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GEORGETOWN, Texas -- The Round Rock teenager charged with making and selling pot brownies is due in court on Thursday. Last month, the Williamson County District Attorney decided to drop the first-degree felony charges against 19-year-old Jacob Lavoro. However, he still faces...
CVS has followed through on a promise and today the drug store giant pulled all tobacco products off its shelves nationwide from its almost 600 stores in Texas. Among the anti-smoking advocates applauding the move is Patrick Reynolds, head of a group called TobaccoFree.Org and...
Travis county will have to find $4,000,000 more to pay healthcare benefits for some of their employees. Precinct 2 Commissioner Gerald Daugherty says several employees have maxed out their benefits, using all $25,000 available to them,"Currently we've got 167 of those claims at...
On Monday, August 11, 2014 at approximately 7:23 p.m., the body of an unknown white male was found in the field behind HEB located at 7112 Ed Bluestein. The unknown deceased is described as: White male 5’10” tall 147 lbs. Gray/Brown hair Gray appearing mustache and beard Tattoo...
An 18-year-old woman is recovering, after being hit by a train in Hutto. According to the Hutto Police Department: On August 30, 2014, at approximately 6:00 pm, Hutto emergency responders were dispatched to an area south of US 79 West at Exchange Blvd. in reference to a female...
The idea is the brain-child of Bridge 360, the software quality assurance company and it's helping put veterans to work, once they're no longer in the military. Jeff McGee, from Austin, retired after 22 years in the Army and is grateful Whole Foods elected to be part...
According to a report by the Texas Association of Realtors, from March of 2013 to March of this year, international buyers spent 92 billion dollars on U.S. homes. That makes up seven percent of all purchases. How many of those dollars came to the Lone Star State? Mauricio...
The Texas Civil Rights Project is warning the Austin school district that school closures on the city's eastside, would be unconstitutional. According to the TCRP: The Texas Civil Rights Project released a report today, warning the Austin Independent School District (AISD) that...
Starting October 1, all the trash that City of Georgetown customers place at the curb needs to fit in the trash cart. The new cart-and-zero-bags limit for trash items is part of the City’s solid waste contract. The new cart-only limit for solid waste is part of the City’s effort...