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Monday, February 11th, 2013

Hays County, TxDOT strike $123 million roads deal [PRO]

County and state officials have informally struck a deal that would spend $123 million on building and design for new and expanded highways in San Marcos, Kyle, Buda and points in between.

Monday, January 14th, 2013

Interactive: Hays County lays out longterm roads plan

Explore new and expanded roads recommended for construction in the most recent draft of the Hays County Transportation Plan. The Hays County Commissioners Court will consider the projects starting Jan. 15 at an 11 a.m. workshop.

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

Man arrested for Dripping Springs fire

The Hays County Sheriff's Office announced Wednesday that it has arrested a man in connection with a fire in Dripping Springs two weeks ago.

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

Chamber holds ribbon cutting for Brewster's Pizza

The San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed Brewster's Pizza as a new member. Brewster's Pizza is located at 9595 RR 12 in Wimberley.

Friday, January 21st, 2011

Neighborhood meeting to discuss apartments at Craddock, RR 12

A multi-neighborhood meeting has been scheduled for Jan. 23 at 3 p.m. to discuss proposed apartments at the southeast corner of Craddock Avenue and RR 12. The meeting will be held at the Seventh Day Adventist Church,...

Monday, December 13th, 2010

City to open McCarty Lane Friday

The long awaited re-opening of McCarty Lane will take place in a ceremony Friday morning. San Marcos and Hays County spent $11 million on the project, which enhances the main thoroughfare between Interstate-35 and San Marcos High...

Thursday, November 11th, 2010

Park, wetlands back in shooting sports request

Proponents of a shooting sports complex project on the San Marcos River have put land for wetlands and a riverfront park back in their request to the county, saying the property owner is willing to negotiate. The...

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Letter to the editor: Neighborhoods, or duplexes?

In this letter to the editor, Ann and Robert Blackburn say they have a lot on the line with the outcome of the Nov. 2 city council election. Like their neighborhood, which lies between the Buie tract...

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

12 projects vie for remaining $3.4M of county bond money

With only $3.4 remaining to be allocated from $30 million of parks bonds authorized by Hays County voters in 2007, 12 projects are in the running for funds. Three of the projects are in San Marcos. The...

Monday, October 18th, 2010

Precinct 4 commissioner candidates discuss county issues

Hays County Precinct 4 Commissioner Karen Ford (D-Dripping Springs) is being challenged for re-election in November by Dripping Springs businessman Ray Whisenant (R-Dripping Springs). Each candidate answered identical questions posed by San Marcos Local News.

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