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Leander teen to earn Eagle Scout rank

Nineteen-year-old Leander resident Todd Smith will be officially recognized as an Eagle Scout at his Court of Honor ceremony Aug. 4. Eagle Scout is the highest rank in the Boy Scouts … more

Texas Advocacy Project delivers backpacks for domestic abuse victims

Backpacks for Hope is raising funds to provide children fleeing domestic abuse with new backpacks for the upcoming school year.Sponsored by the Texas Advocacy Project, Backpacks for Hope is now in … more

Sue’s Tech Kitchen to bring gastronomic science to Cedar Park

A pop-up restaurant created by the sister of Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg and designed by a NASA scientist to bring food, family and fun together will make an appearance in Cedar Park this … more

Cedar Park church offering free caregiver classes this summer

Cedar Park First United Methodist Church will present a series of six classes developed to empower family caregivers of older adults to improve their self-care skills this summer. The series is … more

Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter unveils new Canine Corral

STAFF REPORTSThe Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter (WCRAS) opened its temporary dog shelter June 6 in the county's Livestock Show Barn in San Gabriel Park. The facility is celebrating the … more

TxDMV warns buyers to beware of flood-damaged vehicles

The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) is urging Texans to do their research before buying a new or used car.“Giving someone a new or used car as a graduation gift may earn you an ‘A’ … more

Free adoptions this weekend at WCRAS

The Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter will hold a free adoption event for Memorial Day weekend. The public is invited to visit the shelter Saturday and Sunday, May 26 and 27, from 11 … more

WilCo to step up seat belt enforcement May 22 - June 4

Deputies with the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office will be stepping up enforcement randomly beginning Tuesday, May 22 to June 4 as part of the “Click it or Ticket” campaign. “Seat … more

Leander Old Town Festival

Families from around the area came out to Leander's Old Town Street Festival to enjoy rides and games while sampling food and handmade crafts as well as live music. more

Leander Old Town Street Festival this weekend

Leander’s popular annual outdoor festival, the Old Town Street Festival, opens in downtown Leander on Friday, May 18. Local and national artisans will bring handmade crafts and country music stars … more

Leander public library receives grant

Leander public library receives grantStaff ReportsThe Leander Public Library will begin a new program aimed at creating a national discussion about reading, thanks to a $2,000 grant from the American … more

Longtime county EMS senior director retires

 A longtime Williamson County employee retired late last month. Senior Director of Emergency Services John Sneed, a 36-year county employee, officially retired on April 26, just two days … more

HAPPY EASTER!

It was eggs and Easter baskets as Rockbridge Church in Cedar Park played host to nearly 100 Easter egg hunting children and families on Saturday, March 31. more

No vets left behind: Judy Pierce and Heroes Night Out make the transition home from service a little easier

Judy Pierce and her husband run Heroes Night Out, an organization that hopes to make the transition from military to civilian life a little easier. more

Here's where you can volunteer in the Cedar Park, Leander area this Thanksgiving

There are several ways to lend a helping hand this Thanksgiving holiday in Central Texas. Here’s a few ways to get involved. more

Animal shelter ‘Fur Ball’ to fund expansions

The 8th annual Fur Ball silent auction gala, presented by the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter, will soon be taking place to raise funds to expand the facility and its services.  more

Woof Worries

A proposed pet boarding facility off Whitestone Blvd. in Cedar Park has nearby community members concerned the 250-capacity “pet resort” will create a headache from the barking. more
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