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Students of Cedar Park’s Summit Christian Academy will perform “Shrek The Musical Jr.” from May 1-4 at The Church at Canyon Creek in Austin. The show was announced Monday by Freddie Gershon, … more

A group of approximately 30 local and Austin activists without specific religious affiliations, alongside some Wiccan and Pagan practitioners, gathered for a Peace Ritual Friday evening at Elizabeth M. Milburn Community Park in Cedar Park to protest recent controversial statements by two local Cedar Park Council members, who has received national attention for calling some of their critics a “satanic witch coven” and asked their supporters to pray against their “soul stealing sorcery.” 

ROUND ROCK – Quidditch may once have been nothing more than a magical game in a book written for children and young adults. Today, however, the game introduced in author J.K. Rowling’s “Harry … more
Asking someone out on a prom date is a rite of passage for American high schoolers. One Vandegrift student’s prom invitation sparked controversy this week, when an image from Snapchat showing a … more
Texans can now store their precious metals in a publicly-backed secure vault close to home. The nation’s first state-run gold depository is open for business in a temporary location in Austin, and … more
A Leander teenager has been arrested and accused of uploading a video of him and his girlfriend, a Leander High School Student, having sex to a popular pornography website. The man, 18-year-old … more
Judge Edna Staudt was presented the 2018 Glenn Shepard Servant Leadership Award on Oct. 30 in the Williamson County Precinct 2 Courtroom by Tony Moline, president and CEO of the Cedar Park Chamber of … 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.

Capital Metro’s Kids Ride Free program has emerged from a temporary pilot program over the summer to a full-fledged permanent program allowing free rides for K-12 students on the system’s buses … more

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.


The Cedar Park Police Department closed its front lobby area around noon Thursday and called in the Austin Police Department Bomb Squad after a "gentleman brought in old war ammo and other ordinances to be disposed of" by the department.

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
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

Cedar Park Police have arrested the suspect in connection with the Saturday, Aug. 3, fatal shooting at the intersection of East Whitestone Boulevard and 183A toll in Cedar Park.

Jose Ivan Aviles Loza, 26, was arrested 9 p.m. Monday night in the Houston area. Police were assisted in the capture by the Houston Police Department and other surrounding agencies.

Brian Malik Baptiste, known just as “Malik,” is a 2014 graduate of Leander High School and a budding musician known for his proficient sound layering ability.Baptiste was in the process of making … more

Dolls positioned to depict the graphic dismemberment of a black athlete or a joke about date rape were just some of the heavily criticized, now-deleted Facebook posts by a Williamson County Sheriff’s Office commander, who was the focus of a recent report by the Southern Poverty Law Center. 

The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority plans to increase tolls across its network of toll roads beginning Jan. 1, 2019. The increases, scheduled to range from 1-3 cents per toll booth on … more

Leander is among hundreds of Texas cities throughout the state grappling with losing their ability to regulate building materials for most building exteriors and facing a “shot clock” style speed up of when plat applications must be approved following the recent passage of two bills by the Texas Legislature. 

A pair of Austin psychologists were found guilty this month of conspiracy and fraud in a healthcare kickback scheme. A 68-year-old Cedar Park man pleaded guilty earlier in the case.William Joseph … more
Gasoline prices in Austin have fallen 4.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.10/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 stations in Austin. This compares with the … more
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