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Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

Security tight for auction of Republic of Texas member’s property

At least a half-dozen armed federal officers stood guard this morning at a tax foreclosure auction on the San Marcos courthouse square of property belonging to a member of the Republic of Texas separatist group.

Monday, June 21st, 2010

Local EDC forms to implement economic plan

The recently incorporated Greater San Marcos Economic Development Corporation is charged with implementing a new economic plan for the San Marcos area. However, the economic development corporation needs about $300,000, and is likely to seek it from...

Monday, April 19th, 2010

City lags behind Census count, millions at stake

Participation in the 2010 United States Census is lower in San Marcos than in Texas or across the country. After wide suspicion that the city was under-counted in 2000, city officials are hoping for a count of...

Friday, April 16th, 2010

Tea Party protesters rally despite afternoon rain

Despite rain all afternoon, about three dozen Tea Party ralliers protesting federal government taxation turned out on the San Marcos courthouse square Thursday. The rally was about one-third as large as last year's effort, when April 15...

Friday, February 19th, 2010

Pilot in Austin suicide had San Marcos tie

Joe Stack, the pilot presumed dead after his plane crashed into an Austin office building Thursday, gave a San Marcos address when he originally registered his website. Stack left a note complaining about the IRS, the Catholic...

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