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Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

Central Texas adjusts to ‘the 737’

Starting this month, you need to dial ten or dial again. The Austin area is getting a new area code, 737, and from now on, everyone needs to dial all 10 digits of a local number, area code included.

Friday, May 24th, 2013

Updated: New flash flood watch issued Saturday morning

Hays County and western Caldwell and Guadalupe counties are under a flash flood warning issued by the National Weather Service until 6:30 p.m. Friday.

Friday, May 10th, 2013

Greater San Marcos Partnership names Austin Chamber exec as new president

San Marcos‘ economic development arm, the Greater San Marcos Partnership, this week named Adriana Cruz as its new president, poaching a key Austin Chamber of Commerce executive in the process.

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Live Oak Health extends hours, expands to Lockhart

Central Texas Medical Center’s Live Oak Health Partners opened a San Marcos after-hours and weekend clinic in March and will open a Lockhart specialty care office in April.

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

CARTS to outline future of San Marcos urban transit at meeting tonight

The Capital Area Rural Transportation System is holding a public meeting tonight about the newly created San Marcos urban transit district and coordinating with CART’s nine-county network.

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

Jones hosting meeting on EAA ‘abandoned wells’

San Marcos business owner Peggy Jones, who represents parts of Hays and Caldwell counties on the Edwards Aquifer Authority's board of directors is hosting a meeting next week on water wells recently declared abandoned the authority.

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Video: Are Texans having ‘toll road fatigue’?

At Thursday's TribLive conversation, State Sen. Robert Nichols and Rep. Larry Phillips talked about whether Texans are having “toll road fatigue” and the impact that toll roads are having on traffic congestion.

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Senate scrutinizing Texas 130 speed limit

Concerns about speed limits on frontage roads and the Texas Department of Transportation’s use of toll lanes to expand the state’s network of highways came up for debate in a Senate committee Wednesday.

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Consultants forecast $60 million in FM 110 tax revenue [PRO]

New and existing development along FM 110 could generate as much as $60.7 million in county property tax revenue over the next quarter century, consultants told the Hays County Commissioners Court this morning.

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

Madison is out as Hays, Caldwell economic development chief

Amy Madison has resigned as president and chief executive officer of the Greater San Marcos Partnership, the publicly funded regional economic development group she helped establish five years ago.

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