by Mike Payne
Democracy is based upon the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people,” opined early 20th-century pastor Harry Emerson Fosdick. Nowhere is that more accurate than here in central Texas.
It is incumbent upon every citizen to not only register to vote, but
Designed to help those financially impacted by the pandemic, the Wilco Forward grant program launched in May with two main goals —helping businesses stay in business and keeping residents on their feet.
“These are tough times,” Pct3 Commissioner Valerie Covey says. “Just like tough times in
When the pandemic began changing our daily lives, cities and counties handled various situations differently. Georgetown attorney Josh Schroeder was part of an ad hoc committee of business leaders that developed a plan to re-open businesses. “When things began heating up, there was a lot
Classes for all ages teach: You Are Worth Defending
An attempted kidnapping in 2017 prompted the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office to ask themselves what they could do to make families feel safer. In January 2018, the department began holding a regular Self Defense Academy to teach
Georgetown’s Clyde and Kay Woerner took a break from the many visitors who stopped by to wish them well, to share memories of a life lived well
Sun City resident Betty Schleder has always been an advocate for strong conservative values. To prove it, she has been gathering respected and well-liked neighbors, The Sun City Grandmas, since 2011 to help her spread the word about qualified candidates for office.
“It all started with
Americans have been using absentee (mail-in) ballots since the Civil War. Since that time, Federal laws have required states to allow by-mail voting for military and overseas voters. Today, we have five states that vote entirely by mail, and many states allow mail-in ballots for
The Advocate spent some time with Texas District 20 Rep. Terry Wilson—who insisted we call him Terry—to ask some tough questions from our readers. Rep. Wilson adds, “I’m happy to do it; every chance I have to talk to the people of District 20 is