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Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Accused coke dealer nabbed in San Marcos sting

An alleged San Marcos cocaine dealer was nabbed with a large amount of the drug following a sting operation by the Hays County Narcotics Task Force on Nov. 15, authorities say.

Monday, September 19th, 2011

Developer asks for extension on major downtown project

Developers of a $28.5 million apartment complex project in downtown San Marcos may receive a one-year extension on an economic development agreement with the city, and thereby remain eligible to receive up to $610,000 in forgiven property...

Monday, July 18th, 2011

City to hold open house today on public smoking ban

The City of San Marcos invited residents and business owners to sound-off about a proposed non-binding ballot proposition to ban smoking in bars and restaurants, and possibly elsewhere. The open house was at 6 p.m. to 8...

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

SWAT team nabs robbery suspect

After an hour and half standoff involving the SWAT team, San Marcos police arrested a 33-year-old robbery suspect Wednesday afternoon.

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

Chamber cuts ribbon for Laura Elisabeth Spa

Ambassadors for the San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting for Laura Elisabeth Spa, which is located on the downtown square and specializes in natural health and beauty treatments.

Friday, January 21st, 2011

Neighborhood meeting to discuss apartments at Craddock, RR 12

A multi-neighborhood meeting has been scheduled for Jan. 23 at 3 p.m. to discuss proposed apartments at the southeast corner of Craddock Avenue and RR 12. The meeting will be held at the Seventh Day Adventist Church,...

Monday, December 27th, 2010

City to accept Christmas trees through Jan. 16

The parks and recreation department in San Marcos will accept Christmas trees at the Grant Harris Building parking lot through Jan. 16. Mulch from the trees will be freely available to the public.

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

City calls warrant round-up for Saturday

San Marcos City marshals and police officers are calling a warrant round-up Saturday. Persons with outstanding warrants are advised to contact the municipal court before facing arrest at home, work or school.

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

Crime stoppers aids search for credit card thief

A woman left her purse in a shopping cart at Target located at StoneCreek Crossing. A second woman found the purse and used the credit cards therein for a shopping spree through San Marcos. Hays County Crime...

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

City to hold public meeting on two-way traffic

San Marcos officials are holding a public meeting Wednesday night at the San Marcos Activity Center to discuss a feasibility study concerning an initiative to convert traffic on North LBJ Drive and South Guadalupe Street from one-way...

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