San Marcos Mercury | Local News from San Marcos and Hays County, Texas

Courthouse Square

image

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

City commits downtown tax revenue to redevelopment

The city of San Marcos and Hays County have laid the groundwork to redevelop the former Hays County Justice Center and pay for other big-ticket capital projects anticipated downtown, including a planned commuter rail station.

Saturday, August 27th, 2011

Los Lonely Boys concert to follow free music, children’s activities

An afternoon of music, food and family-friendly activities on the Hays County Courthouse Square will precede a fundraising concert to feature the Los Lonely Boys.

Friday, July 29th, 2011

TABC authorizes city to restrict alcohol downtown

The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission has granted the San Marcos City Council’s request for the authority to prohibit open containers of alcohol and alcohol consumption in downtown outdoor areas.

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

Neighborhood commission postpones action on alcohol in parks

San Marcos Neighborhood Commission (SMNC) members postponed issuing a recommendation to the city council regarding alcohol use in public parks. SMNC is expected make a recommendation after the city's parks board proposes changes to park rules, which...

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

City task force calls extended bar hours “a success”

A city task force said extended bar hours had few effects--except for less noise complaints and more DWI arrests.

:)