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Friday, October 22nd, 2010

As election nears, Cobb, Barton take questions

Hays County voters are closing in on a decision between the two candidates for Hays County judge, San Marcos Republican Bert Cobb and Kyle Democrat Jeff Barton. Each answered the same set of questions posed by San Marcos Local News. Early voting is ongoing for the Nov. 2 election.

Monday, October 18th, 2010

Precinct 4 commissioner candidates discuss county issues

Hays County Precinct 4 Commissioner Karen Ford (D-Dripping Springs) is being challenged for re-election in November by Dripping Springs businessman Ray Whisenant (R-Dripping Springs). Each candidate answered identical questions posed by San Marcos Local News.

Monday, September 20th, 2010

After years-long fight,
U.S. Foods breaks ground
on Buda area facility

Nearly two years after U.S. Foodservice announced plans to relocate its regional distribution center to Buda — with a citizen protest, referendum petition, and state Supreme Court lawsuit appeal in between — the company broke ground last...

Friday, September 17th, 2010

US Foodservice breaks ground near Buda

Following a long battle of lawsuits and lawmaking, U.S. Foodservice broke ground Thursday on its $50 million regional distribution center east of Buda. Representatives from U.S. Foodservice were joined by officials from Buda and Hays County for...

Thursday, August 5th, 2010

County approves $2.7M loan for US Foodservice infrastructure

Hays County Commissioners approved a Chapter 381 agreement to fund $2.7 million in road improvements for a US Foodservice facility outside of Buda. US Foodservice is to pay back the loan within 20 years.

Friday, July 9th, 2010

Hays County passes free mid-term strategic plan

Hays County commissioners have passed a strategic plan, which will require cooperation from other jurisdictions due to limited county powers in the State of Texas. But the plan was free, with help from the Lower Colorado River...

Sunday, June 13th, 2010

Texas Supreme Court declines to hear case against US Foodservice

The Texas Supreme Court announced last week that it would refuse to hear a request filed by opponents of a US Foodservice distribution facility east of Buda, clearing the way for construction of the facility.

Friday, June 11th, 2010

Supreme Court throws out case brought by U.S. Foods opponents

Justices with the Texas Supreme Court this morning denied a case filed by opponents of Buda’s U.S. Foodservice Development, potentially giving the food distributor a green light to move forward with construction of a $52 million facility...

Monday, March 29th, 2010

State Supreme Court demands Buda response

The Texas Supreme Court has ordered the City of Buda to respond to a writ filed by city residents demanding a public vote on a land use change approved by the city council last summer. The land...

Sunday, February 28th, 2010

Three questions for Sumter, Barton

The Democratic Party in Hays County will come to some kind of a reckoning Tuesday, the general election day in a primary that will choose between Hays County Judge Liz Sumter and Precinct 2 Commissioner Jeff Barton...

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