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Tax Free Weekend

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.

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Shopping hordes to close I-35 ramps for tax-free weekend at San Marcos outlets

The northbound McCarty Lane exit ramp and southbound Centerpoint Road exit ramp will be closed 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9 to accommodate increased traffic at the outlet malls during tax-free weekend.

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.

Friday, August 20th, 2010

City makes route change to accommodate Tax Free Weekend traffic

It's Texas Tax Free Weekend Friday through Sunday, and large crowds are anticipated to be shopping at the outlet malls for the tax free benefits. With that in mind, the City of San Marcos has changed the...

Thursday, March 12th, 2009

‘Shaken Baby’ doll to aid agencies in education

The ability of Hays County criminal justice agencies to respond to serious child abuse crimes has gained a significant tool with the donation of special equipment aimed at training personnel on “shaken baby” syndrome.

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