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The Leander City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to select The Colony, Texas City Manager Troy Powell as the finalist in their search for a new Leander City Manager.The council's vote also … 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
Beginning this month, the Hill Country News will launch TAPROOM TALK,  a series of live news maker interviews focused on the issues and people important to this part of Williamson … more

Leander Independent School District students in 7th, 8th and 9th grades will learn about the human reproductive system, human sexuality and abstinence as part of the Austin LifeGuard Human Sexuality Education Program. The classes began Oct. 21 and will continue through May 26 for three-day windows at every LISD middle school and high school campus, taught by ALG. 


Former Leander City Manager Kent Cagle has filed a lawsuit claiming he was fired in retaliation for reporting another official to law enforcement.

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.

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

Don’t miss out on a creepy and kooky, mysterious and spooky, all together ooky, musical production of “The Addams Family” by the Tom Glenn High School’s Theatre and Choir Department.  

Leander ISD’s newest middle school will be named for longtime Cedar Park High School teacher and dance instructor Stacy Danielson after a unanimous vote of the district’s board of trustees on … more
The public’s right-to-know, government transparency and privacy concerns were front and center of a heated May 2 Leander City Council debate over whether to the mayor and council members should use … more

More than a decade later, the City of Leander is finally moving to take possession and preserve the Bryson Homestead, commonly known as the Pioneer House.

But Leander Council members raised serious concerns about $300,000 designated for the site's development already having been used by a prior city council to build sidewalks at the area.

Library late fees are a thing of the past, according to Cedar Park Council Member Heather Jefts, and the city council voted on Dec. 13 to eliminate late fees at the city’s public library. The … more

The Cedar Park Police Department announced Saturday it is investigating the drowning death of a 4-year-old child at a backyard swimming pool.

While Amazon elected earlier this year not to locate its coveted HQ2 campus in Central Texas, Williamson County officials wrapped up 2018 with the announcement that Apple invest $1 billion to build a … more
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