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After stores and restaurants were closed for over a month and residents were asked to stay home as a measure to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus, Georgetown businesses began to open with limited capacity May 1 after the Williamson County "Stay Home Stay Safe" order was lifted. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
After stores and restaurants were closed for over a month and residents were asked to stay home as a measure to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus, Georgetown businesses began to open with limited capacity May 1 after the Williamson County "Stay Home Stay Safe" order was lifted. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)

After stores and restaurants were closed for over a month and residents were asked to stay home as a measure to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus, Georgetown businesses began to open with limited capacity May 1 after the Williamson County "Stay Home Stay Safe" order was lifted. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Williamson County commissioners hire law firm to address ‘Live PD’ controversy; move could mean future legal action

Williamson County Commissioners Court voted May 5 to hire an attorney to handle “Live PD” matters after the show continued to film Williamson County Sheriff's Office activity without a legal contract.

Round Rock ISD class of 2020 seniors to receive May in-person commencement walk

Round Rock ISD's class of 2020 seniors will get the opportunity to walk across the stage in an in-person commencement ceremony, the district announced in a news release. The commencement walk will be held at the Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex from May 18-23, with a designated day per high school, according to the release. Guest arrival times will be staggered, with a maximum of four guests allowed from the same household per student.



Most people contracting coronavirus in Travis County are those still going to work, health officials say

Officials said Travis County has successfully dampened the rapid rise of new coronavirus cases; however, they said a large majority of the new cases they are seeing are specific to one demographic: residents who still have to go to work.

GALLERY: 25 photos of Georgetown after 'Stay Home' order is lifted

Stores and restaurants were closed for more than a month, and residents were asked to stay home to help reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus. On May 1, Georgetown businesses began to open with limited capacity after the Williamson County "Stay Home Stay Safe" order was lifted.

Leander ISD moves 2020 graduations to July, offers three scenarios

Due to coronavirus concerns, Leander ISD's Class of 2020 graduations have been rescheduled to July 9-11 in the H-E-B Center at Cedar Park, the district announced May 1.

Ali Linan, Kelsey Thompson, Christopher Neely and Brian Perdue contributed to this report.