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Three individuals have been arrested in connection to a Road Rage incident and shooting off of 1431

An investigation into a Road Rage incident on March 30th as a result of a minor traffic accident has ended in the arrest of the three people involved. Justin Lee Chambers, 19, Jacob James Chambers, 17 and Esteban Rivera, 22 have all been charged in the incident which started on 1431 and ended in a …

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Vaccine Providers Move to Direct Scheduling as Williamson County Closes Wait-list for vaccine

Williamson County is longer be accepting names on its COVID-19 vaccine wait-list as of Friday, April 16, at 5 p.m. The County will send the names of approximately 30,000 people already on its wait-list to their mass vaccine provider Curative to schedule their vaccination through early next week. After that, residents wishing to receive the …

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Victims of Texas winter storms get deadline extensions and other tax relief

Due to the winter storms that hit Texas in February the IRS delayed the filing dates on various individual and business tax returns and make tax payments. This includes 2020 individual and business returns normally due on April 15, as well as various 2020 business returns due on March 15. Below is the notice that …

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Williamson County reduces threshold to apply for small business grant program

Wilco Forward helps businesses hit by COVID-19 restrictions In Williamson County, 105 businesses have received an average of $6,559 each through Phase 2 of the County’s Wilco Forward Small Business Grant program financed with CARES Act funds. The program offers financial assistance to food services such as restaurants, food trucks and caterers, bars, and hotels/motels …

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Round Rock Police take armed, barricade subject into custody

Round Rock Police responded to a call this morning just before 11:15 am for a subject barricaded in a vehicle in the 3100-block of Bluffs Landing Way off of Old Settlers Drive. The vehicle was in the area next to the Bluffs Landing Senior Village complex. Williamson County TX, Sheriff’s Office and Central Texas Regional …

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Joint CDC and FDA Statement on Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

April 13, 2021 The following statement is attributed to Dr. Peter Marks, director of the FDA’s Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research and Dr. Anne Schuchat, Principal Deputy Director of the CDC Statement From: Director – Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER) Peter Marks M.D., PhD. “As of April 12, more than 6.8 million …

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Save the Date: National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

April 24 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm On April 24, the Round Rock Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. Over two events in 2019, we collected more …

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City Council votes to repeal face covering ordinance effective Thursday, April 22

Council members cite increasing vaccinations, low hospitalization rates for COVID-19 The Round Rock City Council voted Thursday, April 8, to repeal the face covering ordinance effective 11:59 p.m. Thursday, April 22. The vote was 7-0, and Councilmembers also voted unanimously to dispense with second reading of the ordinance so the action is final.  The City …

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