We are pleased to have Police Chief Wayne Nero and Assistant Chief Cory Tchida featured in the Advocate on a regular basis.
Can you explain how the new Community program might emphasize police efficiency in the community?
The purpose of the CommUNITY program at the end
State Board of Education Member Tom Maynard took the oath of office at Round Rock Independent School District’s Cedar Ridge High School January 3.
Maynard won re-election in November’s general election to the 15-member board which has rulemaking authority for significant portions of the state’s public
Most of the school districts in Central Texas were confounded by the preliminary "report card" they received in the new A-F grading system drafted by the Texas Education Association. Adopted after House Bill 2804, the system aims to support a focus on continuous improvement of
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Brainard Retiring From District 2 Seat
by Mike Payne
Benjamin Franklin once said, “If you want something done, ask a busy person.” Perhaps in the case of Valerie Nicholson, it would be more appropriate to say, “If you
The City of Georgetown has been a work in progress for the last 168 years and we treasure the rich heritage of the past. Our tradition of making history continued in 2016 and below is a sampling of some of the significant events and developments
Birthday Tandem Goes Global
On January 4th, Sun City’s Al Blaschke made history. For his 100th birthday, he did something most people don’t do in their lifetime; he jumped out of a perfectly good airplane. Doing so tied him as the oldest American to make a
St. David's Georgetown hospital celebrated the first baby born at St. David’s Georgetown Hospital. Ezekiel Leo Stark was born at 3:13 a.m. on January 1, 2017. He weighed 5 pounds, 12 ounces and was 18 inches long. The mother is Ashely Andrews, pictured with big
Janet Cooke and Rentsch Brewery partnered together for the first annual Rachel Cooke Memorial Run. More than 100 runners gave new meaning to the term "warming up" for the race on as the temperature at the starting line was 18°.
Janet is the mother of Rachel
Several hundred guests at the historic courthouse in Georgetown counted down on New Year's Eve but rather than a toast at midnight, Judge Bill Gravell commenced with the swearing in of Pct 1 Constable Vinnie Cherrone.
Immediately following, Robert Chody took the oath as the 34th
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Promises to return integrity to the office.
District Attorney Shawn Dick was sworn in by 277th District Judge Stacey Mathews and pledged to working tirelessly "to restore