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Leander ISD is projecting it will have a $3.8 million budget shortfall for Fiscal Year 2023-24. The district is expected to receive $5.2 million less than budgeted from the School Health and … more
Early Voting totals so far are slightly lower than usual for Williamson County going into the final week before the March 5 primary elections. But, the county is simultaneously seeing record … more
Cedar Park has never had a tattoo parlor or piercing studio in its entire history. After the Cedar Park Council unanimously approved changes to Cedar Park's zoning rules last Thursday, Feb.22, … more
Endres challenging incumbent Boyce for Cedar Park Place 4; Cedar Park mayor, Kirkland and Jefts win reelection after drawing no challengers By Josh Moniz, Senior Reporter The Cedar Park City … more
The two former Williamson County Sheriff's Office deputies charged in the 2019 death of Javier Ambler while he was in their custody are finally going to trial. Opening arguments in their case began … more
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott spoke to more than 200 supporters in Leander as he continued his statewide campaigning efforts on behalf of candidates who will vote to adopt his multi-billion dollar school … more
Is it 2024 or 2004? Five candidates are facing off in Leander's packed mayoral election. The big issues they're debating? How to manage and expand the Brushy Creek Regional Utility Authority … more
Two local mothers spoke last week about how their lives were shattered in 2021 when they each lost a son to a fentanyl overdose not long after their sons had graduated from Leander ISD. They … more
Texas Children's Hospital is opening its first Austin hospital just north of Cedar Park's boundaries on Feb. 20. Located at 9835 North Lake Creek Parkway in the Austin portion of Williamson … more
The Leander Police Department released the identity of the 41-year-old woman hit and killed by a CapMetro train back in November 2023. Police finally located and notified the family of Naomi … more
A new CapMetro Rail station at Q2 Stadium will be ready for passengers on the opening day of Austin FC's home schedule, Feb. 24. McKalla Station, just outside the east entrance to the stadium, … more
Leander will enter Stage 4 water restrictions, which prohibits all nonessential outdoor water usage, starting Feb. 12 and running for up to six weeks as a precaution while the Brushy Creek Regional … more
Fundraising was small ahead of the kickoff of this year's local municipal elections - but even the early totals show big money donations might dominate fundraising in local elections again. … more
After district officials presented with the proposed final scenario for the Elementary Schoo No. 30 attendance zoning map to at the Leander ISD Board of Trustees meeting on Jan. 18, the board opted … more
A dead bat found in the 4500 block of Three Arrows Court in Cedar Park tested positive for rabies this week. Cedar Park has periodically had live and dead bats test positive for rabies in recent … more
Four new, first-time candidates have filed to challenge incumbent city council candidates in Leander and Cedar Park. The filing period for running for local city council elections began on Jan. … more
Despite lingering cold from the freezing temperatures that caused the original event to be postponed, a sizeable crowd turned out Saturday, Jan. 27, for the rescheduled MLK Day March and Celebration. … more
A Grandview Hills Elementary School student self-reported on Wednesday, Jan. 17, that they had accidentally brought a backpack to school containing a gun and a knife instead of their school … more
A Cedar Park man facing a felony charge for allegedly using a wooden board to assault multiple people before setting a house on fire was found incompetent to stand trial and is being temporarily … more
The City of Leander plans to impose Stage 4 water restrictions, which prohibits all nonessential water usage, in mid-February while the Brushy Creek Regional Utility Authority (BCRUA) replaces its … more
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