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Leander ISD students made a big splash in 2023, garnering recognition in national and state competitions and participating in national events. As the district’s enrollment continues to grow, … more
Leander ISD is moving forward with creating a school police department. The decision adds a fundamentally new component to the school district, potentially for the rest of its existence, that … more
Although the lack of city and state elections this year may make it look like a lackluster year for elections, the absence was a welcome breather for Cedar Park and Leander voters, who had a marathon … more
2023 started with winter ice and culminated in summer fire for Cedar Park, Leander, and most of Williamson County. The 2023 February ice storm wasn't as devastating as the historic 2021 winter … more
Leander and Cedar Park residents had to repeatedly turn their taps off in 2023. Leander twice had to impose Stage 3 water restrictions, which prohibited all outdoor watering except for handheld … more
Four members of an alleged mail-theft ring operating out of Austin have been arrested and charged in connection with two robberies and a third attempted robbery of USPS master keys from postal … more
Cedar Park doesn't have a single tattoo parlor. The cluster of them along the city's southern border, the newly opened tattoo parlor to the north in Leander's Old Town District and citizen … more
A Leander High School student's death last Saturday, Dec. 16, is suspected to have been a fentanyl overdose, according to the Williamson County Sheriff's Office. Zarek McMeekin, an 11th grader, … more
The Travis County Sheriff's Office and the Leander ISD's district administration are investigating a Dec. 13 incident at Four Points Middle School where a substitute teacher brought a gun onto the … more
Williamson County held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Dec. 13 for the completion of a $1.1 million sports fields and courts lighting project at Southwest Williamson County Regional Park in Leander. … more
Leander ISD will start the process of creating its own district police department by summer 2024 to comply with the requirements of a new state law. The exact timeline for the Texas Commission … more
Leander will permanently close the CR 177 low-water crossing bridge in the coming days. The bridge over Brushy Creek is located on a section of the county road near its midpoint between its … more
Leander ISD will not allow chaplains, or clergy members, to serve as district school counselors. LISD Board of Trustees voted Nov. 30 against allowing or accepting chaplains as volunteers … more
A U.S. Postal Inspection Service worker was robbed around 9 a.m. on Dec. 5 in the 2000 block of Lucky Lane in Williamson County, just outside of the Leander city limits. The Leander Police … more
The Leander Police Department has ruled the Nov. 18 death of woman fatally struck by a CapMetro commuter train in Leander while crossing a railway bridge as accidental. On the day of the … more
Four Leander ISD campuses will receive a combined maximum total of $25 million in modernization upgrades next year in 2024. The $25 million in funding is part of the 2023 voter-approved district … more
The 2023 Leander Old Town Christmas Festival drew its highest turnout ever on Saturday,  Dec. 2.  The Leander Chamber of Commerce, which runs the event, estimated over 31,000 people … more
The Leander High School Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFJROTC) won seven awards on Oct. 28 at the 5th Annual Central HS AFJROTC Competition in San Angelo. Leander HS is the … more
A Leander man was sentenced on Nov. 29 to two years in prison for threatening several Georgia public official and election officials via an online message following the 2020 presidential election. … more
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints plans to hold a groundbreaking ceremony to kickoff the construction of a 30,000-square-foot temple in Cedar Park sometime around June of 2024. … more
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