Travis County Judge Sam Biscoe has decided not to reopen bars at this time, citing concerns about coronavirus numbers in the area.
Fourteen-year-old Mason Wright is ready for the October 17 grand opening of his Snapfinger Road restaurant, Mason's Super Dogs. He is excited to become the youngest restaurant owner in Georgia.
Austin City Council Members Ann Kitchen, Leslie Pool, Kathie Tovo, and Alison Alter have proposed creating a Visitor Information Center Fund and developing, as an initial project, distributed Visitor Information Centers at various tourist destinations around town.
A map created by TABC shows how Travis County is an opt-out island and is the only county in the Austin metro area not allowing bars to reopen.
Governor Greg Abbott is giving the choice to county judges on whether to opt in or not and Travis County Judge Sam Biscoe has decided to keep bars in Travis County closed.
Supporters of Prop A have consistently said the tax increase for a typical homeowner on their annual tax bill is going to be around $300. But for small business owners, the increase is much more significant.
Bars are gearing up to reopen in Williamson County.
Abbott’s order allowing bars to reopen goes into effect on Wednesday, but there is still no answer on if Travis County will be opting in or out.
Gov. Greg Abbott teased a reopening announcement Monday afternoon on Twitter, with a strong hint that it may be about bars.
Officials with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission say they've received nearly 1,500 complaints about bars, statewide, since mid-June.
Restaurants and retail have been allowed to operate at 75 percent capacity for several weeks in Texas. But bars remain closed, after reopening briefly in late May before a summer spike in cases.
Pam Power with the Downtown Austin Alliance joins Mike Warren on FOX 7 Austin to talk about their plan to spark and guide economic recovery in Downtown Austin.
Business for China Dynasty continues despite reported discrimination and fears amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The expansion order announced by Governor Greg Abbott last week also increases capacity at libraries and museums.
A large group of Austin’s entertainment workers rallied, calling on Congress to pass the HEROES Act.
After being in business for about 40 years, I Luv Video is closing their DVD cases, rewinding their VHS tapes, and saying goodbye.
The city says that $23.7 million has been awarded in economic relief and an additional $9.3 million in relief grants are currently in process.
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said that if he wins the presidency in November's election, he will raise taxes on Americans who earn more than $400,000 a year.
Isom says he wants this space to be for every race, gender, and age.
A Texas insurance company is encouraging its employees to adopt pets -- by offering them "pawternity" leave and a sizable stipend.