Williamson County child predator sentenced to 15 years in prison, DOJ says
A Florence man was sentenced Friday to 15 years in federal prison followed by 15 years of supervised release for the sexual exploitation of a child and production of child pornography.
Man accused of killing Williamson County woman bonds out of jail
Joshua Gilbreath, who is accused of murdering 70-year-old Diana Lynn Pier, bonded out of jail earlier this week due to prosecutors missing a critical deadline.
Potential threat prompts Florence ISD to release students early
The investigation confirmed that students were not in imminent danger and the threat was not credible, however, students were still released out of an abundance of caution.
Williamson County woman murdered, new details surrounding investigation
An arrest affidavit has revealed more details surrounding the investigation into the murder of 70-year-old Diana Lynn Pier outside of Florence woman.
Pflugerville man arrested for murder of Williamson County woman
70-year-old Diana Lynn Pier was found shot to death in the middle of the road outside Florence in northwest Williamson County on August 4.
Williamson County woman found shot to death, $30K reward offered
Diana Lynn Pier was found shot to death on August 4 in the middle of the road in the 4500 block of County Road 245 outside Florence.
Woman found shot to death on Williamson County road identified
The body of 70-year-old Diana Lynn Pier was found on August 4 in the 4500 block of County Road 245 just outside of Florence.
List of Central Texas school districts' first day of school
Back to school is just around the corner, and Del Valle is the first district in the area to kick off classes, on Tuesday, August 9.
Fire near Florence fully contained, approximately 600 acres burned
According to the Texas Intrastate Fire Mutual Aid System, the fire spread to approximately 600 acres. The cause of the fire is not known at this time.
Multiple agencies responding to structure fire near Florence
According to Texas A&M Forest Service, the fire has spread to 250 acres and is currently 5% contained.
Central Texas severe weather: Tornadoes, hail in Bell, Williamson Counties
Most of Central Texas stayed dry, but areas like Florence, Jarrell, and Salado were hit hard by severe weather.
List of Texas school closings: Here are the school districts, universities closing Feb. 3-4
Local school districts, colleges and universities are closing Thursday, Feb. 3 due to winter weather coming to Texas. You can see if your student's school district in this article.
35 indicted on federal drug trafficking charges filed in Austin
The US Attorney's office says federal authorities arrested 21 individuals on April 8 and the other 14 were already in custody.
Williamson County creates water hub, recruits local breweries
The parking lot across the street from the Williamson County Justice Center in Georgetown was turned into a water distribution hub Monday.
Mailbox in Florence, Texas gives kids direct line to North Pole
In the small town of Florence Texas, you’ll find a mailbox with direct service to Santa Claus in the North Pole.
Funds raised for Florence Police Dept.'s K-9 Fritz's Kevlar vest
The non-profit Keeping K-9's in Kevlar says it has received all the funds needed to get Fritz a Kevlar vest.
Large grass fire near Florence destroys one home, injures a firefighter
There’s concern that this fire could be just the first in a long line of calls this season.
76 homes evacuated due to 200-acre grass fire in Florence
No injuries have been reported.