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Thursday, August 25th, 2016

San Marcos Tonight: 08/25/16

The JJ Garrett Band, a country and rock ensemble from New Braunfels, will perform tonight at Green Parrot. PLUS: More live entertainment in and around San Marcos.

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

In Austin, Trump assails Clinton over foundation ties

UPDATED 10:51 p.m. AUG. 23 | Capping a daylong swing through Texas, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Tuesday evening assailed Democratic rival Hillary Clinton as unfit for public office in the wake of new reports about...

Sunday, August 21st, 2016

San Marcos police investigating shooting on Linda Lane

An 18-year-old San Marcos man is being treated in the hospital after a shooting in the 500 block of Linda Lane.

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

Regents give final approval to $62.5M events center at Texas State

The Texas State University System Board of Regents has authorized construction of a University Events Center, which includes expansion and renovation of Strahan Coliseum, at Texas State University.

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

GOP state senators spar over value of pre-K spending

At an education committee hearing Tuesday, Republican lawmakers, including State Sen. Donna Campbell, debated whether a $118 million pre-K initiative championed by Gov. Greg Abbott is worth the money.

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

Best Buy to locate internet sales hub in San Marcos

A new Best Buy internet retail sales operation center will start with 25 employees and add more in coming years under an economic development incentive agreement approved today by San Marcos and Hays County officials.

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

Flood watch upgraded to warning in central Hays County

The National Weather Service has placed portions Hays, Travis and Williamson counties under a flash flood warning, an alert more serious than the watches and advisories issued in recent days.

Monday, August 15th, 2016

Child drowns in apartment complex pool

The San Marcos Police Department is investigating the drowning death of 4-year-old Dixon Ramirez Valdez.

Monday, August 15th, 2016

City seeks resident comments for disaster relief plan

The city of San Marcos is seeking comments from residents on an action plan that will guide officials in the allocation of a $25 million federal disaster recovery grant.

Monday, August 15th, 2016

Nominations deadline approaches for Women’s Hall of Fame

The deadline for submitting nominations for the San Marcos Women’s Hall of Fame is 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19.

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