by Mike Payne
Political consultant Larry Sabato once commented, “Every election is determined by the people who show up.” The recent elections in Georgetown exemplified this statement as two incumbent city councilmen were re-elected, and another was defeated.
District 4 Councilman Steve Fought handed Joe Reedholm a
There was little shakeup in Georgetown city leadership based on unofficial election results on May 4th.
Although voter turnout was less than 7 percent in District 7—just 427 ballots cast—Council Member Tommy Gonzalez was elected to a fourth term. Gonzalez was ahead when early voting results
2019 CTE Awards
Congressman John Carter (TX-31) presented the winners of the 2019 Outstanding Students in Career and Technical Education Award April 6. There were 36 students nominated, the most in the program’s history, and ten were chosen to receive the award.
“I’m proud to announce the
Members of the public, employees and distinguished guests took part in a ceremonial ribbon cutting for the new Williamson County Georgetown Annex. Congressman John Carter joined approximately 100 guests for the event, which included the singing of the National Anthem by the EVHS Choir. The
Be sure to attend the grand reopening of businesses along Williams Drive 9am-1pm Saturday, May 11 in the parking lot of Lone Star Circle of Care at 2425 Williams Drive.
The event is a celebration of the businesses affected by the recent evacuations in and
At the annual meeting of the Texas Library Association last week, Georgetown Public Library Director Eric Lashley was named Librarian of the Year. The award is given to a librarian who has shown extraordinary leadership and service in the library community.
The award recognizes Lashley's “innovative
The Williamson County Juvenile Services staff and Board honored retired County Judge Dan Gattis in April with a special luncheon and award ceremony.
Executive Director Scott Matthew presented Judge Gattis with his portrait, which will hang in the main hallway alongside previous Chiefs, Board Members and
JP3 Judge Evelyn McLean held the first Financial Literacy course April 17 at the new Williamson County Annex. Since starting January 1, she said she was surprised at the number of cases for driving without a driver’s license, driving while license invalid, or having no
by Diane Twilley
On April 12th, East View High School hosted an impressive and well-attended presentation for students interested in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). The “Space as a Career” program was conceived and organized by former engineer, Jim Twilley, now retired
Long-time General Manager of Utilities Jim Briggs announced his retirement today. After more than three decades with the City of Georgetown, Briggs will step down at the end of September.
“Jim is a pillar of Georgetown and in the utility profession,” City Manager David Morgan said.