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Tuesday, December 8th, 2009

County greenprint map completed

Hays County's $50,000 contribution in 2008 to the Central Texas Greenprint for Growth project bore fruit last month in the form of interactive Geographic Information System (GIS) maps depicting the region's land conservation priorities.

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

Chamber to discuss transportation

The San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce (SMACC) is holding its next Eggs and Issues Breakfast next Thursday, Dec. 3. The topic will be the 2035 transportation plan being developed by the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization...

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

Firefighters honored for Pink Heals tour

San Marcos Professional Firefighters Association (SMPFFA) will welcome the Pink Heals Tour as the big, pink fire truck travels across the country raising awareness and funds to combat breast cancer. Mayor Pro Tem Pam Couch presented a...

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

TexHealth announces small business health care program

TexHealth Central Texas, a community-based nonprofit organization is introducing its employee health benefits program with the first small business to employ it. The official launch will be Thursday at 10 a.m at Myers Concrete, 2301 FM...

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

County holds steady on sales taxes

Sales tax allocations among Hays County cities remain roughly even from a year ago after a slight rally in June.

Saturday, August 15th, 2009

Hays helps fund startup of small business health insurance program

The Hays County Commissioners Court voted Tuesday to join Williamson County and the Travis County Healthcare District in providing start-up funding for a three-county program that would help small businesses offer their employees affordable health care.

Friday, August 14th, 2009

County joins small business health plan

The Hays County Commissioners Court voted this week to join Williamson County and the Travis County Healthcare District in providing start-up funding for a three-county program that would help small businesses offer their employees affordable health care.

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

Barton announces county CAMPO funding

An overpass in Buda, street striping in Kyle and safety lanes in San Marcos were some of the projects approved as part of the more than $9 million in funding the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO)...

Friday, April 17th, 2009

Sheriff's office investigates string of burglaries

The Hays County Sheriff's Office is investigating a recent string of burglaries in the western part of the county.

Sunday, April 13th, 2008

Conley pushes county cop pay

Concerned that Hays County is poorly positioned to recruit qualified law officers, Commissioner Will Conley brought a police pay proposal before the commissioners court.

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