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Monday, May 5th, 2014

San Marcos introduced to big audience on Times Square big screen

A 15-second video promoting the San Marcos area as an inviting place to live and work is airing 18 times a day through mid-July on a 520-square-foot Jumbotron in the technicolor canyons of Times Square in New York.

Monday, June 10th, 2013

Perry takes job raid to the Big Apple

After a couple of high profile job-poaching trips to California and Illinois, Gov. Rick Perry is planning a new raid — this time on the Big Apple.

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

Texas State’s Wittliff Collections has new director

Dr. David Coleman has been appointed director of the Wittliff Collections at Texas State University's Alkek Library.

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

Texas takes top spot in two economic development surveys

Texas ranked as best business climate of all 50 states by Development Counsellors International and Area Development Magazine, with DCI also naming Texas "Best in Class" for state economic development organizations.

Sunday, August 28th, 2011

Coffee shop to host Sunday fundraiser for dance students

A fundraiser featuring live digital art and dance performances will be held Sunday evening at Wake the Dead Coffee House in San Marcos.

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

Iraq vet walks country, arrives in San Marcos

An Iraq War veteran hiking 7,800 miles around the country to raise money for military families is in San Marcos this week. Troy Yocum spoke to the Hays County Commissioners Court Tuesday. He will be in town...

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

Cobb to give two lectures in San Marcos

Stephanie Cobb, a Hofstra University scholar on early Christian history who graduated from San Marcos High School, will be in town this month to give two lectures.

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

Hamilton to read at Alkek Library, Katherine Anne Porter House

Saskia Hamilton, a writer and authority on poet Robert Lowell, will give readings later this month at the Alkek Library on the Texas State campus and at the Katherine Anne Porter House in Kyle.

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

Bobcat volleyball goes to SMU

After winning two of three last weekend at Hofstra, the Texas State volleyball team will play in a tournament at Southern Methodist University this weekend before playing their home opener next Tuesday against Prairie View A&M.

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

Bobcats to open volleyball season at Hofstra tournament

Coming off a 22-13 season with the Southland Conference tournamant championship, the Texas State volleyball team will open a new season this weekend at the Hofstra/Asics Invitational. The Bobcats were picked to win the league again this...

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