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Thursday, October 1st, 2015

Interactive: Springtown, Thorpe Lane redevelopment explorer

When anchor tenants — Target, Beall’s, JC Penney and Best Buy — relocated in 2009 to the Stone Creek Crossing and Red Oak Village retail developments down the interstate, Springtown Center was left mostly vacant at the heavily traveled Hopkins Street (Texas 80) gateway to interior San Marcos.

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

CASA of Central Texas plans information session on child abuse in Hays County

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Central Texas, a nonprofit child advocacy agency, will hold an one-hour information session for community members at noon Thursday, Oct. 15 at the Dripping Springs Community Library, 501 Sportsplex Drive.

Friday, September 18th, 2015

Friends holding benefit today for former Kyle mayor battling cancer

Friends of former Mayor James “Bubba” Adkins are holding a benefit today to raise funds for his mounting medical expenses.

Friday, September 18th, 2015

Commentary: Don’t let professor’s sloppy work obscure the facts about Cape’s Dam removal

THOMAS HARDY, the Meadow Center’s chief science officer, says there is ‘no credible scientific evidence’ that removing Cape’s Dam will harm wildlife in the San Marcos River as a University of Texas biology professor dramatically asserted this...

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

Hitting a ‘brick wall,’ San Marcos teacher suspends city council campaign

UPDATED 12:39 Sept. 15 | Saying he can’t get traction because of widespread suspicion that he is secretly allied with one of his opponents, candidate Stephen Herrera has effectively ended his campaign for the San Marcos City...

Monday, September 14th, 2015

Behold: More stunning Texas Hill Country photos that resist description

The Hill Country Alliance’s annual photo contest attempts to bridge the disconnect between abstract ideals of environmental conservation and the very real consequences of failing to achieve those goals.

Friday, September 11th, 2015

Eads says he will resign as San Marcos CISD superintendent in January

San Marcos CISD Superintendent Mark Eads will resign his post effective Jan. 31, he told school district trustees and administrators in a letter distributed this afternoon.

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

Weather service issues flood advisory for eastern Hays County

The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory for an area of a portion of eastern Hays County that encompasses San Marcos, Kyle, Buda and Wimberley. The advisory is in effect until 7:45 p.m.

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

Redrawing battle lines, Buda signs water deal with Kyle, San Marcos

Mere months away from projected water shortages, the Buda City Council approved an agreement this week to buy 1,120 acre-feet a year — one million gallons a day — of surplus water from the cities of Kyle...

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

State to extend no-interest loans to veterans rebuilding from Blanco flood

Military veterans whose homes were damaged by the Memorial Day weekend flood and other natural disasters this summer will be eligible to apply for no-interest home improvement loans under a relief program being developed by the Texas...

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