7:42 PM Oct 16, 2019 CDT

Southwestern University celebrates completion of Fondren-Jones Science Center renovation

Southwestern University celebrated the completion of the Fondren-Jones Science Center renovations and the new …


Get ready to vote: Highlights from the Georgetown City Council District 1 candidate forum Oct. 15

Three candidates vying for the District 1 seat on Georgetown City Council shared their views on affordable housing, economic growth and other issues at a forum Oct. 15.


New business Barrels & Amps brings whiskey-bar vibe to Georgetown square

It was a right-place-at-the-right-time scenario for Mark Thompson, owner of 600 Degrees Pizza, and couple Dina and Karl Meixsell when they decided to open Barrels & Amps, a whiskey bar located in the heart of Georgetown.



Williamson County's fiscal year 2019-20 budget

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Georgetown residents invited to partake in water resource, infrastructure planning and other discussions

The City of Georgetown is hosting a water summit Oct. 29 from 6-8 p.m. at the Public Safety Operations and Training Center, 3500 D.B. Wood Road, Georgetown.


Williamson County Sheriff's Office granted $100,000 to solve cold cases

The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office received commissioners' approval Oct. 15 to accept a grant of $100,000 to fund its Cold Case Task Force and Coalition Project.


Municipal utility district taxes remain higher than city rates, officials say

This story was updated Oct. 17 to clarify that tax bills are not standard and vary depending on the location of the property and its boundary lines. Some municipal utility district residents may not have to pay emergency service district taxes depending on those lines.



Georgetown ISD's fiscal year 2019-20 Budget

[caption id="attachment_446617" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Georgetown ISD adopted a lower tax rate for …


City of Georgetown's fiscal year 2019-20 budget

[caption id="attachment_446616" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Georgetown City Council voted on its fiscal …


Club Pilates coming to Georgetown next year

A new Club Pilates location is coming to the new Wolf Crossing Development in Georgetown in spring 2020. The …


Georgetown Police Department looks to utilize drones

It’s a bird, it’s a plane ... It could be a drone.



Review the Williamson County roads and parks bond propositions appearing on the Nov. 5 ballot

Williamson County voters can vote for or against two propositions Nov. 5. The propositions are divided into roads and parks projects to be completed throughout the county.


Candidates for Georgetown City Council District 1 seat discuss plans, ideas for the city

Voters will choose among three candidates in the race for the Georgetown City Council District 1 seat. The …


Learn how to use the new voting machines

[caption id="attachment_446594" align="aligncenter" width="700"] The Williamson County commissioners …


Georgetown officials agree to sell 10,000 acre-feet of excess water to Blanchard Refinery

Georgetown City Council voted 5-1 in favor of an agreement to sell 10,000 acre-feet of excess water to Blanchard Refining Co. on Sept. 24.




New Parkside on the River MUD to deliver 2,500 homes

Correction: Parkside on the River includes 1,148 acres located between SH 29 and RM


Pumpkin patches, hayrides, a haunted jail and other autumn activities in Georgetown

Fall is here, and there are plenty of opportunities to celebrate in Georgetown, whether it involves checking …


Academy Sports + Outdoors now open in Georgetown

Academy Sports + Outdoors opened in Georgetown on Oct. 11. The nearly 63,000-square-foot store offers sports …



Williamson County commissioners ended ‘Live PD’ over concerns for residents’ rights

Williamson County commissioners agreed to end the county’s contract with Big Fish Entertainment LLC and its appearance on “Live PD” citing increased liability and presenting the county in a negative light and protecting residents’ rights.



Chisholm Trail Special Utility District dissolved

The Chisholm Trail Special Utility District has dissolved as a governmental entity, according to a news release.


Goodwill now open in Georgetown's new Wolf Crossing development

Goodwill Central Texas opened its second store in Georgetown on Oct. 10. The store is located in the new Wolf …