Travis County, TX

Austin, TXAustin American-Statesman

Austin ISD requires students to return to campus in August

Austin families who opted for remote learning last school year will have to return to in-person classrooms when school begins Aug. 17. The Austin school district announced Friday it plans to return all students to campus and not offer a remote learning option for the 2021-22 school year. Austin joins...
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Travis County,

Austin ISD is going all on-campus

The Austin school district today has announced a plan for a full return to on-campus classes this fall. The district says there will be no virtual learning option. Classes in AISD will resume in August. Official statement:. With COVID-19 cases at a record low, Austin ISD plans to return all...

Giddings Police Department Investigating Carjacking

Giddings Times & News • Three Hispanic males, who had stolen a white 2015 Hyundai sedan in Travis County on May 31 abandoned it at the 290 Travel Plaza gas station on Hwy. 290 W. in Giddings on June 1. The engine was still running and the keys in the ignition. The suspects then stole a gray 2009 Chevrolet Malibu by holding a local elderly man at gunpoint outside his travel trailer at the RV…

Austin School District Returns To In-Person Classes Next Fall With No Virtual Learning Options

The Austin school district announced Friday that it won’t offer virtual learning options this fall and that all students will attend classes in person. The district had considered keeping a virtual option after the pandemic but decided against it after the Texas Legislature failed to pass House Bill 1468, which would have allowed schools to offer virtual learning and get state funding for it.
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Community Impact Austin

Grassroots groups aimed at vaccine outreach look toward the future

When demand for coronavirus vaccines was at a peak in early 2021, a wave of community advocates sprung into action to help connect Travis County residents with appointments. Now that demand has declined, groups, such as Kendra’s COVID Coaches, Austin Vaccine Angels and VaxTogetherAustin are considering the effect of their work so far—and what effect they can have moving forward.
Bee Cave,

Woman dies after being rescued from car in Bee Cave retention pond

Bee Cave, TX — A woman is dead after a vehicle rolled into a retention pond Wednesday night in Bee Cave. It happened at the intersection of Market Street and Galleria Circle at around 9 p.m. The Austin-Travis County EMS said there were initial reports of "car rolled into retention...