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State health officials say the flu season could be much worse than what we've seen so far,or at least when it comes to school-aged kids coming down with the flu. We have seen a couple of districts in the Austin-area close entirely for days at a time because so many kids were...
(Credit: City of Pflugerville) The City of Pflugerville launched a chat feature on the City website, PflugervilleTX.gov, to allow website visitors to quickly engage in a chat with City staff to find answers to their questions. “Add a quick text chat from your cell phone or...
(Credit: Caldwell County) The revised preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are available for review by residents and business owners in the City of Martindale; and the unincorporated areas of Caldwell County, TX. Officials encourage property owners to review the latest...
Some customers are experiencing an unusual odor in their water. Water provided by Austin Water continues to meet all regulatory standards and is safe to drink. Austin Water is taking the following steps to respond: Feeding powdered activated carbon to mitigate odor issue...
(Credit: City of Austin) City of Austin Utilities wants all customers to be aware of individuals posing as City of Austin or Austin Energy employees. These scammers are trying to take advantage of customers and steal money from them. Today, nearly 50 commercial and residential...
In consultation with the Llano and Burnet county judges, the mayors of Horseshoe Bay, Marble Falls and other incorporated towns on lakes LBJ and Marble Falls, LCRA is today announcing an amended schedule for the current drawdown of Lake LBJ. The refill of Lake LBJ now is...
(Credit: Lake Travis Independent School District) The Lake Travis Independent School District says there is an increased presence of law enforcement on the Lake Travis High School campus due to a potential threat. The following letter was sent to parents from principal Gordon...
(Credit: Austin Independent School District) In an unexpected turn of events, Murchison Middle School principal Brad Clark has announced he is resigning. Clark sent a letter home to parents informing them of his decision: Matadors, Given the most recent challenges with which we...
(Credit: City of Austin) In advance of the 20th anniversary of the April 20, 1999 mass shooting at Columbine High School in Colorado, council members on Thursday will call for initiating a life-saving 'Stop the Bleed' program at all high schools in Austin's city limits. Council...