Salon training opens door to career opportunities

Shane (right) and Tuesday (left) Wilson opened their palatial, state-f-the-art salon training facility, The salon Professional Academy, in September. (Dana Delgado Photo)

By Dana Delgado It is the kind of professional quality that Shane and Tuesday Wilson had in mind when in September they opened their palatial, state-of-the-art training facility, The Salon Professional Academy (TSPA). “When you walk into our innovative academy, from the layout and the fixtures to the styling stations and pedicure units, you know […]

Classic Bakery brings delicious, healthy breads to downtown Liberty Hill

Classic Bakery opened last week in downtown Liberty Hill, 100 Myrtle Lane, Suites D & E. The bakery, owned by Flavia and Robert Barton is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. (Shelly Wilkison Photo)

By SHELLY WILKISON Flavia Barton looks for healthy foods that taste good together. Then, with a touch of spice and occasionally a little sweetness, she combines it all together and the result is scenting downtown Liberty Hill with the delightful aromas of fresh-baked bread, cookies, brownies and cinnamon rolls. Classic Bakery opened last week at […]

Bows galore, clothing consignments at Bertram’s Kids Alley

Cynthia Anderson holds a special occasion dress at her children’s clothing consignment resale boutique, Kids Alley. The Bertram store is located in the shadow of the city’s water tower. (Dana Delgado Photo)

By Dana Delgado BERTRAM — With a grand opening over Labor Day weekend during the Oatmeal Festival, Cynthia Anderson has been busy restocking her trendy, children’s clothing consignment resale boutique, Kids Alley. Located in the heart of Bertram’s historic downtown district at 165 S. Gabriel Street, Kids Alley carries both boys and girls clothes as […]

Community success sparks success for Bluebonnet Pride

John Morelock of Bluebonnet Pride Insurance. The longtime Liberty Hill business is growing and moving to a larger location in Clark’s Commons. (Sean Shapiro Photo)

By SEAN SHAPIRO By nature and business mission statements, insurance agencies are supposed to support and protect their clients. At Bluebonnet Pride Insurance Agency, the staff takes that a couple steps further and has become part of the Liberty Hill community since it first opened in 1996. “The citizens here pay for the rent, the […]

Little People celebrates 15 years of caring for Liberty Hill children

Business partners, Debra Brown (left) and Kaylene Vickers (right) pause to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Little People Learning Place, Liberty Hill’s longest running children’s care center. Ms. Brown walked away from a secure teaching position in 1999 to pursue her dreams of opening the business. (Dana Delgado Photo)

By Dana Delgado Her father did his best to talk her out of it. Leaving a secure job at Liberty Hill High School after teaching for six years seemed like a mighty big risk. But, Debra Brown had other thoughts and some very definite ideas about what she wanted to do with her life. Teaching […]

Unique collectibles, antiques available at The Ranch House

Jenna Mount (left) and her mother Patsy Irvin (right) stand in front of some of the unique items at their newly opened Ranch House Antiques on Loop 332 in Liberty Hill. (Dana Delgado Photo)

By Dana Delgado It’s been over 120 years in the making and owner Jenna Mount along with her mother Patsy Irvin can’t wait to share and offer their unique collection of vintage, primitive, antique and collectable items at their new business venture, The Ranch House Antiques, beginning today, Sept. 4. The Ranch House Antiques is […]

American RV Specialists moves family business to Liberty Hill

Lisa Endicott and Scott Smith stand in the shop facility of their family business, American RV Specialists, which relocated from Leander to 14700 State Hwy 29 in Liberty Hill in mid-June. (Dana Delgado Photo)

By Dana Delgado When the world seemed to have cruelly robbed them of their dreams just as they were beginning their family, Scott Smith and Lisa Endicott knew they had to pull it all together and find a way to make it work. Today, their vision of a family is becoming a true reality through […]

Hilltop focuses on education, nutrition, while offering convenient extended hours

Pooneh Jahadi-Yazdi says Hilltop Children’s Center will integrate fun, education and health into its Mother’s Day Out and After-school programs. The center, which features this colorful and educationally stimulating stcircle time center, opens to students in August. (Shelly Wilkison Photo)

By SHELLY WILKISON Armed with a passion for healthy living and an education in child nutrition, the owner of Hilltop Children’s Center is hoping to fill a gap she sees in local child care offerings when her business opens next month. Pooneh Jahadi-Yazdi, a busy mother of two and office manager at Liberty Hill Pediatric […]

LH Chamber members learn tools, tips to boost business

By Brenda Young Helpful tools, tips and tricks were on the menu Wednesday at the Liberty Hill Chamber of Commerce luncheon at Margarita’s Restaurant. Bridget L. Brandt, director of the Greater Leander Chamber of Commerce, was the guest speaker. About 30 business leaders joined the lunch and learn session and received valuable information regarding how […]

Holbein driven by boundless imagination

Tina Holbein stands in her Liberty Hill business, Tina’s Cottage, which specializes in creative, mostly one-of-a-kind personal and home pieces as well as being the go-to store for Panther merchandise. (Dana Delgado Photo)

By Dana Delgado If Tina Holbein, owner of Tina’s Cottage in Liberty Hill, had it her way, the world would have a neon glow and likely have another shape. That’s just her nature. With a boundless imagination and a palette of bold colors, Mrs. Holbein has crafted out an artistic niche in a world of […]