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Saturday, February 6th, 2016

Belvin Street Historic District plays host again to colorful Mardi Gras parade

The Krewe of Okeanos Mardi Gras Parade will wend its way through the heart of San Marcos’ historic Belvin Street residential district this weekend, beginning at noon Saturday, Feb. 6.

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

San Marcos to be featured on KLRU ‘Juneteenth’ program

Austin public television station KLRU will feature the African-American experience in San Marcos this week during the station's Juneteenth Jamboree.

Monday, August 29th, 2011

City seeks lease proposals for Cephas House

The little boarded up house located at 217 W. MLK Drive looks sad now, but plans are underway to turn it into a center of activity in the Dunbar Historic District.

Monday, August 29th, 2011

City seeks lease proposals for Cephas House

The little boarded up house located at 217 W. MLK Drive looks sad now, but plans are underway to turn it into a center of activity in the Dunbar Historic District.

Thursday, April 7th, 2011

Cephas House meeting set for April 11

The last of a series of community meeting on the historic Cephas House will be held on Monday, April 11 at 7 p.m. at Dunbar Center, 801 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive.

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

Letter to the editor: Save the First Baptist Church

In this letter to the editor, Hays County Historical Commission Chair Kate Johnson implores the people of San Marcos to keep the city from tearing down the First Baptist Church in the Dunbar Historic District.

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

P&Z approves $122M plan for capital improvements

The Planning and Zoning Commission in San Marcos has approved a three-year capital improvement plan that would cost $122 million. To this point, the city has $44 million to cover the costs.

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