Each month, families facing a serious crisis like a job loss or medical emergency seek help from local nonprofits like The Caring Place. That support, including assistance with utility bill payments, can make a crucial difference when it seems as though there is no place to turn. Recently one family
Several semi-wild cats at the City of Georgetown Animal Shelter are still looking for a ticket to their next chapter as a barn or ranch cat. These cats are not fully acclimated to life indoors as a house pet, but can still have a good life and earn their keep
Georgetown is the county seat of the healthiest county in the state, according to a national ranking released yesterday. Williamson County is the #1 healthiest county in Texas in the 2013 County Health Rankings, an annual report by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson
The Georgetown Fire Department dedicated the new Fire Station 2 on Williams Drive this morning. (Click on photos for a larger version.) Elected officials and community members joined the Fire Department to open the new station. The facility was open for tours after the ceremony. The Georgetown Fire Department Pipes and
As the funeral procession for former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle passed through Georgetown today shortly before noon, members of the Georgetown community as well as the Fire and Police departments and EMS gathered to honor him. [youtube]http://youtu.be/0jbxoabNy2Q?t=1s[/youtube] Kyle was buried today at the Texas State Cemetery in Austin.
The City of Georgetown Animal Shelter is looking for good homes for some semi-wild cats. They are not really suited to indoor living, but can earn their keep and be perfectly happy as barn cats. Jackie Carey, animal services manager, says 19 cats were recently taken from a home in
For the 11th consecutive year, the Georgetown Main Street Program was recognized with national accreditation. The honor was conferred last week at the winter meeting of the Texas Historical Commission’s Texas Main Street Program. Georgetown was one of 67 accredited Main Street programs in Texas that were recognized at the
This item would fund the purchase of land for parks or preserves. Possible areas include land that would serve as a buffer around existing or future parkland, sensitive areas such as natural springs or habitat for endangered species, or land that connects other parcels of parkland.