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An S-O-S for SOS
What will the Stratus deal mean for the Springs?
"...testimony at the 1994 SOS trial initiated by northern Hays County landowners, including Bradley, who sued the city on..."

Aug. 9, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
T.J. Higginbotham, a landowner in Hays County, wants to drill a well to produce 50 million gallons a year, reportedly to serve two proposed subdivisions in Dripping Springs, but Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District board members aren’t biting.
"...Many Hays County residents continue to vent their anger over a..."

June 23, 2000 News Feature by Rob D'Amico

The Life and Times of Gus Garcia
City Council Member Gus Garcia retires after more than 30 years of public service
"...election followed that of Richard Moya to the Travis County Commissioners Court in 1970. Moya was the first Mexican-American..."

June 2, 2000 News Feature by Daryl Slusher

Eight Is Enough
"...Williamson County..."

March 3, 2000 News Feature

After the Deluge: Awash in Legal Fees
" v. City of Austin November 1994 - a Hays County jury invalidates S.O.S.; July 31, 1996 - Austin..."

Aug. 14, 1998 News Feature

Houston's Long Shadow
Austin-Bashing: It's Not Over Yet
"...Austin's ETJ, and a compromise bill sponsored by Williamson County's Republican Rep. Mike Krusee and negotiated by Barrientos, to..."

April 4, 1997 News Column by Louisa C. Brinsmade

Day Trips: Top 10s
A look back at 2019
"...• Hays County commissioners approved the purchase of 530 acres along..."

Dec. 20, 2019 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Early Voting Locations and Voter ID Info
Find your nearest polling location and know what to bring with you
"...list of ELECTION DAY polling locations at the Travis County Clerk site...."

Oct. 14, 2019 News Post

After the Flood, Before the Flood
As the area recovers from the Memorial Day flood, El Niño looms
"...Sunday. In addition to the heavy rains pelting Blanco County, rotating thunderstorms had tornado warnings bouncing off the weather..."

Aug. 14, 2015 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Early Voting Begins Today
Balloting for municipal elections; GO VOTE!
"...any early voting location, provided it is within the county in which you are registered...."

April 27, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

Capitol Chronicle
The new Congressional districts alter the political makeup of Central Texas.
"...were already dead. "If it had happened in our county," declared the candidate, "we would have tried them, I..."

Oct. 18, 2002 News Column by Michael King

Naked City
"...suit against the city on Dec. 7 in Williamson County District Court. The Partners -- which include Georgetown developer..."

Dec. 14, 2001 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Mercury, Cadmium, Arsenic, Grease ...
The Fish & Wildlife Service faults the EPA for failing to protect the Barton Springs Watershed.
"...water source for some 45,000 residents in southern Travis County and northern Hays County. The springs also make up..."

Aug. 3, 2001 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
The Inside Deal
"...bill in the Legislature that would form a special county development district for his Spillar Ranch development in Hays..."

March 30, 2001 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Naked City
CAMPO's 25-year plan is scheduled for approval next Monday, but few are still paying attention.
"...which is governed by a 21-member board of city, county, and state officials -- is required by federal law..."

June 9, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Council Watch
City Council considers status of various development-related lawsuits in executive sessions.
" laws. In 1998, the city sued in Travis County to have these standards declared unconstitutional (Item 13: City..."

Oct. 22, 1999 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

Naked City
The Hays Co. suburb takes a two-month break to get its land-use act together
"...putting the brakes on development to give the booming Hays Co. suburb time to fine-tune its land-use ordinances. The..."

March 19, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Safety Instructor Fired After Insulting Massacre Survivors
Caldwell County detective lost his job after his presentation at Lockhart High School
"...A Caldwell County detective – and also the president of the Luling..."

Sept. 9, 2022 News Feature by Jordan Buckley

Great Springs Project Proposes a Network of Trails From Austin to San Antonio
Squaring conservation with development
"...recharge zone and portions of the contributing zones in Hays, Travis, Comal, and Bexar counties, as well as connecting..."

Jan. 1, 2021 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Top 10 Environmental Stories
"...The perennial fights over endangered water rights hit Hays County, where drilling for nearby cities threatened residential wells..."

Jan. 1, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

Scorecard: Grading the CenTex Delegation
How did our legislators do?
"...The quiet visionary of the Travis County delegation turns radical and innovative concepts into solid policy..."

June 12, 2009 News Feature

Voter Registration Deadline TODAY
Last day to sign up for May 9 municipal elections
"...get signed up. For registration information, contact the Travis County Tax Office...."

April 9, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

Pumping Edwards Dry?
Creedmoor-Maha's request to pump more water gets nixed by the Barton Springs / Edwards Aquifer Conservation District.
" service more than 2,000 customers in southern Travis County. According to documents the company submitted to the district,..."

Jan. 11, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

There Goes the Neighborhood?
Statistics on Hays County expansion
"...2,724-acre development on former Rutherford Ranch property in northern Hays County. The proposed subdivision of homes, commercial space, a..."

Sept. 21, 2001 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
Hays Councy landowner T. J. Higgenbotham reveals his plans for 50 million gallons of water he wants to pump from a well on his land.
"...he thinks his current proposal is best for the county. His engineer, Phil Savoy, notes that using a centralized..."

Sept. 29, 2000 News Feature by Rob D'Amico

The Watson Way
Mayor Kirk Watson talks about challenges for austin during his next term.
"...AC: What about when the goals are different, like Hays County?..."

March 31, 2000 News Feature by Jenny Staff Johnson

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...inspectors from the city's drainage utility department and Travis County both issued cease and desist orders on Broesche's project...."

March 21, 1997 News Feature

Five Day Trips From the Vault
Gerald E. McLeod picks 5 trips that have stood the test of time
" no longer a not-so-well-kept secret. It’s now a Hays County park, and sneaking around protective neighbors is no..."

Feb. 25, 2014 Chronolog Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Why Is Doil Lane Still on Death Row?
Despite a Supreme Court ban on the execution of the mentally retarded, those prisoners remain on Texas' death row.
"...that he is mentally retarded. In fact, at trial, Hays Co. District Attorney Michael Wenk presented the fact of..."

Oct. 17, 2003 News Feature by Rita Radostitz

Naked City
Residents of a high-end Hays Co. subdivision object to a rock crusher over the aquifer and in their backyards
" and adjacent to a high-end subdivision in northern Hays Co...."

July 25, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

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