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Fred Terry

Friday, July 24th, 2009

Pennington honored by city

The City of San Marcos honored William C. "Bill" Pennington, owner and president of Pennington Memorial Corporation, with an Outstanding Achievement award after he was named Funeral Director of the Year by the Texas Funeral Directors Association.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

City recognizes Wide-Lite achievement

Wide-Lite, a Phillips group brand and San Marcos Manufacturer of lighting products, was honored by the City of San Marcos after being winning the Best in Category Innovation Award at the LIGHTFAIR International conference, which was recently...

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

AMI picks up second national award

The City of San Marcos was given the Utilities Telecom Council Apex Award for its Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) project.

Sunday, July 12th, 2009

Council turns back extra watering day

San Marcos residents will not have the option of an extra lawn watering day. The city council, by a 4-3 vote last Tuesday night, denied a measure allowing residents to seek variances for additional watering days.

Monday, June 29th, 2009

City issues Summerfest proclamation

San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz recently proclaimed July 4 as San Marcos Summerfest Day, in honor of the annual Independence Day celebration on the San Marcos River.

Friday, June 26th, 2009

San Marcos honored for economic development

A nonprofit association of economic development professionals called Business Retention and Expansion International (BREI) recently honored the City of San Marcos and Economic Development San Marcos (EDSM) for its Grow One San Marcos plan.

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

GBRA donates to Spring Lake Preserve

The City of San Marcos was presented with a check for $100,000 by the Guadalupe Blanco River Authority (GBRA) for Spring Lake Preserve.

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

Embassy Suites honored by city

San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz recently recognized Embassy Suites Hotel, Spa and City Conference Center for its success in winning the Silver Platter Award from the Texas Hill Country Chapter of Meeting Professionals International.

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009

San Marcos council votes down own pay

About three weeks after recommending their own pay scale, the San Marcos mayor and councilmembers voted against accepting compensation in a split vote at Tuesday night's meeting.

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

Trash goes solar on the square

The City of San Marcos recently placed three "BigBelly" solar powered, cordless trash compactors on and around the Courthouse Square.

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