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Thursday, July 6th, 2017

New I-35 Yarrington Road exit ramp to open on Friday

Final construction work on a new northbound Interstate 35 exit ramp at Yarrington Road will be completed Thursday night and the ramp will open to traffic Friday morning, a Texas Department of Transportation spokesperson said today.

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

Construction to cause water outage in part of eastern San Marcos

City water service will be cut to about 500 homes homes in eastern San Marcos for about nine hours starting at 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 12.

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

San Marcos council considers five finalists for city manager

The San Marcos City Council is considering five candidates for the City Manager position that was vacated when former City Manager Jared Miller stepped down in January to become the city manager of Amarillo.

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

Man shot, then run over with car, in San Marcos

A man was fatally shot and run over by his own car last night in San Marcos.

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Will Texas lawmakers ax tree ordinances in more than 50 cities?

Dozens of cities and towns in Texas, including San Marcos, have ordinances aimed at protecting trees. During the special legislative session, Gov. Greg Abbott wants to change that.

Monday, June 12th, 2017

Two men arrested after drug raid east of San Marcos

Hays County narcotics officers seized weapons and illegal drugs during a raid on a San Marcos area home on Friday.

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

San Marcos police bust hardware store burglars in the act

San Marcos police have arrested three San Antonio men accused of burglarizing two hardware stores May 25 and another store June 1.

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Police identify man found dead at gas station on Saturday

San Marcos police have identified a man found deceased Saturday at a local convenience store.

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Police warn of ‘bank jugging’ in San Marcos, New Braunfels

San Marcos Police Department is releasing surveillance video of a “bank jugging” crime following three incidents that occurred in March.

Monday, May 8th, 2017

Texas Senate authorizes special San Marcos River recreation district

The Legislature’s upper body passed legislation that would allow residents in counties along the San Marcos River to vote on whether to create a district that could charge tube rental and shuttle fees.

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