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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
Leave it to Will Lambert to get the whole neighborhood hopping along with music while raising money for an important cause. The Cedar Park High School saxophonist is working his way to becoming … more
After recent heavy rains in the Central Texas area, a sampling of mosquitoes taken at an expanded trapping site in Cedar Park has tested positive for West Nile Virus in September. The testing is … more
A nationwide explosion in demand for CBD oil could lead to a wave of new stores selling CBD oil locally. CBD oil, or cannabidiol, is still controversial, but its proponents say the health benefits … more
As vast, timeless and limitless as space is, it has brought together two different people who enjoy its mysteries above all else. Now a 13-year resident of Cedar Park, Donald Schliesser’s … more
With early voting beginning next week, nine of the ten Leander ISD school board candidates came together on Monday, Oct. 15, to answer questions submitted by the Leander ISD PTA Council ranging from … more
Some drivers say problems with construction on an extension of New Hope Drive doesn’t appear to be helping traffic, despite the project’s overall goal of increasing capacity for traffic traveling … more
The City of Austin Utilities is warning local customers that someone claiming to be from the company or Austin Energy, is demanding utility bill payment from customers within an hour, or else risk … more
Thanks to a partnership between the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office and local police forces, several newly appointed Texas Peace Officers will help clean up local crime.Eight cadets graduated … more
Thanks to a new federal law passed last week, prosecutors across the nation will be able to receive funding for DNA testing in cold cases.The Justice Served Act, which was sponsored by Rep. John … more
The Leander City Council is considering making changes to the city’s regulations on access management with the goal of freeing up traffic near developing lots next to thruways or other high-volume … 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
Achieving literacy by the third grade is a significant milestone for children, parents and educators. It’s also one of the biggest problems faced by area school districts.  Research shows … more
Gasoline prices in Austin have fallen 1.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.61/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 stations in Austin. This compares with the … more
Lineworkers from Pedernales Electric Cooperative won eight awards at the International Lineman’s Rodeo on Oct. 13 in Bonner Springs, Kan. Every single competitor from PEC earned an award during the … more
After a recent burglary resulted in the loss of supplies for the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter, employees of the county clerk's office turned their annual Christmas luncheon into an … more
A former Leander ISD student plans to bike the more than 4,000 miles from Austin to Anchorage, Ak, this summer to raise funds for cancer research and support services. Maria Krychniak, a 2015 … more

The third annual Jazz & Art on Main festival Saturday looked almost as if it weren’t going to happen.

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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
Brad Holland, CEO of Cedar Park Regional Medical Center has announced that he will leave Cedar Park Regional Medical Center in December, 2018 to pursue a new professional opportunity. The hospital … more
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