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Freezing temperatures chilled Williamson County and Central Texas early Sunday morning, dropping temperatures by nearly 50 degrees from a 80-degree high New Year's Day to a low of 28 degrees Sunday. … more
AGE of Central Texas will host the free caregiver support conference “Caregiver Training Camp” on Saturday, Feb. 5.  Designed to help first-time, unpaid family members effectively care … more
When we entered 2021, the country was in the grips of a deadly surge in coronavirus cases. As we exit 2021, it appears that the new year will bring us another wave, this one spawned by a new variant … more
Cedar Park, Leander and the rest of Texas are arguably still thawing out from the lasting consequences of the historic February snowstorm that shut down most of the state at the start of the year.The … more
Controversy came to Leander ISD early this year, when the district’s high school student choice book club came under fire from outside groups claiming the groups’ reading lists included books … more
2021 was the election year that never ended.The May 2020 municipal elections were pushed back to the packed November 2020 General elections due to the coronavirus pandemic, meaning local residents … more
This March marked the second anniversary of Javier Ambler's death, an event that has caused ripples through Williamson County and Texas.Ambler was killed when Williamson County Sheriff's Office … more
Every 10 years, once the Census is completed, Texas lawmakers are tasked with adjusting political boundaries to account for shifts in population.The west part of Williamson County has experienced a … more
On Feb. 4 the Austin City Council voted 10-1 to purchase its fourth hotel, the Candlewood Suites hotel at 10811 Pecan Park Boulevard, to convert into long-term, affordable housing for people … more
Williamson County is open for business.Cedar Park and Leander rode the wave of businesses moving into or expanding in the county this year, which will add tens of thousands of new jobs over the … more
It's hardly news that rumors and misleading information are shared too easily online over social media, resulting in a variety of negative societal impacts. But it has boiled over into a … more
Leander's tumultuous relationship with the Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Cap Metro) rail system may finally face a reckoning in 2022. Leander residents have repeatedly voted to … more
The LISD Board of Trustees began discussing the idea of district-wide rezoning as a possible plan to accommodate projected growth by balancing campus enrollments to maximize building use. more
Our weekly coronavirus update is a litany of grim news — most of it from Monday.On Monday, the Williamson County and Cities Health (WCCHD) district reported that the first lab-verified occurrence … more
They took a long time to get there but, in the end, Williamson County Commissioners Tuesday agreed to use some of their remaining federal CARES Act funds to reimburse the Leander and Round Rock … more
A Leander AirBnB rental has been named the "coolest" Airbnb property in Texas by the travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler.The accolade was part of the magazine's listing of the "coolest" Airbnb … more
Removing 11 controversial books from high school reading lists and classrooms wasn't enough to protect Leander ISD from the wrath of Williamson County Commissioners.On Tuesday morning, commissioners … more
A deceased bat found around 715 Discovery Boulevard at the Discovery Business Park, near the Cedar Park Public Library, tested positive for rabies.At this time, there is no known direct human or … more
In emails, Pct. 2 Commissioner Long vows to withhold CARES Act money unless LISD removes controversial books from libraries. more
Leander ISD issued a statement to parents Thursday urging them to speak with their students and warn them about the serious consequences of making a school shooting hoax, which could carry penalties … more
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