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Photo courtesy of http://www.edibleaustin.com/index.php/109-events/1871-austin-bacon-and-b... Austin, TX, January 11, 2017 – The Austin Bacon and Beer Festival returns on Saturday, January 28th, for its 4th year of showcasing bacon-centric food, prepared by bacon-loving chefs...
Photo courtesy of http://travis-county-jail.com/ On Saturday morning, January 7, inmate Pablo Machin Conde, 81 of Austin, collapsed at the Travis County Correctional Complex and was transported to UMC Brackenridge. He was treated by Emergency Room personnel and was put on life...
(Photo Credit: Manor ISD) Manor ISD’s Decker Middle School has received a great honor by being named a Texas School to Watch—recognizing the campus’s significant academic gains while serving high-needs populations. “What a tremendous recognition for Decker Middle School. We are...
(Photo Credit: City of Kyle) A business expansion and retention project between RSI, the City of Kyle and Hays County will bring more jobs to the city. RSI is a high tech manufacturing and R&D firm based in Kyle specializing in the ruggedization of computer equipment and new...
(Photo Credit: Shutterstock) Police have shut down the eastbound flyover at 290 and I-35 after a erson on foot was hit by a car Wednesday morning. The victim is said to be a man in his 20s, according to Austin-Travis County EMS. He was found unconsious by medics at the scene and...
(Photo Credit: Travis County Democratic Party) Former Austin Mayor Pro Tem Sheryl Cole has been vying for the seat of State Rep. Dawnna Dukes, who late last year announced she would be resigning from public office this year due to health issues. On Tuesday, Dukes was sworn in at...
Photo courtesy of http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/member-page/?district=46 Travis County District Attorney’s Office officials say the Texas Rangers will seek an indictment from a grand jury for state Representative Dawnna Dukes on allegations she misused her staff. The...
AUSTIN — Crews will close the mainlanes of US 183 at FM 969 Wednesday and Thursday nights, Jan. 11-12, for bridge construction. The work is part of the 183 South Improvement Project on the east side of Austin. The closures will run both nights from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m., weather...
PHOTO CREDIT ANGELODECCO/SHUTTERSTOCK The next steps that Travis County is taking in the wake of the APD DNA Crime lab debacle are being looked at by Commissioners. Commissioners get an update from County Executive Roger Jeffries on how they're proceeding to figure out a way...