'Game changer' development with lagoon coming to Leander and more top Central Texas news

The public-access lagoon will serve as the centerpiece for more than 1 million square feet of commercial development, including a full-service hotel and conference center planned for the property. (Rendering courtesy city of Leander)
The public-access lagoon will serve as the centerpiece for more than 1 million square feet of commercial development, including a full-service hotel and conference center planned for the property. (Rendering courtesy city of Leander)

The public-access lagoon will serve as the centerpiece for more than 1 million square feet of commercial development, including a full-service hotel and conference center planned for the property. (Rendering courtesy city of Leander)

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Proposed $1 billion development with hotel, residences, 4-acre crystalline lagoon coming to Leander

Leander Springs, a 78-acre, mixed-use project with retail, restaurants, entertainment, hospitality, office and residential components, is coming to town, Leander Mayor Troy Hill announced Oct. 15.

New 102,000-square-foot H-E-B store slated to open in fall 2021 in Leander



H-E-B officially announced plans for a second store in Leander on Oct. 9.

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Austin ISD

Q&A: Learn about the 4 candidates running for Austin ISD Position 8

Four individuals are running for Austin ISD Position 8, one of the district’s at-large seats on the board of trustees.

Round Rock ISD

November 2020 election: Meet the candidates for Round Rock ISD board of trustees Place 7

Jenn Griffith and Danielle Weston are running for Round Rock ISD board of trustees Place 7.

Sally Grace Holtgrieve, Taylor Girtman, Nicholas Cicale and Taylor Jackson Buchanan contributed to this report.



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