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Tuesday, August 16, 2016
The Granbury Optimist Club recently presented $5,000 to Operation School Supplies, a local charitable organization that provides free school supplies to Hood County schoolchildren from families with economic need. Operation School Supplies board president Micky Shearon updated Optimists about the program during the club’s weekly breakfast meeting on August 16, 2016, at the Granbury Church ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Take a break from back-to-school preparations Saturday, Aug. 20, when Tarleton State University’s W.K. Gordon Center for Industrial History of Texas hosts Night at the Opera House, featuring Treasure Island. The 1934 classic—based on the work of Robert Louis Stevenson—stars Jackie Cooper and Lionel Barrymore. The free swashbuckling adventure starts at 6:30 p.m., with free snacks ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Tuesday, August 09, 2016
A ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening was held on August 8th for the newest business in Granbury, Mr. Speedy Car Wash, located at 3601 East Highway 377 . Mr. Speedy offers four different wash packages with monthly fees and unlimited washes. All of the water is contained and recycled (reclaimed) making Mr. Speedy environmentally friendly. With wash prices ranging from $5 up and free vacuum ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber
Tuesday, August 09, 2016
Three Granbury High School students recently participated in the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards program on June 16-19, 2016, on the campus of Texas Woman’s University in Denton. Selected by the Rotary Club of Granbury for the District 5790 event were Cash McKay, Brittanie Phillips, and Mackenzie Reiner. All three are now GHS juniors. Founded in 1971 by Rotary International, RYLA aims to ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Monday, August 08, 2016
FBI and U.S. Secret Service officials join Tarleton State University’s School of Criminology, Criminal Justice and Strategic Studies Sept. 13 for a cybersecurity summit designed to help North Texas entrepreneurs protect their brand from the inevitable data breach. The event takes place from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the George W. Bush Institute, 2943 SMU Blvd., in Dallas. Cost is $149 and ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Friday, August 05, 2016
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on August 5th for the new location of Maurice's. The women's clothing store has moved to the Luton Ranch West development, next door to Rue 21. Maurice's offers a wide selection of women's clothing, including jeans, tops, and dresses. In addition, the retailer offers a wide variety of latest fashion accessories and handbags. Their motto is, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Wednesday, August 03, 2016
A ground breaking ceremony was held on August 2nd for the new Operating Room Expansion Project at Lake Granbury Medical Center. LGMC is located at 1310 Paluxy Road in Granbury and provides cardiac services, ER services, labor and delivery, and many more emergency and in-patient services to Granbury and Hood County. The new operating room expansion is a $7.5 million project as part of the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Monday, August 01, 2016
Weatherford College will host its first Weatherford STEMania event in November, thanks to underwriting announced this summer from Schulman Theatres and Imperial Construction. Organizers Dr. Lisa Welch and Dr. Allison Stamatis are preparing for approximately 600 Weatherford ISD fourth graders who will experience fun, interactive learning activities in the fields of science, technology, engineering ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Friday, July 29, 2016
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on July 28th for the newest facility of Visiting Angels Living Assistance . This new location is directly across the street from the main building, located at 805 Paluxy Road in Granbury. Visiting Angels is a non-medical home care company that strives to offer the best service possible. They hire skilled individuals with a passion for taking care of other ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
The Granbury ISD Board of Trustees held a workshop to review proposals for the 2016-17 budget on July 25, 2016. Dobie Williams, assistant superintendent for finance and operations, made a presentation to board members regarding anticipated revenue and expenditures for the upcoming school year. The proposed general operating budget is $60.4 million. This represents a slight 1.6% increase primarily ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Tickets to Pirate Football games will soon be going on sale for the 2016 season. Season ticket holders for the VIP reserved section may purchase tickets for their seats on August 1-12. All season tickets not purchased will go on sale beginning Monday, August 15. Season packages sell for $40 and include tickets for all five home games. No individual season tickets will be sold until the week of ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
The Granbury Chamber of Commerce announced today that its 2016 Area Guide and Membership Directory won first place for Directories/Community Profiles in this year’s Texas Association of Business/TCCE Media Contest. In addition, the Chamber also won first place in the Websites category. The awards were announced at the recent TAB/TCCE Conference Banquet in Corpus Christi, Texas. The awards ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber
Monday, July 11, 2016
Dr. ShaRhonda Maclin has been selected assistant vice president for Tarleton State University’s Division of Student Life following a national search. Maclin begins her new duties August 1. Maclin currently is vice president for student affairs and dean of students at McPherson College in McPherson, Kans., a private liberal arts school with an enrollment of approximately 600 students. ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release

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