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City’s first railroad quiet zone now in effect

The City’s first railroad quiet zone was made official on July 6, 2021. The quiet zone, which restricts train operators from blowing their horns, includes the area between County Road 172 and Burnet Road. The process to implement the quiet zone included nine years of coordination with Union Pacific Railroad and the Federal Railroad Administration …

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Round Rock Police deescalated situation with a subject with a knife.

At approximately 1:10pm, Officers responded to a report of a subject with a knife in the roadway on North A.W. Grimes Blvd just north of East Palm Valley Blvd. The subject entered the McDonalds at 1850 East Palm Valley Blvd. The situation was deescalated. The subject was taken to receive a mental evaluation. There are …

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Police request your help

Tuesday Update: The victim has been identified as Joseph White, 40, of Pflugerville. It is believed to be an isolated incident. There is no indication of a threat to the public. The investigation is ongoing. If you have any information regarding this incident, call RRPD at 512-218-5500. Anonymous tips can be submitted at https://www.citizenobserver.com/cov6/app/webTipForm.html… At …

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Georgetown “Road Rage” suspect arrested in Round Rock Sunday

Georgetown Police received multiple 911 calls around 12:30 pm on Sunday about a man displaying a handgun and reportedly firing the gun multiple times along IH-35. The initial calls reported the subject was in southbound lanes of IH-35 on the north side of Georgetown. Georgetown police notified Round Rock Police that the vehicle, a beige …

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Sunday’s Round Rock Express at Reno Aces Contest was Postponed

Straight Doubleheader Scheduled for Monday, July 26 Beginning at 7:00 p.m. CT RENO, Nevada – Sunday afternoon’s contest between the Round Rock Express (34-35) and Reno Aces (43-26) at Greater Nevada Field was postponed due to unhealthy air quality from wildfire smoke crossing through the Reno area. The Express and Aces will now meet in a straight doubleheader on Monday, July 26 beginning at 7:00 …

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Dutch Brothers Coffee GRAND OPENING this Friday

Dutch Bros Coffee is opening in Round Rock on July 23. Headquartered in Grants Pass, Oregon, Dutch Brothers was founded in 1992 and is now the country’s largest privately held, drive-thru coffee company, serving up specialty coffee, smoothies, freezes, teas, Blue Rebel energy drink and nitrogen infused cold brew coffee in more than 290 locations …

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Williamson County has met the criteria to increase to COVID-19 Red Phase

Williamson County now has a total of 40,957 confirmed cases and 486 deaths since the point where the county started collecting data in 2020. 306 new cases and two new deaths have been reported since Friday (7/16-135, 7/17-110, 7/18-61), with one case removed that was identified during Q/A. Williamson County has met the criteria to increase to COVID-19 Red Phase. The criteria …

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