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Cedar Park and Leander flex muscles against zebra mussels in Lake Travis | Community Impact Newspaper
“I started to remove the ones I could see, and then I realized that there were hundreds of them just scattered throughout the rocks,” he said. “They’re definitely here; it’s not just a rare occurrence.”
WATCH: Police release video of deadly Austin fight in hopes of identifying witnesses
Austin police hope that they'll be able to identify the witnesses in the parking lot and the drivers surrounding the assault. The victim died after the attack at the Austin bus stop.
Cedar Park police seeking suspect accused of robbing, beating Vietnam vet
Police said the alleged robbery occurred on May 30 around 6 p.m. when the victim was followed from the bank at 1485 Cypress Creek Road to a nearby apartment complex at 1600 S. Lakeline Blvd. As the victim was walking from his vehicle, police said he was hit in the back of the head and knocked to the
Hill wins Leander mayoral runoff; Fielder to preside over June 21 council meeting
Leander residents have elected a new mayor. Troy Hill, who served one term on the city council before resigning to run for mayor, beat Vic Villarreal in a runoff election held last Saturday.
Man accused of exposing himself to 11-year-old girl and her mother after asking for money
Police say last month, the woman and the girl were sitting in their Chevy Equinox along the 3700 block of Goodwin, near Springdale Road, when the suspect--identified as 29-year-old Joshua McKinley--approach the front passenger window and ask the 11-year-old for money.
Round Rock Accused Of Threatening Man With Gun
ROUND ROCK, TX — Police have charged a man with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in an incident where he is alleged to have tried stealing another man's bicycle at gunpoint, according to a published report.
Summer Bash pool party and 3 other things to do in Georgetown, June 21-24 | Community Impact Newspaper
Brix and Ale is hosting a bourbon whiskey pairing dinner. $125 a person. Reservations are required. 6-8:30 p.m. 737-444-2750. Brix And Ale, Sheraton Georgetown, 1101 Woodlawn Blvd.
Austin man allegedly exposes himself to child, says it's a 'miracle' God saved him from his actions
The suspect, Joshua Dominic McKinley, 29, then allegedly exposed his penis in front of the victims and made eye contact with the child.
Police: Round Rock driver tried to run over man in road rage incident
A driver is accused of trying to run over a man in Round Rock during a road rage incident Sunday, according to an arrest affidavit.Michael Thomas Olson, 41, of Round Rock, was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, a second-degree felony punishable by up to 20 years in prison.
Texas to settle discrimination suit with former track coach
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The University of Texas has agreed to settle a race and gender discrimination lawsuit filed by former women's track coach Bev Kearney, who was forced out of her job in 2013 after the school learned she had a relationship with an athlete a decade earlier.Kearney, who is black, ha
Man Charged In South Austin Bus Stop Killing
The incident dates to June 16 just after 8 p.m. at a bus stop on the intersection of Redd Street and Manchaca Road. The dead man was identified by police as Allen "Popeye" Kiddy, 66. Police have arrested Juan Deltoro, 51, in the man's death.
New name for middle school, new principal and employee survey results highlight Lake Travis ISD meeting June 19 | Community Impact Newspaper
Sherry Baker, the newly announced principal of Lake Travis Middle School, shakes hand with Lake Travis ISD members at the board's Tuesday meeting. She will assume her new role July 2.(Yue Yu/Community Impact Newspaper)
First US Postal Service scratch-and-sniff stamps making their debut
AUSTIN, Texas (FOX 13)- Soon, you can not only read your mail, you can smell it too, with the U.S. Postal Service launching its first scratch-and-sniff stamps on Wednesday.
Cedar Park Home Offers Elegance And Style
A large and upgraded kitchen will delight the chef in the family, what with updated appliances and breakfast nook. The backyard with a flagstone patio is perfect for entertaining, and there's space enough back there for a swimming pool. If you were to opt out of installing a pool, there are two publ
New fund boosts federal dollars to Williamson County hospitals to help pay Medicaid bills | Community Impact Newspaper
With a new county-administered funding arrangement, Williamson County private hospitals—including two in Cedar Park—are set to take in more federal dollars next year to help cover costs for Medicaid patient care.Known as a local provider participation fund, the arrangement requires hospitals license
Austin ISD teachers getting raises after board approves $1.6B budget
The budget is also focused on supporting school safety, early literacy and programming that will target reinventing the urban school experience. Those projects include Montessori programming, early college high school expansions and a dyslexia project.
Local district receives push back regarding police department
"African American students are 8.7 percent of the population in Round Rock ISD, but they account for 33 percent of the discretionary discipline placements," said one of the meeting's speakers.
Changes to Cedar Park parkland dedication requirements set to go before City Council | Community Impact Newspaper
The city’sCode of OrdinancesChapter 12 subdivision regulations establishes parkland dedication requirements for developers. Currently, the requirements include the dedication of eight acres of parkland per 1,000 ultimate residents of a development, according tocity documents.
Grumet: Austin’s MLS stadium numbers aren’t as strong as they look
If you’re a city looking to bring some fancy new thing to town — like, say, a Major League Soccer franchise — there’s basically one way to make money.You’ve got to bring innewdollars. New spending, by people who otherwise wouldn’t be here.
TRAFFIC ALERT: Portion of Interstate 35 blocked in Round Rock after crash, officials say
The road is blocked off at RM 620 and I-35, transportation officials said. Drivers should expect delays in the area, they said.