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AUSTIN, Texas – What is short, rainbow, and leafy all over? Maegan King Groovy Small Plant Holder. At first glance, this is a small, rainbow-colored shelf adorned with cuttings from plants sitting in King’s front yard. But the longer you use it, the more the hidden value of the stand increases. What would you like …

Jeff Ramert has worked in the gardening industry for almost 40 years, since the early 1980s (Kelsey Thompson / Community Impact Journal) As spring arrived in central Texas, the silent buzz of patrons at Round Rock Garden Center woke up on a Thursday morning as guests began searching for new houseplants and browsing through rows …

Three Texas game wardens and an army of rescuers converged around a hole in the ground near Garceno. Almost a fifth of the way down a narrow but deep hole, a four-year-old boy was stranded and in dire need of help. Rescuers acted quickly to provide fresh air and keep the child alive. Texas game …

“A Community Destroyed,” reads a slogan in the trailer for a new documentary about a small neighborhood just steps from Elon Musk’s SpaceX facility in South Texas. Airing tonight (September 21) is “Vice Versa: Between Musk and Mars” (10pm, Vice TV). The producers present it as an investigation into what happens when SpaceX founder and …

Stevani Flahaut’s university experience is not that of living on a picturesque campus, rubbing shoulders with classmates fresh out of high school. The 27-year-old Austin Community College student, the aspiring restaurateur combines a full-time course load with two jobs. While community colleges are sometimes seen as the stepchildren of higher education, for nearly 700,000 Texans …

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated throughout. Local health officials said on Wednesday they were unsure how a Houston-area man who tested positive for the novel coronavirus this week had become infected, suggesting the first signs of community spread of the virus in Texas. “This could very possibly be the first community spread,” said …