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The U.S. Department of Labor has found child labor violations at four McDonald's locations owned by Marwen & Son LLC in Cedar Park, Leander and Georgetown and fined the company $21,466, according … more
The drunk driving charge against Sen. Charles Schwertner (R-Georgetown) was dismissed July 18 by Travis County prosecutors. In an official statement, Travis County Attorney Delia Garza said … more
A mosquito trap in the Brushy Creek MUD tested positive on July 25 for carrying the West Nile virus, marking the third time a trap in that MUD has tested positive for the virus. More importantly, it … more
The massive 300-acre grass fire that swept through the northern portion of Williamson County between Jarrell and Georgetown was finally contained Saturday evening. No evacuations had to be issued … more
The dance, music and artistic expression of Bollywood is coming to Cedar Park! The Austin-based nonprofit Agni Foundation for the Arts plans to hold a Bollywod Festival from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. … more
The massive 300-acre grass fire sweeping across Williamson County between Jarrell and Georgetown is now 50% contained by emergency responders as of Thursday evening. So far, no evacuations have … more
The City of Leander has downgraded its water restrictions back down to Phase 2 after the fix for the malfunctioning water barge pumps at the Brushy Creek Regional Utility Authority (BCRUA) plant is … more
The City of Leander is temporarily banning all outdoor watering except hand-held hose watering under the Phase 3 water restrictions it issued last Friday, July 14, due to soaring temperatures putting … more
After months of hardship, tragedy and setbacks, the Queer EmPower Pride Conference and Festival jointly hosted last Saturday by Cedar Park Pride and Leander Pride brought a bright spot for the … more
Four Cedar Park homes were temporarily evacuated on July 12 after the Cedar Park Police Department responded to a report of suspicious items inside and ended up recovering 29 firearms, ammunition and … more
A 15-year-old percussionist in the Cedar Park High School band bravely chose to donate his hair on June 28 to Locks of Love, something he was inspired to do by his biggest musical inspiration - Neil … more
Local LGBTQ+ residents and advocates feel afraid. A slate of anti-trans and anti-LGBTQ+ legislation passed by the Texas Legislature this year combined with a recent uptick in incidents of LGBTQ+ … more
Akira Ross loved to laugh and to make people laugh, whether it was her family, her friends and the people who would watch the countless music video, dance videos and prank videos she would post … more
A Georgetown man pleaded guilty in a federal court in Austin Tuesday to an enhanced charge of possession of child pornography. According to the charging affidavit, Faith Baptist Church in Round … more
The Cedar Park City Council approved at its June 22 meeting its selection of an architectural firm to design the City of Cedar Park's new 31,000-square-foot Public Safety Training Facility. … more
The Leander ISD Board of Trustees approved a $496.6 million general operating budget for fiscal year 2023-24 at the June 15 board meeting. The projected enrollment for that fiscal year is over 43,500 … more
Thousands of cosplayers, collectors and a wide variety of all types of hobbyists out Saturday and Sunday for the fourth year of the Greater Austin Comic Con. While the organizers are still … more
Leander ISD Board of Trustees discussed at their June 15 meeting redesigning the district’s reading intervention strategies to optimize student outcomes in reading and minimize the loss of core … more
Two incumbents won their reelection bids back on June 13 in the Pedernales Electrical Cooperative (PEC) Board of Directors elections. Emily Pataki, the incumbent, won reelection to her District … more
After a gay woman’s murder and a Liberty Hill ISD student’s suicide last October, the mayors of Cedar Park, Leander and Liberty Hill issued Pride Month proclamations this month. … more
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