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Police: Body found in Round Rock pond
ROUND ROCK, Texas (FOX 7 Austin) - A body was found in a pond near Viscaya Parkway and University Boulevard in Round Rock. According to police, the body was found in the afternoon on Wednesday, December 12.
Georgetown City Council approves Wolf Lakes Village development
GEORGETOWN, Texas — On Tuesday, the Georgetown City Council approved the construction of a 164- acre development that will feature offices, hotels, stores, entertainment areas and 2,400 housing units.
Georgetown council denies 300 new apartments near Water Oak neighborhood
Georgetown City Council denied a development and wastewater agreement Dec. 11 for a proposed 300-unit apartment complex on Hwy. 29 west of city limits that was roundly criticized by residents in the adjacent Water Oak neighborhood.
Divine Treasures on Georgetown Square to move in February
Divine Treasures Fine Gifts and Home Decor will be moving to a larger space in late February or early March. The boutique is currently located at 809 S. Main St., Georgetown, and will be relocating to 719 S. Main St., Georgetown—about four doors over. Divine Treasures sells clothing, jewelry, home d
How Jimmy Vega’s Smokehouse found its permanent Georgetown home
James Ramsey and his wife, Angela, decided to expand their food truck business in October by opening a permanent location for Jimmy Vega’s Smokehouse. Brisket can be served with cream corn and Jimmy beans ($9.50).
9 things to do in Georgetown in December, January
Here is a Georgetown guide for events, business openings, meetings and more in the months of December and January. 1. Dec. 15: Grab breakfast with Santa at the Georgetown Community Center.
Restaurant in Williamson County temporarily shut down for rodents
GEORGETOWN, Texas (KXAN) — Williamson County Health officials spent the day inspecting restaurants in a busy Georgetown Shopping Center after a popular restaurant there had to be temporarily shut down for rodents.
New Georgetown sewer line could possibly go through popular park
GEORGETOWN, Texas (KXAN) — A proposed pipeline is making some in Williamson County hold their noses, and it's not just because it's meant for sewage. A group of critics addressed county commissioners at their meeting Tuesday. They oppose a plan by the City of Georgetown to build a new wastewater lin
Supplies stolen, animal shelter overcrowded in Williamson County
WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) -- Space is already in short supply for animals, and now the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter is dealing with a costly theft. Staff members and volunteers went to set up an outdoor adoption event Saturday morning at the PetSmart in Georgetown, but they had to
Get Your Life Together: Employees Arrested After 11-Year-Old Finds Ecstasy In Sonic Kid’s Meal
Three Sonic employees have been arrested after a family discovered an ecstasy pill thrown in their kids’ meal. Manager Tanisha Dancer, Jose Molina, and Jonathan Roberson were all arrested on Thursday after an 11-year-old unwrapped a kids’ meal from the Taylor, Texas location and found a little blue
Historic school campus ready to reopen as new Georgetown ISD staff center
The renovations on the new Georgetown ISD administration building were completed in December 2018. The second floor of the east building will also house offices. The building will house most district employees.
Bowien Heat and Air LLC nears 25th year in Georgetown
Bowien Heat and Air LLC, located at 107 Halmar Cove, Ste. 222, Georgetown, celebrates its 25th anniversary in January. The company, run by Gary Bowien, offers heating and air conditioning service, repair, replacement and reconstruction for residential and commercial customers. 512-930-9187. www.bowi
Energy price drop costs city of Georgetown electric fund $6.84M
Georgetown officials will try to renegotiate the city’s renewable energy contracts and find other cost cuts after a late-summer drop in energy market prices lost the city’s utility $6.84 million.
Holiday Meals, Christmas Dinners Will Abound In Austin
AUSTIN, TEXAS — It might be true that there's no place like home for the holidays. But a fine restaurant for a memorably delicious meal specially made for the season ain't too shabby either.
Drive-in employees arrested after ECSTASY pill found in four-year-old's burger
Three drive-in employees have been arrested after an ecstasy pill was found in a child's burger. Police in Taylor, Texas arrested manager Tanisha Dancer, 30, and employees Jonathan Roberson, 35, and Jose Molina, 22, following the incident at a Sonic Drive-In.
Sonic employees arrested after 11-year-old found ecstasy in kids' meal
Three Sonic employees were arrested after a family discovered an ecstasy pill wrapped in their kids’ meal. Manager Tanisha Dancer, 30, Jose Molina, 22, and Jonathan Roberson, 35, were arrested Thursday after an 11-year-old unwrapped a kids’ meal from the Taylor, Texas location and found a little blu
Things to do in Austin on Wednesday, Dec. 12
Texas Keeper Cider Noir Launch at 24 Diner. The local cidery Texas Keeper launches its winter offering, Cider Noir, with 100 percent Northern Spy apples double-fermented with extra dark Belgian candi, pecans and orange peel. Meet the cider makers as they walk you through a complimentary tasting in t
Westlake girls basketball team survives OT thriller vs. Georgetown
GEORGETOWN - Kaylee Cunningham scored four of her game-high 19 points in overtime, including two clutch free throws in the final eight seconds, as Westlake's girls basketball team grabbed a59-55 win over host Georgetown in a nondistrict matchup between two of the most storied programs in Central Tex
Berry Springs wastewater line, Breakfast Bites and 3 other things to know in Georgetown, Dec. 9-15
Here are some things to know this week in Georgetown. 1. Presentation covers Berry Creek wastewater pipeline. Williamson County Commissioners Court will hold a presentation 10 a.m. Dec. 11 about the city of Georgetown’s proposal to build a new wastewater pipeline that would run along Berry Creek fro
WilCo celebrates groundbreaking at River Ranch County Park
WILLIAMSON COUNTY (KXAN) -- Williamson County held a groundbreaking ceremony on Monday to celebrate the start of construction for the River Ranch County Park between Liberty Hill and Leander.