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A Florence, Texas man was sentenced Friday to 15 years in federal prison followed by 15 years of supervised release for the sexual exploitation of a child and production of child … more
While the region is quickly dethawing at the end of this week from the recent freezing temperatures and widespread ice storm, the impacts of the weather is still lingering over area cities and … more
A former Lakeway resident was sentenced on Jan. 26 to 15 years in prison for producing child pornography, plus an additional 15 years of supervised release once that sentence is served.Thomas Owen … more
Leander ISD will remain closed through Thursday as icy conditions across the region worsened on Wednesday, coating local buildings, trees, vehicles and roads in a layer of ice.The district … more
Leander ISD joined all other Central Texas school districts in cancelling classes and other activities on Tuesday, Jan. 31 and Wednesday, Feb. 1 due to inclement weather conditions. Police closed … more
The City of Leander joined Williamson County in issuing a disaster declaration Wednesday night over the freezing temperature that blanked the region at the start of this week. The disaster … more
With freezing temperatures rolling in at the start of this week, Leander ISD will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 31 due to inclement weather conditions. All classes, practices and activities will be … more
The City of Cedar Park officially broke ground last Friday on the site of the new Cedar Park Public Library, which will be an anchor for the planned 50-acre mixed-use Bell District … more
The Leander City Council reviewed several major street projects and street-related improvement projects during its Jan. 19 meeting, which the City of Leander plans to tackle this year as part of its … more
The Austin Police Department is investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred earlier this month. According to official records, APD received multiple 911 calls late on Sunday, Jan. 15, … more
Travis County’s Summer Youth Employment Program is now accepting applications for two five-week sessions that will take place between June and August.Parents and their teens can begin the … more
The Texas Department of Transportation will close the northbound and southbound I-35 main lanes this weekend to demolish and remove the northern portion of the Williams Drive bridge.The closures will … more
The Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority (CapMetro) and Leander officials celebrated the ribbon cutting Wednesday for the opening of a second rail track between the Leander Station and the … more
The Leander ISD Board of Trustees on Jan. 12 approved a program that will provide a one-time payment of $2,000 to certain full-time special education teaching positions and a one-time payment of … more
Water infrastructure improvements remained a pressing issue for Leander and it will represent the majority of the major capital improvement projects the city will tackle in 2023. Dan Grimsbo, … more
The deadline for property owners to pay 2022 property taxes is next Tuesday. Williamson County Tax Assessor / Collector Larry Gaddes said in a reminder to property owners in the county that … more
White supremacist fliers were distributed across several northern Leander neighborhoods in the last few hours of Sunday night, directly leading into Monday when the City of Leander held its … more
The “Night to Shine” will return locally at Rockpointe Church for its ninth year on Feb. 10 after a three-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The prom-like event is a popular, annual … more
Cedar Park, Leander and Williamson County spent most of 2022 scrambling to keep up with their unprecedented population growth by significantly increasing budgets and taking out large bonds to build … more
The second annual Martin Luther King Day March and Ceremony drew over 3,000 people to Leander on Monday, highlighting how the event has continued to grow in popularity and draw visitors from … more
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