It may look done, but Washington Avenue won’t fully reopen until workers can finish painting traffic stripes and removing old ones, a process that's taking longer than anyone expected.
More than 3,000 McLennan County voters have cast early ballots in Tuesday’s state primary runoff elections on the eve of the Friday deadline for early voting.
The city of Waco is considering measures including pay raises, education opportunities and more generous leave policies in an effort to stop new and experienced workers alike from leaving for greener pastures.
Editor's note: This story has been corrected to reflect that voters who did not vote in the March primary may vote in the runoff elections.
Special brackets for the Waco Suspension Bridge costing an additional $87,000 will stabilize the bridge’s cables for the long term, while fitting in the narrow confines of the bridge’s anchor houses, according to parks and recreation officials.
With gas prices eclipsing $4 a gallon and diesel crowding $6, imagine filling up a thirsty police car, gravel truck or road grader almost daily.
Magnolia will market the Waco area as an ideal place for businesses and those for whom the grind never stops as part of a $1.2 million economic development agreement involving the firm’s new downtown headquarters.
A small Waco neighborhood park has reopened after renovations, and parks officials want to draw more people to the new playground and low-key fishing pond neighbors have enjoyed for years.
Trendwood Apartments, which offers government-subsidized units, made it a step closer to receiving a remodel later this year following recent actions of Waco City Council as well as Waco Housing Authority and Associates.
Connally Independent School District officials will look at creating a new community bond advisory committee this summer charged with looking at Connally Elementary School renovations after the second failure of a bond issue to build a new school.
The $55 million “mall-to-mall” project to add continuous frontage roads and replace bridges on a stretch of Loop 340 will cause closures of various lanes and a section of Exchange Parkway starting Monday, Texas Department of Transportation officials said.
Developers applying for $19 million to support a residential development of the former Floyd Casey Stadium site provided no details about how they would spend the public money, leading the Tax Increment Financing board to pull the application from consideration just before its meeting Friday.
Woodway City Council incumbent Amine Qourzal finished first in a three-person race on Saturday. Before retiring for the evening, he and others thought he had won another term on the council.
Developers are requesting $19.2 million in tax increment financing money from the city of Waco to support their plans to build housing, along with some retail and office space, at the former site of Floyd Casey Stadium.
Woodway's escarpment ordinance should be cleaned up and clarified, but property owners planning a residential development along the slope above Lake Waco have not violated it, an attorney for the city recently told the city manager.
A vehicle pulling up to State Highway 6 at Woodway Drive on Monday would see three orange-and-black signs stating that road work along the highway continues for three miles, the right lane is closed and utility work looms.
Local election results around McLennan County: Saturday's elections saw two new Waco ISD trustees elected, four Waco council members stay put and voters reject a bond issue in Connally ISD.
City officials said the need for housing is just as acute in Waco as it is in larger cities, and higher density development in the city’s core is one way to bridge the gap.
Woodway officials want answers to why a $19 million sewer line project running through Carleen Bright Arboretum has become an obnoxious guest refusing to leave, giving couples planning nuptials fewer options.
In preliminary election returns, Jonathan Grant and Angelo Ochoa each won a place on the Waco Independent School District Board of Trustees, while the $39 million bond package to build a new elementary school lost in Connally ISD.
After a tight race for Waco City Council’s District 2 seat, Alice Rodriguez emerged the winner in Saturday’s election with a 19-vote advantage over her closest competitor.
As the state’s housing market rages, Texas homeowners will get a slight break on their property tax bills after Texas voters overwhelmingly passed a pair of statewide ballot measures Saturday.
Valley Mills, a town of 1,203 on the North Bosque River, would rather be known as the “Gateway to Beautiful Bosque County,” than for a political feud that threatens to boil over.
Saturday is Election Day for two Texas constitutional amendments aimed at reducing property taxes, along with local contests in 5 cities and 4 school districts. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Connally Independent School District Superintendent Wesley Holt sighs when asked about Saturday’s election where district voters will decide the fate of a $39 million bond issue to build a new elementary school.