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(Photo Williamson County Sheriffs Office) Greg Kelley has been granted bond by a Williamson County judge. Kelley walked out about 3 in the afternoon Tuesday, greeted by a swarm of friends, familiy, supporters and media. Kelley was convicted of child sexual assault and given a 20...
(Photo Shutterstock/ Steven Coling) From Jarrell-Schwertner Water Supply Corporation: Due to a break in a six inch water main, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has required Jarrell-Schwertner Water Supply Corporation – PWSID# 2460011, a public water system to notify...
Photo: SMPD A suspect in the sexual assault of a child in San Marcos will soon be included on the most wanted list of the U.S. Marshal’s Service. The San Marcos Police Department is asking residents to be on the lookout for Jesus “Jesse” Delgado, 56. Delgado most recently lived...
(Photo Shutterstock/ yelantsevv) Thirty acres burned up in Bastrop this past weekend from the Royal Pines fire in Bastrop. Travis County Commissioners look to implement the Wildfire Evacuation Special Operations Plan with the City of Austin. The new plan is designed to direct...
PfISD logo The inaugural season of The Pfield will soon roll underway, with three of Pflugerville ISD’s high schools playing home games in the new stadium. Weiss High School, also in its first year, opens with a junior varsity slate and will debut at The Pfield in 2018...
(Credit: Texas House of Representatives) A pair of Houston attorneys representing Austin/Pflugerville State Representative Dawnna Dukes have been denied a request to be removed from the case. According to a statement from attorney Shaun Clarke, they wanted to be removed from the...
Last week the San Marcos City Council issued its first public statement in the wake of Governor Greg Abbott signing SB4, also known as the sanctuary cities law. The council waited longer than many others, in part due to fears that if they criticized the law too much, certain...
ACC logo The Austin Community College District (ACC) is one of 10 institutions nationwide selected to serve as a site for a Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) Campus Center. Formed by the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U), TRHT Campus...
Photo: Shutterstock Researchers in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Texas State University have been awarded $636,280 by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (THHSC) aimed at improving enrollment in Medicare in Texas. The contract calls for the Texas...