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Safety concerns expressed by residents of two neighborhoods in Leander’s extraterritorial jurisdiction have prompted county officials to expedite the process of installing traffic lights at two … more
WASHINGTON – There's nothing like waiting until the last minute — as long as waiting doesn't make the problem worse. Therein lies the conundrum facing lawmakers and 2020 presidential … more
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
Williamson County Commissioners approved the purchase of an additional 350 acres of parkland adjacent to the county's existing River Ranch County Park last week. The park consists of 1,011 acres … more
Leander ISD held a pair of public forums last week on the latest version of a rezoning proposal that would shift the attendance zone boundaries for the district’s middle schools and high schools … more
Students of Cedar Park’s Summit Christian Academy will perform “Shrek The Musical Jr.” from May 1-4 at The Church at Canyon Creek in Austin. The show was announced Monday by Freddie Gershon, … more
ROUND ROCK – Quidditch may once have been nothing more than a magical game in a book written for children and young adults. Today, however, the game introduced in author J.K. Rowling’s “Harry … more
Austin gas prices have risen 4.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.47/g on Monday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 stations. Gas prices in Austin are 21.5 cents per gallon … more
Asking someone out on a prom date is a rite of passage for American high schoolers. One Vandegrift student’s prom invitation sparked controversy this week, when an image from Snapchat showing a … more
A Leander teenager has been arrested and accused of uploading a video of him and his girlfriend, a Leander High School Student, having sex to a popular pornography website. The man, 18-year-old … more
April is National Autism Awareness Month and two local families living with autism share what their lives look like, how their children might behave differently from other children, and how lack of … more
Austin gas prices are unchanged  in the past week, averaging $2.41/g on Monday of this week, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 stations. Gas prices in Austin were 21.7 cents per gallon … more
Another attendance rezoning option cleared a milestone at the April 4 Leander ISD board meeting, with Scenario D being approved for presentation at a pair of community meetings this … more
A local business executive formed a team to conquer Mount Kilimajaro, raising $20,000 for charity in the process.David Lesniak, a resident of Northwest Austin who lives within the Leander ISD school … more
A student at Cedar Park Middle School was diagnosed with whooping cough earlier this week and Leander ISD recommended parents check with a doctor to determine if their children were exposed to the … more
After a brief search, Cedar Park Police found a missing 10-year-old boy safe on Saturday night. The boy was reported missing late Saturday afternoon near Janet Bardles Park. In an unrelated incident, … more
Erin Arias of Leander High School and Mary Iliukevich of Round Rock High School were among the 10 students selected to receive a Career and Technical Education Award from Congressman John … more
Gas prices around Central Texas have risen 7.0 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.41/g on Monday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 stations. Those prices are up 23.3 cents per … more
Six candidates seeking election to three city council seats in Leander met for a candidate forum on Monday night held at Skye Luxury Retirement Living Apartments in Leander. The candidates answered … more
Two River Place residents, Conner Erwin and Brent Werbeck, created a full course triathlon  called Fool’s Race that they will be competing in and benefiting charity along the way.Neither Erwin … more
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