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  1. Mosquito samples in Georgetown, Cedar Park positive for West NileRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | KXAN-TV Austin

    A mosquito sample collected from a trap on South Maple Street on Tuesday in southeast Georgetown returned a positive result Thursday. The Culex mosquitoes found in the trap have a flight range of about one mile.

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  2. Man stabbed in the neck on ranch near Georgetown critically injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | KXAN-TV Austin

    GEORGETOWN, Texas - A 33-year-old man near Georgetown was stabbed multiple times in his neck Tuesday afternoon at the Central Texas Olive Ranch. The stabbing happened at 5251 Farm to Market 972, located north of the city of Georgetown and about a mile east of Interstate 35. The Williamson County Sheriff's Office was called to the scene at 3:34 p.m. Deputies initially said the suspect and victim know each other, but in an update said a preliminary investigation shows their relationship is unknown.

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  3. Blood possibly found in car linked to Rachel Cooke disappearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | KXAN-TV Austin

    FBI agents comb through a car believed to be linked to Rachel Cooke's disappearance in April 2018. FBI agents comb through a car believed to be linked to Rachel Cooke's disappearance in April 2018.

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  4. Flooding forces dozens to evacuate RV park near GeorgetownRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Water from the San Gabriel River flooded the Shady River RV Resort on State Highway 29, forcing the evacuation of dozens of people Saturday morning.

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  5. APD arrests one suspected in string of online marketplace robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Austin police have arrested one suspect in connection to a string of robberies where victims were lured out using advertisements on social media platforms. Victims of the robberies would respond to sales for products such as PlayStations and flat screens on platforms like Facebook Marketplace and OfferUp.

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  6. Speeding, truck traffic lead to joint enforcement operation on SH 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | KXAN-TV Austin

    People may have noticed a large presence of law enforcement along State Highway 29 from Georgetown all the way west to the county line. That's because the Williamson County Sheriff's Office and the Liberty Hill Police Department joined together to conduct a special traffic operation on the busy highway on Wednesday and Thursday.

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  7. Invasive Zebra mussels spread to city of Austin water intake valvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Divers discovered invasive zebra mussels covering screens on city of Austin water intake valves, signaling that in addition to the host of concerns for boaters, property owners, and native species, the zebra mussels will mean extra work the city's water supply. The divers confirmed the presence of this invasive species on water intake valves on September 7 during a report they were helping Austin water with.

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  8. Two men caught allegedly trying to install skimmers in GeorgetownRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Skimmer found on suspects on Aug. 22, 2018 by Williamson County Sheriff's Office deputies. Skimmer found on suspects on Aug. 22, 2018 by Williamson County Sheriff's Office deputies.

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  9. Families show up early for Corgis at Williamson County animal shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2018 | KXAN-TV Austin

    This is one of five Corgi's up for adoption Sunday at the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter. GEORGETOWN, Texas -- On Sunday morning, people who really wanted a new Corgi to add to their family made a beeline to the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter, even though the shelter didn't open until 11 a.m. Eight families showed up hoping they would be the ones leaving with one of the five Corgis up for adoption after they were seized from an animal cruelty case.

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  10. Lack of bus drivers is an issue for many local districtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | KXAN-TV Austin

    As the first day of school inches closer, many Central Texas school districts are struggling to find enough bus drivers. Transportation director for Round Rock Independent School District, Scott Copeland, is still looking to fill more than 20 bus driver positions.

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  11. Overnight grass fire in Jerrell containedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 | KXAN-TV Austin

    A grass fire that sparked early Monday morning in Jarrell has been contained, the Williamson County Sheriff's Department said. Deputies were helping with traffic control and notifying residents about the 10-15 acre fire near County Road 238.

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  12. More than 50 dead animals found in Georgetown areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Dozens of dead animals have been found in the Georgetown area, some of which may have been beheaded, according to Williamson County Sheriff Robert Chody.

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  13. Grandma accused of leaving baby in hot car while shopping in GeorgetownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | KXAN-TV Austin

    An Austin woman is accused of leaving her 9-month-old granddaughter alone inside a locked car with the windows rolled up while she shopped at an antique store for almost 30 minutes, according to a probable cause affidavit. Linda Diane Herron, 70, is now facing a felony charge of abandoning or endangering a child with intent to return.

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  14. Fans petition to keep Georgetown Rodeo going after 75 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2018 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Red ribbons hang along a section of the chain link fence that surrounds the Williamson County Sheriff's Posse rodeo grounds. As a sign of support, people have written their names on them as well as put down the dates that they started coming to the Georgetown Rodeo, which held its final event at the facility last weekend after 75 years.

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  15. Boil water notice lifted for Liberty Hill areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | KXAN-TV Austin

    The boil water notice for parts of Liberty Hill that get water from the Georgetown Utility System has been lifted. While the boil water notice has been lifted, customers who live in the area along State Highway 29 around US 183 are still being asked to conserve water as crews work to fix the broken pump.

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  16. Some Georgetown Utility customers need to boil their waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2018 | KXAN-TV Austin

    A water pump failure has left people in Williamson County without water since Saturday and, as of Monday afternoon, numerous communities are being asked to boil their water. The outage affects approximately 1,400 customers along State Highway 29 west of US 183 and east of County Road 201.

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  17. New 525-acre park opens in GeorgetownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2018 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Garey Park's grand opening brought out lots of families to enjoy the playground, splash pad, dog park and three zip lines. The park also has a equestrian arena, 4.2 miles of equestrian trails, 4.7 miles of hiking trails, pavilions and two fishing ponds, plus an event facility called the Garey House.

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  18. Wilco sheriff's office looking for felony suspect in Georgetown neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2018 | KXAN-TV Austin

    The Williamson County Sheriff's Office is advising those who live in the Rancho Sienna neighborhood to stay indoors as they search for a suspect. Sheriff Robert Chody tweeted just before 5 p.m. on Saturday that their office is looking for a felony suspect who is on the run in the area of the Rancho Sienna neighborhood near Hwy 29 and Ronald Reagan Blvd. Chody says his office has K9 units on the ground to search for the suspect.

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  19. As Austin sees slowest growth in years, Pflugerville rises upRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | KXAN-TV Austin

    This week, the U.S. Census Bureau released new population estimates that showcase several Texas cities ranking high, while Austin's growth between 2016 and 2017 was 0.3 percent. Every other year since the start of the decade, the growth rate has been close to two percent, or more.

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  20. 'Large scale' bust targets massage parlors in Williamson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2018 | KXAN-TV Austin

    A multi-agency sting conducted in Williamson and Bell Counties resulted in numerous arrests related to human trafficking and illegal sex services at massage businesses. The Georgetown Police Department says it worked with the Round Rock Police Department and several other agencies to conduct a "large scale operation" on locations throughout the area including seven in Bell County, five in Round Rock and one in Georgetown.

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