11:48 AM Nov 4, 2019 CST

9Round kickboxing gym coming soon to Georgetown

9Round kickboxing gym will open a Georgetown location this November.


Texas law requires retired police dogs be auctioned off. Proposition 10 would send them home with their handlers.

On Nov. 5, Texas voters will consider Proposition 10, which would amend the state Constitution to allow retired law-enforcement animals, such as dogs or horses, to be adopted by their handlers or other qualified caretakers.




MAP: Find your Election Day voting locations in Georgetown

The last opportunity to cast ballots in the 2019 elections is Nov. 5. Early voting concluded Nov. 1.


Georgetown officials begin reviewing possible 2030 land-use plan

Georgetown officials continue to plan for the future with a drafted plan of how city land might be used moving forward.


Williamson County commissioners appoint Hank Jones county fire marshal

Williamson County commissioners appointed Hank Jones as Williamson County fire marshal Oct. 29.


Local organization Helping Hands bringing mobile food pantry to Southeast Georgetown

Helping Hands of Georgetown is launching a mobile food pantry in mid-November. The pantry will be stocked with nonperishable grocery items reported as most needed by the organization's target market residents, founder Bob Weimer said.



Voter turnout less than 3% in first week of early voting in Williamson County

Less than 3% of the Williamson County voters turned out to the polls in the first week of early voting ahead of the Nov. 5 elections, according to county data.


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.