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    Thursday, April 15, 2021
    Williamson County Extends the Due Date to Apply for Small Business Grant    April 15, 2021 (Williamson County, TX) – In Williamson County, as of April 14, 166 applications were received for COVID-19 relief money through the Wilco Forward Phase 2 program, with 144 applications approved for a total of $979,000 distributed. Of the remaining 22 applications not yet approved, 8 are in progress and 14 ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 31, 2021
    Williamson County Reduces Threshold to Apply for Small Business Grant Program  March 31, 2021 (Williamson County, TX) – 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 ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 16, 2021
    Today, the Williamson County Commissioners Court voted unanimously in support of allocating $10 million additional CARES Act assistance for the businesses hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic and that are still experiencing operating limitations. The funds will be distributed through the Wilco Forward grant program.  This newest round of Wilco Forward funds will provide direct cash assistance ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 02, 2021
    Governor Abbott Lifts Mask Mandate, Opens Texas 100 Percent March 2, 2021 | Austin, Texas | Press Release Governor Greg Abbott today issued an Executive Order (GA-34) lifting the mask mandate in Texas and increasing capacity of all businesses and facilities in the state to 100 percent. The Governor made the announcement at Montelongo's Mexican Restaurant in Lubbock in an address to the Lubbock ...read more
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    Wednesday, February 24, 2021
    Atmos Energy Addresses Customer BillsFollowing Historic Winter Storms  Feb. 23, 2021 – Atmos Energy understands customer concerns that the recent extreme weather may affect their natural gas bills, so we want to assure customers that bills in the near-term will not include any of the unusually high gas prices from the historic winter storms.  Atmos Energy does not set the market pricing for ...read more
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    Tuesday, February 02, 2021
    Williamson County Call Center for COVID-19 Vaccine Information   February 1, 2021 (Williamson County, TX) – Williamson County has set up a call center to serve as a resource for residents interested in COVID-19 vaccine information. The call center number is 512-943-1600.   The call center is available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call center representatives can assist individuals ...read more
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