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Geoff Sloan

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Parking time limit burdens downtown businesses

Downtown's two-hour parking limit has become a hassle for some businesses, with the claim it puts a restraint on customers and employees. Spending more than...

Suspect arrested after pedestrian killed in hit-and-run

The driver during Friday’s fatal hit-and-run has been identified by the San Marcos Police Department as Uriah Keith Robinson, 29, of San Marcos. Robinson was...

Planning and Zoning Commission faces pushback on rezoning

The Planning and Zoning Commission approved a request to rezone currently unused land to City Council and approved liquor permits for three businesses. Residents spoke...
Adult Pickleball gains attention in San Marcos.

RV park to be developed on Highway 21

The Planning and Zoning Commission voted to allow the development of an RV park and passed the 10 Year Capital Improvements Program recommendations to...
JC Kellam building

Special assistant for inclusion and diversity to begin work next month

In response to April's student-led sit-in protest, Texas State Office of the Provost announced Scott Bowman, criminal justice associate professor, will become the university’s...

City Council talks advocate funding, approves new radar system for SMPD

City Council discussed the 2018 Community Development Block Grant program during their June 5 meeting with insight from city workers and constituents. The Community Development...
The city of San Marcos's city hall building stands midday.

City Council debates new roads and building expansions

City Council discussed road expansions and public safety projects during their May 29 meeting. Running for four hours Tuesday night, the council received an update...
A photo of the white study abroad building in a vintage house right off the main campus.

Study Abroad reaches goal with more participation from students

The Study Abroad Office made a pledge in 2014 to increase the number of students studying abroad by the end of the decade. The...

Phone scammer poses as San Marcos police officer

Multiple San Marcos residents reported an imposter has been posing as a San Marcos police officer and asking for money to clear a fake...
The H-E-B sign sits atop the grocery store in San Marcos on May 26.

H-E-B issues olive recall for possibly containing glass shards in jars

H-E-B issued a voluntary recall May 24 of H-E-B Ode to Olives Sliced Salad Olives packaged in 10-ounce glass jars with a best by date of...