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Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

Live Feed: Lazy Oaks Ranch, Zelick’s permit council discussion

San Marcos City Council: Lazy Oaks Ranch, Marietta Materials groundwater lease, Zelick's conditional permit appeal and Hunter Road apartments.

Monday, January 7th, 2013

Report: Panama Canal expansion will aid Texas exports

A $5.5 billion infrastructure project under way in Central America will have far-reaching effects on Texas, but not in the way many had originally guessed, according to a recent report commissioned by the Texas Department of Transportation.

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

Commercial benefits of college research touted

Though academia has long prized research for its own sake, two House committees on Wednesday heard from the state’s leading research universities on how their scientific research makes money and contributes to the state economy.

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

Thermon posts Q3 record orders, earnings per share

San Marcos-based Thermon Group Holdings Inc. said third quarter revenue grew 6 percent to $68.8 million over the same period in fiscal year 2011 in federal regulatory filings.

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

Commentary: Power to recover rests in manufacturing

In this guest commentary, Texas House Speaker JOE STRAUSS says manufacturing is not dead, especially in Texas, but that the state and federal government should take steps that will allow the sector to thrive.

Sunday, January 8th, 2012

Buda moves to annex Texas Lehigh cement plant

The city of Buda is preparing to annex the largest business in northern Hays County in a race to lock up future sales and property tax revenue in the area.

Friday, December 11th, 2009

H-E-B raises $280,000 for Fort Hood

Through an in-store fundraising campaign launched in response to the tragedy at Fort Hood, H-E-B and its customers raised more than $280,000 for the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Central Texas-Fort Hood Chapter Fund.

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009

SMMA hosts events this fall

The San Marcos Manufacturers Association has been busy this fall, hosting both a seminar and a career fair for San Marcos High School students.

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

Heldenfels' 100-year success is as solid as concrete

In November, Heldenfels Enterprises, Inc. (HEI), with plants in San Marcos and Corpus Christi, will celebrate its 100th year of business. Heldenfels produces and installs precast/prestressed concrete for all types of structures.

Thursday, August 20th, 2009

Texas State gains textile industry chapter

The board of the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) recently approved student chapters for Texas State and Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos (UNMSM) in Lima, Peru.

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