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Cedar Park police investigating carjacking at H-E-B

The Cedar Park Police Department is asking the public to help identify a man involved in a carjacking reported to have … more

Texas Advocacy Project delivers backpacks for domestic abuse victims

Backpacks for Hope is raising funds to provide children fleeing domestic abuse with new backpacks for the upcoming school year.Sponsored by the Texas Advocacy Project, Backpacks for Hope is now in … more

Tiki-torch wielding man arrested for arson of Leander home

Williamson County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man neighbors say intentionally burned down a home with a tiki torch on the Fourth of July, leaving the residents — also tenants of Dill’s — … more

Concerns spark over zoning as Hill sworn in

Residents hoping to persuade the Leander City Council to vote down a proposal that would have seen substantial commercial and industrial growth in near Oak Grove Road and Heritage Grove Road left … more

Wilco district clerk earns accolade

Williamson County District Clerk Lisa David was named District Clerk of the Year for the State of Texas. The award signifies outstanding and distinguished service by a district clerk. David was … more

Texas elections to move forward without changes to state House district map despite racial gerrymander finding

Following the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling to uphold all but one of the state's political districts, a three-judge federal panel in San Antonio on Tuesday ordered that the state's maps should stay in … more

Leander City Council to swear in Troy Hill as Mayor

The Leander City Council is expected to officially swear in Troy Hill as Mayor at its July 5 meeting, after a retirement ceremony for former Mayor Chris Fielder took place at the Council’s June 21 … more

More high school grads than ever are going to college, but 1 in 5 will quit

TEXARKANA — New buildings are shooting up around the sun-baked grounds of the Texas A&M; University System’s northernmost outpost here. There’s a $32 million glass-fronted complex near … more

Cedar Park to spend $600K on police cameras

Cedar Park will purchase 105 body cameras and 64 in-car video units from Texas-based WatchGuard Video. Officers will begin training with the new systems this month. The Cedar Park City Council … more

The Sweet Life: Young Round Rock baker making a splash

Born and raised in Round Rock, 12-year-old Ava Avila has been baking for most of her life. With the recent launch of her own cupcake business, Ava is busy baking, frosting and decorating personalized … more

Sue’s Tech Kitchen to bring gastronomic science to Cedar Park

A pop-up restaurant created by the sister of Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg and designed by a NASA scientist to bring food, family and fun together will make an appearance in Cedar Park this … more

Most fireworks are illegal in and just outside of Cedar Park

As fireworks stands open for summer business, the Cedar Park Fire Department reminds everyone that most fireworks are illegal in and around Cedar Park. In addition to potentially starting a fire, … more

Council to discuss double-digit Atmos Energy rate increase

The Cedar Park City Council will discuss a proposal by Atmos Energy that would raise rates on residential customers while decreasing rates on commercial and industrial customers. With a vote at … more

Cedar Park church offering free caregiver classes this summer

Cedar Park First United Methodist Church will present a series of six classes developed to empower family caregivers of older adults to improve their self-care skills this summer. The series is … more

LISD offering free summer breakfast and lunch programs

Children ages 18 and younger can eat breakfast and lunch for free at five locations this summer. Leander ISD, in partnership with the Texas Department of Agriculture, will be serving free meals … more

The Bee’s Knees: Hive safely removed from new home in Mason Hills development

It’s not every day that new homemakers move into a residence not yet on the market. But, several dozen of them moved into the newly built luxury home at 1325 Ackerly Lane in Leander’s Mason Hills … more

Parents, children separated at border gain widespread attention

Although border-crossing issues are largely federal matters, the Lone Star State has been a center of news reports about authorities separating children from their parents at detention … more

Officials urge caution against mosquito bites

Fourth of July is just around the corner, but itchy mosquito bites may already be a problem in your neighborhood. In honor of National Mosquito Control Awareness Week (June 24-30), Williamson County … more

Cedar Park passes resolution supporting toll road projects

Area residents who use the 183A toll road will likely see new tolls heading northbound to Liberty Hill and southbound into Austin in the coming years. The Central Texas Regional Mobility … more

Wilco names new senior director of emergency services

Chris Connealy has been appointed by the Williamson County Commissioners Court to serve as senior director of Emergency Services effective July 16. Connealy takes the role following the retirement of … more
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