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Johnny G's Barbershop now open in Buda

Johnny G's Barbershop is now open in Buda.


San Marcos CISD implements targeted improvement plans for lowest-scoring schools

Targeted improvement plans have been implemented by San Marcos CISD for the schools in the district that received the lowest grades from the Texas Education Agency in its accountability ratings.


Buda's Learning2 at the Ranch adopts new name for new location

The Buda-based tutoring service Learning2 moved out of the downtown area to a new location at 59 Country Oaks …



Original Penguin now open in the Tanger Outlets

Original Penguin, an American clothing line dating back to the 1960s, opened earlier this month in the Tanger …


San Marcos dissolves one city department, appoints new staff positions

San Marcos City Manager Bert Lumbreras announced he will dissolve the community service department and divide its duties between the parks and recreation department and the newly formed general service department.


GSMP President Adriana Cruz named state executive director of economic development and tourism

Gov. Greg Abbott has named Adriana Cruz, currently president of the Greater San Marcos Partnership, as executive director of the Economic Development and Tourism Division within his office.


Rebecca Cook Psychotherapy and Consultation celebrates 10 years in Buda

Rebecca Cook Psychotherapy and Consultation, owned by licensed clinical social worker Rebecca Cook, …



Tipsy Cow Ice Cream now open on North LBJ in San Marcos

Tipsy Cow Ice Cream Shop has opened its second location at 235 N. LBJ, Ste. A, San Marcos, on Oct. 18. The …


Gruene Cross offers CBD products at new location in Kyle

Gruene Cross, a small producer and retailer of cannabidiol, or CBD, products opened its latest shop Oct. 25 …


Coffee With Impact: JT McCormick went from a horrific upbringing to being a CEO

Severe neglect, sexual abuse, violence, poverty: JT McCormick readily and publicly discusses these defining aspects of his upbringing. Told in shocking detail, it quickly becomes evident for those who attend his speeches that the stories of his childhood are necessary to elucidate how he emerged from it all to become what he describes as a success story.


After 20 years, San Marcos Greenbelt Alliance still working to expand natural areas

The San Marcos Greenbelt Alliance has grown since its humble beginnings in 1998, when a group of neighbors and friends got together to protect green space near their homes.



Texas Municipal League adopts resolution seeking state legislation on pipeline routing

The Texas Municipal League has adopted a resolution that formally asks the state of Texas to pass legislation that would mandate greater oversight of oil and gas pipeline routing.


Texas Pie Company's Julie Albertson says 'it's all about bringing more people to Kyle'

When Julie Albertson moved Texas Pie Company from Austin to Kyle 20 years ago, she said she did not expect that it would become part of the foundation of the city’s identity.


Buda EDC names Traci Anderson as new executive director

The Buda Economic Development Corporation has named Traci Anderson as its new executive director.


Hopdoddy Burger Bar opens at The Lyndon in San Marcos

Hopdoddy Burger Bar opened its first San Marcos location on Oct. 23 at The Lyndon, 200 Springtown Way, Ste. …



Reflecting America: What to know about the 2020 census

The official day for the 2020 census count is less than one year away, and census employees are already …


One Time Tavern now open in San Marcos

A new sports bar, One Time Tavern, opened Oct. 12 at 1700 I-35, San Marcos. The family-owned and -operated …


Central Texas transportation agency seeks input on 2045 long-range plan

A Central Texas transportation planning agency started its public input process Oct. 21 for its 2045 long-range plan , which looks at how the region will be connected over the next 25 years.


After 5 years, Silo Gallery + Studio owners still going with the flow

Elissa Beach and Chester John love fused glass for what they describe as the free-flowing nature of the art.



TxDOT nears start of RM 967 and Main Street improvement project in downtown Buda

The Texas Department of Transportation and contractor Lone Star Siteworks are about to begin work on the RM 967 and Main Street improvement project in downtown Buda.


Candidates for Kyle City Council discuss experience, city's future at candidate forum

Note: This article was updated 10/22 with statements from District 3 incumbent Council Member Robert Rizo and District 1 challenger Yvonne Flores-Cale.