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Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

City still pursuing sculpture projects from permanent arts fund

Between $115,000 for a sculpture between the San Marcos Activity Center and the San Marcos Public Library, and a proposed $100,000 to commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr., and Lyndon Baines Johnson, San Marcos officials are moving ahead with public arts projects.

Thursday, April 1st, 2010

Crime Stoppers looks for help in outlet mall robbery

Hays County Crime Stoppers and San Marcos police are asking for help in solving an armed robbery that took place at the Prime Outlet Mall in August 2009. A store manager and an employee were robbed at...

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

Buda man gets 25 years for car theft with air gun

A Buda man is going to prison for 25 years after using an air gun to steal a woman's car in the Prime Outlet Mall parking lot last year.

Friday, October 23rd, 2009

Weekend: Great music, great pumpkins and Farmer Fred

Candy corn has been around for a hundred years or so and, while it is available year-round, it is particularly prevalent at Halloween and harvest time. So, as usual, is a weekend full of fun in and...

Friday, October 16th, 2009

Narvaiz touts mall aid in ‘State of City’ speech

San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz spoke in favor of the city's advertising aid for the outlet malls, among other programs, and asked for more community volunteerism in her State of the City speech Thursday night at the...

Tuesday, August 18th, 2009

Council approves more outlet funds

San Marcos City Councilmembers agreed last week to spend more than a half-million dollars on promotions for the outlet malls, while cutting off funding for the minority tourism board.

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

Commentary: Worth dancing about

Amy Madison, Executive Director of Economic Development San Marcos, says a much anticipated economic development master plan for the San Marcos area should be ready by mid-September.

Monday, July 6th, 2009

Chamber schedules after-hours mixer

The San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce has scheduled an after-hours mixer for July 16.

Friday, November 14th, 2008

WUMF fest brings revolution to San Marcos

Dozens of nationally and world famous musical performers are converging this weekend on San Marcos for the World United Music Festival. Among them are Bex "Lady Fingers" Marshall (pictured).