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Elgin Agrarian Community Promises Co-op Living on the Blackland Prairie
“It’s like an urban twist on traditional farming.”
"...On Friday afternoons, residents of the Elgin Agrarian Community will knock off work, return to their..."

Sept. 16, 2016 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Eight Years Later, Elgin Man Becomes a 'Terrorist'
A 1994 outburst lands a local man in jail -- last fall
"...Until last fall, Elgin resident Andrew Bryan Lawhorn never knew that for years..."

March 14, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Democratic Rally in Elgin on Sunday
Donkeys outside the city kicking up their heels
"...send me this: The Bastrop County Democratic Party and Elgin Area Democrats Invite you to a Good Old-Fashioned Democratic..."

Feb. 23, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

The Sausage Link
How Elgin got the New Urbanist transit dream
"..."There's no reason why Elgin shouldn't be the national model for how to do..."

Sept. 12, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Hays County Hell
Elgin Bank Victory May Mean Colonia-like Development
"...says that when Travis County lost the battle against Elgin Bank, he was forced to approve this colonia-like development...."

June 27, 1997 News Feature by Bob Elder

Amanda & Jack Go Glamping
A couple try to reignite their marriage
"...unique remedy by any means) to Green Acres in Elgin, Texas. They find themselves in the company of a..."

Nov. 10, 2017 Movie Review by Danielle White

Getting in on the Ground Floor
Planning gets started for the Elgin Agrarian Community
"...In 2017, the Elgin Agrarian Community, consisting of 80 single-family cottages and a..."

Oct. 16, 2015 News Feature by Nick Barbaro

The Horse Boy
This locally produced film is an intimate and endlessly inspiring look at one family's struggle to cope with autism.
"...Far Away – documents the day-to-day struggles of an Elgin family to cope with their five-year-old son Rowan’s autism...."

Sept. 18, 2009 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

You Got Served
Wild style street dancing trumps storyline.
" dance-mad Los Angelenos – David (B2K’s Omarion) and Elgin (IMX’s Houston) – who take on a moneyed Orange..."

Feb. 6, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Varsity Blues
"...that's not the case. Filmed in and around the Austin/Coupland/Elgin area, Varsity Blues is the MTV ethic distilled to..."

Jan. 15, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Smoke Gets in Your Mouth
"...pick up a hearty snack for home consumption. --R.F. ELGIN Cross-Town BBQ (3)..."

May 21, 1999 Food Feature

Sausage Shrines
A pilgrimage
"...Claudia Alarcón in Elgin Meyer's Elgin smokehouse..."

Oct. 7, 2005 Food Feature by Claudia Alarcón

Working on the Railroad
The regional Transit Working Group is poised to make progress on passenger rail
"...are 1) a commuter service linking Central Austin with Elgin and 2) an Austin-San Antonio service. The latter will..."

Feb. 22, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

As the Region Booms, Farmers Struggle to Feed Austin Locally
As the region booms, farmers struggle to feed Austin locally
"...Nearly a decade ago, Elgin resident Sue Beckwith, who serves as executive director of..."

Feb. 24, 2023 News Feature by Chad Swiatecki

Tracking Cap Metro's Eastward Proposal
The Green Line takes conceptual shape
"...For the first time, the just-released Capital Metro report "Austin-Manor-Elgin Corridor: A Preliminary Review" provides the hard data –..."

Sept. 12, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

In memoriam: The Central Texas barbecue family lost one of its most accomplished pit masters on Nov. 6. Laron Morgan, co-owner of Elgin's Cross Town Bar- B-Q, died of an apparent heart attack at the age of 51.
"...pit masters on Nov. 6. Laron Morgan, co-owner of Elgin's Cross Town Bar-B-Q (202 S. Ave. C, 281-5594), died..."

Nov. 26, 2004 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Naked City
"...• Envision This: City officials from Elgin made an urgent pitch to the Capital Area Metropolitan..."

Jan. 11, 2008 News Feature

Day Trips
Choose your own Christmas tree at one of the many tree farms here in Texas.
"...been selling trees off his 40 acres outside of Elgin since 1995. With Evergreen Farms' wide selection of sizes..."

Dec. 12, 2003 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Second Helpings: Barbecue Out of Town
" downtown Round Rock since 1985.Crosstown Bar-B-Q211 Central Ave., Elgin, 512/281-5594 Sunday-Thursday, 10am-8pm; Friday-Saturday, 10am-10pm If you prefer your..."

March 19, 2004 Food Feature

Second Helpings: Regional Barbecue
You're here for SXSW, but you're also here for barbecue, right?
"...sausage, have the turkey sausage.Cross-Town Bar-B-Q202 S. Avenue C, Elgin, 512/281-5594..."

March 14, 2003 Food Feature

Second Helpings: Regional Barbecue
Regional barbecue spots in today's "Second Helpings"
"...dishes in a cafeteria-like setting.Cross-Town Bar-B-Q202 S. Avenue C, Elgin, 281-5594..."

March 15, 2002 Food Feature

Naked City
An eco-conscious Elgin resident answers his mayor's demand to "show me the money."
"...awarded a grant of $15,000 to the city of Elgin to renovate the Chamber of Commerce building...."

Oct. 12, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

Neighbors vs. Neighbors
A profile of the Central Texas struggle over Alcoa Rockdale and its plans for expansionAlcoa announces new "voluntary" emissions reductions.
"...are gathered in the assembly room of a small Elgin church. A state representative delivers a friendly, rambling talk..."

July 27, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

Developers' Gift Horse
"...The failure of the Elgin Bank legislation in the session has left counties wondering..."

June 27, 1997 News Feature

Leander Voted to Keep Cap Metro, but Will Manor and Lago Vista?
Cap Metro's on the ballot again
"...Manor's Cap Metro services include the 990 Manor/Elgin Express and an on-demand Pickup service. In August, people..."

Oct. 14, 2022 News Feature by Benton Graham

Day Trips
Southside Market & Barbeque is the oldest continuously operated barbecue joint in Texas
"...Southside Market & Barbeque in Elgin is the oldest continuously operated barbecue joint in Texas...."

March 9, 2012 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

By the Numbers
The Green Line
"...28; Miles of proposed Green Line system, Austin-Elgin..."

Sept. 12, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Cap Metro Courting Prospective Partners
Transit authority could extend rail and bus service well beyond Austin
"...New rail transit service between Elgin and Austin – enthusiastically advocated by Elgin leaders –..."

July 4, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Cut and Dried: A Primer
The Central Texas meat market roundup
"...making the trip.Southside Market & BBQ1212 Hwy. 290 W., Elgin, 512/281-4650..."

Jan. 30, 2004 Food Feature

Virginia B. Wood hits the barbecue backroads with the Travel Channel's Epicurious.
"...Elgin's Crosstown BBQ was the second official stop on our..."

Aug. 29, 2003 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

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