As temperatures continue to rise in Texas, many will head to lakes, beaches and pools to cool off this summer. Williamson County EMS would like to remind Texans to keep a close eye on children around water as drowning can happen in as little as 20 to 60 seconds in any amount of water. Williamson County EMS would like to remind residents of the following safety guidelines recommended by the National Drowning Prevention Alliance.
Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter, the only shelter solely devoted to the lost and homeless pets of Round Rock, Cedar Park, Leander, Hutto and the unincorporated areas of Williamson County, maintained a no-kill status in 2022, according to Best Friends Animal Society’s annual data report https://bestfriends.org/no-kill-2025/animal-shelter-statistics. This means the shelter saved more than 90% of the dogs and cats that entered the shelter last year.
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Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter (WCRAS) is partnering with Best Friends Animal Society, a leading animal welfare organization working to end the killing of cats and dogs in shelters by 2025, for the fifth National Adoption Weekend happening June 30 to July 2. The WCRAS will be offering free adoptions for all dogs, cats and other small adoptable pets throughout the nationwide adoption weekend and extending that through July 4.
Williamson County Precinct 3 Commissioner Valerie Covey was joined by Williamson County Precinct 1 Commissioner Terry Cook and members of the public to celebrate the completion of the Great Oaks Drive Bridge at Brushy Creek.