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Second life: San Marcos’ Springtown center planned for redevel

Photo by Brett Thorne

Second life: San Marcos' Springtown center planned for redevelopment

A shopping center that San Marcos City Council members called one of the prime properties in the city could be getting a massive face-lift in the coming months.

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Three-peat: San Marcos named fastest-growing city again

​The U.S. Census Bureau announced May 20 the city of San Marcos has been named the fastest-growing city in the nation for the third consecutive year. The city’s growth rate between 2013 and 2014 was 7.9 percent. more »

May 21, 2015 10:29 AM San Marcos | Buda | Kyle

Annexation on hold as Kyle and Mountain City negotiate agreement

Kyle’s potential annexation of an unincorporated area of Mountain City—where an incoming residential subdivision has a controversial water supply contract—remains up in the air. more »

May 20, 2015 6:14 PM San Marcos | Buda | Kyle

Sessom Drive to receive improvements in 2016

The city of San Marcos will begin a $2.7 million project to improve parts of Sessom Drive next spring. The project will widen sidewalks, improve intersections and add erosion controls, among other things. more »

May 20, 2015 11:01 AM San Marcos | Buda | Kyle

Early voting taking place through May 26 in Kyle City Council runoff

Early voting has begun in the runoff elections to decide two Kyle City Council seats. more »

May 19, 2015 4:26 PM San Marcos | Buda | Kyle

San Marcos teachers request compensation increase

Two candidates endorsed by the San Marcos Educators Association won seats on the San Marcos CISD board of trustees during the May 9 election, but the SMEA is not resting on that victory. more »

May 19, 2015 12:07 PM San Marcos | Buda | Kyle

Buda 'very close' to securing alternate water source

Buda is closing in on a source of water that could step in if its controversial deal to shore up its supply falls through. more »

May 15, 2015 12:14 PM San Marcos | Buda | Kyle

May 21 conference to discuss San Marcos' economic future

The Greater San Marcos Partnership will host influential economist Ray Perryman during the annual San Marcos Economic Outlook May 21, where Perryman and other speakers will discuss the Texas economy, with a focus on the San Marcos region. more »

May 14, 2015 12:12 PM San Marcos | Buda | Kyle

Kyle relaxes water restrictions as Buda tightens them

The city of Kyle announced May 7 it is loosening water restrictions after recent rainfall recharged the city’s water sources. more »

May 13, 2015 3:45 PM San Marcos | Buda | Kyle

Hays County urges San Marcos to support GSMP

The Hays County commissioners plan to draft a letter within a week urging the city of San Marcos to maintain its relationship with the Greater San Marcos Partnership, the entity responsible for economic development in Hays and Caldwell counties. more »

May 13, 2015 2:57 PM San Marcos | Buda | Kyle 1 Comments

Flooding causes Kyle road closures

On May 13 the city of Kyle announced road closures due to high water levels. Motorists are advised not to enter the following flooded roadways: more »

May 13, 2015 1:51 PM San Marcos | Buda | Kyle

Hays CISD gearing for 2016 opening of early college high school

An early college high school is projected to open at Hays CISD in time for the 2016-17 school year, a district spokesman said. more »

May 11, 2015 1:13 PM San Marcos | Buda | Kyle

Lege update: Isaac passes EP-related water bill

The Texas House of Representatives passed a bill authored by Rep. Jason Isaac, R-Dripping Springs, that will expand the boundaries of the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District to cover a portion of groundwater in Hays County on May 8. more »

May 8, 2015 4:11 PM San Marcos | Buda | Kyle

Kyle roads to be closed for railroad maintenance May 7-9

Railroad maintenance will cause several Kyle roads to be closed May 7-9, according to a city of Kyle news release. more »

May 7, 2015 2:00 PM San Marcos | Buda | Kyle

Kyle names stand-in as police chief placed on leave

The city of Kyle placed Police Chief Jeff Barnett on administrative leave May 5 and appointed an acting chief as the Kyle Police Department awaits a judgment in connection with a civil service complaint. more »

May 6, 2015 4:59 PM San Marcos | Buda | Kyle

Tracy's Cafe

Photo by JJ Velasquez

Owner: Restaurant taking on ‘community center’ role in underserved Niederwald

Accent Lighting Designs

Photo by Brett Thorne

San Marcos illumination expert sees bright future for growing trend

Transportation Updates

Updates on local road projects

At the Capitol

News and updates from the 84th Texas Legislature

Education Focus

Learn about San Marcos CISD and Hays CISD here

Higher Ed Focus

Information about Central Texas' universities and colleges

Bucket List Guide

Brandy Cichon

Must-do activities in Central Texas

2014-15 Healthcare Directory

Stories, news briefs, and local doctor and hospital listings in San Marcos, Kyle and Buda.

Central Texas Barbecue Guide

Brandy Cichon

A look at the pitmasters and meat purveyors of Central Texas

The switch from TAKS to STAAR

Brandy Cichon

Swimming Hole Guide

Brandy Cohen

Looking for relief from the heat?

Coffee With Impact

Photo by Peter McCrady

Hugh Forrest, South by Southwest Interactive Conference director

San Marcos River Guide

Volunteer Guide

Discover ways to get involved in local nonprofits and give back to your community

Summer Camp Guide

Find the perfect opportunity for your camper this summer

Local Election Guide

Learn more about the candidates in the May 9 election

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