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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.


New electronics company headquartered in Georgetown offers discounted devices

Georgetown-based ArmadilloPC has recently opened its internet marketplace. The retailer offers discounted, …


Seven area chambers of commerce announce support for Williamson County roads and parks bond

Seven area chambers of commerce pledged support Oct. 22 for the proposed $447 million Williamson County roads and parks bond in front of the Williamson County Courthouse.


Central Texas transportation agency seeks input on 2045 long-range plan

A Central Texas transportation planning agency started its public input process Oct. 21 for its 2045 long-range plan , which looks at how the region will be connected over the next 25 years.




0.5% of voters turn out to the polls in Williamson County on first day of early voting

About 1,700 voters turned out for the first day of early voting in Williamson County on Oct. 21, accounting for 0.5% of the vote, according to Williamson County Elections.


164-acre Wolf Lakes Village will not likely see groundbreaking in 2019

The new Wolf Lakes Village development was set to break ground in 2019, but that will likely not be the case, said Michaela Dollar, economic development director for the city of Georgetown.


Brix And Ale in Georgetown announces new menu

Brix And Ale at the Sheraton Austin Georgetown Hotel & Conference Center announced an all-new lunch and dinner menu Oct. 21.



Georgetown ISD releases district, campus improvement plans for 2019-20 school year

Georgetown ISD released its district and school improvement plans Oct. 18. The district plan includes goals and performance objectives for the 2019-20 school year.


New rideshare pilot program could offer transportation to most-needed areas

Georgetown officials continue to seek viable public transportation options for the city. With bus ridership low , a rideshare pilot program was launched last year. Council members were presented with ideas for a revamped pilot program at the Oct. 8 workshop.


Olivieri Style Studio coming to Georgetown on Nov. 9

Olivieri Style Studio will open in the Summit at Rivery Park on Nov. 9. The full-service salon offers …


Central Texas Philharmonic brings classical music programs to the Greater Austin area

Nationally recognized conductor Stefan Sanders led the Central Texas Philharmonic through the works of Jacques Offenbach, Igor Stravinsky and Ludwig van Beethoven as part of the Central Texas Philharmonic’s inaugural concert Sept. 8.



Firo Fire Kissed Pizza promises fresh ingredients, quick service in Georgetown

Matt Jones traveled Europe in search of the best pizza and gelato recipes he could find, using them as inspiration for his business, Firo Fire Kissed Pizza.



309 Coffee creates space for Georgetown community to meet, relax, stay

W hat started as an off-handed idea turned into a reality for six church friends in February.


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

[caption id="attachment_446614" align="aligncenter" width="700"] The Williamson County Commissioners Court …


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.