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Gattis Elementary School Art Teacher Carolyn Scalan has been named the 2021 Outstanding Elementary Art Educator by the Texas Art Education Association (TAEA), the nation’s largest professional … more
After Austin officials slashed the city’s police spending amid nationwide protests over police brutality last year and drew the ire of Gov. Greg Abbott, Austin’s voters ... more
Just as Cedar Park and Leander's contributions to Williamson County's population surge over the last decade is poised to raise the statewide profile for all three of them, the newly proposed Texas … more
The Cedar Park Chamber of Commerce released a statement Thursday in opposition to Gov. Greg Abbott's executive order barring private businesses in Texas from enacting vaccine mandates for employees … more
The inaugural Williamson County Fair and Rodeo kicks off opening night, Thursday, Oct. 21, with the Patriot/Pro Mustang Showdown. The Fair and Rodeo along with the Mustang Heritage Foundation, The … more
The Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter (WCRAS) is currently experiencing a surge of animal intakes – more than 150 animals have come into the shelter since Oct. 1. This number … more
State Rep. James Talarico, D-Round Rock, announced Wednesday he is moving to run for reelection in a different House district because his current district is being redrawn to be more favorable to … more
The 2021 Honda Leander Bluegrass Festival drew a sizable crowd Friday night and Saturday at the Mason Homestead grounds in Leander.In addition to a rotating lineup of bluegrass bands, the event … more
The Round Rock ISD Partners in Education (PIE) Foundation annual golf classic raised $118,000 for students and programs. With 36 participating teams and 144 golfers in a sold out tournament, the … more
A total of 70 Round Rock ISD students have been named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Westwood High School, with 44 semifinalists, led the … more
Round Rock ISD says it has brought in more than $3 million through the sales of  surplus assets, goods and electronics over the last two years. "These funds have gone to serve students and staff … more
Leander ISD officials announced that the district received a rating of “A” for “Superior Achievement” under Texas’ School Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas … more
The Williamson County Commissioners Court appointed Matthew Lindemann as Precinct 3 Constable to fill the vacancy left by the sudden death of Kevin Stofle. Lindemann has a long history in … more
Williamson County's recent record-high spike in new coronavirus cases over August and September is finally petering out, resulting in the infection rate finally dropping by the start of this … more
Capital Metro held a kickoff event last Thursday in Leander for its $8.9 million MetroRail Red Line improvement project, which add a second rail between its Leander ... more
Assistant Fire Chief Shane Glaiser has been named Interim Fire Chief of the Round Rock Fire Department. The department’s top position will be vacated at the end of this month with Fire Chief Robert … more
The Leander ISD Board of Trustees may appoint a new member to fill its Place 5 seat, formerly held by Jim MacKay, at Thursday’s board meeting. The board voted to fill the vacancy by … more
The Cedar Park Police Department is investigating a fatal bicycle accident that occurred around 11:50 a.m. Monday at the intersection of South Bell Boulevard and East Little Elm Trail in Cedar … more
By the time city crews demolished Austin’s most prominent homeless encampment, Dominek Palmer and her husband, Charles Taylor, had already tried to leave. Two weeks ago ... more
Eddie Curran has been named Round Rock Independent School District’s chief human resource officer. Curran has served as the Executive Director of Human Resources ... more
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