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A new 13-member safety and security committee including district officials like Superintendent Fred Brent, as well as the Chief of Police in Georgetown Wayne Nero and the Fire Chief John Sullivan has been formed. Brent recently shared with the media that along with talks about...
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The Austin Community College District (ACC) will provide specialized job training for NXP USA, Inc. partners through a more than $312,000 Skills and Development Fund grant awarded by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). The training will address the evolving needs of the...
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(Credit: Shutterstock) The Austin Transportation Department is preparing to convert Colorado Street from one-way to two-way traffic between Cesar Chavez and Ninth streets. Staff will kick off full construction on Wednesday and the city anticipates completing the project by the...
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(Credit: City of Georgetown) Georgetown Utility Systems is launching a new utility billing system Aug. 6 that officials say will allow customers to manage their usage and pay bills more effectively. The new system will allow customers to receive bills via text or email, get...
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(Credit: Screenshot/ ATXN) Steve Adler, Mayor of Austin, has filed his second campaign finance report of the re-election cycle. His report showed a record number of contributors for a report filed nearly four months before Election Day – more than 1,400, bringing his total...
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By this fall, TxDOT hopes to begin construction on the new bypass at 2222 and 620. TxDOT's Bruce Byron said recently that he thinks it's something that could give drivers some of the most significant relief they've seen in many years, mainly because it helps the most people...
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Murder charges have been filed against 29-year-old Charles Curry Jr for the death of his Post South Lamar Apartment neighbor Christian Merony. Police say a gun found in Curry's SUV is connected to Merony's death. Curry's bail is three million dollars. He was also charged with...
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DAY3 More testimony Tuesday in the capital murder trial of Meechial Criner who's accused of raping and strangling UT freshman Haruka Weiser. The jury saw autopsy photos of Weiser who was beaten badly about the head and lips, according to the Statesman. There was a computer with...
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(Credit: Shutterstock) The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding Texans to take extra safety precautions as temperatures and heat indices continue to reach 100 degrees and above in many parts of the state. “We have already experienced extreme heat in most parts of...