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Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Eight Hays, Caldwell companies win 2015 Governor’s Small Business Awards

Hays and Caldwell county recipients of the 2015 Governor’s Small Business Awards were announced Wednesday as part of the Governor’s Small Business Forum, hosted in San Marcos by the Greater San Marcos Partnership.

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Spazmatics inaugurate concert series with park performance on Thursday (with video)

The Spazmatics, a Texas-based band popular for its covers of 1980s New Wave favorites, will perform on Thursday, March 20 to open the city’s Spring Concert Series at San Marcos Plaza Park.

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

River, creek cleanup hauls in literally tons of trash

Hundreds of volunteers scattered across four counties removed tons of trash and debris from the San Marcos River and its tributaries during the Great Texas River Clean Up on March 1.

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

Single stream recycling to begin for multi-family units

Starting on Feb. 1, curbside recycling will be available to all San Marcos residents living in multi-family units. The San Marcos City Council passed the ordinance in December.

Friday, November 19th, 2010

City moves towards recycling for apartments

The San Marcos City Council has approved, on first reading, a recycling program for apartment dwellers, which would go with an existing recycling program for single-family homes. Now, the council must decide on a new rate structure.

Friday, March 12th, 2010

Green Showcase promises something for everyone

The San Marcos Chamber of Commerce's first ever Green Living Showcase will present earth-friendly alternatives for businesses and residents on March 20. And if you ever wanted to know the identity of Mr. Smartyplants, you'll have to...

Monday, January 25th, 2010

City to try multi-family recycling program

Nine months after implementing single-stream recycling for single-family residences, San Marcos city officials are kicking off a pilot program that could lead permanently to single-stream recycling for apartment renters.

Friday, December 18th, 2009

Beaumonts drum up big donation

Southern rockers The Beaumonts made more than music last weekend. They made a kind of holiday magic.

Thursday, December 10th, 2009

Beaumonts to play benefit at Triple Crown

The Beaumont's third annual Christmas Show and Honky Tonk Food Drive at the Triple Crown Saturday will benefit the Hays County Food Bank. And feature UFOs. Kind of.

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

City offices turn green

City buildings in San Marcos now get the benefit of the single stream recycling already available to residents. Due to a partnership with Green Guy Recycling, the city is also able to participate in this "green" process.

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