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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
Friday, June 24, 2016
Rhonda Naylor, social studies teacher at STARS Accelerated High School, was honored by Granbury ISD school board trustees on June 20, 2016. Naylor was recognized for a top educator award from the Veterans of Foreign Wars. VFW Post 7835 post recently presented Naylor with the National Citizenship Education Teacher Post Recognition Award. The STARS teacher was also named the state winner of the VFW ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
On June 21, 2016, the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) received notification from the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture that Hood County is now eligible for low-interest emergency disaster loans from the USDA. This is a result of a Presidential Declaration by FEMA for 87 counties in Texas due to severe storm and flooding damage earlier this year. For more information on what ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Press Release
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Check out historical photographs and artifacts from the Thurber brick plant Saturday, June 18, through Friday, Dec. 23, at Tarleton State University’s W.K. Gordon Center for Industrial History of Texas. Included in the cost of museum admission, the exhibit—Thurber Brick Roads of Texas—explores the process of brickmaking and roads paved with the brick. In the late 1800s and early ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
The 42 nd annual Old-Fashioned 4 th of July is just around the corner and it’s starting off with a bang. The 4 th promises to be filled with lots of activities and excitement, starting with the Kiwanis Firecracker 5k. This year, the 5k run/walk will begin at the Granbury Middle School located at 2000 Crossland Road. Registration begins at 7:00am and the race fires off at 8:00am. Prizes and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Students finishing their studies at Weatherford College won’t have to travel far to complete a bachelor’s degree. Midwestern State University is now offering classes at WC’s Wise County campus. Administrators from the two institutions marked the new partnership with a press conference Tuesday at WCWC. The agreement is aimed to ease the transfer for students moving from WC ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Friday, June 10, 2016
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on June 9th for a new travel service called Pixie & Pirates Destinations, LLC. Zac Wilson is the local travel agent in the Granbury area and has been connected with Walt Disney World since 1996. Pixie & Pirates Destinations is a nationwide agency and preferred partner with Walt Disney Travel, Universal Studios, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, SeaWorld, and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Thursday, June 09, 2016
The Weatherford College Board of Trustees approved a strategic plan for the next five years during their Thursday meeting. The 2016-2021 strategic plan is the culmination of constituent surveys, 38 focus groups and the identification of several core issues. The plan includes six key strategic goals: Through an academic master plan and support unit annual improvement plans, WC will promote student ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Friday, June 03, 2016
The Chamber held its semi-monthly MemberLink Breakfast on June 2nd at the Hilton Garden Inn. Our sponsor this month was Connect Hearing. Connect Hearing, located at 509 West Pearl Street in Granbury, is passionate about helping people to hear better, applying a consistent process to determine the best recommendations for your hearing health. They provide free next day evaluations with ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Tarleton State University Alumni Association’s first Summer Mix of the season is rescheduled for Thursday, June 16, due to inclement weather. The event was set for this Thursday, June 2, and is one of two planned for the summer. The second Summer Mix is set for Thursday, July 7. Summer Mix events are sponsored by the Division of Advancement & External Relations and the Tarleton Alumni ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on June 1st for the newly renamed Forward Training Center of Hood County. This facility, formerly known as the Christian Women's Job Corps, is located at 1270 Weatherford Highway. The Forward Training Center is a non-profit organization set up to provide job skills for the unemployed and to help people out of the disabling web of poverty, mental illness, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
In response to the flash flooding that occurred in Granbury yesterday (May 31), Mayor Nin Hulett has signed an emergency order for the City of Granbury. The emergency order says that, “a state of disaster has been declared because of disaster conditions from strong winds, rain, and storm, related problems.” The disaster declaration will remain in effect for the next seven days. The ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Press Release
Friday, May 27, 2016
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on May 26th for the newest medical facility in Granbury...Lumin ER. Located at 3801 East Highway 377, Suite 100, Lumin offers 24/7 emergency room services outside of a hospital setting. Lumin's goal is to provide compassionate, individualized care that anticipates your every need, because it is their desire to always surround you with exceptional medical ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Friday, May 27, 2016
The second annual Lone Star Guitar Festival comes to Weatherford College June 2-5 and features seven professional concerts in addition to a slew of guitar classes as well as a competition. Among the festival’s world-wide talent is Swedish guitarist and composer Johannes Möller and Italian guitar duo Giampaolo Bandini and Cesare Chiacchiaretta. “This year’s festival is about ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release

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