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Monday, August 23rd, 2010

City announces road projects for week

The summer road repair season appears to be winding down as San Marcos officials announce road projects for the week. However, the addition of lanes on East McCarty Lane continues, as do water line projects involving street closures on Cheatham Street and Comanche Street.

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

County commissioners considering second straight tax increase

Hays County Commissioners are considering a 1.38 cents increase in the property tax rate for the next budget after adding 1.42 cents to the property tax rate in the present budget. The 2.8-cent increase over two years...

Monday, August 16th, 2010

City announces road projects for this week

San Marcos officials have announced street projects impacting traffic for this week. For the first time in a while, there's nothing new this week, but the intersection of Comanche Street and West San Antonio Street remains in...

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...

Monday, August 9th, 2010

San Marcos officials announce traffic snags through Saturday

San Marcos officials have announced road projects affecting traffic through Saturday. The big snag through Wednesday is the four-way intersection of West San Antonio Street and Comanche Street, which is closed for water line construction.

Wednesday, August 4th, 2010

Council calms residents, deletes portion of FM 110

San Marcos councilmembers assuaged worried residents Tuesday night, eliminating a portion of the proposed FM 110 from the transportation master plan rather than rerouting the road to run on McCarty Lane on the west side of Interstate-35.

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

City announces road projects for first week of August

San Marcos officials have announced road and street projects affecting traffic this week. Pay special attention to the intersection of Comanche Street and West San Antonio Street, which will be closed to through traffic into next week.

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

Chamber cuts ribbon for CTMC wound institute

The San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce helped to cut the ribbon and open the new Institute for Advanced Wound Healing earlier this month at Central Texas Medical Center.

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

Narvaiz announces she will not seek fourth term

San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz announced Wednesday that she will not seek a fourth term. Updated with comments from mayoral candidates John Thomaides and Daniel Guerrero.

Monday, July 26th, 2010

City announces road projects for July 25-31

San Marcos officials have announced road projects affecting traffic for the week of July 25-31. With the Wonder World Drive extension now open, the major projects concern Comanche Street and East McCarty Lane.

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