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Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

San Marcos again named nation’s fastest-growing city

For the second consecutive year, San Marcos has been named the fastest-growing city in the nation in relative terms, according to estimates released today by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

CAPCOG’s ‘affordability’ study pretty close to meaningless

Kyle officials are trumpeting a new study by the Capital Area Council of Governments showing that theirs is the most affordable city in Central Texas. Meanwhile, San Marcos leaders are fighting claims that their city ranks dead...

Friday, November 12th, 2010

Hill Country Payroll has chamber ribbon cutting

Ambassadors for the San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Hill Country Payroll last month at the chamber’s offices. Cale, Writ, Coby and Arlon Baese, co-owners and family, were surrounded by chamber ambassadors...

Friday, October 29th, 2010

The Weekend: Halloween on the Wurst weekend

It's a weekend of bests and wursts as New Braunfels starts up Wurstfest and Chasca puts on a Rocky Horror Review. There's also ballet, music and Halloween fun for all. Is it fall, yet?

Friday, October 15th, 2010

Precinct 2 commissioner candidates talk county issues

While Hays County Precinct 2 Commissioner Jeff Barton runs for county judge, two Kyle men are in the mix to represent the Buda and Kyle area on the Hays County Commissioners Court. Hays CISD Trustee Mark Jones...

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

SMA announces broadcasting partnership with K-MAC

San Marcos Academy (SMA) recently announced a broadcast partnership with K-MAC Sports Productions, an internet radio broadcasting station that will cover a minimum of 20 regular season SMA Bears games in 2010-2011.

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

Bullin, Kabakov named to CoSIDA academic team

Texas State distance runner Heather Bullin and pole vaulter Dmitri Kabakov were named to a district all-academic team recently by the College Sports Information Directors of America (C0SIDA). Bullin made it for the second time and Kabakov...

Thursday, September 3rd, 2009

Kyle council agrees to small budget trim

Kyle City Councilmembers agreed to a small budget trim this week that would reduce contingency funds for emergency medical services, but they still face an ad valorem rate hike of more than ten cents.

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

Kyle cops report crime, accident increases

It will come as no surprise to Kyle residents that the number of crimes has increased steadily in the last two years. But the larger increase is in motor vehicle accidents that engage the Kyle Police Department.