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Saturday, December 24th, 2011

Ad: Information on officer-involved traffic incident requested

Officers state road rage but we believe otherwise. We are needing the public's help in getting information relating to a traffic incident on the afternoon of November 23, 2011 in Hays County.

Saturday, July 9th, 2011

Commentary: Clearing the air on proposed smoking ban

In this guest commentary, San Marcos City Council member FRED TERRY comes out swinging against proposed bans on smoking in public places and the display of alcohol in city parks.

Monday, December 6th, 2010

Public hearing on proposed changes to county’s septic regs

The Hays County Commissioners Court will hold a public hearing Tuesday, Dec. 21, at 9 a.m. to discuss proposed changes to the county’s on-site sewage facility (OSSF) regulations. The hearing will be held during the regular Commissioners...

Monday, December 6th, 2010

Storm sewer upgrades underway at Prospect, Bishop

The city of San Marcos capital improvements department began a storm sewer improvement project this week on Prospect and Bishop Street to address drainage issues in the area.

Monday, December 6th, 2010

Big Scissors: 12/03/10

San Marcos Chamber of Commerce welcomes new members: Panhandler Pizza, Euro Cafe and Market, Hill Country Payroll and the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas.

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

Work begins on River Ridge Parkway entrance ramp

Work will close Aquarena Springs Drive entrance ramps for nearly a month.

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

Sumter, Conley to speak at chamber breakfast

Hays County Judge Elizabeth Sumter and Pct. 3 Commissioner Will Conley will headline the San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce's next Eggs and Issues breakfast.

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

Freethought San Marcos: The TSA and travelers’ rights

Voices from the right, the left, the middle, and everywhere else on the political spectrum have been explaining, sometimes passionately, their opposition to the new search procedures for passengers on commercial aircraft, which started just before Thanksgiving...

Monday, November 29th, 2010

Traffic Report: 11/28/10 to 12/04/10

There are several projects affecting San Marcos traffic for the week of Nov. 28 – Dec. 4. Among those locations facing road closures because of the installation of water lines are Field and Sycamore Street.

Monday, November 29th, 2010

Local youth shelter fundraiser set for Dec. 11

The eighth annual Greater San Marcos Youth Council’s Children’s Shelter benefit at Conley Car Wash & Express Lube will be 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 11.

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