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Thursday, September 9th, 2010

Narvaiz to speak at chamber breakfast

San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz will talk with the San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce about where the city stands when she appears at the chamber's Eggs and Issues Breakfast next week.

Monday, August 9th, 2010

Hays County signs on to watershed protection pact

Hays County commissioners approved an interlocal agreement and kicked in $3,000 last week to develop a plan for protecting the Upper San Marcos River Watershed. The agreement awaits signatures from the City of San Marcos and Texas...

Monday, April 26th, 2010

County, feds to begin flood control study

Numerous governmental entities are involved in an effort to assess flood control in the Lower Colorado River Basin. Hays County commissioners are likely to kick in $390,000 for the effort.

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

GOP Hays County judge candidates discuss issues

Republican Hays County judge candidates Bert Cobb and Peggy Jones spoke in depth with San Marcos Local News about the issues leading up to the March 2 primary election. The winner will take on the Democratic nominee,...

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

US Foodservice foes submit petition in Buda submitted a petition at Buda City Hall Wednesday, hoping a land use change enabling US Foodservice to locate a regional headquarters east of the city can be put to a public vote.

Monday, July 13th, 2009

Tension mounts in US Foodservice bid for Buda

Buda residents are fighting to keep a US Foodservice regional headquarters and distribution facility out of the Sunfield MUD east of town. The facility could eventually employ around 400 people.

Monday, June 29th, 2009

SMCISD teachers participate in water conservation workshop

San Marcos CISD (SMCISD) elementary school teachers recently finished a workshop and training session called "Worlds of Water," which explored water use and conservation.

Friday, June 26th, 2009

San Marcos teachers tour ‘wonders of water’

Four San Marcos elementary schoolteachers were recently among participants in comprehensive workshop called "Wonders of Water," sponsored by the Guadalupe Blanco River Authority and Texas Lutheran University.

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

GBRA gives $100,000 for Spring Lake Preserve

Guadalupe Blanco River Authority officials present a $100,000 check to Mayor Susan Narvaiz for Spring Lake Preserve, a 251-acre preserve in the Spring Lake watershed.

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