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Friday, July 16th, 2010

ACC boosters, detractors cite economics at hearing

When residents got a chance to tell the Austin Community College board and president how they felt about an increased presence of the school in San Marcos one issue kept coming back up – economics.

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

San Marcos still studying railroad quiet zones

San Marcos could see more silent nights in its future if a plan to make the city a quiet zone for trains gets underway. The problem is after two years and $30,000 city officials still aren’t sure...

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

San Marcos leaders not sure where to spend housing funds

City officials are having trouble finding foreclosed homes in distressed areas to buy with grant money from the federal stimulus package.

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

Council votes against buying GPS system for emergency vehicles

San Marcos City Council members struck down a budgeted GPS system that would allow emergency services vehicles to turn red lights green as they passed through intersections.

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

TAKS scores rise overall, SMCISD officials say

San Marcos CISD saw overall test scores rise in the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skill, according to preliminary results released by the state.