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Leander residents will see another tax rate cut for the 10th consecutive year. The Leander City Council approved unanimously approved Aug. 4 setting a maximum proposed tax rate of $0.45 per $100 … more
The first measurable rainfall in more than six weeks dropped in on the north suburban Austin area last Thursday, with rainfall continuing early this week and expected again later this week. An … more
The cities of Cedar Park and Leander are urging residents to adopt water conservation practices following the discovery last week of a new break in the Brushy Creek Regional Utility Authority's … more
A Leander native is serving in the U.S. Navy as part of the nation’s nuclear deterrence mission at Strategic Communications Wing One (STRATCOMMWING ONE). … more
The Twin Lakes YMCA is hosting the annual Teen Court orientation in the Magee Dining Hall at the Twin Lakes Campus on Aug. 20 from 9 a.m - 2 p.m. Teenagers between the ages of 13 and 17 are invited … more
Cedar Park is planning what could be its biggest tax rate cut since the mid-1990s.The Cedar Park City Council unanimously approved Thursday setting a maximum proposed tax rate of $0.39 per $100 of … more
There are three City Council member positions expiring in 2022, those Council members are listed below. Each council member will be elected to a place for a two-year term. Council … more
For more than two full months, drivers have seen a steady drop in gasoline prices — something that seemed unfathomable earlier in the summer when the average price nationally approached $5 a … more
A Leander man is facing murder charges after allegedly shooting his girlfriend early Saturday morning, according to the Leander Police Department. Edward Figueroa Jr., 40, is facing a … more
Construction workers clear a 10-acre parcel on Lakeline Boulevard near West Park Street in Cedar Park to pave the way for a 78,000 square-foot BASIS charter school, which plans to enroll students … more
One of the biggest questions from homeowners regarding landscape management is how long to run their sprinklers. The city of Leander is rolling out a new online tool in an effort to make water … more
Firefly Aerospace will be pushing back the second launch of its Alpha series rockets until late August or early September.The company launched its first rocket back in September 2021, which reached … more
The Texas Department of State Health Services seeks to expand access to health care in under-served communities with a total of $20 million in grants to help provide access to health care in … more
A lawsuit filed by a Round Rock man accuses three Round Rock police officers of unlawful arrest and use of excessive force.Darrell Collins, a 54-year-old disabled Marine who served in Operation … more
Williamson County and the region are facing two simultaneous public health emergencies, which have been seen an uptick over the last month.Williamson County suffered five new COVID-19 deaths in July, … more
The Hill Country News won Sweepstakes for its division at the Texas Press Association’s annual Better Newspaper Contest for the second year in a row. The awards were presented to winners on July 30 … more
Construction workers repair the roadway and sidewalk at the intersection of Main Street and New Hope Drive in Cedar Park, August 3, 2022. The construction project, to repair a water line, has traffic … more
As part of Leander and Cedar Park's ongoing, rapid growth, both cities have enjoyed new businesses and nonprofits moving in their respective cities or the surrounding area in the last two months to … more
Gas prices continued to plummet last week, continuing a trend dating back to June. In the Austin area, the average price fell 15.4 cents last week, to $3.70 per gallon, nearly 80 cents lower … more
Cedar Park nursing home COVID-19 deaths have drastically dropped to almost nothing following Williamson County's successful push last year to vaccinate most of the county's senior population - and … more
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