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Leander ISD is one of 373 school districts in the U.S. and Canada being honored by the College Board with placement on the Ninth Annual AP District Honor Roll.  In order to receive the … more
Austin Community College is expanding the number of online courses and degree programs to meet a steep increase in demand for flexible educational opportunities.   “This is the … more
Williamson County will hold a swearing-in ceremony for newly-elected and re-elected officials on Tuesday, Jan. 1. The event, which begins at 10:30 a.m.,  is open to the public. A brief meeting … more
Gasoline prices in Austin have fallen 4.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.00/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 stations in Austin. This compares with the … more
The Cedar Park Fire Department last week issued a reminder to area residents that fireworks are illegal within the city limits and the city's extra-territorial jurisdiction. “The reason we … more
A memorial honoring first responders was officially dedicated on Dec. 20. The memorial, featuring statues of a firefighter and police officer, is installed in the front of the Cedar Park Police … more
Round Rock's bustling downtown nightlife scene got a boost and then word of a possible bust in December.The city gave final approval to an ordinance extending from midnight until 2 a.m. the hours … more
Williamson County employee Deanna Vaters and her husband built a meticulously-decorated gingerbread replica of the Williamson County Annex in Cedar Park for the holidays. The county placed the … more
After a recent burglary resulted in the loss of supplies for the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter, employees of the county clerk's office turned their annual Christmas luncheon into an … more
A former Leander ISD student plans to bike the more than 4,000 miles from Austin to Anchorage, Ak, this summer to raise funds for cancer research and support services. Maria Krychniak, a 2015 … more
Leander ISD’s newest middle school will be named for longtime Cedar Park High School teacher and dance instructor Stacy Danielson after a unanimous vote of the district’s board of trustees on … more
Gasoline prices in Austin have fallen 3.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.06/g over the weekend, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 stations in Austin. This compares with the … more
While Amazon elected earlier this year not to locate its coveted HQ2 campus in Central Texas, Williamson County officials wrapped up 2018 with the announcement that Apple invest $1 billion to build a … more
Library late fees are a thing of the past, according to Cedar Park Council Member Heather Jefts, and the city council voted on Dec. 13 to eliminate late fees at the city’s public library. The … more
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
Families came out to enjoy Cedar Park's annual tree lighting ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 8, which featured Santa's Workshop and a number of family-friendly activities. Originally scheduled for Friday, … more
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