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Leander Springs development takes a step forward

Hed: Leander Springs development takes a step forwardSubhead: Council passes PUD, asks developer to return with more details on projectA proposal for a mixed-use development that would feature … more

Cedar Park library hosting mini-con next month

Calling all cosplayers and comic aficionados! The Cedar Park Library will host its fourth annual Mini-Con Aug. 10 from 5 to 9 p.m. The event will feature a panel about cosplay, crafts and activities, … more

Leander Council to hold public hearing on zoning for new preschool

The Leander City Council is expected to hear public comments on a proposed special use zoning permit for a new private preschool at its July 19 meeting. The proposed zoning exception, for a … more

Cedar Park reviewing Atmos Energy rate increase plan

A planned rate increase affecting Atmos Energy customers in Cedar Park won’t take effect, at least until October. The city council voted to postpone the increase and attempt to negotiate the … more

Texas 811 demonstrates mock pipeline rupture

The largest pipeline infrastructure in the nation lies right beneath the state of Texas. Texas811, the largest one-call contact center in the United States, aims to prevent damage and protect … more

Leander PD welcomes first K-9 officer

The Leander Police Department welcomed four new members on July 12 including Chaplain Joe Bob Ellison, Crime Scene Specialist Haley Williams, Officer John Carnley and K-9 Officer Kodi — a … more

Water drive collects nearly 20,000 bottles for donation

TruWest Credit Union’s Austin-area branches collected more than 2,000 pounds of water in a recent donation drive. The drive, a collaborative effort of TruWest’s metro Phoenix, Ariz., and Austin … more

Clearing spaces: Parking Mobility helps cite parking violators

Cedar Park resident Mack Marsh volunteers several hours of his time each week working to help ensure that parking spaces set aside for the disabled are available to the disabled public. Marsh is … more

Austin ending bag ban after Texas Supreme Court ruling

The city of Austin announced Tuesday it will no longer enforce its ban on plastic bags after the Texas Supreme Court ruled that a similar ban in Laredo violated state law, KUT reported last … more

Cedar Park police investigating carjacking at H-E-B

The Cedar Park Police Department is asking the public to help identify a man involved in a carjacking reported to have … more

Texas Advocacy Project delivers backpacks for domestic abuse victims

Backpacks for Hope is raising funds to provide children fleeing domestic abuse with new backpacks for the upcoming school year.Sponsored by the Texas Advocacy Project, Backpacks for Hope is now in … more

Tiki-torch wielding man arrested for arson of Leander home

Williamson County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man neighbors say intentionally burned down a home with a tiki torch on the Fourth of July, leaving the residents — also tenants of Dill’s — … more

Concerns spark over zoning as Hill sworn in

Residents hoping to persuade the Leander City Council to vote down a proposal that would have seen substantial commercial and industrial growth in near Oak Grove Road and Heritage Grove Road left … more

Wilco district clerk earns accolade

Williamson County District Clerk Lisa David was named District Clerk of the Year for the State of Texas. The award signifies outstanding and distinguished service by a district clerk. David was … more

Leander City Council to swear in Troy Hill as Mayor

The Leander City Council is expected to officially swear in Troy Hill as Mayor at its July 5 meeting, after a retirement ceremony for former Mayor Chris Fielder took place at the Council’s June 21 … more

Cedar Park to spend $600K on police cameras

Cedar Park will purchase 105 body cameras and 64 in-car video units from Texas-based WatchGuard Video. Officers will begin training with the new systems this month. The Cedar Park City Council … more

The Sweet Life: Young Round Rock baker making a splash

Born and raised in Round Rock, 12-year-old Ava Avila has been baking for most of her life. With the recent launch of her own cupcake business, Ava is busy baking, frosting and decorating personalized … more

Sue’s Tech Kitchen to bring gastronomic science to Cedar Park

A pop-up restaurant created by the sister of Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg and designed by a NASA scientist to bring food, family and fun together will make an appearance in Cedar Park this … more

Most fireworks are illegal in and just outside of Cedar Park

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, … more

Council to discuss double-digit Atmos Energy rate increase

The Cedar Park City Council will discuss a proposal by Atmos Energy that would raise rates on residential customers while decreasing rates on commercial and industrial customers. With a vote at … more
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