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No. 4 Running Back Cedric Baxter Jr. Announces Commitment

One of the top high school players in the 2023 recruiting class has committed to a blue-blood program. Four-star running back Cedric Baxter Jr. committed to Texas on Wednesday evening. He chose Texas over Texas A&M, Miami, and Florida, per Hayes Fawcett of On3. Baxter Jr. is the No. 11...

Regular operations resume at Austin airport following evacuation

AUSTIN, Texas — The Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) said normal operations have resumed after a fire alarm forced an evacuation Wednesday morning. At around 7:45 a.m., AUS tweeted that the Barbara Jordan Terminal was being evacuated due to a fire alarm. Travelers in the terminal were urged to follow directions on exiting safely.

Registration Now Open for the TPWD Big Time Texas Hunts Drawing

For the past 25 years, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) has organized the Big Time Texas Hunts (BTTH) program. Through this effort, hunting and fishing enthusiasts are offered some of the very best hunting opportunities in the state. This year, ten premium guided hunt packages are being offered in the Big Time Texas Hunts drawing.

Evacuation at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport due to fire alarm

AUSTIN, Texas - Passengers at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport were evacuated due to a fire alarm, not a suspicious package or bomb threat. Officials say that a water flow issue outside near an aircraft triggered the fire alarm. Passengers and staff were evacuated out of an abundance of caution and safety while the cause of the alarm was investigated.

Crimson Creek finds new home at Deep Eddy

Crimson Creek Smokehouse, an Austin-based barbeque establishment, announced its move to the Deep Eddy Vodka Tasting Room with a ribbon cutting, sponsored by the Dripping Springs Chamber of Commerce. Crimson Creek Smokehouse originally opened as a barbeque catering, pop-up, and competition cooking company in 2015, founded by husband-andwife pair Marcus...

Cool Down With Flight Ice Creams

Dripping Springs has a new way to keep cool in the summer heat! Matt Sorenson with Flight Ice Creams chatted with Studio 512 about his family’s pandemic business development. Matt says, “We started this company during the pandemic after self-teaching ourselves how to make ice cream as a hobby,...

Chicken Express celebrates new owner, decade of service

After introducing a new franchise owner and marking nearly a decade of serving up chicken and fish to Dripping Springs residents, Chicken Express is celebrating its recommitment to the local Hill Country community. The restaurant hosted a Dripping Springs Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting on Thursday, Aug. 4, with owner...

Austin airport flyers rescreened after terminal evacuation

Staff members at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport worked to bring all passengers back inside the Barbara Jordan Terminal for rescreening Wednesday morning, after a falsely-triggered fire alarm caused evacuations at the facility.

Looking to beat the heat? Here are 10 yummy drinks to keep you cool in hot, hot Austin

Did you hear about the record-breaking summer we're having? It's hot, in case you haven't stepped outside recently. Austin just finished one of its hottest Julys ever. The majority of Texas is in a drought. July had only two days with a high temperature below 100 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. No rain was recorded at Camp Mabry, Austin's main weather station, in July.