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Photo: Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority As part of an all-out effort to complete asphalt resurfacing of State Loop 1 (MoPac) before the summer paving season ends, southbound MoPac will be reduced to just one lane the weekend of August 11th to 14th. The lane closures on...
(Photo: Shutterstock/Lina Keil) A day after Williamson County Animal Shelter officials said 100 cats and kittens would have to be put down due to overcrowding, scores of people adopted 80 of the animals. Shelter director Cheryl Schneider she hopes not to kill any of the animals...
File photo: Audrey Morton/KLBJ The Austin Police Department announced a Weekend No Refusal DWI initiative which began the weekend of January 6, 2017 and will run each weekend through September 2017. Each initiative will be in effect from 10 pm to 5 am each Friday and Saturday...
(Image courtesy City of Austin) Austin City Council now has a better idea of what they need to look for in a new City Manager. Laura Huffman who chairs the City Manager Search Task Force tells Council what the community and staff members lay out some what they're looking for. "...
(Photo Shutterstock/Vincent Noel) (FROM TRAVIS COUNTY PRECINCT 5 CONSTABLE) Due to increased traffic at shopping malls and centers during Tax Free Weekend, deputies and volunteers from Travis County Constable, Precinct 5, will be stepping up enforcement and education efforts...
(Credit: City of Austin) Due to increased traffic at shopping malls and centers during Tax Free Weekend, deputies and volunteers from Travis County Constable, Precinct 5, will be stepping up enforcement and education efforts August 11-13 throughout the county to ensure...
(Credit: Shutterstock) The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), the State of Texas, and local communities and counties, have released preliminary flood maps for public review and comment. These preliminary...
(Photo:Shutterstock/Brandon Seidel) The Austin chapter of the NAACP called out Mayor Steve Adler, other city officials and businesses, challenging them to fund the "Spirit of East Austin" and the "Mayor's Task Force on Institutional Racism," believing they are overlooking...
File photo: Audrey Morton/KLBJ As the Cedar Park City Council heads into a private meeting to discuss how the Cedar Park Police handled the Greg Kelley sexual assault of a child case, the city manager issued a statement. “We recognize that this is a sensitive and difficult...