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Democratic challenger to Carter finds noose on campaign sign

A Democratic congressional candidate challenger to longtime Rep. John Carter found a noose slung over her campaign sign Thursday. more

LISD addresses bus driver shortage, raises pay

The Leander ISD Board of Trustees approved a plan Thursday night to recruit and retain more bus drivers by raising their starting pay, offering bonuses and rewarding drivers with good work attendance records. more

Leander Council OKs 5th fire station in west side of town

The Leander Fire Department will add a fifth firehouse in 2019 to keep pace with population growth on the west side of the city.  more

‘Heart of Bell Boulevard’ public workshop planned

‘Heart of Bell Boulevard’ public workshop planned Cedar Park officials seek input for future mixed-use development more

Hearing into Greg Kelley conviction continues, family issues statement

UPDATED: State District Judge Donna King ruled that no bond would be set for Greg Kelley today. more

Curtain call: three LISD high schools to begin musical productions this weekend

It’s opening night for three Leander ISD high schools, with each drama program ready to put on their own musical production. more

Two children killed in crash near Walmart in Cedar Park

Two children died in a crash near the Walmart in Cedar Park Wednesday afternoon, police said. more

Hurricane Harvey will hit Texas Saturday, here’s what to expect

Tropical Storm Harvey strengthened into a hurricane Thursday, where it’s expected to bring potentially devastating flooding to coastal Texas, meteorologists said. more

New Leander law fines owners for illegally parked cars

Leander Police will begin citing owners of unoccupied vehicles that are parked in violation of city ordinances or state law, starting Oct. 1. more

Open for business: Leander’s Hero Way West project complete

Leander and WilCo officials and project partners celebrated the completion of Hero Way West by cutting a ribbon in the center lane of the street near Cherry Creek Catfish, Monday, Nov. 20. more

Texas Ranger testifies Greg Kelley treated unfairly, acknowledges two additional suspects

A Texas Ranger testified at a packed Williamson County court hearing Thursday that he believed Kelley had been treated unfairly. more

Williamson County commissioners vote no on explanatory plaque for Confederate statue

Williamson County commissioners voted 4-1 to not take action on applying for a explanatory history plaque that would be placed next to a statue of a Confederate soldier near the county courthouse at their Nov. 14 meeting. more

Leander moves forward on residential architectural pattern book

The Leander City Council approved the creation of a residential pattern book at their Oct. 19 meeting that may provide future home buyers with a broader variety of architectural styles to choose from. more

Voters to consider seven state ballot propositions

Early voting is underway in Texas for the Nov. 7 special election, and voters are being asked to approve seven state constitution amendments.  more

Wintry mix, icy roads expected Monday night

A winter storm watch was issued for the Austin area for Monday night that will bring a wintry mix of sleet, freezing rain and snow with icy roads likely. more

Residents struggle with flooding

Officials and residents of Cedar Park and Leander struggled over the weekend and into the week to cope with the high wind and flood water that hit the Austin area as a result of Hurricane Harvey. more

Leander ISD trustees consider building LED displays at regional stadiums

Leander ISD's football stadiums could be getting an eye-popping upgrade soon.  more

LISD Board of Trustees consider method to end academic calendar earlier

The Leander ISD Board of Trustees approved a study to consider becoming a District of Innovation at its Nov. 16 meeting for flexibility in creating their academic calendar for 2018-19. more

Local businesses collecting donations for flood victims

Several local businesses in Cedar Park and Leander are coordinating efforts to donate needed items to the Austin Disaster Relief Network. more
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