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Monday, July 26th, 2010

Brad Rollins’ Blog: A monument to getting things done

No single person is responsible for the new Wonder World Drive extension. But without Mayor Susan Narvaiz's dogged pursuit of funding, Saturday's celebration might not have been possible.

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

Brad Rollins’ Blog: Back in the running

by BRAD ROLLINS After a few days spent fighting hosting and domain headaches, The Mercury is back up and running at I dare not bore you with details of the errors and intrigue that contributed to...

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

Brad Rollins’ Blog: Thomason joins crowded field as deadline nears

As the last day to sign up to run for the San Marcos City Council election began this morning, candidates and onlookers are anticipating the perennial ritualistic dance of last-minute filings, withdrawals and switched races.

Monday, June 15th, 2009

Brad Rollins’ Blog: Sumter steps in it, again

County Judge Elizabeth Sumter's statement not only doesn't ring true -- it isn't true. She's in for a long campaign if she doesn't at least have the decency to come up with plausible explanations for her failures.

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009

New Feature: Text message alerts

Input your phone number in the box at left below the advertising and select your cell phone service carrier. We'll use this sparingly for breaking news only, probably 2-3 messages a week.

Monday, January 12th, 2009

Editor’s Note: A new look for The Mercury

Today, we’re unveiling a new look for the San Marcos Mercury. This new design is more visually appealing while retaining the crisp, clean look I liked about our former format. In addition to the aesthetic, this design...

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

Big Scissors:

Kyle Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes PHO THAISON.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

Brad Rollins’ Blog: More Democrats endorse commissioners court’s only Republican

A direct mail piece from a group called Concerned San Marcos Democrats says, "He has proven that when elected leaders put people before party, great things can be accomplished for the public good."

Friday, October 24th, 2008

Brad Rollins’ Blog: Hayseed thuggery in commissioner’s race

The First Amendment, it seems, meant little to county commissioner candidate Steve Klepfer in 2006 and means even less to him today.

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

Brad Rollins’ Blog: Narvaiz first to file in city council election

Filing is underway in the upcoming city election which will see the mayor and at least two city council seats up for grabs.

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