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Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

River, creek cleanup hauls in literally tons of trash

Hundreds of volunteers scattered across four counties removed tons of trash and debris from the San Marcos River and its tributaries during the Great Texas River Clean Up on March 1.

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

P&Z unanimously rejects Casey’s Sessom Drive plans

San Marcos Planning & Zoning Commission members on Tuesday unanimously rejected San Antonio developer Darren Casey’s vision for a landmark retail and residential complex across Sessom Drive from Texas State University.

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

Interactive: The view from atop Casey’s (proposed) Sessom Drive apartments

This panorama, pieced together from 20 photos taken by a drone, shows a 360-degree view of the Hill Country horizon from the height of a five-floor building at the site of Darren Casey’s proposed retail/residential complex.

Monday, July 30th, 2012

Sessom developer deploys carrots, sticks in bid for neighbors’ support

Developer Darren Casey has been meeting this summer with neighborhood opponents of his proposed luxury student apartments on Sessom Drive in an effort to negotiate a compromise to win some former foes' blessings.

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

Council votes down Sessom rezoning as hundreds protest

The San Marcos City Council voted 4-3 against a rezoning needed for a 1,008-bed apartment complex on land along Sessom Drive Tuesday evening after more than 200 people overflowed City Hall in opposition to the project.

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

San Marcos council delays vote on Sessom Creek development

After its attorney pointed out an obscure provision in local codes, the San Marcos City Council on Wednesday postponed consideration of a controversial upscale $63 million apartment and retail campus above Sessom Creek.

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

Environmentalists oppose Craddock Ave. extension

Two San Marcos environmental groups are arguing to the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization that a proposed extension of Craddock Avenue would pollute Spring Lake, source of the San Marcos River.

Monday, February 8th, 2010

Spring Lake water protection moves forward

Three local entities -- San Marcos, Hays County and Texas State -- recently formalized their intention to cooperate on a protection plan for the Upper San Marcos Watershed, including Spring Lake. Texas State River Systems Institute (RSI)...

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