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Thursday, March 23, 2017
The City of Granbury announced today a new addition to their website. The Water Treatment Plant Construction Project information webpage will provide updated information on the project, including background information about the project and progress photos of the construction. You can also view information on the plant capacity and a video log of the progress being made. You can access the new ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
The Bullock Museum in Austin, Texas is sponsoring the Texas Story Project, a platform collecting stories of family, history, and life in Texas. The Texas Story Project welcomes Texas-related folklore, recipes, descriptions of artifacts and places, hidden attic treasures, photographs, videos, historical fiction, oral histories, campfire stories, personal memories, and more. Bullock Museum editors ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber, Community
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
The Office of the Governor invites Texas companies to join them at the International Paris Air Show in France in June. The 52nd International Paris Air Show is the largest and longest-running aerospace trade show in the world. Since its launch, the show has been at the very heart of developments in the global aerospace market, for which it has become the most important meeting place over the ...read more
Categories: Economic, Chamber, Press Release
Monday, March 20, 2017
In a press release dated March 20, 2017, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) announced the construction schedule for the long awaited US 377 Cresson Relief Route.
Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
Saturday, March 18, 2017
It was a rainy, cold January day at Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, but something special was happening in the giraffe barn. At the time, the barn activity was unbeknownst to Louis Pienaar, Fossil Rim support services co-manager, when he discovered trouble at the park’s Overlook. “We were cleaning out brush while working on the new Activity Center, and by accident we hit the guidewires on ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Friday, March 10, 2017
The Granbury Chamber welcomed a new business to Granbury, Vintage Floors, with a ribbon cutting ceremony on March 9th. Vintage Floors is located at 4303 East Highway 377 at the corner of James Road. In their spacious 5,000 square foot showroom, Vintage Floors has all the newest flooring designs available to accommodate any budget. You will find tile that looks like wood with realistic, true wood ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber
Monday, March 06, 2017
Granbury High School law and public safety students placed second in a SWAT team competition on March 4, 2017, at GHS. Six students are advancing to the state level in the contest sponsored by the Texas Public Service Association. The SWAT team members are Chase Baker, Kenia Cortes, Dylan Goosen, Freeman Hawker, Sam Henthorn, and Kollin Ladesic. The team will be joining five other GHS students ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
The City of Granbury has launched a Downtown Streetscape Project information webpage within the City website. On this page you will find news releases, project updates, renderings of the final design, and progress photos for the Downtown Streetscape Project. There is also a section that answers Frequently Asked Questions about the project. The public can access this page by visiting ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Economic, Press Release
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
In a press release issued on March 1, 2017, the Office of the Governor for the State of Texas announced that Texas had once again been awarded the Governor's Cup for Site Selection for 2016. "The State of Texas has won Site Selection’s 2016 Governor’s Cup, an award that is given annually to the top performing state for capital investment and job creation. In 2016, Texas ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Economic
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
In an article published February 24, 2017, Crossroads Today reporter Danielle Urban chronicled the recent annual meeting of the Texas Association of REALTORS® in Austin, Texas. The Texas Association of REALTORS® recognized several deserving Texas REALTORS® during the association's Texas REALTORS® Winter Meeting in Austin , February 12 for their dedication to grassroots ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, General News Article
Friday, February 24, 2017
Visit Clark Gardens this spring season and experience the best of nature and art. Clark Gardens is proud to host a one of a kind exhibit showcasing art and sculpture from the private gallery of Shafer Collection. Pieces will include Texas Landscapes by renowned Texas artists and outdoor bronze sculptures Robert Wick. Other artists include: Peter L. Hohnstedt, Walton Leader, Rolla Taylor, Ruth ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Grab your baskets, it’s that time of year again! The City of Granbury Parks and Recreation Department is hosting the 6th Annual Community Wide Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm at City Park. This free event offers youth 12 and under the opportunity to hunt for 50,000 eggs hidden throughout City Park (corner of Pearl and Park Streets). In hopes of ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Granbury High School JROTC rifle team members excelled at the U.S. Marine Corps Service Championship held February 9-11, 2017, in Las Vegas. The cadets placed fourth to earn a national bid. Kayla Hitshew led the team and shot a personal best making finals with the top eight shooters to finish in fourth place among all Marine Corps cadets. The event was a 3×20 air rifle event, with ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
The Granbury Chamber helped celebrate the opening of the new Granbury Independent School District's Administration Building, located at 217 North Jones Street. Previously, this building housed the Ninth Grade Center (commonly referred to as Crossland Plaza). Departments are consolidated in the building to facilitate services for parents, employees, and other stakeholders. These departments ...read more
Categories: Education, Chamber, Press Release
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
The City of Granbury works hard to utilize technology to better serve our citizens and prospective businesses. The latest addition to meet this goal is a new web-based tool, Geographic Information System (GIS). GIS is a popular system used by all levels of government around the country to enhance the management of information. The new web based GIS tool will allow citizens and municipal workers ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Press Release
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
The Granbury ISD Board of Trustees adopted legislative priorities at its regular monthly meeting on February 20, 2017. The board approved a joint resolution with the Granbury Chamber of Commerce and Granbury Association of Realtors regarding property tax appraisal caps. Some legislators want to lower the current 10% appraisal cap rate to 3% or 5% under the guise of limiting the property tax bill ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Local business owners, The Thomas Group, are both pleased and excited to announce some major changes coming to long time Granbury business’, Granbury Live and Celebration Hall. Though the theater and banquet/meeting hall have been in operation since being purchased by the Thomas Group in 2013, plans are underway for an exterior makeover, interior remodel, and significant changes to its ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Press Release
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
In an article released January 23, 2017 by PR Newswire, U-Haul announced its top U.S. growth cities of 2016 and Granbury, Texas heads the list for populations between 10,000 and 50,000. U-Haul calculates their numbers based upon one-way truck arrivals over departures for a calendar year. This growth data is an effective gauge of how well cities are attracting and maintaining residents. Arrivals ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Press Release
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
A partnership between Tarleton State University and Collin County Community College District will make it easier for transfer students to continue and complete their education at a four-year institution. As part of the partnership, Tarleton guarantees admission for Collin College students with 30 or more semester hours of transferrable college credit and a cumulative GPA of 2.0. Students with ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Monday, February 13, 2017
The Weatherford College Teacher Certification Program is currently admitting teacher candidates to their program starting this summer, and is now offering certification for those wishing to teach hospitality, nutrition and food sciences for 8 th through 12 th grade. “The Hospitality, Nutrition and Food Sciences certificate was requested by several area school districts,” said Joyce ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Monday, February 13, 2017
The Granbury Chamber welcomed one of its newest members, Against the Grain Studio, with a ribbon cutting event on February 9th. The fun and crafty studio is located on the Historic Granbury Square at 111 East Bridge Street. Founded in 2015 by Andrea Taliaferro-Taylor , Against the Grain is a community of artists and guests working side-by-side in a friendly environment that encourages and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Friday, February 10, 2017
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on February 8th for one of the newest members of the Chamber, Narrow Escape. This new entertainment business is located at 209 M&M Ranch Road, just north of Highway 377 . Narrow Escape in an entertainment venue that offers the first ever escape rooms in Granbury! What are escape rooms? It is a physical adventure game in which players are locked in a room and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Thursday, February 09, 2017
For the fourth year in a row the Weatherford College Board of Trustees approved flat tuition rates during their regular meeting Thursday afternoon. Tuition rates for the 2017-18 academic year at WC will remain at $80 per credit hour for in-district tuition, $124 for out-of-district tuition, $98 for out-of-district Wise County, $115 for out-of-district Granbury, and $176 for out-of-state. “I ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Thursday, February 09, 2017
Granbury, TX February 9, 2017 – Accessible Granbury is pleased to announce construction of their new website, AccessibleGranburyTx.com , is complete! The website is for individuals with mobility issues and their families, and rates venues for accessibility in Granbury on a five star rating system. The website already contains a wealth of information about accessible dining, lodging, event, ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, February 06, 2017
Granbury, Texas – The Granbury Chamber of Commerce celebrated its Annual Best of Business Awards Banquet on Friday, February 3, at the Granbury Resort Conference Center. The theme this year – “The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly” – was brought to life by the rich decorations of burlap and dusky lighting by the outstanding staff of the Conference Center. The ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Wednesday, February 01, 2017
Weatherford College is gearing up to celebrate its 150 th anniversary in 2019, and organizers are looking for input from alumni, employees, students and the community at large on the activities to take place during that time. A survey is available at www.wc.edu/150 for those wishing to submit their thoughts on the celebration. A preliminary committee made up of a cross-section of WC employees ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release

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