Candidates Set for May Election

Mayoral and City Council candidates are set for the May 10 election in Georgetown. The filing period ended at 5 p.m. today. Marlene McMichael and Dale Ross are candidates for mayor. Keith Brainard is unopposed for District 2 and Rachael Jonrowe is unopposed for District 6. Brainard and Jonrowe each are incumbents for those districts. […]


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Yard Trimmings Collection Starts March 3

The spring collection period for yard trimmings for residents in the city limits of Georgetown is March 3 through May 30. Collections are every-other-week. Not sure of your yard trimmings collection days? Look up your schedule at recycle.georgetown.org, or call Texas Disposal Systems at (512) 930-1715. Branches should be bundled with twine and no more […]


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CPR by Daughter Key for Cardiac Survivor

Georgetown Fire Chief John Sullivan recently honored a local woman after her daughter and Georgetown firefighters saved her life in the minutes after she experienced a heart attack. Chief Sullivan told the story of Sharon Turner at a City Council meeting earlier this month. “Back in December, she was at her home and she succumbed […]


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Rivery Hotel and Conference Center Deal Finalized

Development agreements for a 220-room Sheraton hotel and conference center at the Rivery were approved by the Georgetown City Council on January 14 and finalized this week. The Summit at Rivery Park project near Interstate 35 will include a 16,000 square-foot conference center. Construction on the hotel and conference center is slated to begin this […]


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Officials Mark Opening of New Lakeway Drive Bridge

Officials with the City of Georgetown joined the Texas Department of Transportation yesterday at a ribbon-cutting to mark the opening of the new Lakeway Drive Bridge in Georgetown. The new bridge opened to traffic last week. The construction project replaced the Lakeway Drive Bridge and re-aligned the roadway at Interstate 35 near the Georgetown Municipal […]


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Electric System Upgrade Planned in Leander Road Area

The City of Georgetown Electric Department will be upgrading the electric system in the Leander Road area west of Interstate 35 starting next week. Work is scheduled for the two week period from February 26 through March 11. The upgrade is due to the age and condition of the current infrastructure. The new components will […]


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Civil Service Commission Vacancy- Accepting Applications

The City of Georgetown is now accepting applications to fill vacant or expiring terms on the Civil Service Commission. Description: The Civil Service Commission is responsible for adopting, maintaining and enforcing rules governing the hiring and promotional process and serves as a disciplinary appeal board for civil service employees in the Georgetown Fire and Police […]


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Main Street Program Seeks Mural Art Entries

A red brick wall near the Courthouse Square is set to become a canvas for Georgetown’s next downtown mural. The Main Street Program is seeking original art for a 10-by-30-foot space at 809 S. Main Street near the Grace Heritage Center. The mural location is along one of the southern gateways to the Courthouse Square. […]


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Warrant Round-up Starts March 1

The 2014 Statewide Warrant Round-up starts on March 1 when more than 304 law enforcement agencies in Texas will concentrate their efforts to find those with outstanding warrants. Law enforcement officers are going to residences and workplaces to serve arrest warrants. Those with outstanding warrants should act immediately to avoid going to jail. To make […]


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Georgetown Animal Shelter Seeks Donations for Sale

Starting on February 19, the City of Georgetown Animal Shelter is accepting donations for the Annual Garage Sale, a benefit organized by the Friends of the Georgetown Animal Shelter to be held in April. Bring donations to the front door of the former Georgetown public library building at 808 Martin Luther King, Jr. Street. Donations […]


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