San Marcos - Buda - Kyle

Stay informed about the latest local news in San Marcos, Buda and Kyle, including city council coverage, I-35 updates and the newest business and development headlines affecting your community.

5:15 PM Jul 20, 2022 CDT

Kyle City Council, Hays County commissioners sign onto interlocal agreement for improvements from 2020 bond

The Kyle City Council and Hays County Commissioners Court signed onto an interlocal agreement July 19 for park and green space improvements as part of the $10 million bond from November 2020.


Samsung proposal for expansions in Taylor total more than $167 billion and 8,200 new jobs

If approved, the facilities would bring an estimated $167.6 billion in investment in addition to the $17 billion Samsung has already committed to at the Taylor site. 


Buda tables work on creating public improvement district policy

Buda City Council tabled a resolution July 19 to adopt a public improvement district, or PID, policy.




Smoothie King now open in San Marcos

Smoothie King offers a variety of smoothies with additions, such as coffee, protein powder, probiotics, fiber and more.


New mental health crisis line, 988, launched in Texas

The new three-digit number will likely reduce calls to 911 during mental health emergencies, officials said.


A music festival, an ATV tour and more events throughout San Marcos, Buda, Kyle this July, August

Check out a variety of events happening throughout San Marcos, Buda and Kyle this July and August.



Little Kitchen Academy coming to Texas by end of 2022

Little Kitchen Academy will be expanding into Texas with 75 locations across the state planned for the next decade, according to a news release from Franchise Elevator PR.


Texas sues Biden administration over federal emergency abortion guidelines

The lawsuit argues that the federal government has violated state sovereignty by requiring hospitals to provide abortions as a form of emergency medical treatment.


Big's Meat Market now open in Buda

Big's Meat Market held a soft opening July 1 at 270 Old San Antonio Road, Buda.


TxDOT adds $150M in funding for rural, urban public transportation

The funding is meant to make public transportation safer and more reliable.



Kyle creates third reinvestment zone

A tax increment reinvestment zone—or TIRZ—is a tool used to promote development within an area by allocating tax revenue for improvements within that zone.


Q&A: Deborah Homeier, 2022 board president of the Four Rivers Association of Realtors

Community Impact Newspaper spoke to a local real estate agent to shed some light on the current market.


ERCOT asks Texans to conserve energy for second time in 3 days

Texans successfully reduced their energy use by nearly 500 megawatts at the beginning of ERCOT's previous conservation appeal, which was issued July 11.


Cardinal Frame & Art creates lasting personal pieces

Cardinal Frame Strives to make notable handmade frames that consider customers' wants.



Commercial development races to keep up with growth

Business options are mixed in a mostly tight market


Austin ISD weighs two bond proposals for the November election

AISD proposed two bonds that would improve schools in the district that would be voted on by the public in the November election. The final proposal will be taken to the board at their meeting later this month.


Service-minded Texans to be honored with 2023 Governor’s Volunteer Awards

The 39th annual awards will highlight Texans who have given back to their communities. Nominations are due August 10.


Kyle issues water limit notice

The repairs to the main water line are expected to take at least 24 hours.



Austin-Bergstrom International Airport now offers walkup TSA PreCheck enrollment

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport now offers walkup TSA PreCheck Enrollment.


STAAR results show statewide recovery after COVID-19 undermines education

Texas students improved from 2021 in all STAAR subjects but are still regaining ground lost due to the pandemic in math.


Solar energy specialist answers common questions about solar panels

Gage Mueller, a solar energy specialist at ADT Solar, has experience in the solar industry as both a customer and a service provider.