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New volunteer committee providing input on Leander senior center

There’s a new committee for the city of Leander, which consists entirely of volunteer senior citizens. more

Making spirits bright: 72,000 lights illuminate Heritage Oak Tree in Cedar Park

All at once, tens of thousands of white lights wrapped around a century-old oak tree lit up at Heritage Oak Park on a warm Dec. 1 evening in Cedar Park. more

Volunteers needed for Port Arthur cleanup days

Austin Disaster Relief Network organizers are looking for volunteers for major cleanup days in Texas coastal city of Port Arthur, where as many as 1,000 homes are still in need of repairs after the devastation of Hurricane Harvey. 

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Highway fund, rainy day fund receive hefty infusions

AUSTIN — State Comptroller Glenn Hegar on Nov. 29 announced the transfer of $1.47 billion into the State Highway Fund and the Economic Stabilization Fund, with $734 million going into each fund.The … more

Leander ISD eyes Larkspur subdivision for new elementary school

After LISD’s $454.4 million bond was approved by voters Nov. 7, district officials are considering plans for a new elementary school in the rapidly growing, northernmost area of the district. more

Angel Tree honors victims of violent crime in Williamson County

The Williamson County community is invited to join the Williamson County District Attorney’s Office for the lighting of the county’s fifth Tree of Angels to honor victims of violent crime. more

Pam Waggoner: Leading Lady of Leander ISD

Pam Waggoner held many roles in multiple organizations all of which work towards the goal of a better future for LISD students. more

Hurricane recovery continues with extension of disaster declaration

AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott on Nov. 20 extended the disaster declaration for counties affected by Hurricane Harvey. Some 60 counties are included and they will continue to be eligible for … more

Leander Library celebrates 30 years

With 30 years of serving Leander’s curious minds, the Leander Public Library will be celebrating its anniversary with a holiday open house, Saturday, Dec. 2. more

Here's what to do in Cedar Park and Leander for the holidays

Whether you’re looking for a festive event to take the family to get some photos with santa or looking to take in some arts flavor, here are several local upcoming events sure to make your holidays bright. 

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LISD Board of Trustees consider method to end academic calendar earlier

The Leander ISD Board of Trustees approved a study to consider becoming a District of Innovation at its Nov. 16 meeting for flexibility in creating their academic calendar for 2018-19. more

How Texans can get help if they’ve experienced sexual harassment at work

Former lawmakers and legislative aides have told The Texas Tribune that sexual harassment regularly goes unchecked at the state Capitol. more

What is the Holy Spirit?

Faith Roundtable Column for Hill Country News for Nov. 23, 2017 Rev. Dale L. Chrisman, Rector, Trinity Anglican Church more

Cedar Park and Leander police collecting toys for Blue Santa program

Area police collecting toys for Blue Santa program more

College tuition in Texas is poised to climb slightly in 2018

College in Texas will become a little more expensive in 2018. more

Judge strikes down Texas ban on common abortion procedure

A federal district judge handed a victory to abortion rights groups Wednesday when he struck down part of a Texas law curbing access ... more

Here's where you can volunteer in the Cedar Park, Leander area this Thanksgiving

There are several ways to lend a helping hand this Thanksgiving holiday in Central Texas. Here’s a few ways to get involved. more

Black Friday in the Austin area: when do stores and shopping centers open?

The Domain, Lakeline Mall and Round Rock Premium Outlets will be offering extended holiday hours to accommodate the needs of busy shoppers, beginning on Thanksgiving.


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Four years later, Texas still not drug testing unemployment benefit applicants (video)

In 2013, the Texas Legislature passed a law allowing for the drug testing of certain out-of-work Texans applying for unemployment. Republicans say politics is the reason they haven't been able to … more

Cedar Park and Leander city offices, services observe Thanksgiving hours

City offices and services in Cedar Park and Leander will be closed this week to observe the Thanksgiving holiday. more
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