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Monday, September 22nd, 2014

H-E-B breaks ground for store with ‘unique, Wimberley flair’

City and corporate officials officially broke ground Thursday on a 46,000-square-foot H-E-B store with pledges to find local suppliers for fruits, vegetables and “artisan foods.”

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

Chain of wrecks at little H-E-B sends elderly man to Austin hospital

An 86-year old man was sent to the hospital with serious injuries after being struck by a vehicle in the parking lot of a grocery store in San Marcos on Wednesday, Feb. 26.

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

H-E-B gets go-ahead from Wimberley council

H-E-B’s plans to build a 46,500-square-foot grocery store on the campus of the shuttered Bowen Intermediate School has predictably stirred passions among certain residents loath to accept changes to an eccentric village they tend to like as-is.

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Q&A: Kabomba! on how their name, somehow, says it all

Kabomba! bends each genre of music they sound like into new melodic vistas with more textures and depths. It's familiar but somehow so much better.

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

Weeks after unanimous OK, council tables H-E-B proposal

Ignoring a developer’s plea that delay could endanger his deal to sell land to H-E-B for a new store on McCarty Lane, the San Marcos City Council on Tuesday voted to table an ordinance that they approved...

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

P&Z clears way for H-E-B on McCarty Lane (with video)

The San Marcos Planning and Zoning Commission on Tuesday approved alterations to a planned development district at the request of a developer who says H-E-B plans to build a new grocery store on the southeast corner of...

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Did the mob bury a body under Buda’s H-E-B?

Police say an Austin nightclub owner is a person of interest in the disappearance of Paresh Patel, whose body is said to be buried beneath the H-E-B in Buda.

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

SMHS cyclist pedals over 130 miles to raise funds

On Oct. 15 and 16, San Marcos High School freshman Geromino Sabat IV strapped on his helmet and mounted his bicycle to join the H-E-B sponsored “MS 150” that challenged participants to ride almost 150 miles in...

Monday, October 3rd, 2011

Texas State to host dozens of employers for job fair Wednesday

Texas State University will host more than 80 employers from throughout the country at a job and internship fair on Wednesday.

Monday, December 6th, 2010

City studies new regs for residential wind, solar

San Marcos city officials are attempting to encourage the installation of private solar panels and wind turbines with new regulations. People who install such devices could sell surplus power back to the city and other electricity providers.

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