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The Leander ISD Board of Trustees voted Thursday to hire Dripping Springs ISD Superintendent Bruce Gearing as the new the Leander ISD Superintendent. Gearing's contract is for three years with … more
Celebrate Love! Life! Art! at Point Venture! with a visit to the Point Venture Fine Art Show featuring Point Venture & Lago Vista area artists. Get acquainted with local artists while browsing … more
Capital Metro will close Whitestone Boulevard/RM 1431 between U.S. 183/Bell Boulevard and Discovery Boulevard over the weekend while performing construction work on the railroad crossing.The section … more
Thousands of people descended on Bar K Park in Lago Vista on Sunday for the city’s annual LagoFest event. more

United Way of Williamson County held its largest Day of Caring since its beginning 18 years ago on Saturday, with over 423 registered volunteers working on 37 projects all over Williamson County. 

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The Leander City Council honored several individuals Thursday, Aug. 15, during its council meeting for their quick actions that saved the life of a young woman who was attending her son's Leander Little League baseball on June 14 at Benbrook Ranch Park.

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Around 600 people attended a showcase on Wednesday of future development plans for a slice of Cedar Park near a section of U.S. 183. 

The event was called “A Day in the Bell District” and its goal was to give residents an idea of what the completed development, extending across 52 acres near the section of U.S. 183 between Park Street and Brushy Creek Road, might feel like.

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The Round Rock Parks and Recreation Department’s Aquatics Division was named Agency of the Year by the Texas Public Pool Council at its Annual Aquatic Conference in San Antonio. According to … more
The Jonestown Police Department and the U. S. Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its 16th opportunity in eight years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of … more
For her 102nd birthday party, the only food she wanted was cheese, crackers and a cold beer. On Thursday, Martha “Marty” Wetherby, a former elementary school music teacher, celebrated her birthday at The Pointe at Cedar Park, a senior living home where she currently resides. more

As fireworks stands open for summer business, the Cedar Park Fire Department reminds everyone that most fireworks are illegal in and around Cedar Park.  In addition to potentially starting a fire, fireworks can result in serious injuries, particularly to children.

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A Cedar Park local of seven years celebrated his 100th birthday last Wednesday with a small crowd of around 30 family members – many of them spanning generations on the family tree.

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Local artist Adrian Matthys, of Cedar Park, began creating unique wood-carved art pieces just four short years ago. A talent born out of a work retreat now acts as a stress reliever and even earns Matthys a little bit of extra spending money. 

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Round Rock's Chalk Walk Arts Festival featured several chalk art murals by individuals, businesses, students and organizations on Friday and Saturday at the Dell Diamond Stadium.

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At least a thousand people attended the annual Cedar Park Fourth of July parade on Thursday. The parade, which began at 10:50 a.m., included more than 50 floats from local officials including Cedar … more
Lago Vista celebrated Independence Day with a variety of events, including a competition run, a parade, and an 80s-themed celebration followed by a fireworks display. more

Cedar Park Police Department’s Financial Crimes Division Sergeant Scott Buchanan and Cedar Park Police Officer Anthony Bridgewater said there has been an increase in phone scams in the area. 

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Leander's annual music-focused Fourth of July celebration, Liberty Fest, drew hundreds of people on Thursday evening to sit back and relax with a bevy of live performances and fireworks at night. more
Pedernales Electric Cooperative will offer 10 local high school students the opportunity to visit the nation’s capital next summer as part of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s … more
In order to track and identify lost dogs and cats, the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter implemented new facial recognition technology in October.The regional shelter now offers the community … more
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