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Friday, March 14th, 2014

Carsons get P&Z nod for South End parking lot

A land holding company controlled by the W.C. Carson family intends to break ground this spring on the next installment in South End San Marcos, the bite-sized New Urbanist village on Wonder World Drive.

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

Porterfield, Prather, Scott hold huge funding leads

Three city council candidates supported by outgoing San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz hold substantial fundraising advantages in Tuesday's election. Two of them, incumbent Councilmember Kim Porterfield and Planning and Zoning Commissioner Jude Prather, hold fundraising leads of...

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

Residential, 3 floors added to Concho Commons plan

A developer has cut retail and office space and added three floors of residential units to the Concho Commons building planned for a prime commercial tract situated between Texas State University and downtown San Marcos.

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

Tuesday council run-off could draw 1,000

While early indications favor San Marcos Planning and Zoning (P&Z) Commissioner Ryan Thomason to win a city council seat, only Tuesday's results in a low-turnout run-off election will tell if academic advisor Lisa Marie Coppoletta can cover...

Monday, September 14th, 2009

County moves on government center

Hays County officials took two more steps in their 14-year-old quest for more office space earlier this month, narrowing their list to five teams of construction firms to undertake the county's largest ever building project, then authorizing...

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009

Court continues mulling facilities projects

Hays County Judge Liz Sumter said "all options are on the table" as the commissioners court continues work towards county building projects in tight times while pressure mounts to open new facilities.

Thursday, September 18th, 2008

Major retail project approved for prime downtown tract

City leaders have given conceptual approval to a commercial development at Guadalupe and Concho streets in what could be the first new downtown construction in decades.

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