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Making a statement: Local high school student creates wearable art

Gracyn McGathy, an incoming Cedar Park High School junior, is combining fashion and paint to bring a unique aesthetic into the fashion world. As the head of her own clothing line, Gallaway Girl … more

Leander ISD earns overall “B” in TEA accountability ratings

Leander ISD was among five area school districts to receive an overall ‘B’ grade in the first-ever Texas State Accountability Ratings released on Wednesday by the Texas Education Agency. The … more

To the final frontier: LISD student graduates from Space Camp

Move over, Neil Armstrong. Another budding astronaut has entered the space race and, even at just 11 years old, he is itching to explore what lies beyond our solar system.Mason Azios, an incoming … more

LISD Educator continues Camacho legacy with A+ Foundation grant

For Camacho Elementary Instructional Coach Kristen Phipps, family and community are integral to a well-balanced, immersive education. That’s why after she was awarded nearly $1,000 from the the A+ … more

Cedar Park approves city hall, public works renovations

Continued growth in Cedar Park means the city needs to continue expanding workspace for city employees. A $2.27 million contract approved by the Cedar Park City Council will create additional … more

PEC accepting Community Grants applications

Pedernales Electric Cooperative is now accepting applications for its Community Grants program. Eligible nonprofit organizations may apply through 5 p.m. on Oct. 1.PEC’s Community Grants program … more

New teachers will share the halls with new students next week

The start of a new school year creates excitement, anxiety among the new faces on campus. And it’s not just the students who share those emotions. Many of those new faces are first-time … more

Renovated Pat Bryson Municipal Hall brings city departments together

Extensive renovations to Leander’s Pat Bryson Municipal Hall are nearly complete. The facility now houses five city departments — Municipal Court, Economic Development, Building … more

Large indoor sports complex coming to Cedar Park

A pair of hockey rinks and indoor and outdoor turf fields will help anchor a new sports park to be located at the 120-acre Scottsdale Crossing development site along the 183A Toll … more

Parents encouraged to add vaccinations to back-to-school list

Headline: Parents encouraged to add vaccinations to back-to-school listSubhead: Local districts have higher than average vaccination exemption ratesIt’s almost time for kids to head back to school, … more

On a high note: Cedar Park HS student performs in Sydney, Australia

A Cedar Park saxophonist experienced the trip — and performance — of a lifetime this summer. Fifteen-year-old Will Lambert, who will be a sophomore at Cedar Park High School this month, was … more

Austin Energy warns of scam collection calls

The City of Austin Utilities is warning local customers that someone claiming to be from the company or Austin Energy, is demanding utility bill payment from customers within an hour, or else risk … more

Leander Council to set tax rate

The Leander City Council will take up the issue of setting the city’s tax rate at its Aug. 2 meeting. The Council will discuss and consider a proposal to adopt a tax rate for fiscal year 2018-2019 … more

Sammy Wallace named General Manager of the H-E-B Center at Cedar Park

There’s a new general manager at the H-E-B Center at Cedar Park, and he’s glad to return to the area after spending the past two years in Midland.Sammy Wallace, a 20-plus-year veteran of the … more

Teens battling cancer rest and relax on Lake Travis

Twenty young cancer patients camped, relaxed and had “boatloads” of fun during the 28th annual “Teen Lake Escape” at the McIngvale Mansion in Lago Vista.Each year’s trip is free and is put … more

Cedar Park City Council makes changes to rules of procedure

At its last meeting on July 26, the Cedar Park City Council adopted a resolution to amend its own rules of procedure, including meeting dates and start times. The resolution adjusts the meeting times … more

Cedar Park teen strikes gold at national taekwondo competition

Off the martial arts competition ring, 13-year-old Zachary Hampton is funny, kind and somewhat quiet. On the ring, he is, quite literally, a lean, mean fighting machine. Hampton recently earned … more

Veterans eye improved service with VA expansion

Local veterans have been telling their elected officials that the local Veterans Administration needed to expand in order to handle a growing number of veterans who need healthcare. Those … more

Cedar Park Council to mull subdivision development guidelines

Citizens of Cedar Park will be able to participate in public hearing on proposed changes to ordinances regarding subdivisions and site developments at the July 26 City Council meeting.The changes … more

Lifeguards splash into action

The spraygrounds and pools of the Rock’N River Waterpark in Round Rock were transformed into a live scenario site at last Wednesday morning as teams from across the state participated in the … more
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