen are attending Texas State University this year. A news release sent Tuesday said 5,875 students are enrolled for the fall semester and the university's overall population is approaching 40,000, but the total student population remained relatively flat compared with last school

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-19 16:34:18

5 things you missed at the Klein ISD board of trustees meeting, Sept. 18

The Klein ISD board of trustees met Monday in the board room at 7200 Spring Cypress Road, Spring. Here are five highlights from the monthly meeting:Several board members were recognized for their service. The board's president, Bill Pilkington, received a pin recognizing his five years of service on

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-19 15:38:58

Dick's Sporting Goods opens at the Westlake Marketplace this Friday, Sept. 22

Dick's Sporting Goods will open its ninth Houston area location Sept. 22 at the Westlake Marketplace. Located at 14359 E. Sam Houston Parkway N., Houston, the approximately 50,000-square-foot sporting goods store carries a variety of brands such as Nike, Under Armour, Field & Stream and Second Skin.

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-19 15:38:30

Child care center Kiddie Academy of Lake of Savannah opens for the fall semester

Child care center Kiddie Academy of Lakes of Savannah held its grand opening on Aug. 26. The franchise, which is located at 5158 Savannah Parkway, Rosharon, is owned by former Super Bowl Champion James Ihedigbo and his wife, Brittany. Kiddie Academy enrolls students ages 6 weeks to 12 years old and

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-19 11:47:31