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Deba-Re’s Giftshop closes with the hope of reopening in Georgetown in the future

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Deba-Re’s Giftshop at 4118 Williams Drive, Georgetown, closed at the end of August. The owner hopes to open in a new location in the future.... more >

Central Texas Food Bank awards $3,000 grant to The Caring Place

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The Caring Place, which operates a food pantry at 2000 Railroad Ave., Georgetown, received a $3,000 grant in January from the Central Texas Food Bank’s ReThink Hunger grant program. The funding will allow The Caring Place to buy four new shelves as well as a 49-cubic-foot freezer to replace an older, smaller unit. The nonprofit organization, which provides basic services for families in financial crisis, reports demand for its services has grown steadily since 2013. 512-943-0700.... more >

Randalls’ new Georgetown grocery store opens on Williams Drive

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The new Randalls grocery store at 5721 Williams Drive, Georgetown, held a grand-opening event Friday. The 57,655-square-foot store includes deli, produce, floral, meat and dairy sections. The store also features a pharmacy as well as a Starbucks location, and an adjacent fueling station is under construction. The Georgetown Randalls, which is open daily from 6 a.m. to midnight, is the anchor tenant of the new Oak Meadows Marketplace and is the first business to open in the retail complex.... more >

St. David’s Georgetown Hospital gets top rating from federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

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St. David’s Medical Center, which includes St. David’s Georgetown Hospital, 2000 Scenic Drive, Georgetown, earned a five-star rating in January from the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating system, which compares hospitals on a variety of quality measures, including patient mortality, safety, readmission and care effectiveness. The five-star rating, which is the system’s highest rating, was also given to St. David’s Round Rock... more >

New name, location and expansion for Georgetown Child & Family Counseling, now on Williams Drive

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Licensed professional and national certified counselor Jenna Fleming made several changes to her Georgetown-based practice Jenna Fleming Counseling PLLC. The business is now known as Georgetown Child & Family Counseling and has expanded into a private counseling group practice with three clinicians. Georgetown Child & Family Counseling offers services to children, teens, parents and young adults. The business also offers counseling in group and class settings. Fleming also moved the... more >

Hillside Nursery moves down Williams Drive in Georgetown

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Hillside Nursery moved from 5750 Williams Drive, Georgetown to a larger space at 5901 Williams Drive, Georgetown in November. The 6-acre landscape nursery also offers services such as designing, mosquito repellent systems and landscaping. 512-930-1300.... more >

BB’s Home Cooking kicks off 2018 by opening at the Rivery

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BB's Home Cooking rang in the New Year by opening at 1500 Rivery Blvd., Georgetown, on Jan. 2. The restaurant serves comfort food dishes, such as catfish, chicken-fried steak and mashed potatoes.... more >

The Caring Place’s programs and services department moves to new office in Georgetown

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In December nonprofit organization The Caring Place moved its programs and services department, formerly known as the client services department, to a new location at 2001 Railroad Ave., Georgetown. The department offers assistance to community members in the Georgetown area seeking help with rent, utilities, transportation and food needs. The Caring Place also operates a food pantry at 2000 Railroad Ave., Georgetown. The programs and services department is open weekdays from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.,... more >

Gateway College Preparatory School begins $18.5 million expansion in southeast Georgetown

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Public charter school Gateway College Preparatory School is expanding its nine-year-old campus at 3360 Westinghouse Road, Georgetown, with several new buildings and amenities. Construction work includes a 13,000-square-foot Elementary Learning Center to serve students in kindergarten through fourth grade; a 13,000-square-foot Middle School Learning Center with science labs and collaborative learning spaces to serve students in fifth grade through eighth grade; and a 19,000-square-foot... more >

309 Coffee plans to open in 2018 on South Main Street in Georgetown

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Three Georgetown-area couples will open 309 Coffee, a coffee shop at 309 S. Main St., Georgetown, in late spring or early summer 2018. 309 Coffee will offer espresso and espresso-based drinks as well as pour-over coffees originating from Colombia, Costa Rica, Ethiopia and Kenya. The shop will also sell coffee beans as well as pastries and other food items. 309 Coffee is owned by couples David and Karen Melles, Lyndsey and Steven Testone, and Christina and Tyler Woodall.... more >

The Oaks Gracious Retirement Living helps raise thousands of dollars for Hurricane Harvey survivors

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Residents and managers at The Oaks Gracious Retirement Living, 3720 Williams Drive, Georgetown, presented a $40,000 check Nov. 9 to the Houston Food Bank to support families affected by Hurricane Harvey. The money was raised by The Oaks and other Hawthorn Senior Living communities in the U.S. and Canada. 512-360-0077.... more >

Scott’s Oyster Bar closes Georgetown restaurant location

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Scott’s Oyster Bar at 103 N. Austin Ave., Ste. 105, Georgetown, closed Nov. 27. The restaurant served Cajun dishes, coastal fare and oysters.... more >

Bella Sera Italian Restaurant opens on West University Avenue in Georgetown

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Bella Sera Italian Restaurant opened Nov. 18 at 603 W. University Ave., Ste. 110, Georgetown. The restaurant offers a variety of Italian dishes, such as pasta and pizza. Bella Sera has several locations around Texas, including restaurants in Copperas Cove, Lockhart and Maple Falls.... more >

White Wing Golf Club in Sun City will show off renovations Dec. 15

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The White Wing Golf Club, 151 Dove Hollow Trail, Georgetown, will host a grand reopening ceremony Friday, Dec. 15 to celebrate the completion of improvements made to the Sun City golf course over this past summer. Renovations include new forward tee boxes and a widened play area as well as improvements designed to ease maintenance, cart traffic and drainage, according to the club. The Sun City Texas Community Association selected Fry/Straka Global Golf Course Design to complete the... more >

Laser Lounge Med Spa relocates along Williams Drive

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Laser Lounge Med Spa moved to 2002 Williams Drive, Georgetown in September. Previously the business was located at 3613 Williams Dr., Georgetown. Services offered at Laser Lounge Med Spa include customized skin care, acne care, education, skin rejuvenation and laser hair removal. 512-863-2118.... more >

Spa Luxe to open at The Summit at Rivery Park in April 2018

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A luxury day spa called Spa Luxe will open in April 2018 at The Summit at Rivery Park, 1500 Rivery Blvd., Georgetown. Spa Luxe plans to offer a variety of spa services, including facial and body treatments as well as massage and nail services.... more >

Tiff’s Treats plans 2019 opening in future Wolf Crossing development in Georgetown

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Austin-favorite Tiff’s Treats will open a Georgetown location in 2019 at the planned Wolf Crossing development off West University Avenue to the east of Wolf Ranch Town Center, according to a company spokesman. Tiff’s Treats offers cookies and other baked goods, as well as a delivery service.... more >

Georgetown’s Cyclewerx moving next door

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Cyclewerx is moving from 3010 Williams Drive, Ste. 115, Georgetown, to the space next door at 3010 Williams Drive, Ste. 118, Georgetown, in early 2018. The unit was formerly occupied by Fire & Ice Pizza Bar. The bicycle shop not only sells bikes and biking accessories but also organizes rides, sponsors racers and hosts clinics. Once Cyclewerx moves, its contact information will remain the same. 512-900-4752.... more >

Noon Mediterranean closes Georgetown location on North Austin Avenue

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Noon Mediterranean, formerly known as Verts Mediterranean Grill, recently closed its Georgetown location at 900 N. Austin Ave., Ste. 410. The company has closed several of its locations in Austin, Cedar Park and San Marcos in recent months, although eight Austin-area locations remain open.... more >

Income-restricted Merritt Heritage Senior Village breaks ground on Williams Drive in Georgetown

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Merritt Heritage Senior Village, a partially income-restricted apartment community for residents 62 years of age or older, broke ground Nov. 15 ahead of its anticipated completed in December 2018. The complex, located at 4700 Williams Drive, Georgetown, will feature 244 units ranging from studios to three bedrooms in size with half of the units considered affordable, or set aside for tenants with incomes at or below 60 percent of the area median income. In addition to apartments, Merritt... more >

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