The W.D. Kelley Foundation announced this week that it has named Eric Lashley, director of the Georgetown Public Library, as the recipient of the 2018 W.D. Kelley Leadership Award. The award acknowledges and celebrates extraordinary leaders in the nonprofit community in Georgetown. The award comes with a grant in the
Georgetown Utility Systems is launching a new utility billing system Aug. 6 that will allow customers to manage their usage and pay bills more effectively. The new system will allow customers to receive bills via text or email, get payment reminders and alerts, and have more control over credit card
The first segment of Southwest Bypass will be opened to traffic on Wednesday, July 18 after a ceremony by the City of Georgetown. The ribbon cutting event is at 9 a.m. Southwest Bypass provides a north-south connection on the west side of Georgetown from DB Wood Road to Leander Road.
The Georgetown Animal Shelter will conduct its next low-cost vaccination clinic of the year on Saturday, July 28, 8:30-11 a.m. The walk-in clinic is for cats and dogs. Help protect your pet from diseases they can pick up outside! Pets may also get a FREE microchip with the purchase of any vaccine. No
Georgetown will officially be powered with 100 percent renewable solar- and wind-generated energy on Sunday, July 1, when the city begins receiving electricity from the Buckthorn solar plant in West Texas. The 154 megawatt solar farm, owned by NRG Yield and operated by NRG Renewables, provides power for the City utility,
Thanks to our great customers! Their efforts to reduce outdoor irrigation allowed water service to return to normal much earlier than originally projected. The repaired pump is working properly and the system is fully operational. As promised, Georgetown Utility Systems is releasing a modified two-day per week outdoor irrigation schedule
An annual report for the City of Georgetown for the 2017 fiscal year is now available online and in print copies. The report, titled A Blooming City, highlights projects, initiatives, and financial information for the 2016-17 fiscal year that started on Oct. 1, 2016, and ended on Sept. 30, 2017.
The 66th annual Juneteenth celebration in Georgetown is Saturday, June 16, at the Georgetown Community Center at 445 E. Morrow St. in San Gabriel Park. The Georgetown Cultural Citizen Memorial Association hosts the annual public event which is from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Juneteenth event schedule The event starts
Georgetown Animal Shelter is welcoming Williamson County’s temporary shelter to San Gabriel Park with its own adoption special–Paws in the Park. All dogs weighing more than 35 pounds may be adopted for $25, which includes spay/neuter, vaccinations, microchip, vet voucher, a small bag of food, heartworm treatment if applicable, and
The Music on the Square summer concerts start on Friday, June 8, on the Courthouse lawn. These free concerts start at 6:30 p.m. each Friday, with the exception of First Fridays, in June, July and August. Bring a lawn chair or blanket, grab dinner-to-go from a local restaurant, and enjoy