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Monday, July 25th, 2016

Alamo dig yields remnants of Spanish colonial era wall

Spanish colonial adobe bricks discovered at a dig site in downtown San Antonio's Alamo Plaza may have comprised part of the mission's original western wall, researchers announced Monday.

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

CTMC to host annual BabyFest expo

Central Texas Medical Center will host its seventh annual BabyFest — an exposition of products and services for mothers and babies — from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 24.

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Animal shelter to host ‘Empty the Shelter’ adoption drive

The San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter is hosting its first ever “Empty the Shelter” animal adoption drive 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 5.

Friday, July 8th, 2016

San Marcos Traffic: 07/10/16 to 07/16/16

Construction and other activities likely to affect traffic in San Marcos starting next week

Sunday, July 3rd, 2016

Where to see July 4 fireworks in Hays, Caldwell counties

Central Texas will celebrate July 4 with parties and parades, festivals and fireworks. The festivities include fireworks spectaculars in San Marcos, Kyle, Buda, Dripping Spring and Lockhart as well as community parades in Martindale and Wimberley.

Friday, July 1st, 2016

San Marcos to celebrate July 4 with Summerfest

The 36th annual Summerfest will open at 6 p.m. July 4 at San Marcos Plaza Park, 201 N. CM Allen Parkway, featuring live music, food booths, vendors and fireworks.

Friday, June 24th, 2016

Bobcat Stadium to host next film in outdoor movie series

Texas State University’s Bobcat Stadium will host the next installment in the city of San Marcos’ annual summer movie series, the 1993 sports film “Cool Runnings.”

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

Isaac asks Federal Trade Commission to investigate Austin’s Uber, Lyft rules

Republican state Rep. Jason Isaac has asked the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Austin's rules for ride-hailing companies, raising concerns that the city's "burdensome regulations" are anti-competitive.

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

Musical ‘boot camp’ brings ‘Oklahoma!’ to Price Center stage

Thirty San Marcos children and teens have been learning the lyrics, lines and moves to Richard Rodger’s and Oscar Hammerstein’s Broadway classic “Oklahoma!” during the past 11 days to prepare for nine performances beginning Friday.

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

Lawmakers seek roadmap for ride-hailing regulation

State lawmakers are poised to discuss ride-hailing for the second time in two weeks on Thursday, attention many expect to carry into the upcoming legislative session as some legislators attempt to wrest regulatory power from cities.

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