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Georgetown Is Going Hog Wild
Williamson County's feral hog population is growing and it's gotten so bad, that people in Georgetown are fighting back.
The problem with these feral hogs isn't just in rural farm land areas. These hogs are also invading neighborhoods and leaving a path of destruction behind.
Neighbors here River Ridge and other communities nearby say they are seeing wild hogs take over their neighborhoods.
Karen Smith showed us just how destructive they've been with her front yard. The attraction is the proximity to water and dense vegetation, according to wildlife authorities.
"You have to have your own trapper out here," she says.
Shooting them will get you in trouble. A city ordinance makes it unlawful for any person to fire or discharge a weapon within a city.
But Georgetown authorities say they will be conducting forums to help find solutions on how mitigate the growing problem and impact to the community.
By Angel Covarrubias