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Saturday, March 1st, 2014

Candidates brace for final showdown in Tuesday’s primaries

Republican turnout in Hays County quadrupled during early voting compared to 2010. Democrats saw a spike in participation, too

Monday, February 24th, 2014

GOP primary turnout on course to nearly quadruple over 2010

Driven by free-for-alls in most statewide races and several heated regional and county contests, voters are beating a path to early voting locations compared to years past.

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

Johnson announces re-election bid as Kyle mayor

Kyle Mayor Lucy Johnson, who won office in a special election last February, has announced that she will run for a full term in May. In Johnson's 11 months as mayor, the city has made some changes.

Friday, December 4th, 2009

Gonzalez to face Jones in GOP Commissioner primary

Kyle Mayor Miguel Gonzalez stirred up a contest Friday, announcing his run for Hays County Precinct 2 Commissioner in the Republican primary next March against Hays CISD Trustee Mark Jones. Gonzalez joins a wide open race for...

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009

Kyle council completes annexations

The city council in Kyle voted last month to annex nearly six square miles to its city limits in a final reading on the matter last month. However, the city did not bring in one area, known...

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

Kyle council to consider more debt

Kyle Councilmembers are looking at a program to make about 20 purchases for a total of $6.1 million and pay it off in seven years. The purchases would add about ten percent to the city's $66 million...

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009

Kyle Council gives chamber $130K to promote tourism

In an effort to drive more tourism into Kyle, the Kyle City Council appropriated $130,000 to the Kyle Area Chamber of Commerce (KACC) last week for promotional expenses.

Thursday, January 8th, 2009

Commissioners approve H-E-B tax deal

The Hays County Commissioners Court approved a 20-year tax abatement deal with H-E-B, which is planning to double its 750,000-square-foot distribution warehouse on Hunter Road. The City of San Marcos made a similar deal with the local...

Wednesday, January 7th, 2009

Kyle council addresses public safety at first 2009 meeting

Now that Kyle Parkway is opened east of Interstate-35, the city will paint the lanes west of the interstate to inform drivers they can go straight. Meanwhile, the city council named three new members to its public...

Thursday, December 11th, 2008

City of Kyle Channel: Officials to cut ribbon on Kyle Parkway extension

Kyle officials will cut the ribbon on an eastward extension of Kyle Parkway Friday afternoon. The extension of the two-year-old Kyle Parkway past I-35 will soon lead to a Seton Hospital and open up two million square...

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