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Early morning visitors to the Starbucks at The Parke on Monday got a bonus item with their usual order of coffee: a chat with local police officials.

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In the face of public complaints over his appearance at a Leander protest last month, Cedar Park City Council Member Dorian Chavez says he isn’t backing down. Chavez subsequently appeared on a … more

The Williamson County Animal Shelter is offering 100 free adoptions of dogs and cats over the weekend as part of an initiative to challenge the community to help with another round of overcrowding at the shelter.

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The Leander City Council is seeking input from the public through a citizen survey about the ongoing Leander City Manager search.The survey was posted Thursday and is available online on the City of … more
Round Rock ISD trustees approved pay increases for most positions in the district, with veteran teachers receiving the biggest boost. In June, the district’s school board unanimously approved … more
After its earlier moves to halt rentals of its community room and cancel some events with live performers, this week the Leander Public Library abruptly canceled the appearance of an Austin-based … more
John Bucy III was swept into office in last year’s ‘Blue Wave’ election, earning 53.3% of the vote for the Texas House District 136 seat held by Tony Dale since 2012. He made the most of his … more

A Cedar Park local of seven years celebrated his 100th birthday last Wednesday with a small crowd of around 30 family members – many of them spanning generations on the family tree.

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Gas prices across the Austin area are up 3.2 cents per gallon over last week, averaging $2.41/g today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 stations. It is the second week in a row the survey … more
Donna LeJeune is the new principal at Faubion Elementary School. LeJeune was most recently assistant principal at Pflugerville ISD's Cele Middle School – a position she has held since … more
Leander's annual music-focused Fourth of July celebration, Liberty Fest, drew hundreds of people on Thursday evening to sit back and relax with a bevy of live performances and fireworks at night. more
Lago Vista celebrated Independence Day with a variety of events, including a competition run, a parade, and an 80s-themed celebration followed by a fireworks display. more
At least a thousand people attended the annual Cedar Park Fourth of July parade on Thursday. The parade, which began at 10:50 a.m., included more than 50 floats from local officials including Cedar … more
In the wake of a highly-publicized pride festival held by an LGBTQ-friendly church that brought protestors and … more
The new Leander Fire Chief is trying something he hasn’t done in nearly a quarter century – starting a new job. more
Chief Deputy Mike Pendley with the Williamson County Precinct One Constable’s Office was named Deputy of the Year at the 75th Annual Justice of the Peace and Constables Association Education … more

As fireworks stands open for summer business, the Cedar Park Fire Department reminds everyone that most fireworks are illegal in and around Cedar Park.  In addition to potentially starting a fire, fireworks can result in serious injuries, particularly to children.

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The Cedar Park Council has unanimously approved a pair of incentive agreements with James Avery Craftsman, Inc. as a part of the company's agreement to build a second headquarters in Cedar Park.The … more
A UK-based company plans to invest $1 million and bring 100 new jobs to Cedar Park after the city council unanimously approved an economic incentive agreement with the company at its June 27 … more
Three Cedar Park City Council members faced criticism and calls for them to publicly apologize during the Thursday, June 28, council meeting over their attendance at a recent protest against a … more
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