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Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

Hays County makes bid to buy LCRA utilities

Hays County and its partners in a nonprofit corporation on Monday submitted a bid to buy the Lower Colorado River Authority’s sprawling water and wastewater utilities.

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

ACC contracts for 72 acres next to San Marcos High

The Austin Community College (ACC) district has contracted for 72 acres just south of San Marcos High School for the purpose of locating a campus in San Marcos. The purchase is contingent on voters approving San Marcos...

Monday, July 19th, 2010

Wonder World extension officially opens Saturday

Public officials from all levels of government will be on hand for a ceremony and dedication Saturday to open the Wonder World Drive extension, a $26.28 million road that is the largest transportation in San Marcos city...

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

City nears adopting form-based downtown development codes

The San Marcos City Council will soon consider an ordinance to adopt form-based development codes for downtown and the surrounding neighborhoods. The city has released a draft form of the codes.

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

River City ballet to present 'Graduation Ball'

The River City Ballet's performance of "Graduation Ball" will feature the talents of several dancers from San Marcos High School, Owen Goodnight Middle School, Miller Middle School, Texas State students and other local area dance students. The...

Thursday, January 7th, 2010

Council approves budget increase for Hunter Road

San Marcos City Councilmembers opted Tuesday to spend $532,000 more than they budgeted to widen a 0.79-mile stretch of Hunter Road between Wonder World Drive and Bishop Street, though city officials say anticipated savings on the Wonder...