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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
Leander could spend only about $3 million annually to cover its citizens' public transportation needs with busing and micro transit rather than spend nearly $10 million Leander provides annually for … more
By Monday of this week, 30 states have confirmed an Omicron case, although public health officials have said that we can assume it’s in all 50 states by now.  In fact, the first three cases of … more
Williamson County settled the Javier Ambler wrongful death lawsuit for $5 million on Tuesday, marking a major milestone in the legal wrangling following Ambler's death in 2019 while in the custody of … more
The field for the March 1 Primary elections in Texas and Williamson County are set. In fact, the field for some races in the November General Election is set and more than a handful of local races … more
Leander ISD shared its safety protocols and preferred procedures for reporting potential threats against any schools Thursday, Dec. 9, after excessive sharing of unsubstantiated rumors by parents and … more
It takes a lot to give so much.After 31 years of donation, Cedar Park resident Jan MacKay finally donated her 39th gallon of blood on Dec. 4, marking a major milestone in her contributions to … more
Leander ISD has again been flooded with social media rumors about alleged posts threatening the school, claims that weapons were brought onto school grounds and even claims that a school shooting is … more
Jason Brown has been named the new general manager of the Williamson County Expo Center in Taylor.Brown has been serving for the past three years as the assistant general manager for the … more
The Cedar Park City Council unanimously approved Thursday a master development agreement with CPM Development LLC for a planned $400 million, 117-acre hotel and convention center that will be … more
If you are new to Central Texas or interested in learning more about how to take care of your yard, make plans now to join Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service for a seven-week Lawn & … more
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