Cedar Park - Leander

Stay informed about the latest local news in Cedar Park and Leander, including LISD, Leander and Cedar Park city councils, and transportation and development updates.

1:30 PM Apr 22, 2022 CDT

CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: Village within expansive Fields development in Frisco to feature 5-star Ritz-Carlton Hotel; Voodoo Doughnut coming soon to Cypress and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of April 22.


Leander ISD school board discuss teacher pay increases, total compensation for all employees

Leander ISD board discussed a 3% pay increase for teachers and a 2% across-the-board pay increase for all other employees at the April 21 meeting.


After a pandemic pause, local evictions on the rise as rental market strains remain

Following the end of local and federal eviction protections, the number of filings are ticking back up



CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: Construction to start on Magnolia Village retail center May 2; Stranger Things Store to open in Grapevine Mills and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of April 21.


Ascension Texas announces buyout of Orthopedic Associates of Central Texas

In addition to the nine new locations, an April 20 news release states the acquisition will add 19 doctors and more than 100 staff members to the Ascension roster.



Cedar Park-Leander median home prices, closed sales show noticeable increases in March

Austin Board of Realtors data shows a 22% increase in median home prices across the Austin metro area.



Williamson County rewind: Samsung Austin Semiconductor donates $10K to tornado relief efforts, plus other news

Here is a roundup of news from Williamson County Commissioners Court's April 19 meeting.


CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: 5 businesses and restaurants coming to Keller, Fort Worth; Happy Goat Retreat now open in Willis and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of April 19.


Amazon launching new payment method at Austin-area Whole Foods Markets

Customers at Whole Foods Markets in Central Texas will soon be able to pay for their groceries with a scan of their hand.


UPDATE: Austin airport, Capital Metro respond to federal ruling overturning mask mandate for public transportation

The Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and Capital Metro are both assessing how an April 18 decision by a federal judge to strike down the mask mandate for public transportation will affect their operations.



CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: Hoots Wings opening delayed in Round Rock; Grab N Go Tacos now open in New Caney and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of April 18.


Sales tax holiday for emergency supplies to save Texans estimated $1.5M

The sales tax holiday for emergency supplies is estimated to save Texans $1.5 million.


Leander ISD board to discuss potential November bond election options

Following the failed bond package from 2021, the Leander ISD board will discuss options regarding a potential November bond election.


Great Clips will open second location in Leander

Great Clips is a salon that offers a variety of hair services, including cuts, trims, shampoos and styles.



CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: Plano ISD could cut programs due to rising state recapture bill; Frosties to offer daiquiris to go in downtown Hutto and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of April 14.


Shogun Japanese Grill & Sushi Bar coming to Cedar Park

Shogun Japanese Grill & Sushi Bar has 27 locations in Texas. Popular menu items include steak, sushi and lobster.


CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: Developer eyes demolition of downtown Austin block home to Oilcan Harry's, Coconut Club and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of April 13.


CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: Officials monitoring noise complaints from residents living near new Round Rock Amp venue; CraftWay Kitchen opens second location in Frisco and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of April 12.



2017 bond work underway in Travis County; remaining projects could be delayed by inflation, supply issues

Nineteen projects could miss the 2022 completion deadline due to inflation and supply issues.


Leander Activity Center now open to the public, offering new and expanded parks and recreation programs

Leander Activity Center, located at 11880 Hero Way West, Leander, is now offering a range of recreational programs, activities and events for all age groups.