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The Lower Colorado River Authority is accepting applications for grants for community projects throughout the month of January. Grants of up to $50,000 are available.Applications for the Community … more
Each year, Pedernales Electric Cooperative makes annual contributions to local education foundations within, or surrounded by, its service territory.This year, PEC donated $1,000 each to 24 different … more
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
Facebook's business model has always been simple: acquire as much personal information from users as possible, then find a way to make money off of it. For more than a decade, it proved to be a … 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
The University of Texas System Board of Regents last Thursday unanimously voted to authorize its flagship university in Austin to arrange for a private group to construct and manage a new $338 … 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
A federal judge's ruling last Friday that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional was a first-round victory for opponents of the law. But it will need to survive review by higher courts to have … 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
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