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Monday, January 14th, 2013

Interactive: Hays County lays out longterm roads plan

Explore new and expanded roads recommended for construction in the most recent draft of the Hays County Transportation Plan. The Hays County Commissioners Court will consider the projects starting Jan. 15 at an 11 a.m. workshop.

Monday, July 18th, 2011

Seguin resident receives manslaughter charge for Friday wreck

San Marcos police say Seguin resident Luis R. Besa is to blame for a four-vehicle wreck that killed Maxwell resident Alejandro Perez on Friday and left Lockhart resident Alfredo Aquino hospitalized with serious injuries. Police jailed Besa,...

Monday, June 28th, 2010

City work on McCarty could cost county $4M

Hays County Judge Liz Sumter wants San Marcos officials to halt work on East McCarty Lane between Interstate-35 and San Marcos High School, saying the work jeopardizes $15.8 million in pass through funding from the state. The...

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

P&Z approves $122M plan for capital improvements

The Planning and Zoning Commission in San Marcos has approved a three-year capital improvement plan that would cost $122 million. To this point, the city has $44 million to cover the costs.

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

San Marcos ACCess says it has signatures to call vote

San Marcos ACCess said it has collected 2,400 signatures from voters in San Marcos CISD, which should be enough cushion against a requirement of 2,200 signatures to put Austin Community College annexation on the November ballot in...

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

Portion of McCarty Lane closed Thursday

McCarty Lane is closed to through traffic Thursday east of the Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center to the intersection of Old Bastrop Highway for installation of a 24-inch wastewater line. The road will be open to...

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

Chamber cuts ribbon for AAMCO shop

The San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce helped cut the ribbon on a new AAMCO Transmissions on SH 123. The proprietors are father Tom Grieve and son Scott Grieve.

Monday, November 16th, 2009

Williams asks for vigilance at public meeting

San Marcos Police Chief Howard Williams tried to re-assure local residents about the city's safety at a community meeting last Friday night, but he also asked that San Marcians tip off the cops about drug dealing.

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

SMPD to hold community meetings

In response to public concerns about recent shooting crimes in the city, the San Marcos Police Department (SMPD) will hold four community meetings to discuss its steps for keeping the city safe.

Monday, October 26th, 2009

City to launch prescription drug program

San Marcos officials will announce a new program Thursday enabling all city residents to reduce the cost of all prescription drugs by 20 percent.

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