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(KLBJ FILE PHOTO) The Travis County Expo Center could grow three times its size if one local group has its way. Austin Sports & Entertainment, led by sports empresario Andrew Nestor and a former UT swimmer wants to expand the expo center from a 12 thousand seater to a 40...
The proposed realignment of the FM 973 roadway in east-central Travis County will be the topic of discussion at an upcoming open house hosted by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The meeting will take place at Manor...
(Credit: San Marcos Police Department) Police have revealed the identity of an officer shot and killed while serving a warrant in Central Texas. A statement issued by San Marcos, Texas, officials said 58-year-old Officer Kenneth Copeland died Monday afternoon after being shot...
The City of Austin has completed the preliminary engineering report for the Guadalupe Corridor Improvement Program and published the report online . The preliminary engineering report, also known as a Corridor Mobility Plan, contains recommendations to enhance mobility, safety...
Governor Abbott has ordered Texas flags in the City of San Marcos and in any surrounding municipalities or political subdivisions to be lowered to half-staff in memory of San Marcos Police Officer Kenneth Copeland who was killed in the line of duty yesterday. "As the San Marcos...
(Photo:Shutterstock/Stockimo) A San Marcos police officer has been shot and killed this afternoon while serving a warrant at a home in the El Camino Real subdivision. The suspect who shot the officer was himself shot and is being hospitalized after a standoff with SWAT. The...
(Photo:Shutterstock/Koukolina) Austin's Public Safety Commission has green lit the new police contract which the vast majority of union members have approved, but City Council could still reject it. Chris Harrison with Grassroots Leadership doesn't feel it does anything to hold...
(Photo:Shutterstock/ sangkhom sangkakam) The City of Dripping Springs, residents in Hays County's Water control and improvement districts one and two and others will be in stage four water restrictions from Wednesday to Friday. The West Travis County Public Utility Agency...
The City of Austin Economic Development Department (EDD) is launching a new professional development training for artists called Artist Career Training. The 6-week program will increase participants’ knowledge on how to make their arts business sustainable and profitable. Austin...