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Monday, November 30th, 2009

Bomar honored by SAR

The Sons of the American Revolution recently awarded San Marcos Fire Rescue firefighter Mark Bomar at their annual meeting honoring police and firefighters.

Thursday, November 19th, 2009

Hays County offers free tire drop-off

Hays County is waiving the $2 per tire recycling fee for residents until further notice. The county is working with the nonprofit Central Texas Resource Conservation and Development Area, Inc., which is supplying grant money from the...

Friday, October 23rd, 2009

Dripping Springs ESD voids own election

An emergency services district (ESD) in the Dripping Springs area had to call off its Nov. 3 election for a sales tax increase last week because of a conflict with another sales tax election.

Thursday, August 20th, 2009

County passes controversial development regs

After months of dispute, Hays County Commissioners passed new development regulations Tuesday. A six-acre minimum lot size for new subdivisions served by individual private water wells and located in the Hill Country Priority Groundwater Management Area (PGMA)...

Sunday, August 2nd, 2009

SAFER grant adds nine firefighters in Dripping Springs area

A Hays County emergency services district in the Dripping Springs area has received a federal grant that will fund nine new firefighters.

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