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Georgetown ISD's vulnerable kids see harsher impacts of COVID-19

Georgetown ISD, along with partners such as the Boys & Girls Club, has worked to minimize the pandemic’s impact on education, particularly for children who are economically disadvantaged.



DATA: Less than half of Georgetown ISD students identify as white versus more than 80% of educators

Check out how Georgetown ISD breaks down demographically. (Community Impact Staff0



The Patio opens in Pflugerville and more Central Texas news

Read the latest business and community news from Central Texas.


Williamson County adds 44 confirmed cases of coronavirus Sept. 16

The county also reported three additional deaths.


Mitchell Elementary School reports COVID-19 case

Correction: This was not the first confirmed COVID-19 case for Georgetown ISD, other cases have also been confirmed.


Q&A: National Center for Learning Disabilities expert discusses challenges of special education, remote learning during pandemic

The NCLD's director of policy and advocacy spoke about the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on special education students and their development in and out of the classroom.



Williamson County receives additional $1.3 million in coronavirus relief aid

The funding is from the third tranche of Community Development Block Grant funding to help prevent, prepare for and respond to COVID-19.


Georgetown unemployment claims rise again after weeks of decline

It has been six months since the start of the coronavirus pandemic in Central Texas. See where Georgetown unemployment claims stand.


UPDATED: Georgetown ISD launches COVID-19 dashboard

The dashboard will be launched by Sept. 18, officials said.


Georgetown ISD student enrollment grows by 9.34% in five years

Our Georgetown ISD district data breaks down enrollment, teacher and student statistics, and more.



Kalahari to open Nov. 12 in Round Rock—take a virtual tour plus more Central Texas news

Read the latest business and community news from Central Texas.


UPDATED: Williamson County rate of positive coronavirus tests drops to 2.22% due to backlog

This is the lowest positivity rate the county has reported since at least May 8, data shows.


Parks Pass program coming to Williamson County in October

The parks department hopes to have passes availble beginning Oct. 1.


Williamson County partners with Fostering Hope nonprofit for family recovery court consulting services

Williamson County Commissioners Court approved a partnership Sept. 15 with Fostering Hope Inc. to improve services in the county's family recovery court.



Data: Estimated 10% of Texans remain uncounted in 2020 census

U.S. residents have until Sept. 30 to complete the census.


Austin ISD: Election Day may become student holiday and more Central Texas news

Read the latest business and community news from Central Texas.


Williamson County positive coronavirus cases rise by 44

Of the total cases reported, 7,997 are estimated to have recovered, and there are an estimated 96 active cases.


Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar discusses state budget, economic planning

Hegar shared his outlook on the state's finances and economic outlook in a September TAG Houston livestream.



League of Women Voters to host drive-thru voter registration event in Georgetown

Are you registered to vote? The event will be held in Georgetown on Sept. 19.


Georgetown Chamber recognizes Georgetown ISD nurses for work during coronavirus pandemic

Georgetown ISD nurses were recognized for their work during the pandemic.


Leander ISD confirms 2 coronavirus cases and more Central Texas news

Read recent business and community news from Central Texas.


Get a cup of joe: Coffee shops now open in the Austin area

Read about coffee shops nearby in the Austin area.