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In Tuesday’s primary runoff election, Leander High School graduate and U.S. Air Force veteran Mary Jennings “MJ” Hegar defeated Cedar Park physician Christine Eady Mann to win the Democratic … more
In April 2017, a contractor accidentally cut the lines to the City of Leander’s emergency dispatch system, causing all 911 calls to be rerouted to other agencies. It was the last of several similar … more
The Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter will hold a free adoption event for Memorial Day weekend. The public is invited to visit the shelter Saturday and Sunday, May 26 and 27, from 11 … more
Deputies with the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office will be stepping up enforcement randomly beginning Tuesday, May 22 to June 4 as part of the “Click it or Ticket” campaign. “Seat … more
A five-vehicle accident involving a Lake Travis fire engine sent 10 to the hospital and backed up traffic on the already-congested RM 620 for hours last Wednesday. All four firefighters aboard … more
The Santa Rita Ranch development off north Ronald Reagan Boulevard will be the site of Liberty Hill’s second fire station, anticipating an increased need for emergency services along the … more
Families from around the area came out to Leander's Old Town Street Festival to enjoy rides and games while sampling food and handmade crafts as well as live music. more
The Leander ISD board of trustees reviewed a plan that would increase compensation for all district employees, approved the use of unassigned epinephrine on its campuses and considered programs … more
Three Leander City Council members took their oaths of office at last Thursday’s council meeting following an official canvassing of votes after the May 5 election.Incumbent Michelle Stephenson was … more
A Leander junkyard wants to change its image. Property owners in north Leander want to bring food trucks to town. The City of Leander will hear public comments on both proposals at their meeting … more
The top-rated movie theater in country will open a new location in Cedar Park as a part of the city’s first mixed-use development. The Cedar Park City Council last week unanimously approved an … more
Two Democrats will face off in next Tuesday’s primary runoff election seeking the nomination to challenge longtime incumbent Republican John Carter of District 31. Carter’s district encompasses … more
Leander’s popular annual outdoor festival, the Old Town Street Festival, opens in downtown Leander on Friday, May 18. Local and national artisans will bring handmade crafts and country music stars … more
Leander public library receives grantStaff ReportsThe Leander Public Library will begin a new program aimed at creating a national discussion about reading, thanks to a $2,000 grant from the American … more
Two men were killed and the 23-year-old niece of the shooter was critically wounded in what police say was a murder-suicide in Cedar Park on Saturday. John Michael Garcia, 45, of San Antonio was … more
Cedar Park has a new mayor and a pair of candidates will head to a runoff election for Leander mayor. Voters also elected three new council members in each of the cities and passed 29 of 30 total … more
With the May 14 deadline to submit appeals to the newly released flood insurance rate map (FIRM) approaching, the City of Leander is making an appeal to the Federal Emergency Management Agency on … more
Two mayoral candidates in Leander will head to a runoff, while three women vying for council seats won election in that city. In Cedar Park, Corbin Van Arsdale handily won the mayoral race over challenger Bob Cornelius... more
Morgan Briscoe said she has always been concerned about the severity and frequency of accidents along the stretch of RM 620 between the Cedar Park area and Mansfield Dam since moving to the area … more
 A longtime Williamson County employee retired late last month. Senior Director of Emergency Services John Sneed, a 36-year county employee, officially retired on April 26, just two days … more
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