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On March 5, the Williamson County Commissioners formed a Citizens Bond Committee to discuss future needs for county roads and parks. The purpose of a Williamson County Citizens … more
Growth is on everyone’s minds these days and it is no different for the City of Leander’s leaders.Thursday’s regular meeting of the Leander City Council is expected to take up several … more
Leander ISD trustees will review an additional attendance zoning scenario at the April 4 board meeting in preparation for an expected final decision on zoning changes in May. The zoning changes are … more
State regulators have zeroed in on a Williamson County man they say illegally soliciting investments in a medical device product. Texas State Securities Board regulators last week ordered … more
The Leander City Council approved more than a half-million dollars for construction of the final phase of the city’s Veterans Park, including $100,000 on an eagle sculpture for the park at its … more
Local gas prices have risen 3.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.17/g over the weekend, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 Austin-area stations. Prices are 21.7 cents per … more
Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man they say impersonated a law enforcement officer for the purpose of deceiving an elderly Williamson County couple in order to steal cash.Clifford Martin Cook II, … more
The Leander City Council will take up a proposal to spend up to $100,000 on a statue for the city’s Veterans Park during its March 7 meeting. The city solicited bids beginning in January to … more
Leander ISD’s annual COOL Week, or Career Opportunities on Location, has become a rite of passage for career-oriented seniors within the district. Each year, the program provides students an … more
Gasoline prices in Austin have risen 9.0 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.13/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 stations in Austin. This compares with the … more
Billy Brooks anxiously waits for a pair of Leander ISD students to arrive at COBB Tuning in North Austin on Feb. 18. Brooks is underprepared and doesn’t really know what to expect when the students … more
“What do you want to be when you grow up?” is a question that most high school seniors have faced. But for today’s students, this question takes on a whole new light. No longer allowed to get … more
The Leander ISD Board of Trustees approved a series of major maintenance projects for 2019, reviewed the district’s performance on an annual Texas scorecard and continued the discussion for a … more
The Leander ISD Board of Trustees accepted the recommendation of district staff to leave bus routes unchanged for the upcoming 2019-20 school year, allowing district administration and a citizens … more
On the heels of the departure of Economic Development Manager Eric Zeno, Leander is considering hiring a consulting firm to help spur further retail development within the city. At its Thursday, … more
River Place residents Chuck Reynolds and Kate Holloway moved to their home in the Cortana Ridge neighborhood a couple of years ago. Reynolds said he uses the local, renowned trail at 8820 Big View … more
Leander ISD's board of trustees is considering a change to the district's fiscal calendar. A district release stated that the change would allow for more money on hand to support teachers at the … more
Parents of Leander ISD students wishing to transfer their child to a different campus will be able to apply for transfers for a limited number of campuses beginning Feb. 25. The district … more
The Leander City Council approved a new social media policy on Feb. 7, setting in place a series of rules for council members and city staff to follow when posting on social media or engaging with … more
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