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Monday, July 6th, 2015

By the Numbers: Sobering new damage assessments of the Memorial Day weekend flood

INTERACTIVE | As Wimberley and San Marcos inventory what the river took — and what it left behind — the Memorial Day weekend flood’s staggering size and scope reveals itself incrementally. These are the latest statistics, compiled from official documents filed with the state’s emergency management coordinators.

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Texas touts lighter regulation in wooing California firms

Gov. Rick Perry often stresses the state's "smart regulations" to businesses from California. While entrepreneurs in Texas often find fewer regulatory obstacles, some argue the Texas approach has hidden costs.

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

P&Z unanimously rejects Casey’s Sessom Drive plans

San Marcos Planning & Zoning Commission members on Tuesday unanimously rejected San Antonio developer Darren Casey’s vision for a landmark retail and residential complex across Sessom Drive from Texas State University.

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

Interactive: The view from atop Casey’s (proposed) Sessom Drive apartments

This panorama, pieced together from 20 photos taken by a drone, shows a 360-degree view of the Hill Country horizon from the height of a five-floor building at the site of Darren Casey’s proposed retail/residential complex.

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

Real Estate: Week of 03/16/11

A sampling of current listings for manufactured housing in the San Marcos and Kyle areas.

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

Real Estate: Week of 03/09/11

In our new weekly real estate feature, we take a look at Hays County homes on the market for more than $500,000. Plus, a comparison of home and lot sales in 2010 and 2009.

Saturday, July 4th, 2009

On Independence Day, consider what San Marcos can do for veterans

JUDE PRATHER thinks the city should adopt a range of programs to encourage returning military veterans to relocate here including housing subsidies and a veterans court.

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