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The Round Rock ISD Board of Trustees appointed Kevin Johnson as the new trustee for Place 1 during a special called meeting on July 25. Johnson replaces Jun Xiao, who announced his … more
Interested parties may apply to run for either mayor or one of two available at-large council member positions on the Village of Volente City Council through 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 22. The general … more
The Texas Department of Transportation plans to spend $7.3 billion over the next decade on infrastructure projects in the Austin area, according to the draft released last week of the department's … more
The City of Cedar Park received a perfect score from the international credit rating agency S&P Global (formerly Standard & Poor’s) when it raised the City of Cedar Park’s General … more
A massive wildfire near Liberty Hill scorched more than 461 acres of land in Williamson County from Saturday through Tuesday, resulting in over 200 homes within a two-mile radius of the fire being … more
Several Leander ISD and Round Rock ISD Board of Trustee members participated on July 19 in a forum hosted by the Williamson County branch of True Texas Project to discuss "concerns about Williamson … more
For the fifth consecutive week, the nation’s average gas price has fallen, declining 15.8 cents from a week ago to $4.51 per gallon on Monday. Prices in the Austin area fell even further, down 19.5 … more
Leander has a new way to fund roadway projects needed to keep its growing population moving throughout the city. The Leander City Council unanimously approved adding roadway impact fees, which … more
The city of Leander seeks feedback and public engagement on the Old Town master plan in an upcoming community workshop, Tuesday, August 2, 4 – 7 p.m. at the Pat Bryson Municipal Hall, 201 N … more
The Cedar Park City Council voted unanimously last Thursday to establish a Mobility Master Plan Advisory Committee, which will provide feedback and input to city staff as they work to develop a list … more
The growing dominance of two highly infectious omicron subvariants is threatening to exacerbate the nation's coronavirus wave, but experts and officials say there are sensible steps … more
Departing Leander City Council member Jason Shaw was honored Thursday by the council for his years on the council during some of the most tumultuous years in Leander's history. At the same time, … more
Austin police last week arrested a woman who called 911 to report she had shot someone.Homicide detectives and crime scene specialists arrived at an apartment in the Villas at Shadow Oaks … more
Williamson County has once again affirmed its AAA bond rating, the highest rating possible, with both rating agencies, Fitch Ratings and S&P Global Ratings. Securing a bond rating is the first … more
The Round Rock Police Department is seeking cadet applicants. The city's officers are reportedly among the highest paid in the area, with cadet pay starting at $25.66 per hour and starting officer … more
The Cedar Park Police Department recently added a new online reporting system that will make filing police reports easier and more efficient for the public. The new system also aims to decrease how … more
Governor Greg Abbott last week announced the Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities' winners of the 2022 Barbara Jordan Media Awards for media content created in 2021. The BJMA program … more
A major crash that resulted in at least one fatality closed the southbound lane of U.S. 183A toll road at its overpass over Brushy Creek Road for most of Wednesday evening. The Cedar Park Police … more
Williamson County Commissioners approved a 5% increase in pay for all law enforcement officers in the 2022-2023 fiscal year budget, plus an additional 1% to 5% increase for all tenured staff. The … more
For the third straight week, the nation’s average gas price fell, dropping 10.4 cents  to $4.78 per gallon on Tuesday, while prices in the Austin area fell 15.3 cents from last week according … more
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