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Thursday, January 8th, 2009

Commissioners approve H-E-B tax deal

The Hays County Commissioners Court approved a 20-year tax abatement deal with H-E-B, which is planning to double its 750,000-square-foot distribution warehouse on Hunter Road. The City of San Marcos made a similar deal with the local grocery giant last month. Also, the court agreed to maintain Kyle Mayor Miguel Gonzalez as the county's city representative on...

Tuesday, December 30th, 2008

Buda moves ahead with new U.S. Foodservice facility

Having outgrown its Austin facility, US Foodservice is considering a move to a new location in the developing Sunfield MUD on Buda's far east side.

Thursday, December 18th, 2008

San Marcos awards incentives for HEB warehouse expansion [PRO]

STAFF REPORT The San Marcos City Council has approved economic development incentives of $1.35 million over a 20 year period in support of a multi-million dollar expansion of HEB’s distribution warehouse facilities and the creation of 320...

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008

Hollywood in the Hill Country

San Marcos may become the location for a Hollywood film. That’s what some Central Texas community leaders are hoping for after attending a workshop at the San Marcos Activity Center last week called “When Hollywood Comes To...

Friday, June 6th, 2008

Commuter Rail outlook optimistic

The Austin-San Antonio Intermunicipal Commuter Rail District (ASA) board met Friday morning at the San Marcos Activity Center. The ASA was originally created by the City of Austin, Travis County, the City of San Antonio, and Bexar...

Wednesday, April 16th, 2008

Grande launches new multichannel service

Grande Communications Networks Inc. has a plan for multitaskers who want more activity on their TV screen. The San Marcos-based telecom company is launching GrandeVision, a format that allows digital users to watch up to five channels...

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