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Pat Moore (far left) was the director of a mass community choir in the Dunbar neighborhood in the late 1970s and 1980s.

A community choir sings at the Greater Bethel Baptist Church on Centre Street in the 1970s.

The choir of the First Baptist Church in 1918 stand with Reverend B. F. Parks on the porch of the church. Texas State University English Professor and President of the Calaboose African American Museum Dr. Elvin Holt will give a presentation about the African-American men and women that contributed to the musical legacy of the Dunbar neighborhood at “Making a Joyful Noise in the Dunbar Neighborhood: 1918-2018” on Thursday, Nov. 1 from 7 to 8 p.m. at the San Marcos Public Library
Photos courtesy of Dr. Elvin Holt

The "Imperial Harmonizers" was a quartet made up of James E. Smith, George E. Smith, Alonzo Hardge and Willis Callihan. They performed from the 1940s into the 1980s.

'Making A Joyful Noise'

For more than 100 years, African Americans in the Dunbar neighborhood have nurtured a remarkable legacy of both sacred and secular music. The roots of this rich musical tradition can

In a scene from"The Light in the Piazza" Fabrizio Naccarelli (Trinidad Agosto) embraces Clara Johnson (Annisha Mackenzie) as he tries to find the words to express his love for her in "Say it Somehow." Daily Record photos by Denise Cathey

Texas State Opera performs 'Mad Scenes'

The Texas State University Opera Theatre presents its first production of the year, "Mad Scenes," that will run through Sunday in Evans Auditorium, 627 N. LBJ Drive.

Left to right, Precinct 1 Commissioner Debbie Gonzales Ingalsbe, Precinct 2 Commissioner Mark Jones, Ann Marie Miller, Buda Economic Development Corporation; Donny Hirsch, Thermon; Cara Ryan, Greater San Marcos Partnership; Mike Doyle, San Marcos CISD; Angel Contreras, CFAN, Jason Otto, Mensor; John Navarrette, CenturyLink; Marco Pizana, Hays CISD; Randolph Goodman, Gary Job Corps; Precinct 3 Commissioner Lon Shell, and Precinct 4 Commissioner Ray Whisenant. Photo by Laureen Chernow

October is Manufacturers Month

The Hays County Commissioners Court proclaimed October as Manufacturers Month in Hays County and thanked the Greater San Marcos Manufacturers Association members for their economic impact to Hays C

Quantum Materials Corp – located in Texas State University's STAR Park – was named this year’s Innovator Award at the  YTexas' Rēlo Awards. The Innovator Award recognizes a top creative, cutting-edge company that relocated to Texas and has the potential to bolster and energize the state. Daily Record photo by Denise Cathey

San Marcos business wins Innovator of the Year

One of the businesses housed at Texas State University's STAR park has earned a prestigious award.

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