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Williamson County District Attorney Shawn Dick and Travis County District Attorney Margaret Moore announced Friday in a joint statement that they are conducting jointing investigations into Javier … more
Leander's 4th of July celebration will live on this year in a drastically reduced format designed to safely limit group sizes and allow only approximately 1,500 in-person attendees, City of Leander … more
The Leander City Council will consider Thursday officially selecting a design firm  for the proposed Old Town Park, which would be built in the 0.82-acres located behind Leander City Hall in the … more
The Cedar Park City Council progressed the proposal to develop a 13-acre tract of land in Cedar Park Town Center on Thursday by holding the first reading and public hearing required to convey the … more
Protesters peacefully demonstrated early Saturday outside of the Williamson County Sheriff's Office and later the Williamson County Courthouse on behalf of the family of Javier Ambler. the rally was … more
Leander Independent School District students and former students shared their stories of discrimination, racism and homophobia at Thursday’s meeting. One former student called out a Leander ISD board member for behaviors on social media, while another exposed body shaming  and hazing on the Leander High School Blue Belles dance team.   more
Sagebrook Nursing & Rehabilitation in Cedar Park confirmed 16 people at its facility have been infected with the coronavirus. The confirmation was documented in a release posted Monday following … more
UPDATE: Van Arsdale confirmed they had been informed about a new outbreak involve 15 confirmed cases at a Cedar Park nursing home - 12 residents and 3 staff members - that occurred within in the last … more
The killing of Javier Ambler while in the custody of Williamson County sheriff’s deputies in March 2019 while filming for “Live PD” has sparked a nationwide response. From Ambler’s family demanding justice to A&E’s cancellation of “Live PD” and calls for the resignation of Williamson County Sheriff Robert Chody, people continue to respond, amid a nationwide movement calling for an to end police violence. more
The Williamson County Wilco Forward Small Business Grant Program has issued 2,891 grants as of Monday, June 8, totaling more than $28.5 million.   more
Williamson County Commissioners awarded Anthony “Tony” Carter $150,000 in a settlement agreement related to his employment and separation from the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office, on Tuesday.  more
The Cedar Park City Council will return to its first in-person Council meetings since March 26 this Thursday. Due to the spreading coronavirus pandemic, the Council originally went to remote … more
"Over the weekend, I found myself thinking continually about George Floyd and the circumstances surrounding his death...The failed actions by officers who were sworn to protect and serve were a complete failure to our police profession. “Protect and Serve” are not just words!"  said  Leander Police Chief Greg Minton. more
Williamson County Commissioners Cynthia Long and Terry Cook called for the resignation of Sheriff Robert Chody, after the release of video footage of the murder of Javier Ambler while in the custody of sheriff’s deputies in March 2019.  Ambler, a 40-year-old, father of two, joins the list of deaths caused by police violence against people in the black community.  more
A 25-year old Cedar Park man is facing federal criminal complaint  filed by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Texas for allegedly creating and possessing a Molotov … more

LEEF, in partnership with the Cedar Park, Leander and West Austin chambers of commerce will be presenting a virtual 2020 State of the District at 9 a.m. Wednesday, June 10. 

About 60 people, mostly young, local  students, staged a peaceful rally at Quest Village Park in Cedar Park Monday afternoon.Three young people who grew up in the area and went to Leander ISD … more
CORRECTION: The City plans to reopened Elizabeth Milburn Park Pool on June 15 with limited capacity.The City of Leander will reopen Robin Bledsoe Park pool and splash pad Saturday as part of its … more
The Leander City Council approved an update to its Rules of Procedure in a 6-1 vote, with Council member Christine Sederquist dissenting. Sederquist said she was concerned about the wording in a portion of the new rules requiring council members to meet in-person at the physical meeting location unless it is “unreasonably difficult or impossible” to do so.  more
“In Leander ISD, we unequivocally condemn racism, discrimination and exclusion of all kinds,” Leander Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Bruce Gearing said during the 11th installment of the school district’s “Let’s Learn with Bruce and Friends” video series on June 3. more
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