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City, county seem to settle La Cima annexation deal killer EXCLUSIVE | Council members prevail in their insistence on a quicker timeline bringing the 2,031-acre mixed-use Hill Country development into the San Marcos city limits.
San Marcos Mercury | Sep 1, 2014 11:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
SpaceX, Blue Origin compete for NASA contract Four private space travel companies, including two with ties to Texas, are competing for a NASA contract that will have them ferrying astronauts to space like a taxi. NASA will announce the winner of the contract in the coming weeks.
San Marcos Mercury | Aug 31, 2014 12:06 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Abbott opinion murky on plastic bag bans Plastic bag bans in Texas cities such as Austin and Laredo may be legally sound, according to an opinion issued by Attorney General Greg Abbott's office handed down on Friday afternoon that is, as long as they didn't ban bags for the purposes of solid was
San Marcos Mercury | Aug 30, 2014 11:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sheriff announces zero tolerance for parking violations near rivers On the eve of Labor Day weekend, the Hays and Caldwell sheriff offices say they will rigorously enforce parking restrictions at popular staging points east of San Marcos. for tubers and other water-bound tourists.
San Marcos Mercury | Aug 28, 2014 5:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mishap spills 15,000 gallons of raw sewage into the river An estimated 15,000 gallons of raw sewage poured into the San Marcos River yesterday morning after construction workers broke a 20-inch-diameter wastewater main near Thompsons Islands.
San Marcos Mercury | Aug 28, 2014 1:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bartee Haile: Newspaperman writes political bestseller For seven long years, Drury worked in secret on an epic tale. Then one day in 1958 he shoved a cardboard box containing the first draft into the hands of a fellow Times staffer with the modest announcement Ive written a novel.
San Marcos Mercury | Aug 28, 2014 11:52 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Man gets life for carving up girlfriend under Blanco River bridge A Hays County jury has sentenced a man to life in prison for slitting his girlfriends throat with a box cutter in an attack that nearly claimed her life.
San Marcos Mercury | Aug 28, 2014 11:16 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Local debt climbs as Texas cities deal with population growth WITH CHART ON YOUR CITY | Texas cities, counties and school districts are relying more on debt to maintain services in a fast-growing state. While critics argue communities need to work harder to live within their means, local officials say the issue
San Marcos Mercury | Aug 28, 2014 08:50 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Texas buys coastal ranch with oil spill money WITH PHOTO GALLERY | Amid frustration that Texas has lagged behind in taking advantage of money that became available in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon disaster in 2010, state officials announced the largest conservation land purchase in Texas his
San Marcos Mercury | Aug 23, 2014 03:32 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Brad Rollins Blog: Following the money to Central Texas banks Banks in four Interstate 35 corridor counties Hays, Caldwell, Guadalupe and Comal maintained deposits that amount to about 40 percent of all the money in all the banks in oil-rich Alaska.
San Marcos Mercury | Aug 21, 2014 7:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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