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Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

Updated: Kyle, Buda area now more populous than San Marcos, census says

The population of San Marcos within the city limits is still greater than Kyle and Buda's combined population. But the two corridor cities now outpace the county seat in total population when nearby unincorporated areas are included in the figures.

Monday, February 14th, 2011

Collier wins four awards at Kyle chamber gala

Vince Collier of Encompass Lending Group won four awards at the Kyle Area Chamber of Commerce Texas Soiree held last month at Texas Old Town in Kyle.

Monday, February 14th, 2011

Holiday shopping brings record sales tax collections across county

The December holiday shopping season generated all-time record sales tax collections in San Marcos and across Hays County. Combined, sales tax collections in Hays County and its cities are up 11.5 percent from the first two months...

Friday, January 28th, 2011

Blake resigns as KPD chief to become police chief in Bastrop

Kyle Police Department Chief Michael Blake resigned Friday to become the chief of police in Bastrop. Blake had been police chief in Kyle for three years. Kyle Mayor Lucy Johnson credited Blake for advancing the police department...

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

CTMC announces 25th annual HealthCheck

Central Texas Medical Center will holds its 25th annual HealthCheck Community Health Screening and Fair on April 28 at the Embassy Suites and City of San Marcos Conference Center. The fee will be specially reduced from $35...

Monday, January 24th, 2011

Porter House to host poet, artist Rachel Eliza Griffith

Rachel Eliza Griffiths, author of Miracle Arrhythmia, will give a reading and book signing at 7:30 p.m on Friday, Feb. 11 at the Katherine Anne Porter Literary Center in Kyle.

Monday, January 17th, 2011

Kyle police investigate homicide

Kyle police are investigating a homicide early Monday morning in the Aztec Mobile Home Park on Roland Lane. Authorities found Gebriel Vasquez, 36, dead at the scene.

Monday, January 17th, 2011

Man murdered in Kyle mobile home park

Police are investigating a homicide that took place this morning at the Aztec Village Mobile Home Park in south Kyle, officials say.

Friday, January 14th, 2011

Kyle breaks ground on new library

Kyle officials were joined today by U.S. Congressman Lloyd Doggett and a host of 100-150 onlookers as ground was broken signifying the beginning of construction on the new Kyle Public Library.

Friday, January 14th, 2011

Kyle breaks ground on new library

Kyle officials broke ground on a $3.567 million library Thursday, nearly four years after the need for a new library seriously entered public discussion. The 20,000-square-foot facility will be located on the west side of downtown.

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