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Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

Another week of road work announced by city

San Marcos officials have announced the road work in town for this week. A big drainage project near the Ebony Street and Parker Drive now will close that intersection through October.

Monday, October 4th, 2010

Mayoral candidates differ on development proposals

San Marcos mayoral candidates Daniel Guerrero and John Thomaides took opposing sides about the controversial Paso Robles and Buie Tract developments at last week's Council of Neighborhood Associations (CONA) debate. The mayoral candidates and the candidates for...

Monday, September 27th, 2010

City announces another week of same road projects

San Marcos officials have announced road projects affecting traffic for the next week. Except for a couple minor closures for core samplings, there's nothing new. That means Comanche Street, Riverside Drive, East McCarty lane and the other...

Monday, September 20th, 2010

City announces no new road closures, but all the old ones

Nothing new to report from San Marcos officials regarding road closings due to construction projects. But there's nothing to unreport, either. All the closures we've come to enjoy will be with us for a while.

Monday, September 13th, 2010

CTMC to remove sign during remodeling

Central Texas Medical Center (CTMC) is taking down its signature sign atop the building as it remodels its first floor corridor. The sign, which has identified the hospital since it opened 27 years ago, will be replaced...

Monday, September 13th, 2010

City announces road projects for week

San Marcos officials have announced the street closures affecting traffic for the week of Sept. 12-18. The Riverside Drive closure, delayed by weather last week, is on this week. The street will be closed north of Cheatham...

Friday, September 10th, 2010

Bike plan meeting draws large turnout

Dozens of San Marcos residents turned out to the San Marcos Activity Center Thursday night for a city meeting to update the city's bike plan and bike map. City officials said state funding for such projects is...

Sunday, September 5th, 2010

Riverside Drive closure highlights city street projects

San Marcos officials have announced the street closures affecting traffic for the week of Sept. 5-11. The big one is happening on Riverside Drive, which will be closed north of Cheatham Street for more than a month...

Monday, August 30th, 2010

City announces another week of road work

Not much new on the road repair scene in San Marcos this week, unless you're driving through Rio Vista Terrace. Starting Monday, Cheatham Street from East Hopkins Street to Rio Vista Street will be closed during day...

Sunday, August 29th, 2010

County court lowers proposed tax rate hike

After first looking at a property tax rate hike of nearly 1.5 cents, the Hays County commissioners agreed last week to propose a property tax rate of 47.39 cents, less than a half-penny higher than the current...

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