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"There has to be change," Mike Gleason, candidate for Williamson County Sheriff, said. "These people need their jobs. My platform ... is to bring safety and job security to our employees. " 

Gleason officially announced his run against incumbent Sheriff Robert Chody at his campaign kick-off party on  Jan. 15 at 2020 Market, Scratch Kitchen and Bar in Georgetown. 

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Austin gas prices have fell another 3.2 cents per gallon over the past week, averaging $2.34/g on Monday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 stations. Gas prices in the Austin area were down … more

Due to a failed agenda item last week involving a loan agreement for a pricey ATV submitted by Williamson County Sheriff Robert Chody, Williamson County Judge Bill Gravell suggested the commissioners court should require regular agenda items to be sponsored by either himself or one of the commissioners before it can be placed on the agenda. 

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The Leander City Council's finalist candidate in its search for a new City Manager has withdrawn from the search "due to personal reasons," according to a release from the the City of … more

The Cedar Park High School Band won their third University Interscholastic League (UIL) state championship in a row on Tuesday night. The Rouse Raider High School Band finished fourth in the state, and Glenn High School, in only its fourth year, made its first trip to the state competition this year.

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Gas prices nationally and across the Austin area held firm over the past week, with an average of $2.48/g on Monday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 stations in the Austin metro area. … more
The Leander ISD Board of Trustees voted Thursday to hire Dripping Springs ISD Superintendent Bruce Gearing as the new the Leander ISD Superintendent. Gearing's contract is for three years with … more

Former Leander High School football star Greg Kelley had his conviction on child sexual assault charges overturned Wednesday by the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, which ruled no "reasonable juror" would have convicted him.

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The Cedar Park Police Department is investigating a fatal auto-pedestrian accident that occurred 1:48 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4, in the Walmart parking lot at 201 Walton Way.

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The Cedar Park City Council will consider Thursday reducing local restaurants' regulatory burden and saving them money by extending how long their Health Department permits can be used when participating in city-sponsored events.

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Council will require background checks for outside presenters; one business now won't build in Leander over vote; questions remain on whether vote will actually stop future protests


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The Leander City Council will consider Thursday a proposal to limit public comments at council meeting to only agenda items and implement decorum rules.

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The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office in collaboration with the Wilco Autism Intervention Team program issued a statement on Monday regarding new communication efforts between law enforcement officials and individuals with special needs, in accordance with the ‘Samuel Allen’ law or Senate Bill 976.

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Gasoline prices in the Austin area have risen 4.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.98/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 stations across the area. This compares … more

The Leander City Council voted 4-to-2 Thursday to impose new fees for open record requests by the public  for data held by City of Leander and approved setting one unified mailing address and email address to receive all records requests.

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Showtime plans to air a new five-part documentary "Outcry" this March during Austin's South by Southwest (SXSW) festival about former Leander High School football star Greg Kelley's 2014 conviction for criminal sexual misconduct and his struggles to eventually be officially exonerated of the crime this November in Williamson County District Court.

Showtime plans to premiere the series at the festival before airing it on Showtime starting April 3.

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Galveston Assistant City Manager Rick Beverlin III will soon be leaving his position to begin his new role as the new Leander City Manager. Beverlin is set to start in the position on Dec. 2.

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Capital Metro will close Whitestone Boulevard/RM 1431 between U.S. 183/Bell Boulevard and Discovery Boulevard over the weekend while performing construction work on the railroad crossing.The section … more
One by one, the preschoolers, donning paper-bag shirts and capes made from plastic HEB bags, walked along the runway as other children cheered from the sidelines. For a week of learning about … more
One of Cedar Park's signature developments is progressing, with the city council voting last week to authorizing city staff to begin negotiating right-of-way land purchases for the highway … more
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