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Friday, June 22nd, 2012

JP Smith swears in daughter as Mountain City mayor

Tiny Mountain City between Kyle and Buda doesn't really have mountains but it does have the mother-daughter Smith political dynasty.

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

August sales fuel sales tax revenue jump for San Marcos

San Marcos retail sales in July fueled another monthly increase in sales tax receipts over last year’s collections for the same period. Through the first 11 months of the fiscal year, sales tax revenues are up 7.81...

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, 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...