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Leander ISD is joining more than two dozen other Texas school districts in a lawsuit against the Texas Education Agency's (TEA) planned changes to its accountability ratings. The Leander ISD … more
Cedar Park residents will see a tax rate cut for the 11th consecutive year. The Cedar Park City Council unanimously adopted last Thursday a 2 cent tax rate cut, which set the tax rate at $0.37 … more
The Williamson County Commissioners Court adopted a two-tenth of a cent tax rate increase during their Aug. 29 meeting, which will make their next county tax bill $130 more than under this year's tax … more
The former director of the Williamson County and Cities Health District has filed a federal lawsuit against the Williamson County and Cities Health District and Williamson County itself, alleging … more
A Cedar Park man was found guilty by Williamson County jury in the 2021 murder of his ex's new boyfriend and sentenced last Thursday, Sept. 14, to 45 years in prison. Hector De Jesus … more
It's a Clinton-era legal relic, passed every three years for decades without significant discussion. And, after years of debate over whether it is a net benefit or harm to communities, it will no … more
The Austin Police Department is seeking the public's help with identifying the three suspects involved in the robbery of a jewelry store in the Lakeline Mall. According to the department, the … more
Williamson County's lawsuit aimed at stopping the City of Austin's plans to convert the former Candlewood Suites site on Pecan Boulevard into a supportive housing complex aimed to helping people … more
Average gasoline prices in the Austin metro area slipped an average of 8.1 cents per gallon over the last week, to an average of $3.31 on Monday, according to GasBuddy's survey of 830 stations. … more
With sweltering temperatures still reaching as high as 107 degrees, Leander ISD has switched up recess hours and pushed back the start times for its sporting events. This means that elementary … more
Leander residents will see a tax rate cut for the 11th consecutive year. The Leander City Council unanimously approved last Thursday a 1.5 cent tax rate cut, setting the new tax rate at … more
Compedia USA Inc, an Israeli educational computer game developer with over 30 years of experience, and PD Labs, a prescription laboratory that researches and develops new treatments for autism, Lyme … more
Williamson County Election Administrator Chris Davis resigned unexpectedly on Aug. 9. He has not provided any comment about the departure and the county's release about his resignation did not … more
Leander ISD said its board of trustees will consider a resolution seeking a "good cause exception" that would allow the district time to implement an "alternative standard" to meet the requirements … more
The Leander ISD Board of Trustees adopted a 16.5 cent tax rate cut for Fiscal Year 2023-24, marking the sixth consecutive year the district has cut its total tax rate. At their Aug. 24 meeting, … more
The U.S. Marshals' Lone Star Fugutive Taskforce arrested a 32-year-old suspect who allegedly fled the scene of a two-fatality hit-and-run accident in Leander back on Aug. 26. According to the … more
At approximately 1 p.m. last Friday, Williamson County Emergency Communications received a call regarding a grass fire along the southbound Interstate 35 service road just south of Jarrell at the … more
Two separate incidents involving shots fired occurred this week, including at the Lakline Mall on Wednesday and a fatal shooting incident at the Arboretum shopping area on Thursday. Both … more
The floodgates are opening Sept. 1 as hundreds of laws go into effect, impacting almost every aspect of Texans' lives. While the more than 750 laws passed by the Texas Legislature this year … more
At the August 15 meeting of the Williamson County Election Commission, Judith Ritchie was appointed as Williamson County elections administrator for the interim while the Election Commission begins … more
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