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Thursday, August 26th, 2010

County gives $150K for regional economic plan

Seeking $800,000 for its first year of operations, the Greater San Marcos Economic Development Corporation (GSMEDC) received $150,000 this week from Hays County. GSMEDC is hoping to receive another $360,000 from the City of San Marcos next month.

Monday, June 21st, 2010

Local EDC forms to implement economic plan

The recently incorporated Greater San Marcos Economic Development Corporation is charged with implementing a new economic plan for the San Marcos area. However, the economic development corporation needs about $300,000, and is likely to seek it from...

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

Economic development plan waits on funding

Though many local jurisdictions have approved the Greater San Marcos Plan as a blueprint for local economic development, the launch for a new board to implement the plan has been delayed while organizers seek funding and non-profit...

Tuesday, March 16th, 2010

Bobcats rally to win Victoria golf meet

The Texas State women's golf team shot its best round of the tournament Monday to claim the Claud Jacobs Intercollegiate in Victoria, beating out Big 12 challenger Oklahoma

Monday, January 25th, 2010

City to try multi-family recycling program

Nine months after implementing single-stream recycling for single-family residences, San Marcos city officials are kicking off a pilot program that could lead permanently to single-stream recycling for apartment renters.

Monday, November 30th, 2009

Economic development plan in works for city

San Marcos' economic development office, along with other local jurisdictions and stakeholders, is working on an economic development plan that would target health care, corporate and professional operations and supply chain management.

Friday, June 13th, 2008

Hap Mansfield’s Blog: The sun, the heat, the hell and happiness

The sun is hot and life is hard these days. But the Texas sun makes it all seem fine.

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