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County Workers Approved for More Pay
Bigger paychecks on tap for sheriff's deputies and county employees
"...According to County Judge Sam Biscoe, much of the criticism about law..."

Sept. 14, 2007 News Feature by Patricia J. Ruland

County OKs Rocky Creek
New Hill Country Coalition fails (for now) to stop Hamilton Pool project
"...the future, and it isn't pretty. The newly formed four-county brigade of community groups – which should soon make..."

Oct. 15, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Voter Information for December 15 Run-Off Election in Travis County
Early Voting Dec. 3-11 • Election Day Dec. 15
"...Travis County voters may vote at any "vote center" (where you..."

Nov. 27, 2020 News Feature

Travis County Early Voting Information and Locations
Early Voting October 13-30
"...Travis County voters may vote at any "vote center" (where you..."

Oct. 9, 2020 News Feature

A Rural Riddle
Hays County Water Planning Partnership forms to try and stop unmitigated growth
"...had her share of water problems at her northern Hays County home. One of her wells ran dry, and..."

Oct. 15, 1999 News Feature by Rob D'Amico

War of Words
Hays County planning battle turns into a war of words.
"...of one of the fastest-growing areas in the nation, Hays County officials in the past half decade took the..."

July 7, 2000 News Feature by Rob D'Amico

Drug Warriors
Hays County drug war is costing lives and money.
"...of a four-month undercover marijuana sting conducted by the Hays County Narcotics Task Force. Windle, a 25-year-old electrician's apprentice,..."

Nov. 5, 1999 News Feature by Nate Blakeslee

Divorce, Alamo Style
From a small north-side apartment – via toney Rob Roy, a Hays County ranch, and several sojourns in jail – Janet Kennedy keeps fighting a battle featuring all the latest in family bitterness
"...The case has traveled a circuitous path from Travis County, where Janet's then husband Bobby Joe Kennedy, an Austin..."

Aug. 26, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

The Banks of the Blanco
Environmentalists and Hays County clash over river-clearing project
"...had come to the river to find: that a county-managed river cleanup was progressing more zealously than could possibly..."

July 29, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Best Fourth Time's a Charm
Hays County Courthouse
"...Historical Commission and National Register of Historic Places, the Hays County Courthouse saw a lot less pomp and circumstance..."

Sept. 12, 2014 Best of Austin Feature

Preserving What's Left
A 2,400-acre spot south of Buda could be the latest conservation easement purchased to maintain the health of the Edwards Aquifer
"...brought dozens of new subdivisions to the Hill Country, Hays County officials are looking for ways to preserve the..."

Feb. 1, 2008 News Feature by Jacob Cottingham

Early Voting Under Way
Time to cast ballots around the state
"...casting ballots on offices ranging from governor down to county offices, as well as some municipal decisions. Early voting..."

Oct. 18, 2010 News Post by Lee Nichols

Road Shows
Are County Bond Proposals Good for the Long Haul?
"...enough to tell when you had reached unincorporated Travis County -- the road narrowed to the two-lane farm-to-market variety,..."

Oct. 17, 1997 News Feature by Nate Blakeslee

Court Issues Congressional Map
Updated: Democrats respond to new boundaries
"...that go some of the way to making Travis County whole...."

Nov. 23, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Today Is Election Day
Vote, dammit!
"...is Nov. 4, 2008: Election Day. Here in Travis County, voters will make selections for county, state, and federal..."

Nov. 4, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

'Friday Night Lights': Texas Highways Edition
"...Round Rock High's Dragon Stadium. Just over the Travis County line, Pflugerville hosts a pair of 2A Division II..."

Nov. 16, 2006 Sports Post by Christopher Gray

Page Two
Travis County Bond Propositions
"...for repair of substandard roads and bridges throughout the county. While county road bond proposals typically set off our..."

Oct. 17, 1997 Column by The Chronicle Editorial Board

Has Doggett Found the Four-Way Map?
Plan to split Travis County even further surfaces
"...Austin Congressman Lloyd Doggett warned Travis County residents last week that he'd heard descriptions of a..."

April 28, 2011 News Post by Lee Nichols

Road Winners
Roads Still Popular Among Travis County Voters
"...and 309, classified as "Southwest." After Jan. 1, 1998, county voters can look forward to some re-aligned precincts, including..."

Nov. 21, 1997 News Feature by Amy Smith

Gov. Greg Abbott Reverses Course on Face Masks
COVID-19 roars back and Abbott fails to lead ... again
"...coverings in public. Austin Mayor Steve Adler and Travis County Judge Sam Biscoe have responded with new public health..."

June 19, 2020 News Post by Mike Clark-Madison

Gómez Goes Negative
Precinct 4 race heats up
"...east of I-35, in the 78747 Zip code. Travis County Appraisal District records say otherwise, but we'll let Gómez..."

March 1, 2010 News Post by Amy Smith

Trench Warfare
Federal judge rules for LCRA on the Dripping Springs pipeline project, but the SOS lawsuit proceeds
"...Austin to Dripping Springs, the biggest town in northern Hays County. Four feet below this earth, LCRA is laying..."

May 11, 2001 News Feature by Rob Curran

Matter Over Mind
The proposed Cypress Realty Development in Dripping Springs
"...the old Christal Ranch, off FM 1826 in northwest Hays County. "It seemed so far from Austin at the..."

Sept. 21, 2001 News Feature by Rob Curran

High and Dry
LCRA Approves Controversial Pipeline to Dripping Springs
"...suffering from "extreme drought conditions." Furthermore, Beal notes that Hays County has taken the lead in setting up a..."

June 2, 2000 News Feature by Rob D'Amico

Redrawing the Road Map
CAMPO expansion may change the roles of the Central Texas transportation game.
"...transportation future for Travis Co. and adjoining slices of Hays and Williamson counties (including Round Rock, Cedar Park, and..."

Jan. 31, 2003 News Feature by Dave Mann

East Austin Nonprofit Mired in Controversy CEACO Sinking
"...Has been cited for disorganized accounting practices by Austin/Travis County Health and Human Services grant monitors. Austin/Travis County funds..."

March 5, 1999 News Feature by Kayte VanScoy

Southeast of Austin, an Unarmed Immigrant's Killing Galvanizes a Quest for Justice
Why did Adil Dghoughi die?
"...The country flattens as you cross from Hays to Caldwell County, just east of San Marcos. The..."

Dec. 10, 2021 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...SOS Matter?" [Aug. 9]. As a longtime resident of Hays County, I say yes, I think SOS did matter..."

Aug. 23, 2002 Column

Naked City
Bills that would create a special taxing and development district for Gary Bradley's Spillar Tract land move forward at the Lege, despite Bradley's apparent violation of his agreement with the city.
"...special taxing district for the Bradley-owned Spillar tract in Hays County, where a luxury hotel developer wants to build..."

April 20, 2001 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Naked City
Hays County environmentalists and other area residents applaud a recent LCRA decision to delay building a water pipeline to Dripping Springs until an Environmental Impact Statement can be completed.
"...but they wonder how the move will affect the Hays County development picture as a whole...."

Jan. 7, 2000 News Feature by Rob D'Amico

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