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Cheatham Street

Thursday, April 8th, 2010

Feed store fire cause still undetermined

Local fire authorities still haven't determined the cause of a January fire that brought down the Amkon General Store and The Critter Shop on LBJ Drive near Cheatham Street.

Monday, March 29th, 2010

City announces road projects

The City of San Marcos has announced a number of road projects and traffic cautions for the week. Among them is the closure of Cheatham Street from Riverside Drive to Hopkins Street until the end of May.

Monday, March 15th, 2010

City announces road work for week

The City of San Marcos has announced road projects that will affect traffic in town for the next week. Among the streets involved in the projects are Hopkins Street, Sessom Drive, Craddock Avenue and Wonder World Drive.

Thursday, March 4th, 2010

Rio Vista groundbreaking set for Saturday

The two-year Rio Vista Terrace Neighborhood Improvement Project will kick off with a groundbreaking ceremony at the San Marcos Nature Center Saturday at 9 a.m. The public is invited to attend.

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

City enters last phase of Rio Vista work

The City of San Marcos capital improvements department is soon to embark on improvements for the Rio Vista neighborhood, which will include new waterlines, new wastewater lines, storm drains, streets, curbs and sidewalks.

Sunday, January 10th, 2010

Fire destroys midtown feed store, pet shop

Fire destroyed the Amkon General Store and the Critter Shop, both housed in the same aged building on LBJ Drive just north of Cheatham Street. An "all call" went out to area firefighters at about 2 p.m....

Friday, December 4th, 2009

Train blocks downtown traffic

A train stopped on the tracks in the heart of San Marcos, wreaking havoc on rush-hour traffic for more than an hour Friday afternoon. San Marcos police said the train was having brake issues and an emergency...

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009

Tennis court dedication set for Saturday

The brand spankin' new tennis courts at Rio Vista Park will be dedicated on Dec. 5. The public is invited to attend.

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

Downed pole knocks out downtown power

City emergency crews restored power to downtown San Marcos Tuesday night after the central portion of the city was without electricity for about 45 minutes. City officials said a car struck an electric pole, pitching the city...

Friday, January 9th, 2009

Crews to start work at Riverside-Cheatham intersection

Traffic on Riverside Drive will be directed one-way eastbound between Cheatham Street and Haynes Street as the city continues a wastewater project that started in October.

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