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Texas athletic director Mike Perrin says football Charlie Strong's future with the Longhorns will be decided after the Longhorns' next game. Perrin called multiple reports that Texas has decided to fire Strong "rumors," and said Strong will be evaluated after the Longhorns play...
The sale of a 154-megawatt photovoltaic solar project to NRG Energy last week moves the City of Georgetown electric utility a step closer to a 100 percent renewable energy supply. The PV solar electricity plant near Fort Stockton will supply energy to Georgetown through a 25-...
The University of Texas at Austin mourns the loss of alumnus, supporter and world-renowned medical pioneer in heart surgery Dr. Denton Cooley (BA, 1941), who died at age 96. Long before “what starts here changes the world” became the university’s mantra, Cooley encompassed its...
On Tuesday, November 15, 2016, Judge Evan Stubbs of the 424th Judicial District Court sentenced Joe Canchola, 28, to 30 years in prison after a Burnet County jury convicted Canchola of Burglary of a Habitation. Canchola was charged with burglarizing a home near Inks Lake. The...
FROM THE CITY OF AUSTIN The City Council representative for District 10 will be decided by a run-off election between Sheri Gallo and Alison Alter, the top two vote recipients in the Nov. 8 election. Election Day will Dec. 13 and early voting will be from Dec. 1 to Dec. 9...
As Pflugerville ISD focuses on preparing students for the global workforce of today and tomorrow, it has announced the creation of a Computer Science Academy of Innovation, to be located at Connally High School beginning in 2017. The Academy will focus on some of the most...
Last night., Round Rock Police responded to the 1100 block of McNeil Road for a person with a gun. The caller reported his adult son had fired a gun at his adult daughter following an argument. Officers responded and met with the adult daughter who affirmed her brother, Eligio...
The City of Hutto City Council is pleased to announce the selection of Mr. Odis Jones as its next City Manager. Mr. Jones has over 20 years of experience in an executive role in local government and Economic Development organizations in both urban and suburban communities. Most...
Interim City Manager Elaine Hart announced today, Nov. 18, the appointment of Austin Police Department Chief of Staff Brian Manley as Interim Chief of Police, effective Dec. 1, filling the vacancy created by the departure of Police Chief Art Acevedo. Manley has served his entire...