Political candidates who use smear tactics against their opponent often have little substance of their own to offer their constituents—only mindless rhetoric. Belittling opponents and their supporters should be a clarion statement to voters that the candidate lacks moral fiber. The tactic only works if
I travel the length and breadth of this county for work and community events and, all over, people ask me who will get my vote for County Judge. I never tell them Who without telling them Why. I’m voting for the man who not only
Candidate for County Judge Bill Gravell held a public meet & greet at the Georgetown municipal airport January 9. Hosted by business leaders Jim and Patty Schwertner, Mayor Dale Ross and several others at the Schwertners' private hangar, more than 350 guests attended, enjoyed signature
by Mike Payne
If you’ve ever wondered how we decide what to write about on this page, let me fill you in. Often, this commentary stems directly from issues that cause our phone to ring, people to send letters, or even approach us in public with
[caption id="attachment_2776" align="alignright" width="300"] Judge Bill Gravell and County Attorney Dee Hobbs in the Taylor Christmas Parade of Lights December 2[/caption]
Texas Judge of the Year says he values hearing from citizens; vows to hold the line on taxes.
After months of deliberation and prayerful reflection,
Hutto has become one of the most high-profile cities in Central Texas. Thanks to new, cooperative partnering, and passage of the 4B sales tax fund, several large dollar projects are already in the works.
The State authorized local governments to impose a sales tax, known
[caption id="attachment_2323" align="alignleft" width="300"] Rep Carter visits with WWII veteran Weldon Whitten[/caption]
United States Congressman John Carter spoke of pride and patriotism during his keynote speech at Georgetown & Williamson County Veterans Plaza in Sun City.
The annual service to honor the men and women of our
[caption id="attachment_2161" align="alignleft" width="300"] County Court Judge John McMaster administers the oath of office to Mayor Dale Ross for his second term; with wife, Mickie Ross.[/caption]
In a special City Council session, Mayor Dale Ross, Councilwoman Rachael Jonrowe and Councilwoman Valerie Nicholson took the oath of
[caption id="attachment_2187" align="alignleft" width="226"] Judge Bill Gravell speaks to dispatchers and communications experts.[/caption]
5th Annual Safety Symposium Special Training for Dispatchers
Williamson County Emergency Services held the 5th Annual Public Safety Symposium May 9-11 at the Expo Center in Taylor. The training focused on Telecommunicators and for
Several hundred Georgetown residents gathered at the Faith Community Center downtown on May 4th, our National Day of Prayer, for music and fellowship.
Many community leaders, including Sheriff Robert Chody, businessman Ty Gipson and Advocate Publisher Mike Payne led the group in prayer for our country,