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Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

McCarty, Centerpoint exits to close for tax-free weekend

The northbound McCarty Lane exit ramp and southbound Centerpoint Road exit ramp will be closed 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6 to accommodate increased traffic at the outlet malls during sales tax-free weekend.

Thursday, November 26th, 2015

First responders prepare for Black Friday outlet shoppers

San Marcos first responders will step up their presence and traffic control by the outlet malls over the Black Friday shopping weekend.

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

I-35 exits closing to handle Black Friday traffic

Centerpoint Road exit on southbound Interstate 35 and the McCarty Lane exit on northbound Interstate 35 will be closed from 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 22 to 10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 23 for Black Friday shopping.

Thursday, August 16th, 2012

San Marcos prepares for tax-free weekend crowds

San Marcos public safety agencies are preparing for tens of thousands of visitors to area stores and the Premium and Tanger Outlet Malls in San Marcos as Texas shoppers take advantage of tax-free weekend August 17-19.

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

Canadian developer has big plans for Centerpoint Road acreage

A Canadian company is asking the San Marcos City Council to create a public improvement district to help fund development of 495 acres on Centerpoint Road near the outlet malls.

Monday, September 12th, 2011

San Marcos declines Tanger Outlets plea for more advertising funds

For the first time, the city of San Marcos officials won’t grant money for Premium Outlets a joint advertising program and has slashed Tanger Outlets’ share of funds, saying the money is better spent promoting tourism in...

Monday, August 8th, 2011

Texas State class helps hungry families

Students in the Writing for Public Relations course recently promoted a food drive and delivered 162 pounds of food to the Hays County Food Bank.

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

City budget includes utility rate hikes

The San Marcos city budget that took effect last month projects that the city's expenditures will increase by $7.6 million (5.4 percent), while revenues will increase by $8.7 million (6.5 percent). The $147.8 million budget keeps the...