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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.

Monday, March 15th, 2010

San Marcos chamber cuts ribbon at Chick-fil-A

Ambassadors from the San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce joined those who waited in line for the celebration as Chick-fil-A opened on Interstate-35 earlier this month.

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,...

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

Kyle celebrates Seton Hospital opening [PRO]

In the midst of difficult times for Kyle, the city celebrated its hope for the future on Sept. 20 with the opening ceremony for the new Seton Medical Center.

Friday, September 18th, 2009

Walgreens opens in Kyle

Walgreens officials and Kyle community leaders gathered on Sept. 10 to celebrate and cut the red ribbon on the Walgreens in Kyle.

Monday, February 9th, 2009

Kyle cuts board on new Lowes

Kyle officials cut the board on a new Lowes, kicking off 900,000 square feet of retail in the Village at Kyle.

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...