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Posted: Nov 14, 2022
Categories: PIO
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Author: Connie Odom

Williamson County offices will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 24, and Friday, Nov. 25, for the Thanksgiving holiday.  County offices will resume operations on Monday, Nov. 28, 2022.  The Commissioners Court meeting that is usually held on Tuesdays will not be held on Nov. 29. The Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter (WCRAS) will close on Thanksgiving Day, but will be open to serve the needs of the public on Friday, Nov. 25, during their regular business hours from noon to 6 p.m. The Williamson County Landfill will be closed Thanksgiving Day and reopen regular hours on Friday, Nov. 25, 2022.  

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Posted: Nov 9, 2022
Categories: Events
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By Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area

Hiring Red White and You Statewide Veterans Hiring Fair

The 11th Annual Hiring Red, White & You! (HRWY) Statewide Veterans Hiring Event is being held in-person and online on November 10, 2022, to enhance career opportunities for veterans, transitioning military, and their spouses.

Virtual Hiring Fair

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Job Seeker Registration: https://bit.ly/wsrcahrwyvirtualfair


Round Rock In-Person Event

Time:

9 a.m. – 11 a.m. (Early Admission for Transitioning Service Members, Veterans and Spouses)

11 a.m. - 1 p.m. (Open to the Public)

Location:

Round Rock Sports Center

2400 Chisholm Trail

Round Rock, TX 78681

Job Seeker Registration: https://bit.ly/wsrcahrwyroundrock

Our Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area Career Centers will have resource areas open to help you log in to take part in the virtual event. 

The statewide Hiring Red, White & You! hiring event connects Texas veterans and their spouses with Texas employers that value the experience, discipline, and other exceptional qualities inherent in a military background.

Hiring Red, White & You! is a joint initiative supported by all 28 Texas Workforce Solutions development boards, the Texas Workforce Commission, the Office of the Governor, the Texas Medical Center and the Texas Veterans Commission.

There are nearly 1.7 million veterans throughout Texas, of which 967,000 are working or actively seeking work, according to estimates from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. More than 79,500 of those veterans call the Rural Capital Area home. 

By hiring more veterans and spouse candidates, employers can reduce turnover, maintain a more stable workforce over time, and may be eligible to earn up to $9,600 in federal tax credits through the Work Opportunity Tax Cre
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Posted: Nov 9, 2022
Categories: PIO
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Author: Connie Odom

Final, unofficial election results for the Nov. 8 election are available here: https://apps.wilco.org/elections/results/default.aspx#27 

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Posted: Nov 4, 2022
Categories: PIO
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Author: Connie Odom

 In advance of the upcoming Veterans Day holiday, the Williamson County Commissioners Court approved a resolution supporting Operation Green Light for Veterans and will light the historic courthouse dome green from November 7 through 13, 2022. Starting at 6 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 7, County Judge Bill Gravell and Williamson County Veteran Services Officer Juan Amaya will hold a short program on the east steps of the historic county courthouse, 710 S. Main Street, honoring veterans before the courthouse dome is illuminated in green lights.

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Posted: Nov 3, 2022
Categories: PIO
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All Williamson County offices will be closed on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022, for Veterans Day. Offices will reopen regular hours on Monday, Nov. 14. The Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter will remain open for regular business hours on Veterans Day. 

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