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Safety concerns expressed by residents of two neighborhoods in Leander’s extraterritorial jurisdiction have prompted county officials to expedite the process of installing traffic lights at two … more
Thousands of people descended on Bar K Park in Lago Vista on Sunday for the city’s annual LagoFest event. more
A Leander ISD teacher was killed on Saturday night when a dispute with a neighbor turned violent. Adam Ladner, 41, a science teacher and girls soccer coach at Running Brushy Middle School in … more
Williamson County Commissioners approved the purchase of an additional 350 acres of parkland adjacent to the county's existing River Ranch County Park last week. The park consists of 1,011 acres … more
Leander City Council members will discuss several economic development incentive possibilities during Thursday’s regular council meeting... more

Football practice moved to Running Brushy Middle School, volleyball game moved to Anderson High School at the same times, band practice and all other school activities are cancelled


After much discussion and disagreement, the Leander Independent School District Board and Superintendent Dr. Bruce Gearing reached a compromise last week. With a 4-1 vote, the board approved the District Improvement Plan as presented, with the additional directive to the administration to reconsider and redefine the performance objectives for Goals 1-7. 


Cedar Park City Council member Rodney Robinson, whose final day in the military was on Sept. 30, is dealing with the same challenge thousands of veterans face each year – leaving a professional they have served in since high school and struggling to find a way to translate their years of experience into a civilian job.


The Cedar Park City Council voted 5-to-2 Thursday to adopt the lowest property tax rate in 22 years for Fiscal Year 2020, marking the seventh consecutive year the tax rate has been lowered.


Dr. Bruce Gearing, Leander Independent School District’s superintendent as of Sept. 3, holds many titles --- world educator, wind-surfer, musician, community member, father, husband, future-thinker and outdoor enthusiast, among many others. 

Leander ISD trustees will review an additional attendance zoning scenario at the April 4 board meeting in preparation for an expected final decision on zoning changes in May. The zoning changes are … more

The Leander City Council honored several individuals Thursday, Aug. 15, during its council meeting for their quick actions that saved the life of a young woman who was attending her son's Leander Little League baseball on June 14 at Benbrook Ranch Park.

The Leander City Council approved more than a half-million dollars for construction of the final phase of the city’s Veterans Park, including $100,000 on an eagle sculpture for the park at its … more
State regulators have zeroed in on a Williamson County man they say illegally soliciting investments in a medical device product. Texas State Securities Board regulators last week ordered … more

While discussing recent tours of special education classrooms at two different district campuses, the Leander Independent School District Board returned to the conversation of inclusion. 

The Four Points area Pop Warner Junior Pee Wee Black team cheerleaders finished in first place at the national championships in Orlando, Florida last month. The Four Points Pop Warner Viper football … more

The Leander City Council plans to hold a special meeting Monday morning to discuss the employment of Leander City Manager Kent Cagle...

A section of U.S. 183 in Leander was closed last Friday night after police say a man who intentionally walked into traffic was hit by the driver of a Ford F-650. The pedestrian, reported to be a … more
Voter turnout for odd-year General Elections has always been low. Road bond elections and proposed constitutional amendments never excite voters the way elections for governor or president do. That … more

Texas State Rep. John Bucy III (D-Austin) is hosting three paintings by a former Leander resident in his office at the Texas State Capitol through the month of August.

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