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Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Visit Granbury, Inc. is conducting image perception and brand research on the Granbury area. As a community, business and/or visitor industry stakeholder it is essential that we receive your feedback and opinions in order to best brand Granbury. The success of this initiative will have positive impacts for the city and most importantly, people and businesses such as yourself who are involved in ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, January 12, 2017
Two Granbury Theatre Company productions and several cast members were recently honored in the The Column Best in DFW Theatre 2016. Singin’ in the Rain , which was on the Granbury Opera House stage in June and July, was among four shows named the year’s best by associate theatre critic Genevieve Croft. Her colleague, Elaine Plybon, chose February’s Little Shop of Horrors as one ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Acton Middle School has been named to the list of “Texas Schools to Watch” by the Texas Middle School Association. As part of the commendation only bestowed upon a handful of middle schools in the state, AMS is honored as a high achieving school, designated as a model school, and recognized as a school for others to visit. The campus was chosen following an extensive application ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Tarleton State University in 2017 celebrates its 100th anniversary as a founding member of the Texas A&M University System with a yearlong slate of activities honoring the people and events responsible for creating one of the fastest growing schools in the nation. The Texas Legislature approved the partnership on Feb. 20, 1917, following a 3½-year effort by supporters to raise money to ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Wednesday, January 04, 2017
Concert pianist and Weatherford College Artist-in-Residence Dr. Hyeyoung Song performed to a sold-out audience at Carnegie Hall in New York City on Dec. 28. The concert wrapped up her 2016 international tour which included Paris, Spain and Korea. The concert, held in Carnegie Hall’s elegant Weill Recital Hall, included selections from Bach, Beethoven and Debussy as well as modern pieces by ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Monday, January 02, 2017
The Weatherford College Foundation has opened its online scholarship application for the 2017-18 academic year, utilizing a new platform designed to simplify the process for students and donors alike. The foundation is contracting with AcademicWorks, an Austin-based vendor used by more than 500 colleges, universities and foundations across the country. “We’re very excited to roll out ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Sunday, December 18, 2016
The Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT ® ), Tarleton State University and the Texas Department of Transportation are teaming together to document rare plant species that may potentially exist within TxDOT rights-of-way in 23 counties in the Waco and Austin districts of Central Texas. Through a TxDOT grant, Tarleton and BRIT will research and build habitat maps for 57 of the 81 ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
The Granbury ISD Board of Trustees tabled action on changes to the grade point average and class rank policy at its regular monthly meeting on December 12, 2016. Changes were recommended by Granbury High School principal Jeremy Ross to modify the policy previously adopted by the board in August 2014 to address new state graduation requirements that emphasize endorsements as well as problems with ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Monday, December 12, 2016
Granbury Marine Corps JROTC rifle team members excelled at the Winter Airgun Championship at the U.S. Olympic Complex in Colorado Springs, Colorado on December 2-4, 2016. Leading the Granbury Rifle team in the three day competition was Kayla Hitshew ranking 34 out of a field of over 180 female competitors and posting a personal best on first day of the contest, which featured over 375 of the best ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Friday, December 09, 2016
Granbury ISD District Advisory Council members approved a proposal for a District of Innovation plan during a public meeting on December 8, 2016. The possible innovation designation has been under consideration by the DAC and council subcommittees for the last few months. The plan includes waiving some requirements under state law. For Districts of Innovation, a Local Innovation Plan must: (1) ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Transformation of Granbury High School was featured in the November 2016 issue of American School & University magazine. GHS was selected for recognition by the magazine for Outstanding Design, which was led by the Huckabee school architectural firm. Construction at the high school began in November 2014 with principal work completed this fall. The Buford Thompson Company is the ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Friday, December 02, 2016
Beginning in the fall of 2017, the Vocational Nursing Program at Weatherford College will offer one certificate track per year rather than two. “The Vocational Nursing Program is a 12-month certificate program which prepares the individual to take the state test to become an LVN (Licensed Vocation Nurse),” said Jo Ellen Welborn, Vocational Nursing Program Director. “The LVN ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Friday, December 02, 2016
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on December 1st for the newest addition to Lakeside Physicians, Dr. Maria Edna Landero, M.D. Lakeside Physicians is located at 601 Fall Creek Highway. Dr. Landero is dedicated to providing comprehensive care for the whole family. She provides a full range of care - from physicals to treating chronic and acute health conditions, including arthritis, diabetes, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on November 29th for the specially-designed Santa's House featured at the historic gazebo on the Granbury square. This unique festive display is the work of love from Ken and Arlis Holland. The panels were specifically designed to slide into the openings in the Historic Gazebo, effectively framing it and transforming it into Santa's House for the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release

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