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Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

Supreme Court declines to peek at ‘pole tax’

The Texas Supreme Court will not review whether a $5-per-patron fee at live nude entertainment clubs is an occupation tax in disguise, letting stand a ruling that found alcohol-serving strip clubs must pay up when it comes to the “pole tax.”

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Marshals say skull found by family dog belonged to escaped child rapist

WITH VIDEO | A man’s skull brought home by a family dog in far southeast Austin more than two months ago has been identified as belonging to a child rapist who ran away from a...

Monday, November 17th, 2014

San Antonio sees an oasis in private sector water

Frustrated for decades in its search for a new source of water, San Antonio thinks it has finally divined the answer. It will pay a premium to let private companies do the work.

Monday, November 17th, 2014

Home builders approach 1,000 new units in Hays County’s corridor cities

Last year, a net average of 124 people moved to Hays County each week, and the influx shows no sign of letting up. Homebuilders large and small are vying for a piece of the steady demand.

Friday, November 7th, 2014

The List: Veterans Day 2014 in Hays, Caldwell counties

A host of events are planned across Hays County in observance of Veterans Day, starting with San Marcos’ big parade Saturday morning.

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Median home price up slightly in San Marcos, up significantly just about everywhere else

FULL ACCESS FOR PRO MEMBERS | Resisting patterns seen elsewhere in the region and the state, the median sale price for single-family homes in the San Marcos market grew a modest 1.39 percent over the...

Friday, October 31st, 2014

Spanish food manufacturer picks Seguin for first U.S. facility

FULL ACCESS FOR PRO MEMBERS | Grupo Siro, an international processed food manufacturer with more than $925 million in annual revenue, has chosen Seguin as the site of a $58.5 million production facility expected to...

Friday, October 31st, 2014

On the Devil’s Backbone, ghosts are a constant companion

IN BOBCAT MAGAZINE | The Devil's Backbone west of San Marcos has always had its share of ghost stories. Now it’s a destination for paranormal enthusiasts.

Monday, October 27th, 2014

Brad Rollins’ Blog: ‘Writing on the wall’ penciled in with early voting trends

With five days of early balloting to go, voters in the Wimberley and Dripping Springs areas are showing up in considerably greater numbers than those who live in the Interstate 35 corridor cities.

Sunday, October 26th, 2014

Former council candidate arrested after confrontation with burglary suspects

A three-time San Marcos City Council contender was arrested this month after allegedly brandishing a handgun in a pawn shop parking lot during a confrontation with two men he suspected of burglarizing his home.

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