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UPDATED: See a Georgetown-specific timeline of coronavirus events March 3-May 26

Here is a noncomprehensive timeline of coronavirus-related events in Georgetown.


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Slaying ‘The Dragon': Goodwater Trail at Lake Georgetown draws adventure-seeking cyclists

The trail is one of only two in Texas with an International Mountain Bicycling Association Epic designation.


LIST: What Georgetown facilities are open now, when the rest will open

A drive-in celebration is being planned for the 4th of July, where guests would watch entertainment from their cars similar to a drive-in movie theater.



Georgetown utility bill late fees waived through June; disaster declaration to continue

City Council agreed to maintain the disaster declaration despite Williamson County ending the countywide declaration May 19.



Gov. Abbott issues proclamation allowing water parks to open

Starting Friday, May 29, water parks will be allowed to open but must limit guests to 25% of their normal operating capacity.




Texas schools may begin hosting sports workouts, band practices June 8

The University Interscholastic League released guidelines for allowing sports workouts and marching bands to practice.


Williamson County Court at Law 2 seeks grant funding for veterans and DWI/drug treatment specialty courts

The Williamson County Commissioners Court approved the grant applications during a special meeting May 26.


Georgetown's Southwest Bypass officially opens

The new roadway connects Hwy. 29 to RM 2243 to the southbound access road of I-35 at SE Inner Loop.




Georgetown pediatric mental health professionals see spike in needed services

“Parents, if you hear something alarming ... seek some help. Don't let it continue to fester," said Erin Basalay, the chief operating officer of Rock Springs Hospital.


Austin Islamic community Dawoodi Bohra provides financial assistance, face masks during pandemic

The Dawoodi Bohra community of Austin has worked to provide financial assistance and offered support to first responders and essential personnel during the health crisis.


MAY 25 ROUNDUP: Business updates from Central Texas

Read Community Impact Newspaper's coverage of Central Texas business news here.


These 5 Central Texas cities are among the fastest-growing in the U.S.

Four of the five cities represent notable growth in Williamson County.



MAY 23 ROUNDUP: Top stories from this week in Central Texas

Read the most popular stories from the past week of Community Impact Newspaper's coverage of Central Texas.


LIST: What is open, closed in Texas and how businesses can operate

Texas openings are staggered with different opening dates and operating limits.





Georgetown ISD recognizes longtime educators in virtual ceremony

The district also recognized those who had retired during the school year.


Texas to test all state hospitals, supported living centers for COVID-19

All patients, residents and staff at Texas' 23 state hospitals and supported living centers will be tested for coronavirus regardless of symptoms or exposure.


Georgetown again seventh fastest-growing city in U.S.

Georgetown added 32,204 residents with a growth rate of 67.94%t from 2010 to 2019.


Williamson County small-business grant program issues over $15 million

More than 1,200 checks have been mailed so far.



Williamson County nonprofits adapt to support those in need during coronavirus crisis

“I'm just kind of overwhelmed by people's understanding and kindness and generosity and people wanting to help,” said Ginna O’Connor, the executive director of The Caring Place.


Georgetown's Mia Federico, 14, training a puppy to become a service animal

Canine Companions offers highly trained assistance dogs for children, adults and veterans with disabilities.