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Leander ISD is one of 373 school districts in the U.S. and Canada being honored by the College Board with placement on the Ninth Annual AP District Honor Roll.  In order to receive the … more

A Cedar Park local of seven years celebrated his 100th birthday last Wednesday with a small crowd of around 30 family members – many of them spanning generations on the family tree.

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With their roles reversed, the Timberwolves' cheerleaders were honored by athletes for winning the 5A UIL Spirit State Championship at a pep rally, Tuesday, Jan. 23. more
Austin Community College is expanding the number of online courses and degree programs to meet a steep increase in demand for flexible educational opportunities.   “This is the … more
Chief Deputy Mike Pendley with the Williamson County Precinct One Constable’s Office was named Deputy of the Year at the 75th Annual Justice of the Peace and Constables Association Education … more

Local artist Adrian Matthys, of Cedar Park, began creating unique wood-carved art pieces just four short years ago. A talent born out of a work retreat now acts as a stress reliever and even earns Matthys a little bit of extra spending money. 

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Williamson County will hold a swearing-in ceremony for newly-elected and re-elected officials on Tuesday, Jan. 1. The event, which begins at 10:30 a.m.,  is open to the public. A brief meeting … more
The Leander Chamber of Commerce has established a new tourism subcommittee to oversee the Hotel Occupancy Tax (HOT Tax) funds it will oversee for the City of Leander in the near future. The … more
Gasoline prices in Austin have fallen 4.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.00/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 stations in Austin. This compares with the … more
In the wake of a highly-publicized pride festival held by an LGBTQ-friendly church that brought protestors and … more

The nearly annual arrival of a massive swarm of crickets forced the Tuesday closure of the restaurant First Watch off of Lakeline Mall Drive in Austin, near the border with Cedar Park.

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The Cedar Park Fire Department last week issued a reminder to area residents that fireworks are illegal within the city limits and the city's extra-territorial jurisdiction. “The reason we … more
At least a thousand people attended the annual Cedar Park Fourth of July parade on Thursday. The parade, which began at 10:50 a.m., included more than 50 floats from local officials including Cedar … more
A memorial honoring first responders was officially dedicated on Dec. 20. The memorial, featuring statues of a firefighter and police officer, is installed in the front of the Cedar Park Police … more
Lago Vista celebrated Independence Day with a variety of events, including a competition run, a parade, and an 80s-themed celebration followed by a fireworks display. more

Cedar Park Police Department’s Financial Crimes Division Sergeant Scott Buchanan and Cedar Park Police Officer Anthony Bridgewater said there has been an increase in phone scams in the area. 

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Leander's annual music-focused Fourth of July celebration, Liberty Fest, drew hundreds of people on Thursday evening to sit back and relax with a bevy of live performances and fireworks at night. more
Pedernales Electric Cooperative will offer 10 local high school students the opportunity to visit the nation’s capital next summer as part of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s … more
In order to track and identify lost dogs and cats, the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter implemented new facial recognition technology in October.The regional shelter now offers the community … more
Two River Place residents, Conner Erwin and Brent Werbeck, created a full course triathlon  called Fool’s Race that they will be competing in and benefiting charity along the way.Neither Erwin … more
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