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News in Williamson County, Texas
By 2017 Georgetown, TX Will Run Entirely on Renewable Energy
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:46:48 -0700
image via (cc) via flickr user dukeenergy Georgetown, Texas , probably isn’t the first place people think of when they think of clean, green energy. As the seat of Williamson County —one of Texas’ solidly, if not emphatically, conservative zones —the 30-odd miles that separate Georgetown from the Lone Star State’s liberal oasis of Austin might as well be 30,000. And yet, in seeming defiance of ...
Williamson County Finds More Cars Going 100 MPH
Fri, 13 Mar 2015 18:17:36 -0700
The need for speed pushes Williamson County toward the top of an undesirable list. It's one of the top counties in Texas for citing speeders going more than 100 miles per hour. That's why Williamson County authorities are doing all they can to put the brakes on this problem. ...
Texas Cities Are Worried Republicans Pushed Tax Cuts Too Far
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 17:00:00 -0800
“It scares the fool out of me,” said Dan Gattis, a judge who helps oversee the budget for the county, an area north of Austin where farms gave way to congested roads as the population almost doubled since 2000. “It takes so much money to run county government. Energized by an expanded majority in the Texas legislature, Republicans want to slash billions from homeowners’ taxes. Lieutenant ...
Two Injured When Small Plane Flips After Landing In Central Texas
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 09:25:34 -0700
Two people were injured when their small plane flipped as they made an emergency landing in Central Texas.
Central Texas Grand Jury Indicts Man In Wife's 1995 Death
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 19:32:44 -0700
GEORGETOWN, Texas (AP) -- A Williamson County grand jury has indicted a 70-year-old man for murder in the 1995 death of his wife at their Round Rock home. William Foster had recently retired and was living in Sebring, Florida, when he was arrested earlier this week. ...
DPS Trooper Seize 35 Pounds Of Cocaine During Traffic Stop In Jarrell
Wed, 18 Mar 2015 13:47:31 -0700
Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers seized 35 pounds of cocaine during a traffic stop in Williamson County. Officials say the traffic stop happened on Friday on I-35 near Jarrell. After troopers stopped the truck, they discovered four large bundles that contained the cocaine. ...
Highlights from around the Capitol
Thu, 12 Mar 2015 12:34:27 -0700
AUSTIN, Texas - Judges and school districts in several Texas counties asked House lawmakers Wednesday to leave the truancy system alone, citing successful practices they've implemented on their own..
Williamson County detective arrested
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 13:14:17 -0700
A Williamson County sheriff's detective is arrested for allegedly lying on his time sheet. Deputies say they discovered the fraud after going through the data on the GPS tracking device on the detective's car.
Thieves Hit North Austin Neighborhood
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 19:17:43 -0700
Property crime is one of the biggest problems in Central Texas. While someone stealing from your home or car is bad enough you may end up the victim of another crime. That's what some in the Oak Brook neighborhood have learned. The North Austin neighborhood is full of beautiful homes in a park like setting. ...
Infant killed, several relatives hurt in Central Texas fire
Mon, 09 Mar 2015 07:50:06 -0700
LEANDER, Texas (AP) - Investigators blame a space heater for a Central Texas mobile home fire that killed a 7-month-old boy and left five relatives hurt. The Williamson County Sheriff's Office says Ian Justus died in the blaze in Leander (lee-AN'-der). Officials say the boy's parents and his 2-year-old brother ...