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Thursday, October 14th, 2010

River City Ballet to hold angel auditions for Nutcracker performance

The River City Ballet will hold auditions for angels for its annual holiday performances of the Nutcracker. The auditions are open to any child 6-9 years old and will be held at the Central Texas Ballet Conservatory, 101 East Hopkins Street, on Oct. 23. at noon. Angels do not need to have previous dance experience.

Friday, August 13th, 2010

Sales taxes continue increase along Interstate-35

The Interstate-35 cities of San Marcos, Kyle and Buda all led continued sales tax increases over a year ago in Hays County. A 4.08 percent increase in San Marcos over August 2009 continues the city's steady improvement...

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

Hays County grows four percent in Census estimate

Census estimates of populations as of July 1, 2009, indicate that Hays County grew a little more than four percent in the year leading to that date. Buda was the fifth fastest growing city in Texas, while...

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

Eleven area students will go to Blue Bonnet State

The San Marcos American Legion Auxiliary Unit 144 have selected eleven young women from five Hays County high schools to represent the area at the 2010 session of Blue Bonnet Girls state.

Thursday, January 7th, 2010

Retiring police officer honored

San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz recently honored Corporal Frank Calabrese on his retirement from the San Marcos Police Department (SMPD). In addition to being the first School Resource Officer at San Marcos High School, Calabrese is also...

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

Embassy Suites wins TWC award

The San Marcos Embassy Suites Hotel, Spa and City of San Marcos Conference Center recently received the Employer Award of Excellence for the Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area.

Tuesday, February 19th, 2008

» Rebecca Conley's Blog: Lt. Gov. Dewhurst to speak at Lincoln-Reagan Dinner

The Hays County Republican Party kicks off the 2008 election year with its Annual Lincoln Reagan Dinner and Auction at Texas Disposal Systems Exotic Game Ranch and Pavilion on Saturday, February 23, 2008. They are pleased to...