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Work continues on Whitestone Boulevard widening, new intersection in Cedar Park

In August the city of Cedar Park broke ground on an 18-month pass-through project to widen and improve East Whitestone Boulevard. more »

Jan 21, 2015 12:30 AM Cedar Park | Leander

Officials: Lakeline Boulevard extension to open in January

Weather permitting, county-hired workers could finish paving the new North Lakeline Boulevard extension in Leander and open the road by the end of January, the project contractor said. more »

Jan 21, 2015 12:00 AM Cedar Park | Leander

Williamson County Courthouse sees repairs

Work on the Williamson County Courthouse is being done as part of a repointing project began Jan. 5, which will remove deteriorated mortar from the walls and replace it. more »

Jan 9, 2015 2:30 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

Leander ISD, counties issue legislative priorities

The 84th Texas Legislature convenes Jan. 13. Commissioners in Travis and Williamson counties and Leander ISD board members have stated their highest priorities for new or revised laws. more »

Dec 17, 2014 12:00 AM Cedar Park | Leander

Jeff Jarvis speaks to the Williamson County Commissioners Court after receiving state recognition for his work with the county's Emergency Medical Services organization.

Kate Morris

Williamson County Emergency Medical Services recognized

The Williamson County Emergency Medical Services received state and countywide recognition for the organization's services. more »

Dec 9, 2014 3:15 PM Austin Metro

Vic Figurelli of the Institute speaks at the third annual Leaders of Excellence Program

Kate Morris

Nonprofits recognized in Williamson County

The Williamson County Institute for Excellence in Nonprofits recognized two organizations for committing to excellence during its third annual Leaders in Excellence Program on Dec. 4. more »

Dec 5, 2014 4:21 PM Georgetown

Filling in the gaps of Williamson County’s child foster care system

Amid growing concern for the state’s foster care system, a task force in Williamson County is considering improvements that can be made on a local level. more »

Nov 19, 2014 12:45 AM Cedar Park | Leander

Task force considers changes in foster care

Amid growing concern for the state’s foster care system, a task force in Williamson County is considering improvements that can be made on a local level. more »

Nov 12, 2014 5:04 AM Georgetown

Unofficial voting results show Republican candidates favored in WilCo

According to unofficial voting results incumbent candidates have won Williamson County seats with all polling locations reporting. more »

Nov 4, 2014 7:16 PM Vote Central Texas

Williamson County, DPS move forward with crime testing agreement

Williamson County commissioners approved an agreement with the Texas Department of Public Safety to speed up felony and misdemeanor controlled substance and blood alcohol evidence testing. more »

Oct 30, 2014 3:42 PM Georgetown

Some Leander voters asked to use paper ballots

Voters who live in the Block House Creek Municipal Utility District in Leander are being encouraged to use emergency paper ballots because of a programming error with the Williamson County Elections Department’s touch-screen voting machines. more »

Oct 22, 2014 1:57 PM Cedar Park | Leander 3 Comments

The Williamson County Symphony Orchestra performs at venues throughout Williamson County and occasionally at Fort Hood in Killeen.

Courtesy Williamson County Symphony Orchestra

Williamson County Symphony Orchestra

The musicians who play in the Williamson County Symphony Orchestra are a diverse set of performers—high-tech workers, public school music teachers, business owners and stay-at-home parents. more »

Sep 16, 2014 12:06 AM Cedar Park | Leander

WilCo approves three-party agreement to finance I-35 frontage road constuction

A three-party agreement was approved Sept. 2 by Williamson County Commissioners regarding the I-35 northbound frontage road pass-through financing project. more »

Sep 4, 2014 12:12 PM Georgetown

WilCo Commissioners Court adopts budget

On Aug. 26 the Williamson County Commissioners Court adopted a $243 million budget, which includes both salary increases and additional personnel. more »

Aug 27, 2014 3:58 PM Georgetown

Williamson County Children's Advocacy Center board selects interim executive director

Kelly Tourere Forister was appointed the interim executive director for the Williamson County Children’s Advocacy Center on Aug. 7 after Brenda Staples resigned from the position. more »

Aug 19, 2014 12:15 PM Georgetown

Williamson County accepts preliminary proposed Budget

Commissioners approved a preliminary proposed 2014–15 budget Aug. 5 that is larger than the 2013–14 budget and includes significant cost increases to hire additional personnel. more »

Aug 11, 2014 7:15 PM Georgetown

Residential property values climb in Georgetown, WilCo

Most homeowners in Georgetown found their property value increased in 2013, according to data released by the Williamson Central Appraisal District. more »

Jul 9, 2014 5:04 AM , Georgetown 2 Comments

WilCo elected officials get salary increases

Williamson County commissioners voted on the salaries for elected officials in the 2014–15 fiscal year. more »

Jul 8, 2014 9:47 AM Georgetown 2 Comments

Chikungunya virus found in Williamson County resident

Health officials have confirmed the first case in Texas of the viral disease chikungunya in a Williamson County resident, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services. more »

Jul 7, 2014 5:50 PM Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto