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Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

Two county seats on PEC board up for election

Two seats on the Pedernales Electric Cooperative (PEC) board of directors, each of which accounts for a portion of Hays County, are up for election this spring.

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

Video: World awaits doping confession from Lance Armstrong

Part-time Hays County resident Lance Armstrong is expected to offer a "limited admission" that he used performance-enhancing drugs in an interview with Oprah Winfrey that will air today.

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

Man arrested for Dripping Springs fire

The Hays County Sheriff's Office announced Wednesday that it has arrested a man in connection with a fire in Dripping Springs two weeks ago.

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

Where to see July 4 fireworks in Hays County

Fourth of July fireworks displays are scheduled in San Marcos, Kyle, Buda and Dripping Springs this year.

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

Video: Tank Town founder talks rainwater harvesting

Part of series on Texas water issues, this PBS NewsHour segment pays a visit to Tank Town in Dripping Springs and talks with its founder, rainwater harvesting evangelist Richard Heinichen.

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

Lightning fire destroys Dripping Springs home

A lightning strike Tuesday morning burned a Dripping Springs residence to the ground, according to the Hays County Sheriff's Office.

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

Free rainwater harvesting-themed festival slated for Oct. 8

The all-day, second annual Rainwater Revival will feature live music, exhibits, vendors, food, and other activities.

Monday, September 26th, 2011

LCRA utilities closer to private sector hands

Publicly-controlled infrastructure providing potable water to thousands of northern Hays County customers was offered for sale to two private companies last week.

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

August sales fuel sales tax revenue jump for San Marcos

San Marcos retail sales in July fueled another monthly increase in sales tax receipts over last year’s collections for the same period. Through the first 11 months of the fiscal year, sales tax revenues are up 7.81...

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

Classic car fundraiser planned to fight domestic violence

Friends of the Family Justice Center will host a fundraiser on Sept. 24 from 6-9 p.m. at Dick's Classic Garage in San Marcos.

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