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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.

Sunday, August 4th, 2013

Movie complexes race to open first in Kyle

A month after Waco-based Schulman Partners Ltd. announced plans for an entertainment complex in Kyle, San Marcos-based Texas Cinema is trying to beat their competitor to the punch.

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

Rick Perry touts sales tax holiday at San Marcos Walmart

Gov. Rick Perry made a stop at the Walmart in San Marcos Thursday promoting the upcoming sales tax holiday for back-to-school shoppers.

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.

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

Sac-N-Pac, Schlotzky’s ink franchise agreement

Rising like a sourdough bun, Schlotzsky’s has emerged from bankruptcy and is pairing with the San Marcos-based Sac-N-Pac chain of convenience stores for rapid expansion into San Marcos, Kyle, Buda and other markets.