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Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization chair Will Conley resigned earlier this week, noting that he plans to begin a "different chapter" in his professional career. "Over the past nine … more
Leander ISD will name its 28th elementary school for the district’s former executive director of elementary curriculum, Nancy Tarvin. The school is tentatively set to open for the 2020-21 school … more
Leander ISD's board of trustees is considering a change to the district's fiscal calendar. A district release stated that the change would allow for more money on hand to support teachers at the … more
A five-vehicle accident involving a Lake Travis fire engine sent 10 to the hospital and backed up traffic on the already-congested RM 620 for hours last Wednesday. All four firefighters aboard … more
Parents of Leander ISD students wishing to transfer their child to a different campus will be able to apply for transfers for a limited number of campuses beginning Feb. 25. The district … more
In April 2017, a contractor accidentally cut the lines to the City of Leander’s emergency dispatch system, causing all 911 calls to be rerouted to other agencies. It was the last of several similar … more
The Leander City Council is expected to officially swear in Troy Hill as Mayor at its July 5 meeting, after a retirement ceremony for former Mayor Chris Fielder took place at the Council’s June 21 … more
Now that Cedar Park voters have approved Proposition A, which redirects a portion of sales tax revenue from the city’s economic development fund to assist with stormwater drainage and street … more
Born and raised in Round Rock, 12-year-old Ava Avila has been baking for most of her life. With the recent launch of her own cupcake business, Ava is busy baking, frosting and decorating personalized … more
The Leander City Council approved a new social media policy on Feb. 7, setting in place a series of rules for council members and city staff to follow when posting on social media or engaging with … more
Cedar Park will purchase 105 body cameras and 64 in-car video units from Texas-based WatchGuard Video. Officers will begin training with the new systems this month. The Cedar Park City Council … more
A partnership between Texas Humane Heroes and Tomlinson’s Feed in Cedar Park is helping hundreds of pets find new homes every month. In its 17th year, the relationship places around 2,500 pets each … more
The Leander ISD board of trustees reviewed a plan that would increase compensation for all district employees, approved the use of unassigned epinephrine on its campuses and considered programs … more
A pop-up restaurant created by the sister of Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg and designed by a NASA scientist to bring food, family and fun together will make an appearance in Cedar Park this … more
Leander police are investigating a local man who was hurt while making homemade explosives at his house when some of the materials caught fire and caused an explosion Saturday evening, according to a … more
The Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter will hold a free adoption event for Memorial Day weekend. The public is invited to visit the shelter Saturday and Sunday, May 26 and 27, from 11 … more
Leander voters will have fewer polling places to cast their vote in the June 16 runoff election than in the May 5 local election. Candidates Troy Hill and Vic Villarreal will face off after edging … more
Three Leander City Council members took their oaths of office at last Thursday’s council meeting following an official canvassing of votes after the May 5 election.Incumbent Michelle Stephenson was … more
Shoppers from Williamson County and beyond came out in droves last week, seeking Black Friday sales. Jana Griswold, area director of marketing for Lakeline Mall, said the ‘shopping holiday’ … more
The Santa Rita Ranch development off north Ronald Reagan Boulevard will be the site of Liberty Hill’s second fire station, anticipating an increased need for emergency services along the … more
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