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Photo: RRPD On Friday afternoon, July 21, an aggravated robbery occurred at the BBVA Compass Bank, located at 895 North IH-35 in Round Rock. A Hispanic male entered the bank, displayed a firearm and demanded money from a bank employee. The suspect attempted to conceal his...
Photo: City of Lakeway Engravers add veterans’ names to the Spirit of Freedom Monument at Lakeway Heritage Park. The deadline for names to be added for this year’s Veterans Day is Aug. 15. Lakeway veterans or their families have until Aug. 15 to apply for the veteran’s name to...
Photo: Shutterstock The Austin Transportation Department installed bicycle signal faces at 12 intersections in the Central Austin area, some of which will start operating this week. By guiding bicycle traffic approaching signalized intersections, bicycle signal faces can...
(Credit: KLBJ staff) During the Memorial Weekend flooding of 2015, Hays County suffered extensive damage to homes and businesses, but infrastructure also took a big hit from the onslaught of rushing water. Among the casualties of the water was the Post Road bridge, connecting...
(Credit: City of Kyle) Kyle City Manager Scott Sellers has presented the proposed FY 2018 budget for the City of Kyle. “The budget was created first with the needs and desires of the citizens of Kyle, “ Sellers said. “These priorities were ascertained via the annual household...
(Photo Shutterstock/ Yuganov Konstantin) You might start seeing more drones being used by various Travis County departments. The Sheriffs Office,Fire Marshall and Transportation & Natural Resources are among the departments using or asking to use the technology. County...
(Credit: Shutterstock) Average retail gasoline prices in Austin have risen 2.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.04/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 gas outlets in Austin. This compares with the national average that has increased 2.1 cents...
(Credit: Travis County Sheriff's Office) The Travis County Sheriff’s Office Victim Services Unit is seeking volunteers to provide immediate assistance to victims of various criminal and crisis circumstances including, but not limited to: Family Violence, Sexual Assaults, Child/...
(PHOTOS COURTESY RRPD) FROM ROUND ROCK POLICE DEPT. On July 21, 2017, at approximately 4:50 p.m., an aggravated robbery occurred at the BBVA Compass Bank, located at 895 North IH-35 in Round Rock. A Hispanic male entered the bank, displayed a firearm and demanded money from a...