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Leander City Council Place 6 incumbent Becki Ross, a 15-year business owner, is facing two challenger candidates this year — local teacher Anna Yelaun and senior software engineer Pulla Reddy … more
The two former Williamson County Sheriff's Office deputies who were criminally charged following Javier Ambler's death while in their custody were found not guilty of all charges last Thursday, March … more
A former Kerrville city manager has been named Leander's new city manager. Todd Parton was selected to fill the position last Thursday,  March 7, by the Leander City Council.  … more
Williamson County Judge Bill Gravell said the planned $17 billion Samsung Austin Semiconductor fabrication plant in Taylor will begin receiving employees and begin manufacturing operations by July 1. … more
Cedar Park-based aerospace company Firefly Aerospace held a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday, Feb. 28, for its newly expanded 207,000-square-foot Rocket Ranch testing and manufacturing facility in … more
Although federal incumbent and returning candidates still won their primaries by overwhelming victory margins just like they had statewide, county voters broke with statewide trends by keeping … more
Leander business owner Michael Herrera is challenging Leander City Council Place 2 incumbent Esmeralda Mattke Longoria in the upcoming May 4 municipal elections. Early voting begins on April 22. … more
For years, veteran Texas sheriffs like Travis County’s Sally Hernandez have watched how countless tax dollars are spent to break the endless cycle of taking mentally ill or intoxicated … more
Leander ISD is projecting it will have a $3.8 million budget shortfall for Fiscal Year 2023-24. The district is expected to receive $5.2 million less than budgeted from the School Health and … more
More than 200 autos ranging from classics to customs to modern muscle cars and even the iconic Oscar Mayer Wienermobile showed up and showed off to visitors at the 11th Annual Rock N Rides Car Show … more
Round Rock will continue developing a 22-acre space near downtown into a lush green bicyclist-friendly public park along Brushy Creek. With the schematic design phase complete, city officials said … more
H-E-B is excited to kick off the 11th annual H-E-B Quest for Texas Best, a competition created to find the best Texas-made products. Submissions for the competition will be accepted February 21 … more
Early Voting totals so far are slightly lower than usual for Williamson County going into the final week before the March 5 primary elections. But, the county is simultaneously seeing record … more
Cedar Park has never had a tattoo parlor or piercing studio in its entire history. After the Cedar Park Council unanimously approved changes to Cedar Park's zoning rules last Thursday, Feb.22, … more
Middle school just got a little more exciting for Round Rock ISD students with a passion for STEM. Beginning this fall, all 11 middle schools within the district will introduce … more
Average gasoline prices in the Austin metro area fell by 14.4 cents per gallon over the last week to average of $2.77 on Tuesday, according to GasBuddy's survey of 830 stations in Austin. That … more
Endres challenging incumbent Boyce for Cedar Park Place 4; Cedar Park mayor, Kirkland and Jefts win reelection after drawing no challengers By Josh Moniz, Senior Reporter The Cedar Park City … more
The two former Williamson County Sheriff's Office deputies charged in the 2019 death of Javier Ambler while he was in their custody are finally going to trial. Opening arguments in their case began … more
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott spoke to more than 200 supporters in Leander as he continued his statewide campaigning efforts on behalf of candidates who will vote to adopt his multi-billion dollar school … more
Is it 2024 or 2004? Five candidates are facing off in Leander's packed mayoral election. The big issues they're debating? How to manage and expand the Brushy Creek Regional Utility Authority … more
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