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Animal shelter ‘Fur Ball’ to fund expansions

The 8th annual Fur Ball silent auction gala, presented by the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter, will soon be taking place to raise funds to expand the facility and its services.  more

Concerns spark over zoning as Hill sworn in

Residents hoping to persuade the Leander City Council to vote down a proposal that would have seen substantial commercial and industrial growth in near Oak Grove Road and Heritage Grove Road left … more

Leander council balks at consultant fee for pattern book

A plan that could have made building custom homes in Leander easier was halted last week when the city council balked at paying a consultant $78,000 to create a pattern book. more

Voters to consider seven state ballot propositions

Early voting is underway in Texas for the Nov. 7 special election, and voters are being asked to approve seven state constitution amendments.  more

Texas Advocacy Project delivers backpacks for domestic abuse victims

Backpacks for Hope is raising funds to provide children fleeing domestic abuse with new backpacks for the upcoming school year.Sponsored by the Texas Advocacy Project, Backpacks for Hope is now in … more

Clearing spaces: Parking Mobility helps cite parking violators

Cedar Park resident Mack Marsh volunteers several hours of his time each week working to help ensure that parking spaces set aside for the disabled are available to the disabled public. Marsh is … more

TxDMV warns buyers to beware of flood-damaged vehicles

The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) is urging Texans to do their research before buying a new or used car.“Giving someone a new or used car as a graduation gift may earn you an ‘A’ … more

Wilco district clerk earns accolade

Williamson County District Clerk Lisa David was named District Clerk of the Year for the State of Texas. The award signifies outstanding and distinguished service by a district clerk. David was … more

Company to bring 107 jobs to Cedar Park

A fast-growing for-profit education company is set to bring more than 100 new jobs to Cedar Park with the relocation of its headquarters beginning in 2019.

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United Way's free tax prep serves record number of residents

United Way Free Tax Prep Sets Record for Number of Clients ServedMore than 1,500 Williamson County residents received free income tax preparation services this year through the United Way of … more

ACC aims to launch bachelor’s of science in nursing degree program

Registered nurses may be able to pursue bachelor's of science in nursing degrees at Austin Community Colleges following approval of its first bachelor's program in fall 2018. more

Austin ending bag ban after Texas Supreme Court ruling

The city of Austin announced Tuesday it will no longer enforce its ban on plastic bags after the Texas Supreme Court ruled that a similar ban in Laredo violated state law, KUT reported last … more

Cedar Park lands transportation startup company, city to gain 230 jobs

A $1.3 million economic development package approved by the Cedar Park City Council Thursday night will help bring a Pennsylvania transportation company and more than 230 jobs to the city. more

WilCo YMCA Teen Court seeking participants

Organizers for the 22nd Williamson County YMCA Teen Court program are seeking students to participate in mock trials on real life cases Saturday, Sept. 16 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Twin Lake YMCA … more

Cedar Park City Council rejects Vietnam War veteran statue over diversity concerns

The Cedar Park City Council rejected a plan for a new Veteran’s Memorial Park statue at its Feb. 8 meeting. Two female council members said it’s time for more women to be represented in the city’s military service memorials. more

12th Annual Bluegrass Festival scheduled for Leander

Six top bluegrass bands and a bevy of arts, crafts and food vendors will be featured at the City of Leander’s 12th annual Bluegrass Festival the weekend of Sept. 22. more

1431 widening project to continue into 2019

Traffic tie-ups on East Whitestone Boulevard will continue through early spring of 2019 as road widening is expected to continue for several more months. According to Diann Hodges, TxDOT spokesperson … more

Recreation supervisor joins Leander's Parks and Rec

The City of Leander has a new recreation supervisor who will be dedicated to managing and creating community events. Heather Taylor, who has helped develop programs for young people at 10 military … more
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