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The staccato rat-ta-tat of a snare drum by supporters of the Leander Pride Festival and Story Time couldn’t quite overpower the steady proclamations of protesters … more
Two Austin-based drag performers who were once considered possible readers at Open Cathedral's rescheduled Drag Queen Story Time event at the Leander Public Library say they have concerns about how … more
Parents and activists criticized the school district’s response to racist incidents and calls for action at recent school board meetings. District vows to do better, highlights its ongoing efforts … more
Open Cathedral Church announced Friday morning that its planned hosting of Drag Queen Story Time has changed... more
With only a handful of residents in attendance, the Village of Volente finally held its first city council meeting on Wednesday, after four months of missed regular sessions. The lack of meetings are … more

Elected officials from Cedar Park and Leander competed in a friendly competition last week, each seeking to raise blood donations for a drive to help save lives.

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Lago Vista will finally get to put on its hallmark event this week as LagoFest, an annual a live music, arts, and food festival, was rescheduled to Sunday after last month's rapid changes in weather hampered the original date.

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A debate over efficiency came to the forefront during a June 6 meeting of the Leander City Council, though there was limited discussion of government transparency as the council voted to shift its … more

Leander ISD is offering free breakfast and lunch to children under 18 through the month of June as part of the No Cost Summer Meals event.

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Austin gas prices dropped another 5.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.36/g on Monday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 stations. Gas prices in Austin were 13.6 cents per … more
After hearing tearful pleas from parents and an 11-year-old student in opposition to the proposed Scenario F for middle school attendance zoning, Leander ISD trustees voted unanimously to adopt that … more
When you walk around and inside the Leander Public Library, visitors would be hard-pressed to find a placard or sign commemorating the land donation from the Mason family.  more
Here’s a quick rundown of three notable items approved during the Leander City Council’s Thursday, June 6 regular meeting:Staff Briefings First, the council voted 5-to-1 to move the … more

The Round Rock Police Department on Thursday arrested a man in connection with a shooting at an apartment complex at 2500 Louis Henna Blvd that left one person injured.

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A young girl hospitalized after an incident Tuesday at Buttercup Pool has passed away from her injuries early Wednesday evening, according to a statement released by the Cedar Park Police Department, … more
The Leander City Council will hold a closed session meeting prior to its June 6 regular meeting, during which the council will discuss further details pertaining to the appointment of an interim city … more
A Williamson County correctional officer has been arrested and charged with introduction of contraband into the Williamson County Jail. A public statement was released Wednesday afternoon by the … more
A young girl is in the hospital and Buttercup Pool is closed after an incident at the City of Cedar Park's pool on Tuesday afternoon. Neighbors and passersby reported a large police and … more
Leander will receive double the amount of right-of-way fees earned through electrical provider Pedernales Electric Cooperative, Inc. (PEC) under a newly-negotiated franchise agreement passed in May … more
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