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Leander City Manager Kent Cagle was terminated “with cause” from his position Monday in a 6-to-1 vote by the Leander City Council. It was a sudden turn of events, as the council announced a … more
Rodney Robinson was met with cheers from his supporters late Tuesday night as he announced his victory.Robinson’s election to the Cedar Park City Council was secured in a recount of more than 5,700 … more
A major mental health bill prioritized by the state's top leaders as a way to help prevent school shootings was partially revived late Tuesday night hours after it appeared to have been abruptly killed... more
Gas prices across the Austin area fell another 1.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.47/g on Monday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 stations. Prices 0.4 cents per gallon … more
Thousands of festival-goers were able to beat the weather and enjoy Leander’s annual Old Town Street Festival on Saturday. Originally, weather forecasts had called for rain on Saturday. … more

The Leander City Council plans to hold a special meeting Monday morning to discuss the employment of Leander City Manager Kent Cagle...

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Texas may finally kill the widely unpopular Driver Responsibility Program, which critics say leaves low-income drivers with costly bills and without their licenses. A bill to end the program … more
The public’s right-to-know, government transparency and privacy concerns were front and center of a heated May 2 Leander City Council debate over whether to the mayor and council members should use … more

The streets of Old Town in Leander will be filled to the brim next week with artisans, musicians and food vendors as part of the annual Old Town Street Festival.

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Rodney Robinson was declared the winner of the Cedar Park City Council Place 5 race by 2 votes Monday after the Cedar Park City Council canvassed the election results. The final count of the 9 … more
Austin gas prices have fallen 2.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.49/g today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 stations. Gas prices in Austin are 2.1 cents per gallon … more

The third annual Jazz & Art on Main festival Saturday looked almost as if it weren’t going to happen.

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Republican lawmakers, who have been trying for years to unplug red-light cameras, just scored a win on Tuesday with the tentative passage of a House bill that would ban cities from operating the … more
The Texas House gave an initial stamp of approval Wednesday to a bill that aims to prohibit telemarketers or businesses from falsifying their phone numbers. The measure, House Bill 1992, would … more
The lack of toll-free frontage roads along Toll 183A in Cedar Park has long been a point of contention for drivers who don’t want to pay a toll on the most expensive stretch of toll road in Central … more
A Vista Ridge High School student was awarded the highly-selective Gates Scholarship on April 26, the second prestigious scholarship he’s received in five months.  Quincy Johnson, a … more
The Leander City Council unanimously approved a $4 million bid from Workman Commercial Construction Services, LTD for the construction of the new Fire Station No. 5 that will service southwest … more
Vandegrift High School is one of the top 100 high schools in Texas and part of the top 1000 in the nation, according to a newly released ranking of high schools. The list, created by U.S. News & … more
The Texas House isn’t yet ready to remove tolls from roads whose construction costs have been paid off. But lawmakers in the lower chamber just passed a bill lauded by toll critics that would shine … more
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