More than 70 people were in attendance at the Jan. 26 ground-breaking ceremony for the Williamson County Emergency Services Operations Center, which will be constructed behind the animal shelter on S.E. Inner Loop in Georgetown.
The Lyndon B. Johnson Freeway opened in 1969 to accommodate an average of 180,000 vehicles daily. Now Texas Department of Transportation daily counts on I-635 hover around 270,000 as motorists travel between Grapevine and Dallas for work and play.
After losing business for the past three years, Atef Henary is bidding adieu to his car wash and Blimpie sandwich shop on Colleyville Boulevard. He is replacing them with a new liquor store, which he hopes will bring in better luck this year.