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Leander Springs agreement, zoning approval to be considered Jan. 21

The 78-acre mixed-use project will have retail, restaurant, entertainment, hospitality, office and residential components.


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Williamson County COVID-19 vaccine hubs inoculate 2,500 residents on first day

By noon Jan. 20, Williamson County had two hubs operating—one in Sun City and one in North Austin.




Williamson County adds 294 new COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths Jan. 22

Here is what you need to know today about coronavirus in Williamson County.


Leander ISD students to make up snow day in April

The April date was set in the 2020-21 district calendar and otherwise would have been a holiday.



May election called for Leander mayor, 3 City Council seats

Applications for the seats opened Jan. 13 and will close Feb. 12.



Williamson County reports second-highest daily total for new coronavirus cases, 7 deaths

Here is what you need to know today about the coronavirus in Williamson County.


'We still have a long way to go': Central Texas physician answers questions about COVID-19 vaccine

Dr. Judith L. Thompson recently took the time to answer several general questions for Community Impact Newspaper related to the coronavirus vaccine, its efficacy and costs, and other related matters.


Williamson County increases COVID-19 rent and utility aid

See how Williamson County continues to spend its federal coronavirus relief funding.


EXPLAINED: When, where and how Texans can receive the COVID-19 vaccine

As Texas is still in the early stages of rolling out the COVID-19 vaccine, many Texans are still unsure about where, when and how they can get inoculated.



WilCo registration for vaccines opens; Cajun bar and grill open in Round Rock and more Central Texas news

Read the latest business and community news from Central Texas.


Williamson County reports 12 new COVID-19-related deaths Jan. 20

Here is what you need to know today about the coronavirus in Williamson County.


President Joe Biden's inauguration spurs reactions from elected officials around Texas

As President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris took their oaths of office, elected officials from around Texas took to Twitter.


Get messy on purpose, enjoy lake views at Art Barn ATX in Leander

The business hosts birthday parties and summer camps along with art sessions for all ages.



My Eyelab opening in Cedar Park, plus 2 more local businesses coming soon

Read about three businesses coming soon to Leander and Cedar Park.


Nashville-style hot chicken restaurant coming to Round Rock and more Central Texas news

Read the latest business and community news from Central Texas.


Registration for Williamson County COVID-19 vaccines now open

The county plans to begin vaccinating those who qualify under Phase 1B on Jan. 20.


Williamson County adds nearly 1,500 new coronavirus cases, 7 deaths over MLK weekend

Here are the coronavirus updates you need to know in Williamson County.



Food insecurity in Texas' 87th Legislature: Hunger relief organization Feeding Texas to propose legislation addressing hunger

Hunger relief organization Feeding Texas hosted a webinar Jan. 19 to discuss increasing funding and accessibility for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in the 87th legislative session.


Second Raising Cane's location planned in Cedar Park

The restaurant, located at 2920 S. Lakeline Blvd., Cedar Park, will replace the PDQ restaurant that closed in 2019.


Williamson County awaiting 6,000 COVID-19 vaccines

Williamson County is on schedule to receive 6,000 COVID-19 vaccines the week of Jan. 18.




DATA: Texas has vaccinated about 9% of estimated Phase 1 recipients

Over 1.1 million individuals from the Phase 1 population, which is estimated to include 13.5 million individuals total, have received at least one dose.


‘What does virtual learning and remote learning look like moving forward?': Raise Your Hand Texas policy director talks legislative priorities

Bob Popinski is the director of policy for Raise Your Hand Texas, an Austin-based organization committed to improving public education. He spoke with Community Impact Newspaper in late December about the 87th legislative session, which began Jan. 12.