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ROUNDUP: 7 eateries coming soon to the Cedar Park-Leander area

These seven restaurants plan to open this year in the Cedar Park-Leander area.


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Featured neighborhood: Forest Oaks

The Cedar Park neighborhood is located between US 183 and Parmer Lane near Cypress Creek Road.


State, federal health authorities recommend pause of Johnson & Johnson vaccine after 6 rare, severe blood clots

Hub providers in Dallas, Harris and Travis counties have all announced they will follow the recommendations and pause distribution of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.



National supply issues with Johnson & Johnson vaccine affect Austin-area shipments

After a manufacturing error ruined 15 million doses, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the supply will not increase until the plant in Baltimore is once again allowed to participate in production.


Williamson County reported more than 250 new COVID-19 cases April 9-11

Here are the most recent coronavirus updates from Williamson County.


Müv Dance & Fitness now open in Leander

The studio celebrated its grand opening April 11.


377-unit multifamily development under construction in Northwest Austin

The Lakeline-area project is expected to be complete in October.



Coronavirus updates from Austin, Travis County; governor bans 'vaccine passports' and more top Central Texas news

Read the most popular business and community news from the past week from Central Texas.


Romeo's Pizza coming to Georgetown; Vacancy Brewing opens in South Austin and more Central Texas news

Read the latest business and community news from the Central Texas area.


Williamson County adds more than 200 new COVID-19 cases April 5-7

Here is what you need to know today about COVID-19 in Williamson County.


Harmful blue-green algae found in Highland Lakes

Blue-green algae has been found in three Highland Lakes and 10 locations around Lake Travis.



February storm highlights Leander water struggles

Now Leander officials are considering how to prevent future crises while continuing to build much-needed infrastructure so residents do not have to go without water again.


Pustka Family Barbeque serving Hutto area; Indian restaurant coming to Cedar Park and more Central Texas news

Read the latest business and community news from the Central Texas area.



‘Our 'new normal' is to treat all algae with caution’: LCRA confirms toxic blue-green algae still present in Highland Lakes

According to LCRA’s April 6 update, every test taken since late February has tested positive for cyanotoxins, and the LCRA is strongly urging pet owners to keep their dogs from playing in the Highland Lakes chain.



Liberty Hill ISD voters to see nearly $500 million bond in May

Approximately 1,385 LHISD students live in Georgetown, and another 238 live in Leander, according to district officials.


Leander, Cedar Park moms see career, role changes in pandemic

Leander and Cedar Park moms talk about the sacrifices they made for their families in the pandemic year.


Austin Regional Clinic relocates Cedar Park after-hours clinic

The after-hours urgent care clinic moved buildings April 1.


Statewide STAAR online testing outages affect 16 Leander ISD schools

Statewide outages to the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness Online Testing Platform on April 6 affected fourth- and seventh-grade students who were testing at 16 Leander ISD schools, according to the district.



TEA Student Assessment Division calls STAAR Online Testing Platform connectivity issues 'completely unacceptable'

According to the release, three STAAR tests were affected by the connectivity issues including fourth grade writing, seventh grade writing and English I.


Williamson County hires attorney in new Big Fish Entertainment lawsuit

Big Fish Entertainment produces the documentary series "Live PD."


Allegiant to open new operations base at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport later this year

The $75 million investment will add new local jobs while expanding flight options to and from Austin.


New order from Gov. Greg Abbott bans government-mandated 'vaccine passports' in Texas

"Government should not require any Texan to show proof of vaccination and reveal private health information just to go about their daily lives," Abbott said.




Williamson County adds 146 new COVID-19 cases, 5 deaths April 1-4

Here are the most recent coronavirus updates from Williamson County.