11:18 PM Oct 26, 2019 CDT

Northbound SH 130 closed at Pflugerville Parkway for much of Saturday night

The Pflugerville Police Department said traffic is being diverted from northbound SH 130 on to Pflugerville Parkway due to a crash.


Coffee With Impact: JT McCormick went from a horrific upbringing to being a CEO

Severe neglect, sexual abuse, violence, poverty: JT McCormick readily and publicly discusses these defining aspects of his upbringing. Told in shocking detail, it quickly becomes evident for those who attend his speeches that the stories of his childhood are necessary to elucidate how he emerged from it all to become what he describes as a success story.


Georgetown to get a visit from the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree

The U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree will stop in Georgetown as it makes its way to Washington, D.C., from Carson National Forest in New Mexico, according to a news release.




Historic Georgetown Shotgun House could be open to public more often, pending new agreement

The historic “Shotgun House”—built between 1920 and 1930—educates the public on a piece of Georgetown history.


Adopt a dog, cat, kitten or rabbit for free Oct. 26 at the Williamson County Animal Shelter

Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter is hosting a free adoption event this Saturday, Oct. 26. The first 50 adoptions of adult dogs, adult cats, kittens and rabbits will be paid for by A+ Federal Credit Union.


Let there be art: Georgetown residents can expect more murals, sculptures, other creative projects

Georgetown is seeking to become a nationally recognized arts destination by 2030, according to Arts and Culture Coordinator Amanda Still and Library Services Director Eric Lashley.



Williamson County increases over 65, disabled tax exemption amounts

The Williamson County Commissioners Court voted to increase the tax exemption amounts for disabled people and those over the age of 65 during an Oct. 22 meeting.


Jarrell ISD seeking volunteers to fill board vacancy

The Jarrell board of trustees accepted the resignation of longtime trustee Sue Lofland on Oct. 16 and is looking to fill her vacancy, according to a news release.


New electronics company headquartered in Georgetown offers discounted devices

Georgetown-based ArmadilloPC has recently opened its internet marketplace. The retailer offers discounted, …


Seven area chambers of commerce announce support for Williamson County roads and parks bond

Seven area chambers of commerce pledged support Oct. 22 for the proposed $447 million Williamson County roads and parks bond in front of the Williamson County Courthouse.



Central Texas transportation agency seeks input on 2045 long-range plan

A Central Texas transportation planning agency started its public input process Oct. 21 for its 2045 long-range plan , which looks at how the region will be connected over the next 25 years.


Wagner Middle, Carver Elementary and Mitchell Elementary likely to see attendance rezoning next school year

Plans for school attendance rezoning are underway at Georgetown ISD.


0.5% of voters turn out to the polls in Williamson County on first day of early voting

About 1,700 voters turned out for the first day of early voting in Williamson County on Oct. 21, accounting for 0.5% of the vote, according to Williamson County Elections.


164-acre Wolf Lakes Village will not likely see groundbreaking in 2019

The new Wolf Lakes Village development was set to break ground in 2019, but that will likely not be the case, said Michaela Dollar, economic development director for the city of Georgetown.



Brix And Ale in Georgetown announces new menu

Brix And Ale at the Sheraton Austin Georgetown Hotel & Conference Center announced an all-new lunch and dinner menu Oct. 21.


Georgetown ISD releases district, campus improvement plans for 2019-20 school year

Georgetown ISD released its district and school improvement plans Oct. 18. The district plan includes goals and performance objectives for the 2019-20 school year.


New rideshare pilot program could offer transportation to most-needed areas

Georgetown officials continue to seek viable public transportation options for the city. With bus ridership low , a rideshare pilot program was launched last year. Council members were presented with ideas for a revamped pilot program at the Oct. 8 workshop.


Olivieri Style Studio coming to Georgetown on Nov. 9

Olivieri Style Studio will open in the Summit at Rivery Park on Nov. 9. The full-service salon offers …



Central Texas Philharmonic brings classical music programs to the Greater Austin area

Nationally recognized conductor Stefan Sanders led the Central Texas Philharmonic through the works of Jacques Offenbach, Igor Stravinsky and Ludwig van Beethoven as part of the Central Texas Philharmonic’s inaugural concert Sept. 8.


Firo Fire Kissed Pizza promises fresh ingredients, quick service in Georgetown

Matt Jones traveled Europe in search of the best pizza and gelato recipes he could find, using them as inspiration for his business, Firo Fire Kissed Pizza.



309 Coffee creates space for Georgetown community to meet, relax, stay

W hat started as an off-handed idea turned into a reality for six church friends in February.