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Monday, October 3rd, 2011

Texas State to host dozens of employers for job fair Wednesday

Texas State University will host more than 80 employers from throughout the country at a job and internship fair on Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

City sees first sales tax drop in 20+ years

San Marcos ended its year of sales tax collections inauspiciously in December, receiving its smallest allocation from the state comptroller's office in 20 months. The December check punctuated the city's first yearly sales tax decline since 1987,...

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

Huge sales tax increase hits Kyle

The opening of a Kohl's department story in March put Kyle in an enviable position for the time being. While other cities in Hays County and across Texas are lagging behind last year's sales tax collections, Kyle...

Monday, March 9th, 2009

Big Scissors: 03/09/09

Kyle Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes KOHL'S DEPARTMENT STORE.

Thursday, March 5th, 2009

Kyle welcomes Kohl's

The long-awaited Kohl's grand opening in Kyle came to pass Wednesday morning, opening another factor in two million square feet of retail planned for the intersection of Interstate-35 and Kyle Parkway.

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

Kyle announces new spending freeze

Kyle officials don't know for sure that a slumping ecomomy will reduce city revenues, but they do know they can keep their money in their pocket until they find out. Thus, the city administration announced a freeze...

Friday, June 13th, 2008

Late entry wins committee approval for Kyle library site

Ending a curious round of discussion, a library building committee in Kyle voted to approve a downtown site while recommending that the city spend less for the land than it's likely to cost.

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008

Kyle council passes major retail agreement

Kyle officials believe they may be exiting the economic incentives business while solidifying an intersection that's not even two years old as the best shopping area between Austin and San Antonio.