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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

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

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

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

Cedar Park murder-suicide leaves father dead, daughter on life support

Two men were killed and the 23-year-old niece of the shooter was critically wounded in what police say was a murder-suicide in Cedar Park on Saturday. John Michael Garcia, 45, of San Antonio was … more

Curtain call: three LISD high schools to begin musical productions this weekend

It’s opening night for three Leander ISD high schools, with each drama program ready to put on their own musical production. more

Judge blocks Texas secretary of state from giving voter information to Trump commission

A Texas district judge has issued a temporary restraining order preventing Texas Secretary of State Rolando Pablos from handing voter information to President Donald Trump's voter fraud investigation … more

Candidate filing opens for 2018 elections in Texas

The 2018 election season is officially underway in Texas. Candidate filing began Saturday for next year's March 6 primaries ... more

Police determine racing cause of fatal crash in Cedar Park

Cedar Park Police determined street racing caused a fatal crash near the intersection of West Whitestone Boulevard and Walton Way last week, killing two young children. more

Texas A&M to host all five living former U.S. presidents for hurricane relief event

Texas A&M to host all five living former U.S. presidents for hurricane relief event by Matthew Watkins, The Texas Tribune Oct. 4, 2017 … more

At the Texas Capitol, victims of sexual harassment must fend for themselves

Disgust overwhelmed her when she felt his tongue on her hand. A Capitol staffer, she had been at a large party celebrating the end of a legislative session a few years ago ... more

New veterans park opens in Leander

On a calm Saturday morning, surrounded by the sounds of gentle fountains and the fluttering of dragonfly wings, members of the Leander City Council and the Leander Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10427 … more

In historic win, charters getting state funding for facilities for the first time

For the first time in Texas, public charter schools will receive state funding to pay for leasing and maintaining buildings and facilities — expanding their access to the state's limited money for … more

He thought he had a free court-appointed lawyer. Then he got a bill for $10,000

After Kelly Unterburger and his girlfriend were pulled over for speeding in 2011, a state trooper searched the car ... more

A Rising Star: Young Tejano Musician Up for Best Female Artist

Mia Garcia, an 11-year-old from Austin, is making history as the youngest person to be nominated for Best New Female Artist at the Tejano Music Awards.Coming from a musical family, Garcia recorded … more

Texas leaders call for reviews of Capitol sexual harassment policies

Texas leaders are calling for a review of sexual harassment policies at the state Legislature following a Texas Tribune story detailing ... more

Texas' homeless youth slip through cracks of disjointed support system, new report says

Gage Kemp was 17 when he first became homeless. “The home I grew up in, there was a lot of drug abuse and violence, and I got bullied a lot,” Kemp said. more

Senate candidate O’Rourke speaks to packed house in Cedar Park

There was not one vacant seat at Congressman Beto O’Rourke’s town hall meeting last Wednesday morning, as the Democratic challenger to Senator Ted Cruz spoke to a packed house at the Cedar Park … more

In Austin, Pence makes pitch for "across the board" tax cuts

Vice President Mike Pence pressed the White House's case for a major tax code overhaul by the end of the year during a speech Wednesday ... more

Leander Council OKs 5th fire station in west side of town

The Leander Fire Department will add a fifth firehouse in 2019 to keep pace with population growth on the west side of the city.  more
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