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After months of controversy, the City of Volente has a new mayor.During a special called meeting on July 2, Village of Volente City Council appointed candidate Jana Nace as mayor following … more
A student at Cedar Park Middle School was diagnosed with whooping cough earlier this week and Leander ISD recommended parents check with a doctor to determine if their children were exposed to the … more
Another attendance rezoning option cleared a milestone at the April 4 Leander ISD board meeting, with Scenario D being approved for presentation at a pair of community meetings this … more

The Cedar Park City Council's Thursday meeting encapsulated a growing partisan divide when controversy over Council member Rodney Robinson’s board nominees spiraled into disruptive shouting by council members and audience members alike, including with at least one attendee being removed by the Cedar Park Police.

A local business executive formed a team to conquer Mount Kilimajaro, raising $20,000 for charity in the process.David Lesniak, a resident of Northwest Austin who lives within the Leander ISD school … more
The much-discussed 'blue wave' never really came ashore, though many incumbents in longtime Republican strongholds like Williamson County felt the effects of a surge in Democrat voting. In … 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
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
The Leander City Council approved the appointment of David Carroll as the city’s new assistant city manager during its Jan. 3 meeting. Carroll, a local real estate developer, will replace Tom … more
Gas prices in the Austin area dropped 0.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.51/g this Monday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 stations. Gas prices in Austin were 9.3 cents … more
Governor Abbott Appoints Cain And Chody To Advisory Committee to The Texas Board Of Criminal Justice On Offenders With Medical Or Mental ImpairmentsTexas Governor Greg Abbott last week appointed … more

The Leander City Council will consider an ordinance Thursday modifying city rules governs public comments at council meetings regarding time limits and requirements for public comments, location of signage and rules of decorum.

Residents, community leaders and law enforcement from around the country stood together for the 35th annual National Night Out on Oct. 2.The city of Leander hosted 38 simultaneous block parties and … more
The Travis County Sheriff’s Office Victim Services Unit is seeking volunteers to provide immediate assistance to victims of various criminal and crisis circumstances including, but not limited to … more

Leander ISD announced Thursday night that it has named Dripping Springs ISD superintendent Bruce Gearing as the lone finalist to replace outgoing Superintendent Dan Troxell.

Mattress Firm, the nation’s largest specialty mattress retailer, is entering Chapter 11 bankruptcy and plans to close five stores in the Austin area, including one in Cedar Park, one in Round Rock … more
The Texas Association of Counties has selected Williamson County Tax Assessor/Collector  Larry Gaddes to receive a scholarship and participate in Leadership 254, its leadership development … more
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

Cedar Park is launching its 2019 National Night Out kick-off party from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. this afternoon at Heritage Oak Park at 875 Quest Parkway.

The event is open to the public and will include music, a petting zoo, a climbing wall, a bounce house, the DPS Helicopter, foo and and drink and appearances by McGruff, the National Night Out Knight, Texas Stars Hockey and Austin Spurs.

With the start of Fire Prevention Week, the Leander Fire Department is reminding local residents to “Look, Listen, Learn.” For the week of Oct. 7 through Oct. 13, the Leander Fire Department … more
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