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Friday, February 10th, 2012

Animal Shelter to offer free pet spaying/neutering

Pets can be spayed or neutered for free Tuesday, Feb. 28 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

City council buys more parkland

The largest park in San Marcos just got even bigger.

Monday, January 16th, 2012

County to TxDOT: Hurry up road review process

The Hays County Commissioners Court has authorized County Judge Bert Cobb to sign and forward a letter to the Texas Department of Transportation urging that the state agency follow the requirements of Senate Bill 548 and House...

Saturday, January 14th, 2012

‘Core 4’ meet to establish common goals

Officials representing four of the largest public entities based in San Marcos met this week to discuss mutual values and goals and to establish work groups on key issues.

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

Conley elected CAMPO chair

Hays County Pct. 3 Commissioner Will Conley was elected chair of the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization's board this week, becoming the first person who doesn't hail from Austin or Travis County to lead the powerful regional...

Friday, December 16th, 2011

CTMC Women’s Council seeking grant applicants

The Women’s Council of the Central Texas Medical Center Foundation is seeking applicants for Impact Grants to Hays County non-profit organizations that serve women and children.

Friday, December 9th, 2011

San Marcos sales tax revenue up 2.1 percent

Retail sales in October increased the state’s sales tax allocation to San Marcos this month by 2.1 percent compared to last year’s payment, and generated revenues of $1,469,291.46.

Friday, December 9th, 2011

Committee names artists competing for LBJ, MLK memorial

The LBJ/MLK Memorial Crossroads Project Committee on Thursday announced the artists who are under consideration to design and build a $100,000 memorial funded with City of San Marcos hotel/motel tax dollars.

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

City to add 107 acres to Purgatory greenspace

The city is poised to acquire 107 acres of undeveloped aquifer recharge land adjacent to the 463-acre Purgatory Creek Natural Area in San Marcos.

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

County emergency response team earns FEMA award

The Hays County Community Emergency Response Team has been selected as one of four CERTs to receive an award in the national 2011 FEMA Individual and Community Preparedness Awards program.

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