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In Central Texas, an 11-county region home to more than 2 million people, nearly every ICU bed has been filled amid a recent surge in COVID-19 cases. Health officials in Austin on Friday warned … more
Williamson County Judge Bill Gravell today penned an open letter urging people to get vaccinated against a Covid-19 infection. The letter comes as reports suggest that Williamson County has … more
The Williamson County and Cities Health District (WCCHD) reported Wednesday 313 new cases of the virus. That's a 7-day rolling average of more than 180 new cases a day and an infection rate of 30.9 per 100,000. more
After three years of design, planning and citizen input, Phase 1 of the massive Lakeline Park project is finally moving into construction. Located west of Bell Boulevard between Riviera Drive and … more
For those who may have relaxed their masking practices over the last couple of months, it's time to pull them back out.The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommended Tuesday that vaccinated … more
Stop Candlewood held a “Real Town Hall” meeting Saturday after claiming their questions were not answered at the City of Austin’s town halls. more
A northwest Austin man is facing a felony murder charge for allegedly following a former coworker home on July 12 to retrieve a tracking device he had put under her car and then shooting her … more
A man is facing a first-degree felony murder charge following a Cedar Park stabbing Tuesday, July 20, at The Bridge of Volente apartments located at 11908 Anderson Mill Road in Cedar Park.According … more
Business owners on Pecan Park Boulevard continue to voice their opposition to the City of Austin considering purchasing the Candlewood Suites for homeless housing.The Austin City Council, which is on … more
For a while there, it seemed like the world — or, at least, this part of it — was getting the upper hand over Covid-19.But, a climbing share of coronavirus tests coming back positive has sparked … more
The Pedernales Electric Cooperative (PEC) Board of Directors voted unanimously Friday to withdraw most of the proposed fee changes that could have doubled some solar power customers' bills, instead … more
Leander ISD will be hosting an in-person job fair on Sat. July 24, from 9 a.m. to noon, seeking support staff positions in the following departments: more
Former Williamson County Sheriff Robert Chody dropped his lawsuit alleging election fraud against current Williamson County Sheriff Mike Gleason Wednesday, which he filed following his loss to … more
The Leander City Council will hold a strategic planning session Thursday to discuss the implementation of the Leander Comprehensive Plan, including the detailed item list for putting the Plan into … more
The number of confirmed local deaths from the historic February snowstorm and subsequent power outages has reached four people in Williamson County and 28 people in Travis County following the Texas … more
Williamson County will be footing the bill, now and into the future, for an unheard-of 14 separate lawsuits against the County during former Williamson County Sheriff Robert Chody's tenure, which … more
At Tuesday’s special meeting, the Leander ISD Board of Trustees proposed making discussion about the $933.4 million bond recommendation a rolling agenda item.The board reviewed the Steering … more
A Cedar Park man was convicted by a federal grand jury on June 28 of impersonating an FBI agent in order to obtain fentanyl patches, according to an announcement by the U.S. Department of … more
After years of research and delay, due to the substantial upfront cost, Leander resident Richard Hrabik finally pulled the trigger in September and installed a 10.24 kilowatt (KW) solar panel array. … more
A deeper dive into the standardized test results released last week shows that Leander ISD students performed well during the coronavirus pandemic, especially compared to state and county … more
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