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Wintry mix, icy roads expected Monday night

A winter storm watch was issued for the Austin area for Monday night that will bring a wintry mix of sleet, freezing rain and snow with icy roads likely. more

Residents struggle with flooding

Officials and residents of Cedar Park and Leander struggled over the weekend and into the week to cope with the high wind and flood water that hit the Austin area as a result of Hurricane Harvey. more

Bombing suspect dead

After holding the greater Austin area at bay for nearly three weeks, police report the suspect in a series of bombings killed himself early Wednesday morning. Austin Interim Police Chief Brian … more

Leander ISD trustees consider building LED displays at regional stadiums

Leander ISD's football stadiums could be getting an eye-popping upgrade soon.  more

LISD Board of Trustees consider method to end academic calendar earlier

The Leander ISD Board of Trustees approved a study to consider becoming a District of Innovation at its Nov. 16 meeting for flexibility in creating their academic calendar for 2018-19. more

Local businesses collecting donations for flood victims

Several local businesses in Cedar Park and Leander are coordinating efforts to donate needed items to the Austin Disaster Relief Network. more

Locals team up to feed Harvey first responders, survivors

A group of central Texans and about 800 pounds of pork, chicken, sausage, eggs and two big barbecue pit trucks to cook it all left for Seadrift, Texas Wednesday. more

Cedar Park Council OKs hiring outside firm to investigate CPPD policies, procedures

The Cedar Park City Council last week authorized the city manager to hire an Illinois firm to conduct an independent review of police policies and procedures related to criminal investigations.


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

Leander ISD's no-call on snow day draws fire

As a rare downpour of fluffy white snow fell throughout Texas, Ryan was one of several Leander ISD employees who drove the 200-square miles of the district roadways to personally survey weather conditions before making a final decision about any cancellation or delay for Friday Dec. 8.


Cedar Park City Council asks voters to consider drainage program

In an effort to address flooding in neighborhoods with aging infrastructure, the Cedar Park City Council is asking voters to decide on reallocating a portion of sales tax revenue to fund a stormwater drainage and street repair program. more

Leander Council adds charter changes to May 5 ballot

Election ballots for the May 5 Leander City Council election set at last Thursday’s meeting will include eight proposed amendments to the city charter. Early voting is April 23-May 1. more

Toll 183A rates increase

The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority rang in 2018 with increasing toll charges at several TxTAG gates on US 183A, effectively adding 6 cents in charges for full passage. more

Leander ISD trustees approve LED scoreboards

When the Friday night lights beam up for the 2018 high school football season in the Leander school district, new LED video scoreboards will be toting game scores and showing game replays in high resolution images at the A.C. Bible, John W. Gupton and Ed W. Monroe stadiums. more

WilCo Sheriff unit busts Leander marijuana grow operation

Williamson County sheriff’s office is in the process of obtaining arrest warrants for two individuals after dismantling an indoor marijuana growing operation of 20 plants in a Leander home, Oct. 27, police said. more

Toll Free: Texas House bill calls for 183A access roads

A proposed Texas House bill is calling to stop several 183 North toll road projects until free access roads are constructed alongside the toll road in Cedar Park. more

Lightning strikes in Leander and Cedar Park cause fires

Several homes were struck by thunderstorm lightning in Leander and Cedar Park last week, causing fires and more than $1 million in damage to three homes in Leander last week. A fire caused by lightning was also reported at a home on Paden Circle in Cedar Park. more

Cedar Park, Leander and Georgetown police departments to receive and share SWAT robot

The ranks of three local police departments will grow in 2018 to include a robot that can allow police officers to stay out of the line of fire when diffusing crime scenes. more

Beat the heat with frozen treats: Austin Ice Cream Festival takes place Aug. 12

Hot August heat waves got you down? Entertaining your kids on summer vacation got you feeling delirious? There’s soon to be an event the whole family can enjoy, all while enjoying some cold … more

Sweeping upgrades proposed for LISD Schools

A $453.8 million bond package was proposed at the LISD board meeting in June. The funds are mostly allocated for growth … more
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