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Georgetown brews new craft experience

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Georgetown brews new craft experience

This spring Georgetown beer consumers will be able to enjoy local craft beer in their pint glasses for the first time.

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McCoy Elementary School gets new leadership

The Georgetown ISD board of trustees filled the vacant assistant principal position for McCoy Elementary School during its meeting Jan. 20. more »

Jan 22, 2015 9:32 AM Georgetown

City hosts public input meeting for west side park

The Georgetown Parks and Recreation Department is seeking public input for a 90-acre park planned for Georgetown’s west side near Shell Road and Hwy. 195. more »

Jan 21, 2015 4:14 PM Georgetown

Eldon Rude, principal at 360° Real Estate Analytics, delivers the 2015 housing forecast during the Jan. 20 housing forecast hosted by the Home Builders Association of Greater Austin at the Renaissance Austin hotel in the Arboretum.

Amy Denney

Experts: Austin-area home prices still rising but slowdown could be on horizon

Housing experts have said they expect Austin-area home prices to continue increasing in 2015. But one consulting firm predicted that increase could decelerate by 2018 during a housing market slowdown. more »

Jan 21, 2015 2:17 PM Northwest Austin

Street closures for Ninth Street improvements to begin Jan. 21

Beginning Jan. 21, the city of Georgetown will close a portion of Ninth and Main streets as part of the city's construction project on Ninth Street. more »

Jan 20, 2015 2:57 PM Georgetown

Business offers low-cost weddings for Valentine's Day

Round Rock–based Short and Sweet Weddings has teamed up with Kindred Oaks in Georgetown to offer low-cost weddings for Valentine's Day on Feb. 14. more »

Jan 20, 2015 12:17 PM Georgetown

Committee presents $220 million road bond package

The Georgetown 2015 Road Bond Committee recommended City Council consider a $220 million bond proposal for 22 road projects. more »

Jan 19, 2015 12:25 PM Georgetown

Georgetown ISD Superintendent Fred Brent presents George Wagner (right) with the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce's Cornerstone Award for education at the seventh annual Community Impact Summit and Cornerstone Awards on Jan. 16.

Photo by Beth Wade

Chamber honors individuals, businesses with cornerstone awards

The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce honored those who have made contributions in the areas of economic development, public safety, education and health care Jan. 16 at the seventh annual Community Impact Summit and Cornerstone Awards. more »

Jan 16, 2015 5:10 PM Georgetown

TxDOT plan aims to improve traffic mobility along I-35 in Georgetown

After more than a year of working to identify projects along 7 miles of I-35 in Williamson County that could help increase mobility, the Texas Department of Transportation is hoping to finalize an implementation plan this spring. more »

Jan 14, 2015 5:05 AM Georgetown

Emilie Boenig

Williamson County animal shelter receives $80,000 grant

The Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter will be able to offer more services and keep shelter occupancy low after the shelter was awarded an $80,000 grant from the Petco Foundation. more »

Jan 13, 2015 1:50 PM Georgetown

Courtesy Georgetown Animal Shelter

Art for Animals event gets a new date

Art for Animals is postponed due to shelter renovations. more »

Jan 7, 2015 3:50 PM Georgetown

Tax prep volunteers needed in Williamson County

As tax season approaches, the United Way of Williamson County is seeking volunteers to help low- to moderate-income and elderly residents free tax preparation services. more »

Jan 7, 2015 11:37 AM Cedar Park | Leander

Officials remind residents about Christmas tree recycling, Georgetown fireworks restrictions

City officials want residents to be mindful of recycling options and firework restrictions. more »

Dec 29, 2014 10:45 AM Georgetown 1 Comments

City Council votes to keep armored truck

Georgetown Mayor Dale Ross cast the tie-breaking vote Dec. 9 to allow the police department to continue training on the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected, or MRAP, armored vehicle. Councilwoman Rachael Jonrowe was not on the dais during the vote. more »

Dec 10, 2014 10:24 AM Georgetown

Although many cities in Williamson County typically rely on surface water sources such as Lake Georgetown, county leaders are also looking underground to help meet water demands.

Photo by David Weaver

Water demands spur county action

As the population booms around the Austin area, water continues to be a concern for both cities and counties. more »

Dec 10, 2014 5:05 AM Georgetown 3 Comments

Courtesy Georgetown Fire Departm

Williamson County officials express concerns about paramedic program

During the Nov. 18 Commissioners Court meeting Williamson County officials were critical of the city of Georgetown’s plan to begin transporting patients as part of a new fire-based paramedic program anticipated to begin Oct. 1. more »

Dec 10, 2014 5:04 AM Georgetown

City Council amends code to include water quality regulations

City Council amended the unified development code, or UDC, to include the water quality regulations for properties located on the Edwards Aquifer Recharge Zone related to protecting the Georgetown salamander species at its Nov. 25 meeting. more »

Dec 10, 2014 5:03 AM Georgetown

Construction on The Summit at Rivery Park multifamily units began in April. Developers plan to break ground in December on the 32-acre mixed-use development's conference center and 224-room Sheraton hotel.

Photo by David Weaver

Developer plans to break ground on hotel, conference center in December

Construction on the Sheraton hotel and conference center in The Summit at Rivery Park development is expected to begin in December. more »

Dec 10, 2014 5:04 AM Georgetown

Downtown tax zone expansion approved

City Council approved expanding the downtown tax increment reinvestment zone, or TIRZ, on Nov. 25 to match the boundaries of the Downtown Overlay District, which the council expanded in October. more »

Dec 10, 2014 5:03 AM Georgetown

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