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Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

San Marcos Main Street program calls for Downtown Award nominations

The San Marcos Main Street program is calling for nominations for the 2015 Downtown Awards in categories that include “Business of the Year,” “New Business of the Year” and “Downtown Legend of the Year.”

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

Corn Dog Day shindig on the San Marcos square this weekend

The San Marcos Main Street program will host its annual National Corn Dog Day celebration noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 21 on the Old Hays County Courthouse lawn in downtown San Marcos.

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Hays County to light up courthouse with annual Christmas ceremony

Volunteers will also begin accepting donations for the Brown Santa gift drive on Dec. 2 in downtown San Marcos.

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Behold: A New Deal photographer’s somber images of San Marcos during the Great Depression

As the decade drew to a close, Hays County families were still in the Great Depression’s tight grip. In 1939 and 1940, prolific documentary photographer Russell Werner Lee passed through San Marcos during a tour of Texas...

Sunday, February 9th, 2014

Updated: Hays County sells last two downtown properties [PRO]

Hays County officials have closed the sale of the former Courthouse Annex and the Records Building, both of which have sat vacant for two years on opposite corners of the downtown San Marcos square.

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