The Williamson County Justice Center houses nine courts and two prosecutors’ offices. It is where most official public records are filed and kept, including death records, marriage licenses, and probate and property records. In short, it is always busy.
Prior to the pandemic, a typical day
by Mike Payne
Williamson County is a great place to live. We are lucky, not only to live in Texas, but in a piece of it that is known for its safety, engagement, and prosperity.
One of the reasons that is true is that we have, to
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With more than 607,000 residents, 1,800 employees, five senior division chiefs and 28 elected officials, Williamson County is hardly a sleepy Texas hamlet any more. Having earned 103,740 votes on election day, Bill
Williamson County voters set a record for voter participation (62.25%) in the 2018 midterm election. But, Glenda Dennison of Sun City personally embodied a true commitment to civic responsibility and inspired thousands on social media with her story. Glenda has a terminal diagnosis of brain
by Mike Payne
Some might say that I’m not the best person to write about the Republican candidate for County Judge of Williamson County, Bill Gravell. Why? Because we have known each other for the better part of a decade, and yes, become friends, they would
Williamson County’s Republican nominee for County Judge is looking forward to walking arm in arm to the ballot box with his fellow nominees in November.
Judge Bill Gravell says, “I am humbled to be the Republican nominee, and I look forward to working and serving in
The 2018 Republican primary is finally in our rear-view mirror, and we are pleased to report the results of race results available at post time. For the County’s top race, Judge Bill Gravell is one step closer to changing his job, although not his honorable
by Mike Payne
When considering who should become the next Williamson County Judge, it shouldn’t even be a close call; there is only one candidate in this race who is uniquely qualified to hold that position. When the bona fides are carefully examined, that person is
Although it was likely not the Leffingwell campaign's intent, I watched with delight the video of Judge Bill Gravell dancing in his office. Here is a man introducing a moment of lightness and warmth into a place that is generally filled with anxiety and negativity;
I wholeheartedly endorse Bill Gravell for County Judge. I am no crony. And I can promise you our judges earn their living every day serving you. Something that goes forgotten is just how often Judge Gravell serves us. All of the little things people don't