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Anthony Stahl, who administers an Adventist Health System hospital in Florida, has been named...

Daniel Orozco, whose well-received short stories have been included in “The Best American...

The Jefferson Davis statue will no longer cast a shadow on the University Texas...

Four counties – Blanco, Caldwell, Guadalupe and Hays – have joined forces to coordinate...

  • Wading into a battle that has divided the San Marcos River’s most passionate defenders, the San Marcos City Council is scheduled to begin deliberation tonight on whether to dismantle Cape’s Dam.

  • This map shows the before and after effects of the Memorial Day weekend flood in Wimberley The base map is DigitalGlobe and the updated map is 1.5″ resolution unmanned aircraft system imagery from Flightline Geographics. Use the slider bar to swipe to see before and after view. Zoom in for more detail and pan up and down the river.

  • PART 1 of 2 | The number is easy to say — 855,000 square feet — but exactly how big is that? Wrap your brain around Amazon’s forthcoming San Marcos distribution hub by comparing its footprint to those of other familiar places.

  • H-E-B in San Marcos expects to restock a limited selection of Blue Bell ice cream early next week — before they are available in New Braunfels or San Antonio. The creamery recalled all of its products April 20 after it was unable to contain a bacterial contamination blamed for the deaths of three people.

  • UPDATED 7:19 a.m. AUG. 28 | The statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis at the University of Texas at Austin will soon be taken down. Its removal was cleared Thursday by a state district judge, who threw out a lawsuit by the Sons of Confederate Veterans seeking to block UT-Austin’s plan to remove the sculpture.

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