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Saturday, May 10th, 2014

Amid low turnout, Narvaiz wins trustee slot by large margin

Voters in the Hays and Dripping Springs school districts elected new school board members and approved major bond packages

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

Kyle officials, police at odds over pay

When the Kyle City Council approved a two percent cost-of-living pay adjustment to its full-time city employees this fall, Kyle police officers thought they'd be getting the extra cash as well.

Sunday, December 20th, 2009

Kyle approves two-percent police raise

Tense negotiations between Kyle's city staff and the city's police officers for a meet and confer agreement spilled into the city council chamber last week. Kyle city councilmembers wound up approving a two-percent raise for police outside...

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

Kyle council passes civil service the hard way

The Kyle City Council barely passed its civil service ordinance Tuesday night in a performance so calamitous that it triggered doubts about the discipline and mutual confidence of the city’s governing actors.