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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
An unprecedented explosion of concentrated, big money donations is dominating campaign fundraising for city council races in Leander and Cedar Park ahead of the May 4 elections. The influx of money … 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
Williamson County Judge Dan Gattis on Monday lifted the burn ban for unincorporated areas of Williamson County.Gattis' office advises residents to remain cautious with any outdoor burning activities … more
In the wake of a recent incident involving one of its buses swept down Brushy Creek at a low water crossing, the Leander ISD board of trustees is collaborating with the public on new methods to keep … more
Members of the Cedar Park City Council and city staff hosted a first-ever ‘Council Chat,’ taking off-the-agenda questions from residents and providing answers to any who attended the Sept. 4 … more
Deputies with the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office will be stepping up enforcement randomly beginning Tuesday, May 22 to June 4 as part of the “Click it or Ticket” campaign. “Seat … more
Those who knew and served with Cecil D. “C.D.” Hill said the man who became the City of Leander’s first police chief was someone willing to lend his hand to those in need.  Hill was … more
After hearing stories from concerned parents about excessive heat on school buses and heat-exhausted children coming home after school, the Leander ISD board took action by directing administration … more
After a brief search, Cedar Park Police found a missing 10-year-old boy safe on Saturday night. The boy was reported missing late Saturday afternoon near Janet Bardles Park. In an unrelated incident, … more
Erin Arias of Leander High School and Mary Iliukevich of Round Rock High School were among the 10 students selected to receive a Career and Technical Education Award from Congressman John … more
Gas prices around Central Texas have risen 7.0 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.41/g on Monday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 stations. Those prices are up 23.3 cents per … more
Six candidates seeking election to three city council seats in Leander met for a candidate forum on Monday night held at Skye Luxury Retirement Living Apartments in Leander. The candidates answered … more
Gasoline prices in Austin have fallen 2.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.94/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 stations in Austin. This compares with the … more
Cedar Park’s Bell Boulevard redevelopment project is expected to take a significant step forward on Thursday, with the city council set to consider a resolution that would name RedLeaf Partners, … more
A pair of board seats for Pedernales Electric Cooperative will be voted on this year, and nominations for those seats open Jan. 15.PEC, which serves Cedar Park, Leander, Jonestown, Lago Vista and … more
Severe storms this week have caused an influx of stray animals at the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter, pushing the shelter over its maximum capacity.  To stem the inundation of … more
When the lead counselor at Cedar Park High School had the choose between telling the audience how hot her boss was or eating a squid, she ate the squid. The episode was part of a gameshow … more
Beginning Nov. 1, certain veterans will be able to drive toll-free on toll roads managed by the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority. The Qualified Veteran Discount Program was unanimously … more
More than 104,000 ballots were cast in the first week of early voting in Williamson County, surpassing the number who voted in the first week during the previous two presidential elections and … more
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