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Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

Brad Rollins’ blog: A new front in the news war

Nearly four years ago, the San Marcos Mercury set out to change the way San Marcos communicates with itself, to provide a news source as dynamic and engaging as the city is.

Monday, September 12th, 2011

Council gives first nod to downtown alcohol ban

A San Marcos ordinance that would ban alcohol consumption outdoors downtown during late night hours appears destined for approval this month.

Monday, September 12th, 2011

San Marcos declines Tanger Outlets plea for more advertising funds

For the first time, the city of San Marcos officials won’t grant money for Premium Outlets a joint advertising program and has slashed Tanger Outlets’ share of funds, saying the money is better spent promoting tourism in...

Monday, September 12th, 2011

Bat colony flocks to Kyle bridge

The other evening, Rob White, an avocational meteorologist and local insurance agent, decided to use radar to track the famed bats of Austin. He was surprised to find a huge flock of them in Hays County flying...

Monday, September 12th, 2011

Photo Gallery: San Marcos remembers Sept. 11

San Marcos marked the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks with a ceremony Sunday at City Hall followed by a downtown parade.

Monday, September 12th, 2011

Dispute continues between Texas, feds on fire help

Did the federal government drag its feet in providing disaster relief to the victims of the devastating Bastrop County fires? It depends on whom you ask. State officials say they began petitioning for assistance early last week....

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