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Georgetown wins 2017 Workforce Excellence Award

Posted on June 15th, 2017

The Georgetown Workforce Development Alliance, which includes the City of Georgetown, Georgetown Chamber of Commerce, and Georgetown Independent School District, was awarded the Texas Economic Development Council’s 2017 Workforce Excellence Award for population 40,001 to 100,000 today. The alliance is a collaborative community effort to align quality education with workforce development needs and was started Read More >

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These 10 stories garnered the most Georgetown readers in 2016

Posted on December 27th, 2016

1. Construction on Mays Street will soon connect Georgetown and Round Rock (Aug. 11) Construction to build Mays Street from Teravista Parkway at Bass Pro Drive in Round Rock to the intersection of Westinghouse and Rabbit Hill roads in Georgetown was slated to begin by the end of August. Construction is expected to be completed Read More >

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Georgetown second-fastest growing city in the nation

Posted on May 27th, 2015

Georgetown is the second-fastest growing city in the nation with a population of 50,000 or more, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau released May 20. The census estimates the city added 4,168 residents between July 1, 2013, and July 1, 2014, which is a 7.6 percent increase for that year. According to a Read More >

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Georgetown Utility to Be Powered by Solar and Wind Energy by 2017

Posted on May 14th, 2015

A 150-megawatt solar power agreement recently finalized, in addition to a 144 megawatt wind power agreement in 2014, will make the City of Georgetown one of the largest municipally-owned utilities in the U.S. to supply its customers with 100 percent solar and wind energy*. The long-term agreements also allow Georgetown to provide competitive electric rates Read More >

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SHERATON HOTEL AT RIVERY BREAKS GROUND FEB. 19

Posted on February 18th, 2015

Construction kicks off Thursday for a 224-room Sheraton hotel and conference center in Georgetown. Novak Brothers and Hines host a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Starwood-operated hotel at 2 p.m. on February 19. The event is at Rivery Boulevard and Wolf Ranch Parkway at the Summit at the Rivery Park development. Starwood Hotels and Resorts Read More >

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TLCC FEDERAL GRANT TO ATTRACT FOREIGN COMPANIES

Posted on October 20th, 2014

The Texas Life-sciences Collaboration Center recently announced a grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce to assist in the recruitment of foreign companies to Georgetown. The $300,000 grant from the Economic Development Administration, a bureau within the U.S. Department of Commerce, will assist TLCC in recruitment of companies from South Korea. The grant will support Read More >

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