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The Hays County Health Department reports 66 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 71 recoveries Oct. 24-26, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 6,353, active cases to 505 and recoveries to 5,762. Total active cases in the last 21 days is 316.

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The Hays County Health Department reports 22 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 77 recoveries Oct. 22, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 6,268, active cases to 554 and recoveries to 5,650. Total active cases in the last 21 days is 328.

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Health officials are pushing students to get their flu shots for the upcoming 2020-2021 flu season, which could place a strain on Texas State's Student Health Center resources should there be community spread.

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The San Marcos City Council approved the city's municipal budget Sept. 15 for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021, taking into account a number of issues caused by COVID-19 during its development. 

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Downtown San Marcos clubs and coffee shops that once thrived off social gatherings are working to provide customers familiar experiences under loosened COVID-19 restrictions. 

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The San Marcos Police Department asks the public to assist with two ongoing investigations into deadly conduct incidents after apprehending a suspect in a third incident.

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Oct. 5 was the last day to register to vote in the 2020 general election. The University Star has gathered all the information you need about Hays County polling locations, mail-in ballots, COVID-19 safety precautions and who will appear on the ballots.

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A multi-vehicle crash Sept. 6 resulted in the death of a man and several serious injuries on West Wonder World Drive and Purgatory Creek Bridge in San Marcos. At approximately 1 p.m. Sept. 6, San Marcos Police, San Marcos Fire and Hays County EMS responded to the fatal collision. The driver …

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Voter outreach organizations like The League of Women Voters are at work informing Hays County citizens on what they need to know ahead of what is expected to be a highly contentious election.

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The City of San Marcos will end currently imposed drought restrictions Oct. 4, returning to year-round water conservation rules.

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Update: Sept. 25, 6:52 a.m. Pendergrass’s vehicle was located and recovered by law enforcement at the Walmart parking lot in Lockhart but Pendergrass has still not been located. Original Story The Hays County Sheriff’s Office is searching for Tyler Joseph Pendergrass, a suicidal person last …

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The City of San Marcos emergency responders responded to a crash Sept. 24 involving two planes at the San Marcos Regional Airport. A tweet from the city asks citizens to avoid the area and states the Texas Department of Public Safety and National Transportation Safety Board will release furt…

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Texas State’s COVID-19 dashboard added 11 new student COVID-19 cases Sept. 23. According to the dashboard, 137 cases are considered active. A total of 401 students and seven faculty/staff have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 30 days. The dashboard states that numbers include positiv…