San Marcos has seen a 44% population increase, while Hays County has gained 47% since 2010.
A virtual public hearing will take place at a June 2 San Marcos City Council meeting to comment on proposed programs and projects to be added to the 2019-20 Community Development Block Grant Action Plan using CDBG-Coronavirus Response funds.
Four of the five cities represent notable growth in Williamson County.
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Texas openings are staggered with different opening dates and operating limits.
All patients, residents and staff at Texas' 23 state hospitals and supported living centers will be tested for coronavirus regardless of symptoms or exposure.
Texas state agencies and institutions of higher education to expect a 5% reduction in budget plans for the 2020-21 biennium as part of the state's response to the economic ramifications of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Gov. Abbott removes late-fee barrier for Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission license, permit renewal
Gov. Greg Abbott is allowing the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission to waive the late fee for license and permit renewals that have lapsed since March 13, according to a May 20 press release.
22% of all coronavirus cases recorded since March have been reported in the last 2 days
As entertainment centers across Austin reopen with bowling and more, the future of arcades remains murky
Concurrent with the governor’s Phase 2 rules, several Austin-area entertainment centers will reopen in the coming days and weeks with bowling, axe throwing, karaoke and laser tag.
Questions about a Texas driver's license? Department of Public Safety offices to begin phased reopening May 26
Limited services will be offered by appointment only.
Texas State University announced May 21 that Sewell Park will remain closed until July 6 citing coronavirus concerns.
All of Hays County sees steady growth in new numbers released by U.S. Census Bureau.
Kyle on track to pass 50,000 residents with 2020 census
San Marcos City Council approved an ordinance May 19 that bans the use of motorized scooter-sharing services but still allows residents the use of their own scooters.
Twelve new cases were reported in Hays County with 425 more tests, according to county numbers May 20.
The program has already provided $380,000 to businesses in Buda.
“Small businesses are having to pivot, and we are seeing that. We are having businesses that had one business model that had to change," said Adriana Cruz, executive director for economic development and tourism in the Office of the Texas Governor.
The ruling is the latest in the ongoing debate over whether access to mail ballots should be expanded in Texas during the coronavirus pandemic.
After a lengthy closure due to coronavirus concerns, selected river and trail parks in San Marcos will be reopening May 22.
More coronavirus tests administered in Hays County, but less than 2% of results back from Mother’s Day testing
More testing and the beginning of contact tracing in Hays County are set for this week.
Following almost a two-month closure in the wake of coronavirus concerns, officials in San Marcos will be reopening selected river and trail parks May 22.
City facilities, events plan a comeback soon for city of Kyle
After a lively debate among the San Marcos CISD board of trustees, a 1% raise for teachers was approved for the upcoming school year.