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Residents, community leaders and law enforcement from around the country stood together for the 35th annual National Night Out on Oct. 2.The city of Leander hosted 38 simultaneous block parties and … more
Neighborhoods across Cedar Park, Leander and Round Rock are joining thousands of communities nationwide for the annual National Night Out event. This year’s NNO will be on Oct. 3, from 6 to 9 … more
Mattress Firm, the nation’s largest specialty mattress retailer, is entering Chapter 11 bankruptcy and plans to close five stores in the Austin area, including one in Cedar Park, one in Round Rock … more
Beto O'Rourke, the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate, is on a march to visit every county in Texas as a part of his race against Republican incumbent Ted Cruz. Next week, O'Rourke will visit … more
Lora Moser has done the impossible. After being diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at age 2 in 1979, her family was told to expect her not to live past her teen years, Moser is now 40 years old and still … more
With the start of Fire Prevention Week, the Leander Fire Department is reminding local residents to “Look, Listen, Learn.” For the week of Oct. 7 through Oct. 13, the Leander Fire Department … more
For 12 years, the Austin Dog Alliance has been working to bring dogs and humans together in the best of ways. The nonprofit, founded in 2006 by executive director Debi Krakar, was established … more
Concordia University has hit the gas on a mobile medical mission van to provide community health services. Ranked fourth in Texas by RegisteredNursing.org, Concordia’s nursing program focuses … more
These tots are toy-testing. The Goddard School ran a Preschooler-Approved Toy Test from Sept. 24 through Sept. 28 across 49 of its facilities around the country, including its Leander … more
A longtime fixture in Lakeline Mall is closing in September. Sears Holdings Corporation last week announced that its store at Lakeline Mall will be closing in September, along with 72 other locations … more
An international icon known for their high kicks and patriotic costumes, not much has changed for the Kilgore College Rangerettes’ style. In 1939, Kilgore College Dean B.E. Masters decided that the … more
Home sales in the Cedar Park and Leander areas continued to climb over the summer, with prices on the rise as well. According to the 2018 2nd quarter Texas Quarterly Housing Report, home sales … more
After much discussion with the Cedar Park City Council, developers Riverside Resources received approval to develop an archaeologically-sensitive area previously slated for a water park in … more
The City of Leander will soon add 22 vehicles to its fleet after approval of the purchases totaling nearly $800,000 at the city’s Oct. 4 council meeting.  The purchase will include seven … more
After a recently attempted assault on a woman jogging along Brushy Creek Trail, area police departments are encouraging citizens to stay safe when using outdoor parks and trails.Police are also … more
About 120 residents attended a TxDOT open house on Nov. 29 at Dell Pickett Elementary School to discuss a corridor study on RM 2243 between 183A and I-35 in Williamson County. Already one of the … more
Several key meetings held in May aimed to shed light on proposed funding and fixes for congestion and road safety problems along RM 620 between Mansfield Dam and U.S. Highway 183. Residents shared … more
STAFF REPORTSThe Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter (WCRAS) opened its temporary dog shelter June 6 in the county's Livestock Show Barn in San Gabriel Park. The facility is celebrating the … more
A Vista Ridge High School senior got the surprise of his life on Nov. 24, when he opened his front door to representatives from the University of Texas at Austin. UT’s Director of Admissions gave … more
TruWest Credit Union’s Austin-area branches collected more than 2,000 pounds of water in a recent donation drive. The drive, a collaborative effort of TruWest’s metro Phoenix, Ariz., and Austin … more
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