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Grits for Breakfast
Palau president defends John Bradley hire
Via Agence-France-Press , the President of Palau felt the need to explain the island nation's decision to hire former Williamson County DA John Bradley as a prosecutor in their Attorney General's office.
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Tue Jul 08, 2014
Texas Health Officials Confirms First Case of Mosquito-borne Virus
Texas health officials have confirmed Texas' first human case of a mosquito-borne virus that's been rapidly spreading through the Caribbean and parts of Latin America.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Migrant Mosquito Virus Strikes 'Heart of Texas'
A deadly migrant mosquito virus, called chikungunya, is sweeping deep into the 'Heart of Texas.'
Williamson County food need rises with population boom
Williamson County may be one of the wealthiest areas in the state, but there is still hunger.
Caribbean mosquito-borne illness discovered in Texas patient
Students from the University of North Texas Health Science Center examine mosquitoes caught in traps set up at Fort Worth fire stations to monitor the spread of West Nile virus.
Texas Confirms State's First Chikungunya Case
The Texas Department of State Health Services has confirmed the first human case of chikungunya, a viral disease that can cause severe joint pain and is spread by mosquitoes.
Siblings drown at Lake Georgetown
Two siblings drowned at Lake Georgetown Sunday evening after they were playing in the water 15 feet away from the shore, authorities said.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Morton memoir details injustice, new life
Michael Morton's life among the trees on an East Texas lake is a little slice of Heaven now, but his new memoir, 'Getting Life,' details a 25-year Hell in heartbreaking detail.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
New plan aims to alleviate Georgetown's parking problem
City leaders in Georgetown, for example, have acknowledged that parking is a big problem downtown and it is leading to back-ups on the streets.
UT student pleads guilty in conspiring to provide terrorists material support
UT student Rahatul Khan, left, and Michael Wolfe, right, have been charged with conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists in a United States Attorney's Office for the Western Distrcit of Texas press release.
Grits for Breakfast
John Bradley to prosecute in island paradise
Grits had heard rumors that former Williamson County District Attorney John Bradley took a post working for the Attorney General in the Republic of Palau, an American protectorate of 20,000 people in Micronesia.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
The Wilson County News
Have you seen Allison Gordon?
She last was seen June 19, after she reportedly ran away from her home near Jarrell.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Senior population booming, but services lagging
The latest U.S. census numbers show the Austin area has the third fastest growing senior population in the country.
Williamson County warns of jury duty scam
From Williamson County: The Williamson County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating a number of recent incidents in the county where citizens have received calls from one or more individuals posing as an officer with the Williamson County Sheriff's Office and telling them that a warrant is being issued on them for failure to appear for jury ... (more)
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Dallas Morning News
Texas comes out on top in private equity investments
Private equity firms invested $87.4 billion in more than 200 Texas companies in 2013 making Texas first in the nation for private equity investment.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Texas needs to re-weigh its drug laws: Jarvis DeBerry
Supporters stage a protest before a hearing at the the Williamson County Justice Center for Jacob Lavoro in Georgetown, Texas, on Thursday, June 19, 2014.
Sat Jun 21, 2014
Hundreds of supporters rally outside courthouse of Austin teen facing life in prison for pot brownies
A 19-year old Austin resident whose life has been turned upside down after he was caught baking pot brownies in his apartment last April pled not guilty in a hearing on June 19. The defendant, Jacob Lavoro, is facing five years to life in prison for his charges.
Thu Jun 19, 2014
Community members support Round Rock teen facing life in prison for baking and selling pot brownies.
The Round Rock teen facing life in prison for baking and selling pot brownies had his first court appearance on Thursday.
Phony phone calls reported in Williamson County
The Williamson County District Clerk's Office reports residents are receiving phone calls about missing jury duty and having to pay a fine.