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The Hays County Emergency Cash Assistance Program, a collaboration between Hays County, City of Kyle, PeopleFund and the Greater San Marcos Partnership, recently awarded $600,000 in free grants to 92 small businesses across the county. Pictured above, GSMP Marketing and Communications Manager J.D. Moore; GSMP Director of Workforce Retention and Expansion Barbara Thomason; Splash Coworking Founder and CEO Carina Boston Pinales; and Wimberley Players Executive Manager Simone Corprew. Pinales and Corprew's respective businesses each received grant funding through ECAP. 

‘Tremendously gratifying': Hays County small businesses aided with $600K in grant funding

The Wimberley Players has been providing live theater to Central Texans for 40 years. But 2020 disrupted its entire production season. 

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Above, San Marcans wait in a line outside the H-E-B located at 641 E. Hopkins St. on Wednesday. The line stretched from the entrance around the block and ended near the Bobcat Stadium parking lot. Those in line waited nearly 40 minutes to get inside the store. Daily Record photo by Nick Castillo

CONQUERING THE ELEMENTS: San Marcans weather effects of fierce winter storm

Some wore layers of clothing in their own homes just to stay warm. Others trekked through the snow to walk to their friends’ houses just to seek shelter. They waited in long lines searching for a bite to eat from a local restaurant, or to snag supplies from a grocery store.


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