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Round Rock girls found safe, kidnapper charged

The man who allegedly abducted two Round Rock girls, and remains a person of interest in their mother’s death, was charged with kidnapping Thursday afternoon. more

Leander candidates draw for ballot order

The City of Leander election campaign officially kicked off this morning as candidates for Mayor and City Council positions 2, 4 and 6 drew straws for ballot position in … more

Cedar Park Council approves plan for development of key Brushy Creek intersection

The Cedar Park City Council Thursday unanimously approved a plan for the development of 42 acres at the northwest corner of Parmer Lane and and Brushy Creek Road, ending a decade long struggle to find an agreed upon use for the triangle-shaped prime … more

Texas casting agency seeking teenage girls for lead and supporting roles in upcoming feature film

A Texas casting agency is searching for central Texas girls, age 12-14, to play lead and supporting roles in an upcoming feature film. 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

LISD addresses bus driver shortage, raises pay

The Leander ISD Board of Trustees approved a plan Thursday night to recruit and retain more bus drivers by raising their starting pay, offering bonuses and rewarding drivers with good work attendance records. more

PEC offering $100,000 in scholarships

Eligible high school and home-schooled seniors will have a shot at applying for various financial aid scholarships from Pedernales Electric Cooperative this month. more

Hazard mitigation funding for Harvey recovery becomes available

AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott traveled to Rockport and Houston on Feb. 13 to announce the availability of new funding for hazard mitigation projects along the Gulf Coast following the devastation of … more

LISD grieves for Florida victims, continues to focus on security

We are deeply saddened by the events that took place last week at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. We are mourning with the nation over the tragic loss of innocent lives, … more

Cedar Park council to consider resolution in support of more tolls on 183

At its regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, June 14, the Cedar Park City Council will consider a resolution in support of two Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority projects that would add new … more

Democratic challenger to Carter finds noose on campaign sign

A Democratic congressional candidate challenger to longtime Rep. John Carter found a noose slung over her campaign sign Thursday. more

Local elections set in Cedar Park, Leander

The final candidates for election to city council seats in Cedar Park and Leander were set Friday when the deadline to file to run for office expired. Only one incumbent is seeking reelection in Cedar Park and both cities will have new faces in the mayors’ positions. more

LISD board approves raises for employees

The Leander ISD Board of Trustees gave final approval to a plan recommending raises averaging 2 percent for most district employees as well as an increase in the district’s contribution toward … more

Leander’s First Adaptive Swing Dedicated at Robin Bledsoe Park

The City of Leander Parks and Recreation Department partnered with Girl Scout Troop 2504 to dedicate the city’s first adaptive swing at Robin Bledsoe Park last Tuesday, with a ribbon cutting and … more

Relatives report inadequate heating at more than 30 Texas prisons

More than 30 Texas prisons had heating issues during a cold snap that brought freezing temperatures to much of the state this week, according to reports by inmates’ family … more

Ambassador of Leander: Optometrist Jodie West recognized as one of Leander's leaders

From the moment Jodie West moved her optometrist practice, Texas Family Eyecare to Leander in 2008, she knew she wanted to get involved with the humble community. more

Leander Veteran Helps Launch Passing of Veterans Transplant Coverage Act

Charles Nelson, a former Army Specialist, was training in South Korea when he fell suddenly and violently ill. He was diagnosed with kidney disease after battling an untreated case of strep throat. … more

Capital Metro increases capacity for Leander and Downtown Station MetroRail rides

Early morning Leander commuters headed to Austin will now have more trips offered at the Leander and Downtown MetroRail stations. more

McAlister's Deli is giving away free iced tea today

In honor of National Iced Tea month, McAlister's Deli will say thank you to its guests by treating each of them to a 32-ounce glass of McAlister's iced tea, today, Thursday June 29.  From open to close today, McAlister's Deli will give away its … more

St. David’s HealthCare opens new 24-hour emergency center in Leander

St. David’s HealthCare today announced the opening of St. David’s Emergency Center in Leander, which serves as an extension of St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center, a Level II Trauma Center.

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