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Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

Sessom Drive opens as crews make temporary fix

Sessom Drive opened Monday as San Marcos road crews completed temporary repairs on the street following a 12-inch water line break Saturday.

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

Water crews still working on Sessom water main break

City water utility crews were still trying to restore water flow to a 12-inch water line shortly after 8 p.m. Sunday after a main break late Saturday disrupted service and closed Sessom Drive between Peques Street and...

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

New banner lauds San Marcos CISD

A new banner announcing San Marcos CISD as a Texas Education Agency recognized district will be greeting San Marcos residents as it makes its rounds. Currently, the banner spans LBJ Drive across from Compass Bank, 300 South...

Friday, September 10th, 2010

Bike plan meeting draws large turnout

Dozens of San Marcos residents turned out to the San Marcos Activity Center Thursday night for a city meeting to update the city's bike plan and bike map. City officials said state funding for such projects is...

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

Windemere developers cut plan to 75 dwellings

The developers of a residential project at the head waters of the San Marcos Springs reduced their proposal this week after the city refused to condemn an adjoining strip of land for a road. The owner of...

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

City still pursuing sculpture projects from permanent arts fund

Between $115,000 for a sculpture between the San Marcos Activity Center and the San Marcos Public Library, and a proposed $100,000 to commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr., and Lyndon Baines Johnson, San Marcos officials are moving ahead...

Monday, August 16th, 2010

Hays County offers dispute resolution training

The Hays County Dispute Resolution Center (DRC) is offering a 30-hour Family Law Mediation certificate course for mediators who have completed basic mediation training.

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

Thomaides announces run for San Marcos mayor

San Marcos City Councilmember John Thomaides is announcing his run for mayor in the November election. Thomaides won his third term to the city council in November 2009 with 63.4 percent of the vote in a three-way...

Friday, May 14th, 2010

Tasing ends night on downtown square

Police tased a man on the downtown San Marcos square early Thursday morning as they tried to disperse a crowd of about 500 people that spilled onto Hopkins Street at closing time, hours after the end of...

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

Environmentalists oppose Craddock Ave. extension

Two San Marcos environmental groups are arguing to the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization that a proposed extension of Craddock Avenue would pollute Spring Lake, source of the San Marcos River.

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