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Monday, September 19th, 2011

Downtown to host ‘wine walk’

A "Downtown Wine Walk" is slated for Sept. 30 and will include stops at several downtown establishments and feature hors d'oeuvres, coupons for dinner discounts, carriage rides, and musical performances by Texas State students.

Monday, September 12th, 2011

Council gives first nod to downtown alcohol ban

A San Marcos ordinance that would ban alcohol consumption outdoors downtown during late night hours appears destined for approval this month.

Monday, February 7th, 2011

Chamber cuts ribbon for Horace Mann

San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce ambassadors held a ribbon cutting ceremony last week for Horace Mann Insurance, a new chamber member.

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

Man killed crossing street

A man was killed by a vehicle as he attempted to walk across Edward Gary Street at the Hopkins Street intersection Tuesday afternoon. It was the first traffic fatality of the year in San Marcos.

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

Two lanes on Wonder World Drive to close on Jan. 6

San Marcos officials have announced street projects affecting traffic through Jan. 8. On Jan. 6, be aware of lane closures on Wonder World Drive at Interstate-35

Monday, December 20th, 2010

City announces street projects

San Marcos officials have announced street work projects affecting traffic through Christmas and beyond. One lane on northbound and southbound Interstate-35 will be closed overnight Monday near the Aquarena Springs Drive exit (Exit 206).

Monday, December 6th, 2010

City announces street construction projects

San Marcos officials have announced construction projects affecting traffic through Saturday. Coming soon is the closure of the Interstate-35 southbound exit ramp at Aquarena Springs Drive until at least mid-February.

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

SmartCode still in the air as P&Z holds out for time

San Marcos city staffers continue to defend the proposed SmartCode for downtown in the face of skepticism from developers and citizens. Meanwhile, the Planning and Zoning Commission, caught in the middle, wants to wait until the agenda...