9:25 AM Jul 28, 2020 CDT

Crumbl Cookies to open Georgetown location

The business will be located in the Wolf Ranch Town Center.



OVER THE WEEKEND: Williamson County adds 163 coronavirus cases, 9 deaths

Of the total cases, 4,680 have recovered, and there are 587 active cases.



Gov. Greg Abbott waives grade promotion requirement for STAAR testing for middle school students

While students will still receive an A-F rating, the test will no longer determine whether they can graduate.


Texas Health and Human Services Commission to post COVID-19 cases, deaths from nursing homes, assisted living centers

The data will be from state-supported living centers, state hospitals, and state-licensed nursing and assisted living facilities.


Williamson County mosquito traps test positive for West Nile virus three weeks in a row

The samplings were taken near the Southwest Williamson County Regional Park.


Avoid voting-by-mail mishaps by submitting application, ballot early for November election

“The sooner we have applications, the sooner we can process them, the sooner we can have them on the list ready to be fulfilled as soon as that ballot it ready," Williamson County Elections Administrator Chris Davis said.



Wag Heaven prepares to open its second Georgetown location

The store helps local organizations such as the Sun City Pet Club, The Playful Child Foundation and others with fundraisers and donates food to the Georgetown Animal Shelter. 


DATA: Compare Georgetown's 2019 and 2020 real estate market

Average home sale prices were slightly lower year-over-year in the 78628 and 78633 zip codes but up in the 78626 zip code. See more data here.


Gov. Greg Abbott extends early voting period for November election

Early voting will now be held between Oct. 13-30.


Golden Rule restaurant now open near Georgetown Square

The restaurant opened July 23.



Sen. John Cornyn's Smithsonian museum for American Latinos bill passes House vote

“Close to 40 percent of all Texans identify as Hispanic, and their history is an integral part of Texas history that must be recognized and remembered,” Cornyn said. “By creating a new museum in the Smithsonian Institution, we can honor American Latino contributions and highlight their stories for future generations.”


See how COVID-19 impacted Williamson County this past week

Between July 20-26, Williamson County reported 416 additional cases of the coronavirus and 22 deaths.



Four recent education updates that may impact your Georgetown ISD student this fall

As things move fast, here are some major decisions and news released this week with the potential to impact your GISD student.



Georgetown ISD District Performance Council seeks nominees

Interested parties have until Aug. 17 to apply.



Reported daily coronavirus cases continue to drop in Williamson County

The county also reported one additional death, bringing the death toll to 90.


Q&A: Medical expert discusses what parents, teachers should consider when schools reopen in 2020-21

As the new school year approaches, districts are tasked with protecting students and staff from further COVID-19 spread while parents face tough decisions.



Some Ann Taylor, Loft locations close as parent company files for bankruptcy

As a result of the bankruptcy, the business will close all Catherines locations; many Justice stores; and a few Ann Taylor, Loft, Lane Bryant and Lou & Grey stores nationwide.


New City Center project aims to unify section of downtown Georgetown

The site plan will include a library outdoor play area, an alleyway gateway, an alleyway water feature, and an event lawn and stage for small events.


Georgetown's real estate industry survives COVID-19 largely unscathed

While most businesses halted and industries scrambled to minimize the damage, Georgetown’s real estate industry remained largely intact, and market prices remained at their current worth even as people stayed in.


2020 Market Scratch Kitchen & Bar brings together a family-friendly, farm-to-market dining experience

Joey Delgadillo, along with Manuel Martinez, co-owns 2020 Market Scratch Kitchen & Bar, a farm-to-table restaurant that emphasizes locally sourced ingredients and a menu with a variety of made-from-scratch plates.