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When she started working for Georgetown’s utility in 1985, Kathy Ragsdale jokes that it wasn’t her computer or customer service skills that were key. “Their biggest concern was if I bowled or not,” says Ragsdale, who worked out on the City bowling team and went on to stay for the

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The Georgetown Animal Shelter is again holding three free spay/neuter clinic for cats this spring – February 27, April 30, and June 25. The goal of the clinics is to reduce the cat population in Georgetown.  This is the fifth year that the shelter has offered free spay/neuter clinics for

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Three incumbents have filed to run in the City Council Election in Georgetown on May 7. John Hesser has filed to run for District 3, Steve Fought has filed for District 4, and Tommy Gonzalez has filed for District 7. The filing period started on January 20 and ends on

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ArchivedCity HallPolice Services

The Citizen Police Academy is a 12-week course to educate citizens about all aspects of the Georgetown Police Department. The spring 2016 academy is instructed by police officers, fire department personnel, and officers of the district and county court system. The deadline to apply is March 10. Session topics include

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ArchivedCity HallGeorgetown Public Library

The 2014 film Selma will be shown in a public screening at the Georgetown Public Library at 5 p.m. on Friday, February 26. The film showing is free and open to the public. The film tells the story of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the historic march on Selma, Alabama

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ArchivedCity HallGeorgetown Public Library

Community discussions called Courageous Conversations about Race will explore four themes as they intersect with the topic of race. Each discussion will be at 7 p.m. in the Friends Room of the Georgetown Public Library at 402 W. Eighth Street. The public is invited to attend and participate in these

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Just Mercy, a memoir and New York Times bestseller by Bryan Stevenson, will be the subject of book discussions at the Georgetown Public Library in February.  The book discussions are free and open to the public. In the book Stevenson, a Harvard Law graduate, exposes the continuing legacy of racial

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ArchivedCity HallEconomic Development

A new four-story project in downtown Georgetown with retail, office, and residential components was announced on Friday. Tamiro Plaza Phase 2, a 60,000 square foot structure, will be one of the largest mixed-use projects in Georgetown. The project is adjacent to the four-story Tamiro Plaza phase 1 office and retail

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ArchivedCity HallPolice Services

Given the changes in open carry of handguns that went into effect in Texas this month, the Georgetown Police Department would like to offer a reminder about other rules regarding the use weapons. With a few exceptions, it is unlawful for a person to discharge any firearm, air-powered weapon, archery

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ArchivedCity HallFinance

Leigh Wallace, corporate budget manager for the City of Austin, has been selected as the new finance director for the City of Georgetown. After a nationwide search, Wallace was selected from a pool of 25 highly-qualified applicants from nine states. She will start in her new position February 8. Wallace

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