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Friday, October 21st, 2016

Storm Ranch conservation easement expanded to 471 more acres

The Storm family has signed a new conservation agreement that will protect 471 additional acres of their historic Hays County ranch from future development. The agreement brings the total portion of the property covered by conservation easements to 4,423 acres.

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

Lawmakers considering fees on electric cars

Owning an electric car in Texas could become more expensive under one proposal being considered by state lawmakers to raise money for road construction.

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

San Marcos enters Stage 1 drought restrictions

San Marcos will enter Stage 1 drought restrictions effective Tuesday, April 28 at noon in response to the Edwards Aquifer Authority’s declaration of stage restrictions. The EAA entered Stage 1 on April 27 due to low springflows...