Category Archives: Travis County

Fireworks safety on New Year’s Eve

For many people, it wouldn’t be New Year’s Eve without fireworks. Even though New Year’s Eve has been a drizzly day, please be aware that Travis County is again in a severe drought, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. There … Continue reading

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Fireworks safety for the Fourth of July

For many people, it wouldn’t be the Fourth of July without fireworks. But there are strict limits on fireworks inside the city limits and in Travis County parks, and our region is once again experiencing a drought, increasing the risk … Continue reading

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Dog found in Mabel Davis Park

A pug mix followed a resident home from Mabel Davis Park on Wednesday. Do you know this sweet guy? If you know this dog or the owner, use the contact form to provide your name and how to reach you, and you’ll … Continue reading

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Rains relieve drought in Southeast Austin

A wet winter has brought an end to the drought in southern Travis County, including the Burleson Heights and Burleson-Parker neighborhoods. According to an update to the U.S. Drought Monitor this week, our area is now classified as abnormally dry, four drought stages better … Continue reading

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Property tax appraisals

Travis County Appraisal District will soon send out property tax notices, but you don’t have to wait on the mail. To get a head start, find out how much tax you will owe by searching for your property at the … Continue reading

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