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Terry Gilmore


Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

Partnership hopes shell buildings help draw employers

More then doubling its warehouse capacity in the heavy commercial area along Clovis Barker Drive, Houston-based Bearden Management Inc. says it will begin construction by March on two shell buildings totaling 162,000 square feet.

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

Neal McCoy to perform at hospital gala honoring Gilmore

In its 20th year, the Stars of Texas Gala this fall will honor San Marcos entrepreneur and philanthropist Terry Gilmore. Country music star Neal McCoy will perform.

Monday, October 17th, 2011

Hays County’s hunt for water puzzles corridor cities

Elected officials behind an ongoing ratepayer-funded effort to bring a longterm water supply to Buda, Kyle and San Marcos want to know why Hays County officials are suddenly moving into the water game in their own right.

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)...

Wednesday, January 6th, 2010

San Marcos council nixes contribution limits

The San Marcos City Council talked about directing the staff to draft an ordinance limiting individual campaign contributions Tuesday night, then decided in a deeply split vote to drop the matter. The discussion at times turned...

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009

Man who burned old hospital serving eight years probation

A 27-year-old man is serving eight years probation for igniting a blaze that destroyed the 101-year-old former hospital and Pike house on Belvin Street two years ago this month.

Saturday, October 4th, 2008

Challengers play offense, mayor plays defense in CONA debate

Incumbent Mayor Susan Narvaiz and mayoral challengers David Newman and Daniel McCarthy went before San Marcos voters in a public forum Thursday night, showing discernible differences in goals and details.