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Friday, May 16th, 2014

Video: Armed robbers hit Sac-N-Pac on Aquarena Springs Drive

San Marcos police are asking for help identifying two men who robbed the Sac-N-Pac convenience store at 1636 Aquarena Springs Drive at about 8:15 p.m. Wednesday.

Friday, January 31st, 2014

San Marcos business icon Sac-N-Pac bought out by Corpus Christi company

Corpus Christi-based Susser Holding Corp., the parent company of the Stripes convenience store chain, has completed its acquisition of San Marcos-based Sac-N-Pac and its correlative fuel supplier.

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

Sac-N-Pac, Schlotzky’s ink franchise agreement

Rising like a sourdough bun, Schlotzsky’s has emerged from bankruptcy and is pairing with the San Marcos-based Sac-N-Pac chain of convenience stores for rapid expansion into San Marcos, Kyle, Buda and other markets.

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

Sights & Sounds to offer discounts next year

The Sights & Sounds Board will offer discounts for next year’s event to patrons who were rained out this year, according to city officials.

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

Man gets 30 years for convenience store robbery

A 39-year-old Kyle man was sentenced to 30 years in prison Thursday for robbing a San Marcos store in March, officials say.

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

Ultimate Sounds to celebrate anniversary with ultimate party

Ultimate Sounds, a local, family-owned DJ business, invites residents to celebrate its 20th anniversary this Saturday with dancing, hors d'oeuvres, and six decades-worth of music.

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

United Way of Hays County sets up Giving Tree at Centerpoint Station

Centerpoint Station, 3946 South Interstate-35, has partnered with United Way of Hays County (UWHC) to provide shoppers with an easy and fun opportunity to give back to the community while shopping for presents for the holidays with...

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

Crime stoppers aids search for credit card thief

A woman left her purse in a shopping cart at Target located at StoneCreek Crossing. A second woman found the purse and used the credit cards therein for a shopping spree through San Marcos. Hays County Crime...

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010

Back to School Luncheon garners school supplies

The "Back to School" luncheon hosted by the San Marcos Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Greater San Marcos Youth Council successfully garnered school supplies for project "Stuff the Bus" spearheaded by Broadway Bank.

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

SummerFest set for Sunday at Plaza Park

SummerFest, the traditional Independence Day celebration in San Marcos, is on for Sunday at Plaza Park. The event will include three bands with San Marcos ties, along with fireworks to observe the Fourth of July.

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