Chase the Chief 5K photos

Hundreds participated in the inaugural Chase the Chief 5k and Fun Run in San Gabriel Park on Sunday. The family fitness event was sponsored by the Georgetown Police Department and the Georgetown ISD Council PTA. (Click on photos for larger version.) The photos were taken by Amanda Chron with the Georgetown Police Department. Assistant Police … Continue reading “Chase the Chief 5K photos”

One Amazing Thing Featured for Georgetown Reads!

The Georgetown Public Library’s one-book, one-community program—Georgetown Reads!—kicks off this year on May 14. One Amazing Thing, by Chitra Divakaruni, is this year’s book selection. Copies of the book are now available for checkout at the library. The plot of One Amazing Thing revolves around nine individuals who have been trapped by an earthquake in … Continue reading “One Amazing Thing Featured for Georgetown Reads!”

Good Neighbor Fund Helps Families Through Difficult Times

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 of eight was helped by … Continue reading “Good Neighbor Fund Helps Families Through Difficult Times”

Semi-Wild Cats Are Ready for Farm Life

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 on a farm or ranch. … Continue reading “Semi-Wild Cats Are Ready for Farm Life”

Georgetown in the Healthiest County in Texas

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 Foundation. Williamson County was ranked … Continue reading “Georgetown in the Healthiest County in Texas”

Fire Station 2 Dedication Photos

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 Drums Band played at the … Continue reading “Fire Station 2 Dedication Photos”

Funeral Procession for Chris Kyle Passes Through Georgetown: Video

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][/youtube] Kyle was buried today at the Texas State Cemetery in Austin.

Wild Cats Need New Life on the Ranch

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 Georgetown. “They’re pretty cats. They’re seal … Continue reading “Wild Cats Need New Life on the Ranch”

Georgetown Main Street Program Recognized

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 January 30 conference in Llano. … Continue reading “Georgetown Main Street Program Recognized”

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