Williamson County Newswire (Page 4)

Williamson County Newswire (Page 4)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Williamson County, TX. (Page 4)

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  1. Chico is a K9 with the Williamson County Sheriff's Office.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | KXAN-TV Austin

    The Williamson County Sheriff's Office is posting more than just "lost dog" signs for a police dog that went missing on Wednesday. Police say K9 Chico was last seen near Elmo Street in Florence, sometime before 10 a.m. Chico, a Dutch Shepherd, broke out of his kennel during the severe thunderstorms and hasn't been seen since.

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  2. Storm rips through parts of Williamson CountyRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2016 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Several homeowners in the northwestern part of Williamson County spent their Tuesday morning clearing debris from the storm that ripped through around 9 a.m. A Tornado Warning was issued for Williamson during the 8 a.m. hour. Radar indicated there was potentially a rain-wrapped tornado just west of Jarrell around 9:15 a.m. The emergency management coordinator said only a few homes were damaged during the storm and no one was injured.

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  3. What's the difference between a tornado watch and a tornado warning?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | Austin American-Statesman

    You've been warned, and you're on watch. But what do those words mean in relation to a tornado, and which is more concerning? The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch for several Central Texas counties Monday morning to last till 1 p.m., as the American-Statesman's Katie Urbaszewski reports , and a tornado warning was in effect in Williamson County from around 9:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. The time spans of the two alerts can serve as the first hint at their meaning.

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  4. Metropia Partners with City of Austin to Provide Real-Time Traffic Updates During SXSWRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2016 | Business Wire

    ... of life and economic vitality in Central Texas. The Mobility Authority operates the 183A Toll Road in Williamson County and the 290 Toll Road (Manor Expressway) in east Austin. It's preparing to start construction on the 183 South project in spring ...

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  5. Williamson County studies traffic to possibly add frontage roads to SH130.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... coming to Hutto," she said. The traffic study is already underway and is expected to be done this summer. Williamson County is paying for the study, which costs $35,000. For perspective, we took a closer look at how much traffic passes through Hutto ...

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  6. Counties heed the call to step up Zika virus fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... But the truth is, the heavy lifting is mostly up to all of us. John Teel, executive director of the Williamson County & Cities Health District, explains, "There are not enough employees in any city or county or health district to get out and handle ...

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  7. Former Round Rock teacher sentenced for sexual misconductRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | The Brownsville Herald

    ... relationship between an educator and student. Cotten was arrested April 9 after a 16-year-old student told Williamson County sheriff's deputies that he had touched and kissed her inappropriately and sent her photos of his genitals. Cotten had been a ...

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  8. Jarrell 1997 TornadoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | KXAN-TV Austin

    It was a living nightmare-the worst possible tornado, an F5-killing more than two dozen men, women and children in the Williamson County town of Jarrell on May 27, 1997. Next year will be the 20th anniversary of the worst tornado disaster in local history.

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  9. Counties grapple with aging electronic voting systemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... of 10 to 20 years for key components in the electronic systems. Travis County uses machines from 2001. Williamson County uses a system that it purchased around 10 years ago, putting both systems in the range for issues. "[Maintenance] can get tricky ...

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  10. Jana Dutya s remaining months as DA questionedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | KXAN-TV Austin

    On a day Texas celebrates its independence, there's a question of how justice is being handled in Williamson County. Judge Bill Gravell just celebrated his three-year anniversary as a justice of the peace for the county.

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  11. Map: Travis county precinct-by-precinct resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | Austin American-Statesman

    ... selected race. Hover over a candidate's name in the map legend to see his or her support in each precinct. Williamson county totals are not included.

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  12. The Latest: Texas lawmaker who sought loyalty oaths losesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | KRON 4

    ... prosecutor who spent time in jail after being found in contempt of court has lost her re-election bid. Williamson County District Attorney Jana Duty was defeated Tuesday by Shawn Dick in the Republican primary. There's no Democrat in the race so ...

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  13. The Latest: Texas prosecutor jailed for contempt loses raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | Valley Morning Star

    ... prosecutor who spent time in jail after being found in contempt of court has lost her re-election bid. Williamson County District Attorney Jana Duty was defeated Tuesday by Shawn Dick in the Republican primary. There's no Democrat in the race so ...

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  14. Shawn Dick leads Williamson County DA race with early votesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... says his nearly 20 years of experience will help him lead the county. He was previously a prosecutor for Williamson County, and currently runs a private practice in Georgetown. Dick says his first order of business if he wins DA, is to bring in the ...

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  15. Military MattersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 29, 2016 | KCEN

    ... drugs, which are known as proton pump inhibitors, had a 44 percent greater risk of developing dementia. WILLIAMSON COUNTY, TEXAS - The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department said two people were arrested by game wardens Feb. 26 in connection to a ...

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  16. Live CenTex election resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | Austin American-Statesman

    ... Rey Fischer follows in third with 15.42 percent. About 13,640 votes have been counted in that race. In the Williamson County District Attorney race, challenger Shawn Dick is leading incumbent Jana Duty . In early results, Dick has 58 percent of the ...

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  17. Austin man accused of stealing fish, bird from pet storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... to reoffend, the Austin Police Department decided to list him as a top offender. Fifer was booked into the Williamson County Jail on a theft charge and posted a $20,000 bond.

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  18. How to vote in the Texas PrimaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... of state's office highly recommends you bring it to the polling station. If you live in Travis or Williamson County, you can vote at any polling site. Otherwise, on your Voter Registration certificate, you will see a precinct number. Your residence ...

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  19. Injuries to children prompt EMS safety forumRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2016 | EMS1

    John Sneed, the director of Williamson County Emergency Services, smiled after leaving a meeting Friday afternoon on how to keep children safe, saying it had already sparked a new plan. Williamson County EMS and the Williamson County Children's Advocacy center had just decided to make a continuing education video for firefighters, paramedics and police about how to recognize signs of child abuse, he said.

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  20. Forum stresses importance of child safety after day care deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... own day care operator at a registered child care home. Another child was injured at an illegal day care in Williamson County.

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