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.

2:10 PM May 4, 2022 CDT

Expanded Dart'em Up facility opening in May in Northwest Austin

Dart'em Up is an indoor foam dart sports arena in Northwest Austin that now will have an arcade and prize center.


CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: 1,080-acre community to be developed at FM 1774, Hwy. 105 in Plantersville; Pflugerville ISD facing financial woes due to property values and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of May 4.


Treasure of the Hills Senior Center now open after temporarily closing in 2021

Treasure of the Hills Senior Center offers a variety of activities and programs for seniors 50 years old and up.



Williamson County Sheriff's Office to participate in license plate camera pilot program

Williamson County commissioners voted in favor of participating in a pilot program to install 25 rear license plate-reading cameras in an effort to reduce crime.


Travis County passes 8-week parental leave policy; Austin considers expanding its policy

The Travis County policy will give employees eight weeks of leave. Austin employees receive six, but that number could be doubled May 5.


CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: PGA of America announces inaugural championship in Frisco; new H-E-B under construction in Georgetown and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of May 3.


St. David's Surgical Hospital opens inpatient rehabilitation unit

St. David's Surgical Hospital announced May 3 that its new inpatient rehabilitation unit is open and ready to serve area patients. 



CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: 10 businesses now open or coming soon to Round Rock; McKinney to seek public input for reimagined SH 5 and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of May 2.


Travis County Commissioners question Central Health leadership amid community concerns 

Commissions asked Central Health officials questions regarding who they served, what services they offered and how they worked with other health organizations to meet the needs of Travis County residents.


Travis County participating in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on April 30

There are four county locations where residents can drop off unwanted prescriptions.


South Terminal management company rejects city of Austin’s $2 million buyout offer

The group has 36 years left on its lease at the South Terminal, which is where low-cost airlines fly out of.



SBA economic disaster loans now available to small businesses in 107 Texas counties affected by drought

The U.S. Secretary of Agriculture declared the drought to be an agricultural disaster on April 22.



Old Town Leander master planning moves forward

Planning for Old Town will fulfill the city's recognition of the opportunity to promote and revitalize its historic town center.


Infinit8 Fitness in Cedar Park relocating to new location in June

Infinit8 Fitness is a boutique-style, community gym.



CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: US 183 resurfacing begins; 11 acres in Frisco receive first approval for residential zoning 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 28.


UPDATE: Cedar Park to install cell phone use ban markers on existing school zone signs in city limits

Cedar Park has 72 locations across the city that need proper signage regarding the prohibition of wireless communication devices.


What Texas voters should know about statewide property tax propositions on May 7 ballot

Propositions 1 and 2 would provide homeowners with property tax relief and received bipartisan support from legislators in 2021, but they could place more of public education funding burden on the state.


CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: The Domain, Austin's ‘second downtown,’ marks 15 years; Pearland's first inclusive playground to open this fall 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 27.



Travis County pauses program giving defendants early access to legal representation over staffing issues

The pause comes less than two weeks after the program began.


Burn ban lifted for unincorporated areas of Travis, Williamson County

A outdoor burn ban is no longer in effect for unincorporated areas of Travis or Williamson County.


Williamson County to add a district court, county court to Justice Center in coming year

As Williamson County continues to grow, so does the number of courts serving the county.