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Monday, November 7th, 2011

Five-story apartment building planned for Thorpe Lane

A developer says he will build a five-floor 174-unit apartment building on Thorpe Lane on the site of an abandoned nursing home in San Marcos.

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

San Marcos CISD trustees hire new school improvement coordinator

San Marcos CISD recently hired Gregory Rodriguez as the coordinator of accountability and school improvement. He'll be paid $78,000 annually, plus fringe.

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

San Marcos Has Talent finalists announced

San Marcos Has Talent judges selected four local musical acts to perform at the San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce 109th Annual Awards Gala on Nov. 3.

Monday, September 19th, 2011

Texas State to premier musical in downtown San Marcos

A new version of A Little Princess produced by Texas State University's Musical Theatre program will premiere in downtown San Marcos Oct. 16-19.

Monday, September 12th, 2011

San Marcos declines Tanger Outlets plea for more advertising funds

For the first time, the city of San Marcos officials won’t grant money for Premium Outlets a joint advertising program and has slashed Tanger Outlets’ share of funds, saying the money is better spent promoting tourism in...

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

Guerrero spends half as much as Thomaides in 2010 mayoral victory

Daniel Guerrero, who squeaked past John Thomaides in last November's San Marcos mayoral election, claimed victory despite spending half as much as his opponent. Campaign finance reports from July 2010 to January 2011 show that Guerrero spent...

Monday, January 10th, 2011

More kids go to court for classroom misbehavior

Misbehave in a Texas classroom and, chances are, you won’t find yourself scrawling rote across a blackboard after eighth period. Instead, the criminal justice system is increasingly the destination for mischief-makers — some as young as 6...

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

City plans $3M nature center at Purgatory Creek

The City of San Marcos is planning to build a new multi-million dollar nature center in the Purgatory Creek Natural Area, near the Wonder World Drive extension. City officials said the present nature center at Riverside Drive...

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

Accidental overdoses increase by 250% in Texas

The number of deaths by accidental drug overdose in Texas is rising at an alarming rate. But many of the victims aren't your typical addicts: They're average people hooked on legal prescription drugs. “The majority are people...

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Texas State IT students win conference contests

At the Association of Information Technology Professional (AITP) Region 3 Student Conference in Houston, the Texas State AITP chapter was named Outstanding Student Chapter and won numerous contests.

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