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Jerry Pinnix

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

Fees at Hays County recycling, solid waste facilities set to rise

Fees for some items dropped off at Hays County Recycling and Solid Waste facilities will go up effective as of Feb. 1.

Thursday, September 9th, 2010

Rain causes county to lift burn ban, close park

Tuesday night's tropical rains were sufficient to make Hays County Fire Marshal Mark Chambers lift the burn ban, but they also were strong enough to compel the county to close Five Mile Dam Park.

Friday, July 16th, 2010

Hays County free tire recycling scheduled in Kyle

Hays County and the Central Texas Resource Conservation and Development Area are sponsoring a free tire-recycling event at the Lowe's parking lot in Kyle, 5753 Kyle Parkway, on Saturday.

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

Five Mile Dam parks to stay closed indefinitely

The Blanco River is flowing again but Hays County's Dudley Johnson and Randall Vetter parks will remain closed for now, county officials said on Tuesday.

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

Hazardous waste disposal this weekend

This weekend marks another hazardous waste disposal day for Hays County residents. In addition to the "drive though" hazardous waste collection at San Marcos City Hall, 630 East Hopkins Street, the Hays County Precinct 4...

Friday, March 13th, 2009

County lifts burn ban

Hays County Fire Marshall Mark Chambers has lifted the countywide burn ban, cautioning that it could return with dry conditions.

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009

Market downturn bedevils Hays’ recycling program

Hays County officials plan to stockpile recyclable material, especially plastics, to wait out plummeting prices.

Monday, June 23rd, 2008

Hays County Channel: Commissioners to pray for rain!

The Hays County Commissioners, always vigilant in their service to the public, will take "possible action" Tuesday on bringing rain to Central Texas.