Rebeccah Macias, Austin American-Statesman

Rebeccah Macias

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Past articles by Rebeccah:

United Partners in Pflugerville receives $2,500 from Gannett Foundation

United Partners was one of more than a dozen Austin-area organizations to receive an A Community Thrives grant from the Gannett Foundation. → Read More

Round Rock's annual Chalk Walk festival canceled due to rain

The city of Round Rock announced on Friday morning the cancellation of this year's Chalk Walk festival in response to weather conditions. → Read More

Camp Doublecreek, a longtime Round Rock fixture, to move to Pflugerville in 2023

After celebrating 50 years of operating its day camp in the city of Round Rock, Camp Doublecreek will be calling Pflugerville its new home in 2023. → Read More

Remote learning? Masks? Here's how Central Texas schools are responding to COVID concerns

Here's what we know about how Central Texas school districts are responding to COVID-19 this fall, including which ones are offering virtual options. → Read More

Former Round Rock elementary teacher charged with indecency with a child

Former Teravista Elementary School teacher Lawrence Doyle was arrested and charged with indecency with a child and sexual contact on Tuesday. → Read More

After 7th place finish, Round Rock student eager to return to Scripps spelling bee

Round Rock student Akshainie Kamma, 13, shares her journey as finalist in Scripps National Spelling Bee. → Read More

Round Rock approves streetlight study; firefighters to get receive 3% raise

The Round Rock City Council on Thursday approved a $250,000 contract with Tanko Streetlighting to conduct a study of the city's streetlight system. → Read More

Close Pflugerville school board race awaits mail-in ballots

The race for the Place 1 seat between David Aguirre and Marc Garciaon the Pflugerville school board was too close to call on Monday morning. → Read More

Election 2021: Janneke Parrish challenges Matthew Baker for Place 3 seat on Round Rock council

Matt Baker seeks his second term as the Place 3 member of the Round Rock City Council, and is being challenged by political newcomer Janneke Parrish. → Read More

Pflugerville school district projects $14.3 million budget shortfall, reducing positions

Facing a $14 million budget shortfall next year due to the pandemic, the Pflugerville school district announced it is looking at reducing staff positions for the 2021-22 school year. → Read More

Tina Steiner, Kristin Stevens vie for Place 5 seat on Round Rock City Council

Tina Steiner and Kristin Stevens are running for the Place 5 seat on the Round Rock City Council. They are running to replace Writ Baese. → Read More

Hispanic chief hired to reform suburban Austin police force left it in a culture clash

Pflugerville police chief Jessica Robledo ousted after making waves in suburban Austin department. → Read More

Round Rock City Council votes to end local coronavirus mask mandate, rule expires April 22

The ordinance had passed unanimously on June 29 and required those 10 and older to wear masks in public places when distancing is not possible. → Read More

Forecast: Clouds give way to sunny skies, very warm temperatures

Weather forecast for Saturday, March 27, 2021. → Read More

Round Rock approves land acquisitions for wastewater project

The Round Rock City Council on Thursday approved land acquisition for the Brushy Creek Regional Utility Authority Phase 2 raw water delivery project. → Read More

CapMetro's pickup service to launch pilot in Pflugerville next week

CapMetro will launch a new Pickup Zone in Pflugerville. The new service will take customers to and from anywhere within the local service zone. → Read More

Independent review gives Pflugerville Fire Department top marks

An independent insurance rating company recognized Pflugerville Fire Department as one of the top fire departments in the nation. → Read More

Pflugerville parks, facilities to open Wednesday, COVID restrictions still in place

The city of Pflugerville announced on Saturday it would follow Austin Public Health's decision to move to Stage 3 in its coronavirus risk-based guidelines. → Read More

Dell Diamond operating as COVID-19 vaccination site in Round Rock

The Round Rock Express announced on that Dell Diamond will begin to operate as a COVID-19 vaccination site starting on Friday. → Read More

Pflugerville Police Chief Jessica Robledo stepping down

Pflugerville Police Chief Jessica Robledo announces retirement after four years leading the department. → Read More