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Monday, June 24th, 2013

Samantha Armbruster joins Main Street program

Samantha Armbruster, an experienced marketing and events specialist, has joined the San Marcos Main Street team this month as the new the Main Street Program Manager.

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

Franks retiring as Main Street manager

Kelly Franks, who has administrated the city's Main Street program for 25 years and co-founded the annual Sights and Sounds of Christmas festival, is retiring.

Thursday, September 9th, 2010

Council approves brand concept on first sight

Seeing a new branding concept for the first time, San Marcos City Councilmembers gave unanimous approval to the concept Tuesday night. The council agreed to leave open the possibility of public comment before officially implementing the concept...

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

County to kick in $225K for LBJ Museum work

Hays County commissioners agreed to provide $225,000 for renovations to the LBJ Museum in downtown San Marcos Tuesday, shortly after the City of San Marcos agreed to a contribution of $89,500.

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

San Marcos celebrated as ‘Texas Treasure’

The First Lady's Texas Treasure Award designates towns in Texas that strive to preserve the history and authentic Texas sense of place. San Marcos was recently selected as a "Texas Treasure" by Texas First Lady Anita Perry.

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

San Marcos celebrated as 'Texas Treasure'

The First Lady's Texas Treasure Award designates towns in Texas that strive to preserve the history and authentic Texas sense of place. San Marcos was recently selected as a "Texas Treasure" by Texas First Lady Anita Perry.

Friday, December 18th, 2009

Holiday banners promote local businesses

Those colorful banners in downtown San Marcos are intended to tell consumers that local businesses have a great deal to offer the Christmas shopper.

Friday, June 12th, 2009

City tests solar-powered compactors downtown

The city of San Marcos has installed three solar-powered trash compactors downtown as a pilot program that may be expanded to the city's park system.

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

Trash goes solar on the square

The City of San Marcos recently placed three "BigBelly" solar powered, cordless trash compactors on and around the Courthouse Square.

Monday, February 2nd, 2009

San Antonio trail riders pull up to square

Trail riders from the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo arrived at high noon Monday for their traditional peach cobbler and an evening in town.

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