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Brushy Creek Lake Park dam reopens

Nearly a decade’s worth of work to improve the dam at Brushy Creek Lake Park came to a successful conclusion last week as officials from several governmental entities gathered to cut the ribbon and … more

The Bee’s Knees: Hive safely removed from new home in Mason Hills development

It’s not every day that new homemakers move into a residence not yet on the market. But, several dozen of them moved into the newly built luxury home at 1325 Ackerly Lane in Leander’s Mason Hills … more

LISD offering free summer breakfast and lunch programs

Children ages 18 and younger can eat breakfast and lunch for free at five locations this summer. Leander ISD, in partnership with the Texas Department of Agriculture, will be serving free meals … more

Williamson County commissioners vote no on explanatory plaque for Confederate statue

Williamson County commissioners voted 4-1 to not take action on applying for a explanatory history plaque that would be placed next to a statue of a Confederate soldier near the county courthouse at their Nov. 14 meeting. more

Most fireworks are illegal in and just outside of Cedar Park

As fireworks stands open for summer business, the Cedar Park Fire Department reminds everyone that most fireworks are illegal in and around Cedar Park. In addition to potentially starting a fire, … more

Cedar Park gathers feedback for Bell Boulevard project

More than 150 Cedar Park residents took part in the city’s “Heart of Bell Boulevard” community workshop, where city staff provided an update on plans for the roadway and the proposed 52 acre mixed-use development. more

Officials urge caution against mosquito bites

Fourth of July is just around the corner, but itchy mosquito bites may already be a problem in your neighborhood. In honor of National Mosquito Control Awareness Week (June 24-30), Williamson County … more

Cedar Park church offering free caregiver classes this summer

Cedar Park First United Methodist Church will present a series of six classes developed to empower family caregivers of older adults to improve their self-care skills this summer. The series is … more

Leander Mayor Chris Fielder will not seek re-election

After six years of city leadership, Leander Mayor Chris Fielder announced Friday morning he will not be seeking another term in 2018. more

Leander council ready for first video coverage of meetings

March 15 is opening night for video broadcasts of Leander City Council meetings. The seven council members, city manager and supporting cast of city staff will appear on camera at the Pat Bryson … more

Williamson County Sheriff's Office to host church security summit

WilCo Sheriff’s Office places of worship security summit When: 3 to 5 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 19 Where: Celebration Church , 601 Westinghouse Rd. in Georgetown. more

Leander Council signs on to financing plan for Chapman Parks

The Leander City Council approved a rezoning request for the Chapman Parks development on Thursday night. The council also accepted a landowner petition to allow developers to create a financing … more

Cold snap could ice roads early next week

Weather forecasts calling for the possibility of snow and ice early next week has TxDOT gearing up to pretreat area roadways this weekend. more

Cedar Park City Council approves expanding scope of police department review to include patrols

The Cedar Park City Council Thursday approved expanding the scope of an ongoing independent review of its police department to include its patrol division. more

Local election results

Two mayoral candidates in Leander will head to a runoff, while three women vying for council seats won election in that city. In Cedar Park, Corbin Van Arsdale handily won the mayoral race over challenger Bob Cornelius... more

Wintry mix, icy roads expected Monday night

A winter storm watch was issued for the Austin area for Monday night that will bring a wintry mix of sleet, freezing rain and snow with icy roads likely. more

Leander ISD cancels school and all after-school programs Tuesday

All schools, facilities, offices and after-school programs and athletic events in Leander ISD will be canceled Tuesday, Jan. 16, district officials said.  more

Riverbend staffer shot twice in Las Vegas

Danae Gibbs, a part time children’s ministry staff member at Riverbend Church, was one of the hundreds of wounded victims in the Las Vegas mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival. more

Leander appealing new FEMA map

With the May 14 deadline to submit appeals to the newly released flood insurance rate map (FIRM) approaching, the City of Leander is making an appeal to the Federal Emergency Management Agency on … more

Come one, Come all: Ben Hur Shrine Circus performs in Cedar Park this weekend

The Shrine Circus has returned to H-E-B Center at Cedar Park with six performances scheduled for Labor Day weekend, Aug. 31 through Sept. 2. The Ben Hur Shriners will host the Carden Circus, the only … more
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