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Wonder World Drive

Friday, February 4th, 2011

Snow, ice, cause car wrecks, shut down city

Snow and ice covered the roads in and around San Marcos late Thursday night and Friday morning, forcing schools and government offices to close while many private concerns either opened late or stay closed. More cold temperatures Friday night are expected to cause a re-freezing of the roadways, which saw about 100 small wrecks Thursday night.

Monday, January 17th, 2011

TxDOT to fund traffic signal before Hays County government center opens

Hays County commissioners learned last week that the Texas Department of Transportation will go ahead and pony up for traffic signals at Wonder World Drive and Stagecoach Trail in time for the opening of a Hays County...

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

Wonder World restriping to close lanes starting Jan. 6

The City of San Marcos Transportation Division of Public Services will restripe and add signage to a portion of eastbound and westbound Wonder World Drive on Jan. 6 to create dual left turn lanes to access...

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

Chamber cuts ribbon for BCRC

The San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce ambassadors held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Breast Cancer Resource Center of Texas (BCRC), which is located at Central Texas Medical Center (CTMC).

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010

Commissioners fume as TxDOT disses traffic light

Anticipating traffic snarls at Stagecoach Trail and Wonder World Drive when a $72 million Hays County administrative building opens there in January 2012, Hays County commissioners are upset that the Texas Department of Transportation will take three...

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

Two on council want policy to scratch KBR

San Marcos City Councilmembers Jude Prather and Chris Jones want to adjust the city's ethics policy for awarding contracts so that it would apply to KBR and others. The city passed an ethics policy in September disqualifying...

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

CTMC takes down 27-year-old sign

Central Texas Medical Center took down the sign that has been atop its building for 27 years Tuesday, changing, by that measure, the look of the city. A lighted monument sign on Wonder World Drive will take...

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

City opens Craddock Avenue extension

The City of San Marcos opened the Craddock Avenue extension last week. Mayor Susan Narvaiz and City Councilmembers were joined by city staff, consultants and area residents to pull apart the barricades and officially open the roadway.

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

Chamber cuts ribbon for Panhandler Pizza

San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors held a ribbon cutting last month for Panhandler Pizza, located at 102 Wonder World Drive, Suite 401.

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

City announces street projects for week

San Marcos officials have announced street construction projects affecting traffic through Saturday. Look out the the intersection of Hutchison and Comanche Streets, and various railroad crossings in town will be closed at various times.

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