10:34 PM Oct 22, 2020 CDT

Leander ISD adds 17 early-release school days to give teachers planning time

The early releases will begin Nov. 11 and includes 17 Wednesdays through the rest of the school year.



Round Rock to add 60 jobs and more Central Texas news

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



Williamson County adds 47 new cases of the coronavirus Oct. 23

Here are the coronavirus data updates to know today in Williamson County.


Leander ISD combines attendance rezoning for Tarvin and Elementary School No. 29

District officials and board members elected to combine the two schools' rezonings to lessen confusion for families.


McCann Adams Studio named design architect for Cedar Park’s Bell Park

Bell Boulevard development moves forward with hired architect.


Cedar Park council selects Kevin Harris for open Place 4 seat

Harris will serve until a new council member is sworn in following the Nov. 3 election.



Over 44,000 cast votes in Cedar Park, Leander in 10 days of early voting

Cedar Park Public Library is the site with the most votes cast in Cedar Park or Leander.


Round Rock Donuts coming to Cedar Park and more Central Texas news

Read the latest business and community news from the Austin area.


Tesla CEO Elon Musk confirms 2021 opening for Travis County gigafactory

Musk said construction is moving apace at the new electric auto factory east of Austin.


Williamson County add 26 confirmed cases of coronavirus Oct. 22

Here are the latest coronavirus data updates for Williamson County.



Dog costumes, pumpkin fests: 7 fall, Halloween events in Cedar Park and Leander

From pumpkin patches to dog costume contests, here are seven fall and Halloween events in Cedar Park and Leander.


Tackling Texas' vote-by-mail system: Applying, delivering, tracking your ballot

Oct. 23 is the last day Texas voters can apply for a vote-by-mail ballot.


Baseball, softball players of all levels improving their game at 180 Performance Center in Leander

At 180, 6-year-olds and Major-League Baseball players alike partake in long-term development plans and instruction; take group and individual pitching, hitting, catching and infield lessons; and are granted access to technology used in the MLB.


Round Rock Donuts to build bakery in Cedar Park

The pending permit request is for a 6,000-square-foot bakery.





Chicken wing, daiquiri restaurant coming to Leander in 2021

The Thirsty Chicken will open in January with outdoor seating, karaoke nights, music and a dance floor.


Leyla's Mediterranean Cafe offers high-quality, affordable meals in Cedar Park

Owner Alaa Bataineh said his precise spice mixtures, along with the use of fresh ingredients, are what make the dishes so great.



Local business brings Alaskan fish to Central Texas markets

Fish from Savory Alaska taste like the ocean, the owners said, and lack the “fishy” taste that customers often avoid.



Williamson County daily coronavirus update stalled after inconsistencies are found

The daily coronavirus update did not come out on Oct. 19 and 20.


Some Austin-area polling locations have recorded 10,000-plus votes through first week of early voting

Three Williamson County polling locations have each reported more than 10,000 ballots cast in the first week of early voting.



Capital Metro opens downtown Austin station and more Central Texas news

Read the latest business and community news from the Austin area.