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AISD's enrollment continues to sag year after year, but the numbers are on the steady increase in many districts that surround it. In Lake Travis, for example, there has been a 3-percent growth for the year, which is actually smaller than what's normally expected according to...
Austin City Council votes to hold a public hearing October 5th on changing the spelling of Manchaca to the correct spelling of Texas Revolution hero Antonio Menchaca. The move pleases Justice for Menchaca founder Bob Perkins, who says this name change is different from...
An Austin-area man has been busted in one of the largest Ponzi schemes ever in Maryland history. Jay Ledford of Westlake is among three people who is facing numerous charges involving a $364-million investment scam. US Attorney Robert Hur said victims believed they stood to make...
As dignitaries gathered in South Austin yesterday to break ground on a new public housing redevelopement, Councilmember Ann Kitchen took a moment to stump for the upcoming $250 million dollar housing bond that's on the November ballot. Kitchen said the new Pathways at Goodrich...
(Credit: City of San Marcos) The San Marcos Municipal Court will offer discounted fees for eligible cases before starting concentrated warrant enforcement Sept. 25. Defendants with outstanding cases with the court are urged to contact the San Marcos Municipal Court immediately...
(Credit: Shutterstock) The City of San Marcos is going out of drought restrictions effective Sunday, Sept. 23 and will return to year-round water conservation rules. Year-round rules allow use of sprinklers any day before 10 a.m. or after 8 p.m. Hand watering and using soaker...
(Credit: Associated Press) Taiwan says it is looking for the owner of a Texas company that makes untraceable 3D-printed guns who is wanted on an arrest warrant tied to an accusation that he had sex with an underage girl and paid her $500 afterward. The National Immigration...
No one who is brought to the Austin-Travis County is charged for their stay. That's where you, the taxpayer come in. The City of Austin is already planning to spend $1.7-million in taxes to fund operations, but Assistant City Manager Ray Arellano said that isn't going to be...
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson among those in South Austin celebrating the re-development of public housing at Goodrich Place in the Zilker neighborhood. Dr. Carson says he wants to see traditional public housing give way to holistic communities, like this...