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Monday, January 26th, 2015

San Marcos media leaders to gather for public roundtable

Downtown business owners and the general public are invited to a roundtable discussion of local media leaders on how businesses can more effectively work with journalists to tell their stories to larger audiences.

Monday, August 12th, 2013

Brad Rollins’ Blog: Mercury flies high in July

It's a given that charging clients for access to some articles is going to put a dent into your overall traffic numbers. Only, it hasn’t.

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

Brad Rollins’ Blog: A new milestone in readership

May was a record-setting month for the San Marcos Mercury both in terms of the number of people who visited our little local news website and the number of times they found reason to come back for...

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Confessions of a small town reporter

Long before he was a leading scholar of Texas letters, San Marcos’ Steven L. Davis wrote a sizzling tell-all about Juniper, a real town with a fake name. Twenty years later, we still had to change the...

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

Sights & Sounds to offer discounts next year

The Sights & Sounds Board will offer discounts for next year’s event to patrons who were rained out this year, according to city officials.

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

Sheriff, Hays County sued by former jail employee

Hays County Sheriff Gary Cutler has been sued by a former employee who claims he was demoted and pressured to resign in retaliation for political associations and free speech.

Thursday, September 9th, 2010

Council approves brand concept on first sight

Seeing a new branding concept for the first time, San Marcos City Councilmembers gave unanimous approval to the concept Tuesday night. The council agreed to leave open the possibility of public comment before officially implementing the concept...

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

Wednesday power outage hits hospital, cop shop

An underground power line cut tripped the San Marcos electric utility's Redwood substation for two hours Wednesday, knocking out power at Central Texas Medical Center (CTMC), the San Marcos Police Department (SMPD), major businesses and about 800...

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

Western Swing Hall of Fame swings this weekend

It's the 18th Annual Texas Western Hall of Fame and Texas Natural Festival this weekend with made-in-Texas goods, food, Texas history and, of course, all that fabulous Western Swing music.

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