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Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

Abbott asks feds for Zika funding, guidance

As Texas braces for a possible Zika virus outbreak via local mosquito populations, Gov. Greg Abbott asked federal health officials Wednesday to review the state’s plan to combat the disease, which has been linked to serious birth defects.

Monday, June 6th, 2016

Letter: Time running short for council to reverse Cape’s dam decision

COVER: River-goers relax on Thompson’s Islands overlooking Cape’s Dam in September 2012, prior to floods that damaged the historical structure. MERCURY FILE PHOTO by JAMIE MALDONADO. © 2012, All rights reserved. EDITOR: The San Marcos City Council...

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

Construction to close northbound I-35 in Austin

Construction crews will close the northbound lower deck main lanes of Interstate 35 from 12th Street to Airport Boulevard, as well as one northbound lane on the Interstate 35 upper deck in Austin, from 11 p.m. Wednesday,...

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

San Marcos water contaminant exceeded state limits

On April 12, a notice of violation letter was received from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) confirming that the City’s water system had exceeded a Total Trihalomethanes (TTHM) Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL) with a count...

Thursday, April 7th, 2016

Above average tuition increases at Texas State since 2003 deregulation bill

Texas State University, along with the University of Texas at Austin and Texas A&M University, have seen an above-average increase in tuition since 2003, according to a report by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

Thursday, April 7th, 2016

Henry + the Invisibles kicks off outdoor concert series

Henry + the Invisibles will headline the first installment in this year’s Keep San Marcos Beautiful Spring Concert Series on Thursday, April 7 at San Marcos Plaza Park, 401 E. Hopkins St.

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

San Marcos museum’s ’Spring Shindig’ coming up at LBJ’s Texas White House

Tickets are on sale for “Spring Shindig 2016: An LBJ Party” on Saturday, April 23 at the LBJ National Historic Park on the banks of the Pedernales River near Stonewall.

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

Paying off toll roads could top $30 billion, TxDOT says

If Texas decided to pay off the construction debt for nearly all of its toll roads tomorrow, the price tag would be somewhere in the neighborhood of $30 billion – at least according to a preliminary report...

Friday, March 25th, 2016

Kyle mayor calls emergency meeting on sewage spill

Mayor Todd Webster has called an emergency city council meeting at 5 p.m. today to discuss cleanup of a potentially significant sewage spill into a tributary of Plum Creek.

Monday, March 21st, 2016

Local microbreweries lined up for first downtown Brew Hop

The San Marcos Main Street program has released the list of microbreweries whose products will be featured at the first ever Brew Hop craft beer tasting in downtown San Marcos on April 1.

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