Chisholm Trail and City of Georgetown Water Utilities Consolidate Assets

Updated, Sept. 17: The City of Georgetown and the Chisholm Trail Special Utility District completed a transfer agreement on Friday that moves toward a consolidation of the two water utilities. The liabilities and assets of the district have been transferred to the City of Georgetown, according to the agreement. Chisholm Trail employees are now City … Continue reading “Chisholm Trail and City of Georgetown Water Utilities Consolidate Assets”

Georgetown Animal Shelter – Where Animals are Priceless

The animals at the Georgetown Animal Shelter are priceless.  Every animal that comes to the shelter is provided basic care such as vaccinations and spaying or neutering the animals. Our shelter staff and volunteers go beyond the basics to offer a full spectrum of care, including: Vaccines against common diseases $60 dogs, $15 cats Spay/neuter … Continue reading “Georgetown Animal Shelter – Where Animals are Priceless”

Firefighters and Paramedics Help Deliver Baby

A woman gave birth to a healthy baby boy in the Williamson County Justice Center last week with the help of some Georgetown firefighters and paramedics from Williamson County EMS. There was no time to get to the hospital first, so after a very short labor, firefighters and paramedics delivered the baby in a women’s … Continue reading “Firefighters and Paramedics Help Deliver Baby”

Inner Visions Corporate Center Breaks Ground

It was a groundbreaking that reached for higher ground in Georgetown yesterday as officials and project partners shoveled earth to start the Inner Visions Corporate Center. The 60,500 square foot office complex will provide flex office space for biotech companies and other firms. Construction on the complex was to begin today according to Ken Horak, the … Continue reading “Inner Visions Corporate Center Breaks Ground”

Jet Supplier Sees High-Flying Handiwork

Employees of a Georgetown aerospace parts manufacturer got a rare tour of a luxury corporate jet on Monday where they saw the components they make installed inside a $65 million aircraft. Employees with Gulfstream flew a G650 business jet from the Gulfstream manufacturing facility in Savannah, Georgia to the Georgetown Municipal Airport. On a taxiway … Continue reading “Jet Supplier Sees High-Flying Handiwork”

Main Street Façade and Sign Grants for Downtown Businesses

The Georgetown Main Street program has presented a number checks this year to businesses for Façade and Sign Grants. The Main Street Façade and Sign Fund is a matching grant program for commercial buildings in the historic downtown area. (Click on photos to see a larger version.) ThunderCloud Subs at 814 S. Main Street received … Continue reading “Main Street Façade and Sign Grants for Downtown Businesses”

Georgetown Behavioral Health Institute Opens

Georgetown Behavioral Health Institute officially opened their doors on Thursday with a ribbon cutting ceremony followed by tours of the new facility. The 118-bed behavioral health hospital at 3101 S. Austin Avenue offers outpatient and inpatient services to provide care to people with a range of mental health conditions. They are currently serving adults, but … Continue reading “Georgetown Behavioral Health Institute Opens”

Georgetown Lifeguard Teams Win 1st and 2nd in State

Lifeguard teams from the City of Georgetown took the top two spots in the state lifeguard competition in College Station yesterday. The state lifeguard team competition was part of the 2014 Summer Games of Texas sponsored by the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation. Team Dauntless from Georgetown took first place in the competition. Pictured above in … Continue reading “Georgetown Lifeguard Teams Win 1st and 2nd in State”

FM 971 and Austin Avenue Sidewalk Projects

A number of improvements are planned for FM 971 and N. Austin Avenue that will improve pedestrian and vehicle mobility in northeast Georgetown. These transportation improvements occurring in multiple phases will decrease congestion and help provide a safer route for students walking to Georgetown High School. The first phase of this work is the construction … Continue reading “FM 971 and Austin Avenue Sidewalk Projects”

Lifeguards Win Regional Competition

A team of lifeguards from the City of Georgetown won a regional lifeguard competition last week and has qualified to compete in the statewide competition. Team Dauntless from Georgetown placed first at the Texas Superguard regional competition in College Station on July 7. Members of Team Dauntless (pictured left to right in the photo) are … Continue reading “Lifeguards Win Regional Competition”

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