Vaccine Protects Dogs from Parvo Risk

Recently a number of dogs that were picked up in the southeast side of Georgetown have tested positive for parvovirus, a serious, often fatal canine disease. In the past two months, five dogs have tested positive for parvovirus. All were picked up by Georgetown Animal Services in the southeast area of Georgetown. Dogs that are … Continue reading “Vaccine Protects Dogs from Parvo Risk”

Mosquito Team Aims to Zap West Nile Risk

A joint effort to trap mosquitoes, identify potential risk from West Nile Virus, and inform residents continues this summer in Georgetown. The City of Georgetown and the Williamson County and Cities Health District started trapping mosquitoes in early May. So far this year there have been no positive tests for West Nile in mosquitoes collected … Continue reading “Mosquito Team Aims to Zap West Nile Risk”

Georgetown Ranks Seventh on Fastest-Growing City List

The Census reported this week that Georgetown is among the fastest-growing cities in the country. According to a news release from the U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday, Georgetown ranks number seven on a list of the fastest-growing medium-sized cities in the U.S. “San Marcos, Cedar Park and Georgetown—each near Austin—ranked among the 10 fastest-growing cities … Continue reading “Georgetown Ranks Seventh on Fastest-Growing City List”

Fire Department Promotes 19 Firefighters

The Georgetown Fire Department promoted 19 firefighters on Friday in a ceremony at Fire Station 5. Those promoted moved into a range of positions including firefighter, driver engineer, lieutenant, captain, battalion chief, and assistant chief. Fire Chief John Sullivan and Assistant Chief Clay Shell conducted the ceremony. Jeff Davis was promoted from battalion chief to … Continue reading “Fire Department Promotes 19 Firefighters”

Fire and Police Depts Recognize Citizen Responders

Two citizen responders were recently recognized for their actions that may have helped saved a life after a vehicle collision earlier this year. Billy Ayers, Jr. and his father Billy Ayers were honored at the Georgetown City Council meeting last Tuesday. The Ayers’ actions in responding to an incident during an ice storm were commended … Continue reading “Fire and Police Depts Recognize Citizen Responders”

Texas State MBAs Assist City on Projects

Four teams of students in the Master of Business Administration program at Texas State University put their business analysis skills to work this spring in Georgetown. The teams worked on four projects for the City of Georgetown as part of the capstone course for their MBA degrees. Rather than a typical business school scenario that … Continue reading “Texas State MBAs Assist City on Projects”

Weight Limit Set for Austin Avenue Bridges

A weight limit has been placed on the Austin Avenue bridges over the two forks of the San Gabriel River in Georgetown. The weight limit went into effect last week after a recent preliminary examination of the bridges by engineers from the Texas Department of Transportation. Signs listing the weight limits have been placed at … Continue reading “Weight Limit Set for Austin Avenue Bridges”

Dale Ross Elected Mayor of Georgetown

Updated: A special City Council meeting to canvass the vote will be held on Tuesday, May 20 starting at 5:30 p.m. Dale Ross will be sworn in as mayor and Keith Brainard and Rachael Jonrowe will be sworn in as council members for District 2 and District 6, respectively. The special meeting will be at … Continue reading “Dale Ross Elected Mayor of Georgetown”

Granny Basketball Game Photos

The Texas Fire Ants from Georgetown played the Louisiana Crushers in the first official Granny Basketball game to be played in Texas. The two teams played Saturday afternoon at the Georgetown Recreation Center. The Louisiana Crushers drove nearly six hours from their home in DeRidder, Louisiana for the game. Saturday’s game in Georgetown was the … Continue reading “Granny Basketball Game Photos”

Landscape and Irrigation Rules for New Homes to Save Water

Update: The City Council approved the landscaping and irrigation ordinance 7-0 on second and final reading at their meeting this evening. It goes into effect for new homes on June 1. — Despite the fact that Lake Georgetown is 14 feet below the full level at a time of year when it is typically full, … Continue reading “Landscape and Irrigation Rules for New Homes to Save Water”

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