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Monday, July 6th, 2015

By the Numbers: Sobering new damage assessments of the Memorial Day weekend flood

INTERACTIVE | As Wimberley and San Marcos inventory what the river took — and what it left behind — the Memorial Day weekend flood’s staggering size and scope reveals itself incrementally. These are the latest statistics, compiled from official documents filed with the state’s emergency management coordinators.

Monday, June 10th, 2013

Perry takes job raid to the Big Apple

After a couple of high profile job-poaching trips to California and Illinois, Gov. Rick Perry is planning a new raid — this time on the Big Apple.

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

Video: Obama’s speech at Manor experimental high school

During his May 9 visit to the Interstate 35 corridor, the president praised New Technology High School for its non-traditional ethos and an emphasis on academic rigor.

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009

SMMA hosts events this fall

The San Marcos Manufacturers Association has been busy this fall, hosting both a seminar and a career fair for San Marcos High School students.

Friday, October 17th, 2008

San Marcos ready to celebrate Chamber of Commerce week

On Tuesday October 21, the City of San Marcos will declare Chamber of Commerce week in San Marcos, Texas. During this week, all of the citizens of San Marcos, Texas, are asked to pause and reflect on...

Sunday, April 13th, 2008

Sprawl stall

Hays County Commissioners are writing new tools into a revision of their development regulations, hoping they can discourage sprawling developments.

Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

Return of Market Days

Kyle's Market Days are making a comeback, though in a slightly different place and form.

Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

When is a car not a car?

Though Federal Judge Sam Sparks recently ruled for San Marcos against Planet K in their junk vehicle case, he did not rule as to whether the car-turned-planter is a car or a planter. That remains a philosophical...

Thursday, March 20th, 2008

Kyle looks at CBD-1

CBD-1 zoning along part of Center Street in Kyle began as a compromise and has matured into a confusion.

Monday, March 17th, 2008

Former Schertz official hired as city’s economic development director

The San Marcos Chamber of Commerce has named the former Schertz economic development director to head up business recruitment and retention here.

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