3:57 PM Jun 16, 2020 CDT

Texans on unemployment benefits will soon be required to apply for new work, state says

Unemployment recipients will have to start documenting their efforts to find a new job July 6, with the first reports due July 19.


Commissioners: Williamson County will remain open despite increase in coronavirus cases

Despite an increase in confirmed coronavirus cases in Williamson County, Judge Bill Gravell said the county will not react through closures but by common sense.


Williamson County Commissioner Valerie Covey addresses Sheriff Robert Chody controversy

Covey continued to condemn Chody's actions during the court's June 16 meeting.



INTERACTIVE MAP: Sun City street maintenance underway in Georgetown

The sealant is applied to the surface of the roadway to reduce damage from ultraviolet radiation and vehicle traffic.


Texas Education Agency outlines options for school districts to adjust 2020-21 calendar in response to COVID-19

The Texas Education Agency has acknowledged the 2020-21 school year is likely to be disrupted due to the coronavirus pandemic that halted in-person learning in many districts in mid-March.


Georgetown ISD to release survey on school reopening options

The survey will be released by the end of the week, officials said.


Georgetown ISD adopts 2020-21 fiscal year budget, sets tax rate vote for August

The board adopted the fiscal year 2020-21 budget June 15.




OVER THE WEEKEND: Williamson County adds 140 more cases of coronavirus in three days

The county is drawing closer to 1,000 total confirmed cases.


Novita Spa on the Georgetown Square under new ownership

Rich Ryan became the owner in early June.




See how many gloves, masks, gallons of sanitizer each Texas school district will receive for fall 2020

The Texas Education Agency announced plans to distribute personal protective equipment to help school districts reopen for the 2020-21 school year.



Take a look at how coronavirus has impacted Williamson County as of June 12

Williamson County continues to see more confirmed cases of coronavirus this week.




DATA: Check out Georgetown Police Department’s racial profiling reports over last 5 years

As the country continues to face protests in support of Black Lives Matter following the death of George Floyd and others while in police custody, Community Impact Newspaper looked at racial profiling instances in the Georgetown Police Department over the last five years.


AMC announces plans to reopen theaters globally by July

The company plans to fully reopen globally in time for the release of Christopher Nolan's "Tenet" on July 17 and Disney's "Mulan" on July 24.


Georgetown to reinstate downtown parking enforcement; phased opening continues

Parking enforcement had been suspended because of limited parking demand due to Williamson County's Stay Home Stay Safe order.


Faith in Action creates new position: Development and marketing director

The nonprofit provides transportation for seniors in Georgetown.



Texas COVID Relief Fund application opens

Eligible nonprofits and government entities may apply for funding.


Williamson County saw 24 additional cases of coronavirus, one additional death June 11

Williamson County and Cities Health District reported 24 additional cases of coronavirus June 11, bringing the county total to 787.


Georgetown art studio offers weekly virtual watercolor workshops

Artsea Lessons & Studio's paint-along includes personal instant feedback and critique.


Georgetown to host several discussions for Juneteenth

Juneteenth marks the day June 19, 1865, when Union soldiers landed at Galveston and reported that the Civil War was over and slavery had ended.