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As vast, timeless and limitless as space is, it has brought together two different people who enjoy its mysteries above all else. Now a 13-year resident of Cedar Park, Donald Schliesser’s … more
Achieving literacy by the third grade is a significant milestone for children, parents and educators. It’s also one of the biggest problems faced by area school districts.  Research shows … more
Thanks to a partnership between the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office and local police forces, several newly appointed Texas Peace Officers will help clean up local crime.Eight cadets graduated … more
Avid swimmers and mermaid fanatics in the Austin area will be able to fulfill their dreams of sprouting colorful tails and becoming part of the undersea world with the addition of a new school called … more
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), two out of three safety seats are not used correctly. St. David’s Emergency Center in Leander will host a free car safety … more
After recent heavy rains in the Central Texas area, a sampling of mosquitoes taken at an expanded trapping site in Cedar Park has tested positive for West Nile Virus in September. The testing is … more
Lora Moser has done the impossible. After being diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at age 2 in 1979, her family was told to expect her not to live past her teen years, Moser is now 40 years old and still … more
Home sales in the Cedar Park and Leander areas continued to climb over the summer, with prices on the rise as well. According to the 2018 2nd quarter Texas Quarterly Housing Report, home sales … more
For 12 years, the Austin Dog Alliance has been working to bring dogs and humans together in the best of ways. The nonprofit, founded in 2006 by executive director Debi Krakar, was established … more
An international icon known for their high kicks and patriotic costumes, not much has changed for the Kilgore College Rangerettes’ style. In 1939, Kilgore College Dean B.E. Masters decided that the … more
Neighborhoods across Cedar Park, Leander and Round Rock are joining thousands of communities nationwide for the annual National Night Out event. This year’s NNO will be on Oct. 3, from 6 to 9 … more
Members of the Cedar Park City Council and city staff hosted a first-ever ‘Council Chat,’ taking off-the-agenda questions from residents and providing answers to any who attended the Sept. 4 … more
After hearing stories from concerned parents about excessive heat on school buses and heat-exhausted children coming home after school, the Leander ISD board took action by directing administration … more
Those who knew and served with Cecil D. “C.D.” Hill said the man who became the City of Leander’s first police chief was someone willing to lend his hand to those in need.  Hill was … more
Williamson County Judge Dan Gattis on Monday lifted the burn ban for unincorporated areas of Williamson County.Gattis' office advises residents to remain cautious with any outdoor burning activities … more
Most technology in the modern world is run on code. From smartphones to cars to websites to entire factories, very little in our our modern world could operate without code — the language of … more
On a calm Saturday morning, surrounded by the sounds of gentle fountains and the fluttering of dragonfly wings, members of the Leander City Council and the Leander Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10427 … more
Mia Garcia, an 11-year-old from Austin, is making history as the youngest person to be nominated for Best New Female Artist at the Tejano Music Awards.Coming from a musical family, Garcia recorded … more
There was not one vacant seat at Congressman Beto O’Rourke’s town hall meeting last Wednesday morning, as the Democratic challenger to Senator Ted Cruz spoke to a packed house at the Cedar Park … more
The CTRMA has approved a toll discount program, allowing participating qualified veterans to drive toll-free, starting on Nov. 1, on the 183A toll, the 290 toll, the 71 toll lane, and the future 183 … more
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