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Texans can now store their precious metals in a publicly-backed secure vault close to home. The nation’s first state-run gold depository is open for business in a temporary location in Austin, and … more
Williamson County held a groundbreaking ceremony earlier this week for River Ranch County Park, which will comprise more than 1,000 acres of meadowlands, wetlands and hills running along the South … more
Capital Metro’s Kids Ride Free program has emerged from a temporary pilot program over the summer to a full-fledged permanent program allowing free rides for K-12 students on the system’s buses … more
Gasoline prices in Austin have fallen 4.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.10/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 stations in Austin. This compares with the … more
A Christmas wish could come true for dozens of area families as well as a group of pets waiting for a new home at the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter.The “Home for the Holidays” foster … more
In an effort to increase safety along school bus routes, Texas Department of Public Safety has begun placing troopers on Leander ISD school buses to monitor drivers.“The DPS Troopers have started … more
Gasoline prices in the Austin area have fallen 7.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.16/g on Monday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 stations in Austin. This compares with … more
Williamson County offices will be closed for the Christmas holiday on Dec. 24-26, as well as on Jan. 1, 2019 for the New Year’s holiday. The Commissioners Court will not meet Dec. 25, 2018 and will … more
About 120 residents attended a TxDOT open house on Nov. 29 at Dell Pickett Elementary School to discuss a corridor study on RM 2243 between 183A and I-35 in Williamson County. Already one of the … more
Calling all creative kids! Lakeline Mall will host a holiday-themed Disney Junior Play Date aimed to entertain and delight children of all ages, Dec. 8 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.Families will be able to … more
A Vista Ridge High School senior got the surprise of his life on Nov. 24, when he opened his front door to representatives from the University of Texas at Austin. UT’s Director of Admissions gave … more
The Leander Police Department is asking residents to help identify two suspects after they were recorded using a stolen credit card. Two suspects are alleged to have taken a Leander resident’s … more
The Cedar Park Police Department is investigating after a deadly crash on Dec. 3.Police say that the crash happened on Brushy Creek Road between Gupton and Vista Ridge around 5:45 a.m.The driver of … more
A partnership between Texas Humane Heroes and Tomlinson’s Feed in Cedar Park is helping hundreds of pets find new homes every month. In its 17th year, the relationship places around 2,500 pets each … more
Leander police are investigating a local man who was hurt while making homemade explosives at his house when some of the materials caught fire and caused an explosion Saturday evening, according to a … more
Shoppers from Williamson County and beyond came out in droves last week, seeking Black Friday sales. Jana Griswold, area director of marketing for Lakeline Mall, said the ‘shopping holiday’ … more
In order to track and identify lost dogs and cats, the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter implemented new facial recognition technology in October.The regional shelter now offers the community … more
Local single-family home were at a record-breaking high in October, as early demand for fourth-quarter deliveries led to a new all-time high number of sales in Central Texas. The numbers, … more
Thanks to a resolution passed by the Cedar Park City Council on Nov. 15, two life-sized statues of three military service members will be installed at the city's Veterans Memorial Park. The council … more
Gasoline prices in Austin have fallen 5.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.33/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 stations in Austin. This compares with the … more
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