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Williamson County has reached its highest Early Voter turnout rate for an off-year election in over a decade. With Early Voting completing last Friday, Nov. 3, Williamson County saw nearly … more
The Williamson County Elections Department reported that it was notified of a ballot error by a voter in Emergency Service District 9. The voter reported that their ballot for the current election … more
The cities of Leander and Cedar Park are preparing to celebrate their first major Diwali celebrations early next month. Diwali, the five-day Festival of Lights, is celebrated by millions of … more
A Travis County judge ruled on Oct. 26 that the Texas Education Agency (TEA) temporarily halt its release of its annual A-F school ratings. The order by Judge Catherine Mauzy comes after more … more
National engineering consultant Hanyang Eng USA plans to build its new national headquarters in Cedar Park. The Cedar Park City Council approved a $450,000 performance-based economic development … more
Cedar Park-based aerospace company Firefly Aerospace broke its personal rocket launch speed record - launching in 3 and half days - on Sept. 14 while participating in mission Victus Nox, a challenge … more
Early voting began this Monday and will run through Nov. 3 ahead of the Nov. 7 local and statewide elections. Voting will run from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. through to Oct. 28, noon to 6 p.m. on Oct. 29 and 7 … more
Fargo, N.D.-based all sport retailer Scheels announced last Friday that it plans to open its second Texas location in Cedar Park in the fall of 2026. The company, which is employee owned, will employ … more
The missing Cedar Park man who was taken after being shot in a Round Rock Walmart parking lot has been found dead in rural Milam County. "We have found Shawn Joseph," Round Rock Police Commander … more
The Cedar Park Chamber of Commmerce has joined dozens of other chambers of commerce and over 100 school districts in opposing the school voucher proposal passed last Thursday, Oct. 12 by the Texas … more
Leander ISD Superintendent Dr. Bruce Gearing testified in court Oct. 10 alongside several other Texas superintendents on behalf of their lawsuit seeking to prevent the Texas Education Administration … more
Former Cedar Park High School football player Ronnie Caldwell, 21, was shot and killed in Natchitoches, La., near Northwestern State University. The police department in that area has not yet … more
The Cedar Park Police Department added an additional officer dedicated to criminal investigations last Friday following the Cedar Park City Council's approval of an adjustment to the city's Strength … more
A Balch Springs was found guilty by a Williamson County jury of money laundering and is faces up to 10 years in jail. Vicente Alonso-Carbajal was found guilty of third-degree felony money … more
A Vista Ridge High School teacher has been put on administrative leave and is facing felony charges for allegedly having an inappropriate relationship with a student. Kristie Russell, a math … more
Get ready for some good, old-fashioned fun at the third annual Williamson County Fair and Rodeo from Wednesday, Oct. 25, through Saturday, Oct. 28. Attendees can enjoy carnival rides, rodeo, a … more
The Leander ISD Board of Trustees voted last Thursday, Oct. 5, to oppose any type of school vouchers being considered during the special session of the Texas Legislature that was called into session … more
Hordes of gourds have descended on Leander with the return of the Texas Pumpkin Fest for its fourth year in Leander. Located at 8760 FM 2243 in Leander, the event opened Sept. 30 and will run … more
The Round Rock Police Department is searching for a missing Cedar Park man who was shot during an aggravated assault Thursday night at a Walmart in Round Rock. Police responded to a suspicious … more
Williamson County Judge Bill Gravell issued an order Monday that officially lifted the county's burn ban. The mandatory burn ban was issued back on July 18 during weeks of over 100-degree … more
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