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WASHINGTON – Big states such as California, New York and Texas will likely miss out on millions in sales tax revenue this holiday shopping season because they have failed to implement laws and … more
Williamson County held a groundbreaking ceremony earlier this week for River Ranch County Park, which will comprise more than 1,000 acres of meadowlands, wetlands and hills running along the South … more
Capital Metro’s Kids Ride Free program has emerged from a temporary pilot program over the summer to a full-fledged permanent program allowing free rides for K-12 students on the system’s buses … more
Gasoline prices in Austin have fallen 4.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.10/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 stations in Austin. This compares with the … more
A Christmas wish could come true for dozens of area families as well as a group of pets waiting for a new home at the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter.The “Home for the Holidays” foster … more
In an effort to increase safety along school bus routes, Texas Department of Public Safety has begun placing troopers on Leander ISD school buses to monitor drivers.“The DPS Troopers have started … more
Gasoline prices in the Austin area have fallen 7.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.16/g on Monday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 stations in Austin. This compares with … more
Williamson County offices will be closed for the Christmas holiday on Dec. 24-26, as well as on Jan. 1, 2019 for the New Year’s holiday. The Commissioners Court will not meet Dec. 25, 2018 and will … 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
Calling all creative kids! Lakeline Mall will host a holiday-themed Disney Junior Play Date aimed to entertain and delight children of all ages, Dec. 8 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.Families will be able to … 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
The Leander Police Department is asking residents to help identify two suspects after they were recorded using a stolen credit card. Two suspects are alleged to have taken a Leander resident’s … more
The Cedar Park Police Department is investigating after a deadly crash on Dec. 3.Police say that the crash happened on Brushy Creek Road between Gupton and Vista Ridge around 5:45 a.m.The driver of … more
It's not a lot of fun to be a U.S. House Republican in Texas these days. Since Donald Trump was sworn in as president two years ago, the Texas delegation in Congress has undergone extraordinary change. more
A partnership between Texas Humane Heroes and Tomlinson’s Feed in Cedar Park is helping hundreds of pets find new homes every month. In its 17th year, the relationship places around 2,500 pets each … more
For the first time in a decade, the number of children without health insurance in the United States has risen — and Texas again has the largest share. A Georgetown University Center for … more
eto O'Rourke, coming off a closer-than-expected race against U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, is no longer ruling out a 2020 presidential run. more
The Trump administration has quietly resumed separating immigrant families at the border, in some cases using vague or unsubstantiated allegations... more
Leander police are investigating a local man who was hurt while making homemade explosives at his house when some of the materials caught fire and caused an explosion Saturday evening, according to a … more
After a recent slew of damning headlines regarding conditions within Texas prisons, reform advocates and lawmakers are hopeful that the timing is right to get legislation passed creating … more
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