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A new city park and new public art pieces could be coming to Leander's Old Town district in the near future. 

But the proposed park will depend on how the city chooses to tackle the expected need to expand or move Leander City Hall to meet the city's rapid population growth.

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The Williamson County and Cities Health District (WCCHD) announced three new positive COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the County’s total to 22.?

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A woman was taken to an area hospital Wednesday morning after suffering cuts to her hand from a razor blade stuck in the plastic portion of a Cedar Park Walmart shopping cart. The Cedar Park … more
Williamson County Deputies Association President Michael Klier, a detective currently on administrative leave from the Sheriff's Department, asked Williamson County Commissioners for improved mental health services for Sheriff’s Department personnel on administrative leave.  more

Cedar Park Council Mayor Pro Tem Mike Guevara is running for Texas House District 136 to challenge incumbent Texas Rep. John Bucy III (D-Austin) for the seat.

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Texas Congressional District 31 candidate and Cedar Park physician Dr. Christine Mann criticized Cedar Park Council member Tim Kelly during a council meeting for his series of inflammatory posts … more
The Leander Independent School District Board of Trustees unanimously approved the borrowing of the remaining $271.9 million in bond 2017 projects at a meeting last week, with Trustee Elexis Grimes stating her concern about the bond projects set for approval. more
The Cedar Park City Council will "deliberate regarding the evaluation of the Cedar Park City Attorney" J.P. LeCompte on Thursday during the Council's executive session at the request of Cedar Park … more

Cedar Park Chief of Police Sean Mannix announced Friday he will be retiring from the police department.


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The Leander Independent School District Board of Trustees approved a full-day prekindergarten plan for eligible students with a 5-1 vote. Vice President Aaron Johnson and Trustees Gloria Gonzales-Dholakia, Jim MacKay, Paw Waggoner and Elexis Grimes voting yes while Trustee Grace Barber-Jordan voted no and President Trish Bode abstained. more
The Leander City Council will consider whether to approve several changes to the city's Ethics Ordinance this Thursday during their regular council meeting.The proposed changes, which originate from … more
Williamson County Judge Bill Gravell announced Tuesday that the county has received  $93,382,340.10 through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Aid, also known … more
Leander Mayor Troy Hill will deliver the annual State of the City speech Tuesday at Hill Country Bible Church at 11880 Hero Way W #600 in Leander.The event will run from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Each … more
Two separate house fires in Cedar Park on Wednesday were caused by different lightning striking the ground and traveling through electrical conduit into the house, according to investigations by the … more

Tears streaming down his face, former Leander High School football star Greg Kelley spoke Thursday night just outside of the ongoing Cedar Park City Council meeting about how his father, who passed away 5 months ago, died before being able to see Kelley's sexual assault of a child conviction overturned on Nov. 6 by the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals.

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The Leander Independent School District Board of Trustees and administration discussed extending school closures until April 13 to be in alignment with both Travis and Williamson County stay-at-home orders, at a meeting yesterday. 

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For the third time in as many weeks, members of the public gave Williamson County Commissioners an earful about the sheriff’s department. The department — along with Williamson County Sheriff Robert Chody and Williamson County Judge Bill Gravell — have come under fire recently for the way they’ve handled the fall out from a sheriff commander’s explicit social media posts.

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The City of Cedar Park honored the accomplishments of local graduating seniors from Leander ISD's three biggest high schools attended by Cedar Park residents  by illuminating City Hall buildings … more

Under the Communicable Diseases tab on the Leander Independent School District Health Services Department web page, the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has been added to the list.

LISD said the district is monitoring developments regarding the outbreak of the potentially-deadly respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan City, China in December 2019.

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Williamson County Commissioners voted to issue a demand letter to Sheriff Robert Chody, Big Fish Entertainment, A&E Network, Hearst Communications, Disney ABC Television Group and any other necessary entities or individuals to immediately cease and desist using WilCo facilities, vehicles or property for purposes of filming, producing or publishing “Live PD” or any other type of television series or production.  more
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