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Local News for Georgetown, Texas

01/17/2020

Capacity Crowd Takes Center Stage at Schroeder Kickoff

On January 7, Georgetown attorney and community leader Josh Schroeder announced his candidacy for Mayor to a capacity crowd on the Square.  More than 300 attendees proved up County Judge Bill Gravell’s comment: “I’ve seen people announce for County Judge, State Representative, Commissioner, School Board […] Read the rest of the article on advocatenewstx.com READ MORE.
01/17/2020

Homeless Encampments and the Constitution

The Rich Lowry Column by Rich Lowry The Supreme Court just ensured that the nation’s homelessness crisis will continue.  The court declined to take up an appeal of a ruling by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, covering the western United States, that homeless encampments […] Read the rest of the article on advocatenewstx.com READ MORE.
01/17/2020

Keep Calm and Get Your Flu Shot

Dr. Jim Donovan, Chief Medical Officer at St. David’s Georgetown Hospital, has a lot of helpful information about the 2019-2020 flu season, including a bit about this year’s strain being slightly different than what was expected.  To begin with, he says the season is off […] Read the rest of the article on advocatenewstx.com READ MORE.
01/17/2020

News You Can Use

JP 3 Hosts Mental Health Expo On January 16, 2020, Williamson County Justice of the Peace, Pct. 3 will be hosting its first Mental Health Expo. The event will take place from 6-8 p.m. at the Williamson County Georgetown Annex, 100 Wilco Way, Suite 226.  […] Read the rest of the article on advocatenewstx.com READ MORE.
01/17/2020

Josh McConkey Energizing Grass Roots

Residents of Precinct 344 have one more vote on the ballot than most of Williamson County in the March primary. And, with 18 years of military training, challenger Colonel Josh McConkey is easily qualified to meet the goals and objectives of a Republican Precinct Chair.  […] Read the rest of the article on advocatenewstx.com READ MORE.
01/17/2020

To Your Good Health

by Dr. Keith Roach DEAR DR. ROACH: I am 88 and have had osteoarthritis in my hands and knees since I was in my 50s. I began taking Tylenol and Advil for pain. But on a recommendation from a health food store clerk, I started […] Read the rest of the article on advocatenewstx.com READ MORE.
01/17/2020

Top 10 Georgetown Stories of 2019

As is customary with this and many other news publications, at the start of a new year, we take a look back at the good, the bad, and the ugly of the previous year’s news. But, this is Georgetown, so it’s always mostly good news. […] Read the rest of the article on advocatenewstx.com READ MORE.
01/17/2020

Real Estate Agent Workshop on Feb. 13

The City of Georgetown, Georgetown ISD, and the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce are hosting the fourth annual Real Estate Agent Workshop on Thursday, Feb. 13. The free workshop starts at 9 a.m. at the Georgetown Community Center, 445 E. Morrow St. Coffee and breakfast will be provided. Presentations begin at 9:30 a.m., and the event READ MORE.
01/17/2020

Lark and Owl Booksellers

Poetry reading…a beautiful art form! Our local book store is providing our community the opportunity to participate in this fun form of expression… Lark and Owl Booksellers is hosting their 1st Open Mic Poetry Night of 2020. Join them tomorrow, Friday, January 17th at 7:30pm and share an original piece or one of your favorites. READ MORE.

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