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Williamson County Sheriffs, ICE program have detained over 400 undocumented individuals

Nearly 11,000 inmates have been booked into Williamson County jail since Oct. 1, 2018. In that time, 402 immigration status detainers were issued by the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office, county data shows.


Georgetown City Council adopts $437.9 million budget, maintains tax rate

Georgetown City Council unanimously adopted a $437.9 million budget for fiscal year 2019-20 during its Sept. 24 meeting.


Travis County commissioners approve pilot to provide medical examiner services to Williamson County

Travis County commissioners voted unanimously Sept. 24 to approve a pilot program in which the Travis County medical examiner’s office will provide investigative services in Precinct 2 of Williamson County.



New law could change citizen comment procedures at some government meetings in Texas

In September, a bill passed by the 86th Texas Legislature went into effect allowing each member of the public who wants to address a governmental body to provide comment at an open meeting before or during consideration of that item.


Three Georgetown projects, businesses selected as finalists in state awards

Two city of Georgetown initiatives and one Georgetown business were named finalists in the achievement categories for the Texas Downtown Association’s 2019 President’s Awards Program, according to a Sept. 23 news release.


EDUCATION FOCUS: Take a look at Georgetown ISD's district map

Here is a look at Georgetown ISD's district map for the 2019-20 school year.


County, city join lawsuit conserving Georgetown salamander species habitat

As the Georgetown salamander remains a threatened species, local government is intervening in a national lawsuit that looks to bring attention to recent area research.



Georgetown ISD celebrates grand opening of new cosmetology lab

Georgetown ISD celebrated the opening of its cosmetology lab Sept. 19.


Sonterra development ranked 9th top-selling subdivision in the country

The Sonterra development, just north of Georgetown in Jarrell, was ranked the No. 9 top-selling subdivision in the United States by RCLCO Real Estate Advisors.


2020 Market, Scratch Kitchen & Bar coming soon to the Summit at Rivery Park in Georgetown

2020 Market, Scratch Kitchen & Bar is coming to the Summit at Rivery Park in early 2020. The …


Williamson County's early voting sites have changed; here's why

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott in June signed into law new legislation that limits the use of mobile early voting sites. Residents living in Williamson County, county officials said, are likely to feel the impact this November.



Blue Corn Harvest Bar & Grill to expand Georgetown space with more seating, longer bar

Blue Corn Harvest Bar & Grill is adding seating for an additional 40-50 people in a new expanded area off …



Daniel Bethapudi named new general manager of electric utility for Georgetown

Daniel Bethapudi has been named the new general manager for the electric utility for the city of Georgetown, according to a Sept. 18 news release.


Georgetown Palace Theatre announces new director of education

Kristen Rogers was named the director of education for the Georgetown Palace Theatre, according to a Sept. 17 news release.



All About Eyes optometry in Georgetown under new ownership

All About Eyes, located at 900 N. Austin Ave., Ste. 605, Georgetown, is under new ownership. The business was …


Georgetown ISD completes third project from November 2018 bond

Georgetown ISD is moving forward with 2018 bond projects.


Hardtails Bar & Grill celebrates 10-year anniversary over Labor Day weekend

Hardtails Bar & Grill celebrated its 10-year anniversary over the Labor Day weekend. The restaurant …


Lin’s Asian Café works to make customers smile

Wei Lin, co-owner of Lin’s Asian Café, said his favorite part of owning a restaurant is interacting with the patrons.



GUIDE: 6 of Southwestern University's traditions explained

Southwestern University was established in 1840 and  is the oldest university in Texas. The liberal arts school hosts about 1,300 undergrads and is the home to many time-honored traditions.


Take a look at August housing market trends in Georgetown

Here is a look at housing market trends in Georgetown for August.


EDUCATION FOCUS: Georgetown ISD STAAR scores breakdown

Here is a look at how each school scored on The State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness, or STAAR, tests.


EDUCATION FOCUS: Georgetown ISD feeder chart

Here is a look at Georgetown ISD's feeder chart for the 2019-20 school year.