New demographic data suggests that Leander ISD may have to build more elementary schools sooner than previously anticipated.
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Nighttime lane closures have resumed as the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority nears starting construction on MoPac. more »
Economic development leaders in Cedar Park are seeing the fruits of their labor as a Fortune 500 company plans to open its research and development facility in the city by March. more »
Local organization Team Jaylie Slipper Drive is collecting donations to provide children with cancer in Austin with slippers before Christmas Day. more »
Brown Santa toy drives kick into gear this week with the distribution of donation barrels around the county and announcement of donation events throughout the coming weeks. more »
The Cedar Park H-E-B at US 183 and Whitestone Boulevard is undergoing an expansion project that will add new foods and square footage to the 25-year-old store. more »
With more than 250 autopsies requested each year, Williamson County officials are considering service alternatives as the county’s go-to medical examiner’s office in Travis County outgrows its current location. more »
Construction will start this fall on a two-year project designed to aid mobility on MoPac by adding one tolled express lane in each direction between Parmer Lane and Cesar Chavez Street. more »
Construction on East Crystal Falls Parkway between Leander Drive and US 183 began Nov. 4, with plans to complete the project by August 2014. more »
Central Health, Travis County's health care district for the underinsured and uninsured, hosted the Transforming Health Care in Central Texas event Nov. 21 to highlight major health care projects that will take place as a result of Proposition 1. more »
The Lower Colorado River Authority board voted 8-7 to cut off downstream rice farmers from Highland Lakes water unless lake levels significantly increase in the coming months. more »
Ronald Abruzzese and Jerry Perez will move to a runoff election for the Place 4 Leander City Council seat based on final voting totals in Williamson and Travis counties. more »
Due to significant gains in taxable value, 18 companies that have participated in Williamson County’s freeport tax exemption program since 2010 will be released from their contract one year early, county officials announced Nov. 7. more »
The cities of Cedar Park and Leander are standing out to community-watchers, including real-estate broker firm Movoto and security corporation Safewise. more »
Family members and veterans showed their appreciation Nov. 5 when state Rep. Tony Dale, R-Cedar Park, announced he wants to expand Texas Purple Heart Medal conditions to include military victims of the Fort Hood shooting attack four years ago. more »
Voters in Williamson County approved two bond packages for the county Nov. 5 following a technical difficulty on election night. more »
St. David's HealthCare will open its fourth freestanding emergency room in Central Texas in 2014 at Lakeline Market retail center, 14016 N. US 183. more »
Nonprofit: Your Ride is Here
Photo courtesy Your Ride Is Here
Cedar Park resident Ken Adams founded the organization in 2009, which provides reliable transportation for cancer patients to and from treatment appointments.
Holiday shopping guide
Local stores are getting ready for an influx of shoppers looking for the perfect gift.
Business: 1Up Sports
Photo by Stephen Burnett
Tim and Lisa Prukop own and operate an elite athletic training facility in Cedar Park.
History: Austin Community College 40th anniversary
Photo courtesy Austin Community College
ACC has reached many milestones, including purchasing the Highland Mall for a future campus, opening 10 campuses and growing enrollment to more than 41,000 students.
Business: @ Large
Photo by Emilie Lutostanski
Husband-wife team Jay and Janelle Reynolds offer personal chef services based in Leander.
Dining: Smokey Mo’s Bar-B-Q
Photo by Audrey Spencer
Owned by Mo Melchor, the restaurant has 11 locations statewide, all with at least one Melchor family member on staff.
Nonprofit: Austin Lyric Opera
Photo courtesy Mark Matson
The arts organization is unique to the Austin area and is thriving after financial hardship.
Picture-worthy moments in Leander and Cedar Park
2013–14 Healthcare Directory
The full copy of this year's Cedar Park/Leander healthcare directory is available online. The directory includes hospital and physician listings as well as editorial updates on various health services within Cedar Park and Leander.
A guide to Cedar Park and Leander in 2013
Volunteer Guide 2013
Discover ways to get involved in local nonprofits and give back to your community