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Thursday, October 21st, 2010

Commentary: ACC won't address training needs

In this commentary, retired Texas State agriculture professor Lon Shell says Austin Community College won't be able to address job training needs in San Marcos and won't allow for enough local control over a San Marcos campus.

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

ACC contracts for 72 acres next to San Marcos High

The Austin Community College (ACC) district has contracted for 72 acres just south of San Marcos High School for the purpose of locating a campus in San Marcos. The purchase is contingent on voters approving San Marcos...

Friday, June 11th, 2010

ACC certifies San Marcos CISD for November vote

San Marcos CISD's annexation to the Austin Community College (ACC) district was certified this week by ACC, placing the issue on a crowded November ballot.

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

San Marcos ACCess says it has signatures to call vote

San Marcos ACCess said it has collected 2,400 signatures from voters in San Marcos CISD, which should be enough cushion against a requirement of 2,200 signatures to put Austin Community College annexation on the November ballot in...

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010

San Marcos ACCess still short, but still has time

San Marcos supporters of bringing the Austin Community College (ACC) District into the San Marcos CISD are behind the curve but not quite out of the loop as they attempt to place the matter on the November...

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

SMHS students win at vocal competition

With more 600 students in district competition, six San Marcos High School vocalists won places to compete in the regional competition for the Texas Music Educators Association choir.