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Williamson County Commissioners criticized the Sheriff’s Office recent return to “Live PD” without an approved contract by the court.  County commissioners had previously voted unanimously to terminate a prior contract with the show's production company, Big Fish Entertainment, in August 2019. The court is set to discuss the situation at next Tuesday’s meeting.  more
"My doctor told me that if I was to go out and catch (the coronavirus), there would be no cure for me and I wouldn't make it," said Susan Hutson, a 55-year old rural Jonestown resident. Due to her … more
Williamson County Judge Bill Gravell called Hobby Lobby purchases in the amount of $8,263.24 made April 6-10 on behalf of the Williamson County Mask Brigade a “gift” to the county.  more
Cedar Park Council members Dorian Chavez and Tim Kelly are calling for the immediate reopening of all local businesses and the repeal of all emergency orders imposed statewide by Gov. Greg Abbott and … more

After announcing the county’s fifth COVID-19 death this afternoon, Williamson County Judge Bill Gravell said he is laser-focused on testing. 

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The Williamson County Commissioners Court voted yesterday to bring all Covid-19-related financial expenditures before the court prior to any spending, after Judge Bill Gravell signed two pricey lease agreements, spending a total $31,360.

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The Leander City Council voted unanimously Thursday to waive all late payment interest fees and service reinstatement fees for City of Leander's water and wastewater utilities through June 30 to … more
The Leander City Council voted unanimously Thursday to adopt the creation of a new two-council member subcommittee to review all of the city's Fiscal Year 2020 Capital Improvement projects and make … more
The Leander Independent School District Board of Trustees will hold a virtual Agenda Review meeting on Thursday, April 16 to discuss Phase II of the district’s Remote Learning Plan. Trustees will also consider the issuance and sale of two Bonds series, approval of costs for updates for two district campuses and an approval of costs for the construction of Tarvin Elementary. Though Trustees will review and discuss these items, decisions will not be made on any item until the following meeting.  more
The Leander City Council will consider temporarily slashing the city's water and sewer utility late payment and reinstatement fees until June 30 during their regular meeting Thursday.The City of … more
The 2020 Census is under way, and the Covid-19 pandemic makes it all the more important to make sure everyone is counted to ensure your state and county receive needed funds to support the population. more
The Leander Independent School District created a Remote Learning Parent Hub to aid parents in adjusting to remote learning for students in the school district as well as to provide additional resources to families. more
Williamson County opened a Covid-19 nursing facility for individuals in long-term care facilities who test positive for the coronavirus in Round Rock on April 8. The facility is located at Hearthstone Nursing and Rehabilitation.  more
An official complaint was filed today by Georgetown Defense Attorney Robert M. McCabe concerning Williamson County Judge Bill Gravell’s alleged abuse of power and violation of the county’s stay-home order. more
It was an unusual sight Wednesday outside Good Shepard Lutheran Church in Cedar Park as vehicle after vehicle lined up in a drive-thru line to receive strange plastic bags reading "Do This in … more
Williamson County’s Mask Brigade is marching along with a corps of volunteers hard at work to provide an extra layer of protection for our first responders and healthcare professionals in the battle against COVID-19. The Mask Brigade is a group of people of all ages, genders, and abilities brought together just a few days ago with a common goal to make cloth face coverings.   more
The  National Weather Service in Austin/San Antonio announced at 7 a.m. that the severe weather had ended.Local weather forecasters reported a tornado had potentially touched down near Lakeway … more
The Cedar Park City Council voted unanimously Thursday to established a new Small Business Assistance Program to provide financial assistance to Cedar Park businesses adversely impacted by the … more
The Leander City Council approved a $10,000 grant to support Hill Country Community Ministries on an emergency basis as the region's biggest food shelf struggles with losing volunteers and dwindling … more
The Leander City Council unanimously voted to established a new citywide COVID-19 Emergency Business Grant on Wednesday aimed at helping to provide working capital to Leander businesses to help them … more
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