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President Trauth is swearing in Student Body President Brooklyn Boreing

Student Government president faces cabinet changes

Members of Student Government President Brooklyn Boreing's interim-cabinet resigned over the summer before the cabinet was officially approved. Three cabinet members, including the chief of...

Planning and Zoning Commission discuss Transportation Master Plan, alcohol permits

The Planning and Zoning Commission approved two alcohol permits and were updated on the evolving transportation at its June 26 meeting. City staff gave the...
San Marcos protestors rally at the town courthouse.

San Marcos immigration rally precedes ACLU rally in Brownsville

San Marcos-area activists and students met June 27 to protest immigration enforcement policies and migrant-family separations along the U.S.-Mexico border. Mano Amiga, a local activist...

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...