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The Leander City Council postponed its planned final vote on whether or not to put an exit from the Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority public transit and rail system before Leander voters … more
Should Leander exit the Capital Metro system, losing its unique access to rail service but gaining freedom over how to use the revenues from its other 1% sales tax?If a Cap Metro exit is approved by … more
The election calendar gets full and pretty complicated in Texas early in even numbered years. County and state parties are going full-tilt for their primary elections, usually held in early March, … more
Commissioner Cynthia Long Re-Elected CAMPO ChairThe Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) Policy Board unanimously re-elected Williamson County Precinct 2 Commissioner … more
Due to the large number of Leander ISD teachers absent with COVID-19, the Leander ISD Board of Trustees approved five additional days of paid leave last Thursday for employees who test positive for the virus.
Experts tell us that people who get sick from the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus — especially those who are vaccinated and have had booster shots — don’t experience the severity of … more
Leander's first Marin Luther King Day Parade & Street Festival draws over 650 people Monday, launching an event that organizers plan to make an annual city event.Leander City Council member … more
(This story will be updated as more information becomes available.)Cedar Park Mayor Corbin Van Arsdale announced Friday evening that he will not be running for re-election in the upcoming May 2022 … more
Williamson County Judge Bill Gravell issued a local State of Disaster declaration Friday for Williamson County to ban outdoor burns and smoking in the county's unincorporated areas, parks, preserves … more
Trustees for the Leander school district will have a full slate of business in front of them when they meet for January’s regular session Thursday evening.One of the top items on the agenda is a … more
The City of Leander will hold its first Martin Luther King Day Parade & Street Festival next Monday, Jan. 17, in Old Town Leander.The event will focus on bringing the community together with its … more
As the weekend closed, Williamson County public health officials reported enough new infections to push January’s total to nearly 10,000 new cases, an infection rate which has begun to soak up more … more
Outgoing Democratic state Rep. Celia Israel announced Tuesday she will run for Austin mayor. Israel, who was elected to the Texas House in 2014, said her campaign will focus on housing, … more
The Cedar Park Police Department arrested 12 of 13 suspects indicted on federal charges related to a major fentanyl bust on Jan. 4, which sprang out of their investigation into 23 local overdose … more
As students return to school for the spring semester, one key aspect is missing: their teachers. Area school districts like Leander and Round Rock ISD are experiencing staff and teachers shortages after the surge of COVID-19 cases over the holidays has left many teachers out sick with the virus. more
The Cedar Park Police Department is investigating a fatal stabbing that occurred Tuesday, Jan. 4, at 1700 Bagdad Road, which is near the Splash Shack.Police responded to a call around 11:30 p.m. and … more
The Leander City Council will weigh the serious decision Thursday of whether or not to put an exit from the Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Cap Metro) rail system before Leander voters … more
Williamson County will make the first investment in the massive new Samsung semi-conductor plant when it drops a bit over $19 million to build a four-lane road along the south side of the property in … more
While many of us enjoyed a holiday season with friends and family, the Omicron variant of the novel coronavirus burst into view in a way not yet seen in this pandemic.The most recent new case update … more
The death total for the historic February 2021 snowstorm continues to rise as 36 additional deaths were confirmed to be linked to the storm in the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS)'s … more
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