6:00 AM Jan 22, 2020 CST

Chet Garner, 'Daytripper' star passionate about restoring historic structures in Georgetown

Chet Garner has called Georgetown home base since 2012 and opened The Daytripper World Headquarters downtown last year.


Jonah Salon & Co. opens in Georgetown

The salon opened Jan. 1.



Georgetown restaurant Simmer Down gets back to the roots of meal-making

Simmer Down serves breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as Sunday brunch


New mixed-use development coming to Georgetown, Liberty Hill area

The development will include restaurant, retail and office space.


Local destinations: a noncomprehensive guide to places to visit and things to see in Georgetown

Use this guide to ensure you are getting the most out of the community you call home, or pass it on to visitors.


Sanctuary Holistic Kitchen offers healthy bulk items, grab-and-go meals, classes and more in Georgetown

The retail store opened in February 2019 and offers natural remedies, skin care and healing foods.



Willie's Grill & Icehouse Georgetown location opens Jan. 20

The casual bar and grill serves burgers, chicken-fried steak, ribs, Texas seafood and more.


Shop Georgetown: 18 businesses that opened in 2019

These businesses opened in Georgetown in 2019.


Check out 20 restaurants that opened in Georgetown this past year

These restaurants opened in Georgetown between January 2019 and January 2020.




The Yard Milkshake Bar is coming to Georgetown this spring

The Yard Milkshake Bar will be located in the Wolf Crossing center.


Filing opens for Georgetown ISD board of trustees places 4 and 5

One person has filed for one of the two open board of trustee seats so far.


Single-family homes sold in Georgetown in 2019 reach record high

"As we look forward to this year, the market is not showing signs of slowing down anytime soon," Austin Board of Realtors President Romeo Manzanilla said.


Mental Health Expo, poetry open mic night and more: 5 things to do in Georgetown, Jan. 16-19

Check out some of these events going on in Georgetown this week.



Georgetown ISD awarded in school architecture competition

Georgetown ISD is among four Texas school districts awarded the Caudill Award, the highest honor in the annual Exhibit of School Architecture competition.


Texas oil and gas industry could see a major slowdown in 2020

The oil and natural gas industry paid a record-setting $16.3 billion in taxes and royalties to local governments and the state in 2019, the Texas Oil and Gas Association announced Tuesday.


Possible new program could bring more artistic elements to 2020 Field of Honor project

The Georgetown Arts and Culture Board was invited by the National Endowment for the Arts to apply for a $10,000 grant.


New, large mural to be installed on the Gus's Drug building in Georgetown

City Council approved the mural easement agreement at the Jan. 14 meeting.



Filing opens for May 2 Georgetown election, race for mayor, District 2 and District 6 council members

Applications for a place on the Georgetown May 2 election ballot may be filed starting Jan. 15.


2020 Market, Scratch Kitchen & Bar now open in Georgetown

The restaurant offers food from from local sources, including farmer's markets, Gulf Coast fishing boats and country farm fields.


Williamson County Commissioner Cynthia Long named chair of regional transportation planning agency

Long has represented Williamson County on the 21-person CAMPO transportation policy board since 2007.





First Watch cafe now open in Wolf Crossing

The restaurant opened Jan. 13.