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Achieving Community Together

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

City, Texas State recognized for town-gown collaboration

Achieving Community Together, a town-gown partnership in San Marcos, has been selected as this year’s Association of College Unions International “Collaborative Program of the Year.”

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

ACT program receives international recognition

The San Marcos City Council congratulated members of the San Marcos Police Department and Texas State University following the international recognition of a local program that focuses on strengthening ties between different segments of the community.

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

City task force calls extended bar hours “a success”

A city task force said extended bar hours had few effects--except for less noise complaints and more DWI arrests.

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

Text of Mayor Susan Narvaiz' announcement that she will not seek re-election

The full text of the statement by San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz, who announced Tuesday that she will not seek a fourth term in the November city election.

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

City, university plan community welcome

The city of San Marcos and Texas State University will co-sponsor a Community Welcome on Thursday, Sept.10, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Hills of Hays Neighborhood located off Staples Road.

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

ACT creates neighbors

Texas State University and the City of San Marcos are co-sponsers of a community welcome taking place Thursday, from 6-8 p.m. in the Hills of Hays neighborhood located off Staples road. The program is part of the...

Saturday, May 30th, 2009

San Marcos police honor heroic officers, civilians

Officer Candace Brinkkoeter was awarded a Police Medal of Honor for pulling a semi-conscious man from a burning vehicle in March last year. She was among honorees at a San Marcos Police Department ceremony this month.