Two Georgetown employees were sworn in as peace officers by Georgetown Police Chief Wayne Nero on Monday. Robert Jones took the oath from Chief Nero to become a Georgetown police officer in a ceremony at the police department. Jones previously worked for nine years for the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office.
Firefighter Craig Owen was recognized at the Georgetown city council meeting last week for his role as a liaison to families of two volunteer firefighters who were killed in the April 17 explosion in West, Texas. Owen, who is a driver/engineer with the Georgetown Fire Department, also was honored for
Several Georgetown firefighters were awarded the green cross this week for their efforts to extract two injured drivers from their vehicles after a wreck on Texas 195. The two-vehicle head-on collision happened on the morning of March 21. The green cross is an award for firefighters involved in a vehicle
The City of Georgetown is currently in the process of completing a Hazard Mitigation Plan. Input from the community is needed for the project team to identify and analyze potential hazards affecting residents and recommend possible actions to reduce their impact. Hazards can include droughts, floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, wildfires, and
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.