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Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

City seeks public input on SmartCode architectural standards

The City of San Marcos will hold the first of a series of public meetings to discuss adding architectural standards to the downtown development code on Tuesday, Oct. 18 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. and from 7-8 p.m. at the Dunbar Community Center, 801 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive.

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

Photo Gallery: MLK Day 2011

About 100 people turned out on Monday to celebrate Martin Luther King Day at the Hays County Courthouse with rousing speeches followed by a march that streamed down LBJ Drive and then turned on to MLK Drive....

Monday, January 17th, 2011

Council honors MLK Day preparations

San Marcos City Councilmembers honored community leaders and Texas State planners who prepared this week's events to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King. Monday's events included a meeting on the steps of the Hays County Courthouse...

Friday, January 14th, 2011

Dunbar Heritage Association plans annual MLK celebration

The Dunbar Heritage Association will host its annual Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration on Monday, January 17 at 10:30 a.m. at the Hays County Courthouse followed by a march to Dunbar Community Center.

Friday, June 18th, 2010

The Weekend: Dad gets his day, you get parades

This weekend will be more fun than a basket full of tomatoes, and some of those luscious red fruits are part of the festivities. It's Father's Day on Sunday. Juneteeth celebrations abound. And of course, the Hill...

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

San Marcos gears up to celebrate Juneteenth

A cake walk, a parade, a charity cook-off and more are all scheduled as San Marcos prepares to celebrate Juneteenth this weekend. On June 19, 1865, Union troops arrived in Galveston to announce and enforce the Emancipation...

Monday, January 19th, 2009

San Marcos, nation honor King

Public officials, community leaders and citizens joined in a celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King's birthday Monday, marching from the Hays County Courthouse to the intersection of MLK and LBJ Drives to the Dunbar Community Center.