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Friday, September 18th, 2009

Walgreens opens in Kyle

Walgreens officials and Kyle community leaders gathered on Sept. 10 to celebrate and cut the red ribbon on the Walgreens in Kyle.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

Endorsements: The Mercury says ‘yes’ to road bonds, 2 a.m. bar closings

According to federal traffic statistics, Hays County is the most dangerous place to drive along the corridor between Austin and San Antonio. In the hope of improving the situation, The Mercury endorses the $207 million countywide road...

Friday, October 24th, 2008

Map: Roads, intersections in county bond package

Roads included in the $207 million road bond package before voters in the Nov. 4 election.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2008

Kyle to finally post parkway speed limit

So, what really is the speed limit on Kyle Parkway. Is it the state's unposted speed limit of 70 miles per hour on a farm to market road, or is it the unposted speed limit of 30...

Wednesday, October 1st, 2008

Hays County channel: Road bond support group announces campaign

Hays Families for Safer Mobility, organized in support of a $207 million road bond issue in Hays County, announced its campaign this week for the measure, which will appear on the November ballot.

Wednesday, October 1st, 2008

County to kick in $5 million for Dahlstrom conservation easement

The Hays County Commissioners agreed in principal Tuesday to spend nearly $5 million to conserve 2,200 acres near FM 1626 and RM 967, reducing the potential for a future traffic nightmare while preserving water supplies for 56,000...

Wednesday, February 13th, 2008

County compromises on bonds

Hays County commissioners ended a day of tense discussion by accepting a compromise on revenue bonds and a November election to complete funding for state road projects.

Tuesday, February 12th, 2008

Groundhog Day

Buda economic development chief Warren Ketteman's contract is up for renewal, which doesn't mean Tuesday was entirely different from any other day.

Sunday, February 10th, 2008

Coming to a head

Expect a morning of legislative drama Tuesday at the Hays County courthouse, where Precinct 2 Commissioner Jeff Barton will motion for the commissioners to issue revenue bonds in defiance of the county judge's wishes.

Friday, February 8th, 2008

Sumter schedules Kyle

Following a public outcry after she left Kyle off her scheduled tour of Hays County cities, Hays County Judge Liz Sumter fit Kyle into her schedule for Feb. 24.

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