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Perry Moore

Monday, December 1st, 2014

Heritage Association’s holiday home tour set for Sunday

Five families will open their unique residences to the public 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7 for the Heritage Association of San Marcos’ annual Home for the Holidays Tour.

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

Texas State prepares for fall commencement

Ron Blatchley, regent and former chair of the Texas State University System Board of Regents, will be the keynote speaker at one of four commencement ceremonies to be held Friday and Saturday, Dec. 17 and 18, at...

Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

Blatchley to speak at Texas State commencement

Former Texas State University System (TSUS) Board of Regents Chair Ron Blatchley will be the keynote speaker at one of four commencement ceremonies to be held Friday and Saturday at Texas State.

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

Texas State adds materials and commercialization doctorate

The Texas State University System Board of Regents approved a new doctoral program in Materials Science, Engineering, and Commercialization last week. No such doctoral program presently exists in Texas.

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

Partners officially launch Hays-Caldwell development plan

Partners for Progress, a regional economic development public-private partnership in Hays and Caldwell Counties, launched a five-year comprehensive economic development strategy this week.

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Texas State nears HSI status

Texas State now has the enrollment for federal status as an Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and now awaits federal certification, which could take a year. The designation could be worth an additional $5 million in federal funds....

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

Texas State enrollment reaches 32,586

In another milestone, the Hispanic population passes 25 percent, putting the university within reach of its goal — ahead of schedule — of obtaining Hispanic Serving Institution designation.

Friday, September 10th, 2010

Narvaiz, Porterfield, say lawsuit is 'pure politics'

San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz and Councilmember Kim Porterfield said a lawsuit filed against them by a group opposing San Marcos CISD annexation into the Austin Community College district is, itself, a bid to sway the election....

Monday, June 21st, 2010

Local EDC forms to implement economic plan

The recently incorporated Greater San Marcos Economic Development Corporation is charged with implementing a new economic plan for the San Marcos area. However, the economic development corporation needs about $300,000, and is likely to seek it from...

Monday, May 10th, 2010

Madison to discuss strategic plan

Amy Madison, the executive director for Economic Development San Marcos, will be the speaker at Thursday's Eggs & Issues breakfast, where business leaders will discuss the roll out of a five-year regional economic development strategic plan.

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