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Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

TCEQ, San Marcos settle penalty over missing water quality plan

The city of San Marcos has agreed to contribute money to build or maintain a water quality monitoring station instead of pay a fine levied by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

CAPCOG: Hays County grows fastest, youngest, most diverse in region

Based on data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the Capital Area Council of Governments issued a report last month saying that Hays County is growing faster, younger and more ethnically/racially diverse than any other county in Central...

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...

Friday, March 20th, 2009

PEC directors decline re-election

Pedernales Electric Cooperative (PEC) Place 1 Director Vi Cloud, and Place 6 Director Val Smith have opted to not seek re-election to PEC's board of directors.