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Friday, February 5th, 2010

State acknowledges county jail progress

Hays County officials received a nod of approval Thursday from the State of Texas for trying to bring the county jail into compliance with state law. The Texas Commission on Jail Standards found the Hays County Jail kitchen to be deficient on four consecutive occasions last year.

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

Court gives go-ahead to emergency jail repairs

Hoping to satisfy a state agency's demand to fix potential health and safety problems in the county jail, the Hays County Commissioners Court on Tuesday approved a plan that calls for $1.4 million in emergency repairs to...

Friday, June 5th, 2009

County sends consultants back to drawing board on government center

Faced with an estimated cost that has surged to about $115 million, county leaders this week instructed an outside project manager to reconfigure -- and scale down -- plans for a massive new government center to house...

Thursday, May 8th, 2008

Still under construction, city’s conference center makes first big booking

The first major conference booked at the new Embassy Suites Hotel and San Marcos Conference Center , now under construction, will be the Texas College & University Facilities Conference slated for January 7-9, 2009 in San Marcos.