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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
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Learn to master simple sleight-of-hand tricks that amaze friends and family as part of the Illusions Warehouse Magic Camp offered by Tarleton State University’s Center for Academic Outreach and Engagement. The camp takes place from 10 a.m. to noon June 13-17 at the Illusion Warehouse in Fort Worth at 3917 McCart Ave. Cost is $125. Participants are encouraged to register by May 30. Illusion ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
The Granbury Marine Corps JROTC rifle team dominated competition at the State Three-Position Air Rifle Junior Olympic Championships held across Texas during February-April 2016. Granbury High School was represented by Cody Bogle, Freeman Hawker, Kayla Hitshew, and Katherine Lambert. The competition includes shoulder-to-shoulder matches held on the local level. Participation in these matches can ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Monday, May 23, 2016
Become tech savvy this summer with a two-session class at Tarleton State University designed to help business professionals improve efficiency and productivity using Google Drive. Made possible through the university’s Center for Academic Outreach and Engagement, the Tech Tips course is set from 5 to 9 p.m. June 13 and 1 to 5 p.m. June 20 in Room 206 of the College of Business ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Military personnel and their families can enjoy free admission to Tarleton State University’s W.K. Gordon Center for Industrial History of Texas beginning Saturday, May 28, through Labor Day. The W.K. Gordon Center is one of 2,000 Blue Star Museums across America that will offer free admission to all active military personnel, including National Guard and Reserve, and their families through ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
The Granbury Optimist Club awarded $22,500 in college scholarships to Hood County graduating seniors. The students were honored at the club’s breakfast on May 17, 2016, at the Granbury Church of Christ. Granbury High School senior Kayla Curtis received the top award – the Tom Wagley Scholarship for $1,500 named in honor of one of the service club’s founding members. Two $1,500 ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Friday, May 13, 2016
Tarleton State University adds a sixth academic college—the College of Health Sciences and Human Services—this fall to better serve some 1,600 students already enrolled in successful, established programs in medical lab sciences, public health, social work, counseling and nursing. In response to Texas’ growing demand for health sciences and human services professionals, the new ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Friday, May 13, 2016
With more than 500 food lovers in attendance, Thursday evening’s Taste of Parker County was the largest crowd ever for the event. In its eighth year, the event raised more than $20,000 for the Weatherford College Foundation which provides scholarships to local students as well as support for the oldest community college in the southwest. “From the perfect weather to the awesome food, ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Granbury Municipal Electric has begun a major maintenance project to update and improve the overall utility system. The City is working with a contract utility service to change out dated wires and poles. The updates to the electric infrastructure are intended to reduce the number of outages and enable utility crews to get power back up more rapidly when service is disrupted. The contractor has ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
The Granbury ISD Board of Trustees met its regular monthly meeting on May 9, 2016, and adopted a change to local district policy regarding student participation in commencement exercises. Trustees took action to allow students to walk the stage during high school graduation ceremonies if they meet all local requirements but have not passed all state-required standardized tests. The change was ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Thursday, May 05, 2016
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on May 5th to commemorate the 10 year anniversary of Interim HealthCare in Granbury. Interim is located next door to Lake Granbury Medical Center at 1314 Paluxy Road, Suite 200. Interim's goal is to provide the best quality care possible in the comfort of home, whether the need is rehabilitation or disease education for a new diagnoses, or whether the goal ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Tuesday, May 03, 2016
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on May 2nd for PINS Bowling Alley. Located at 2210 East Highway 377, PINS offers not just a great bowling experience but also a great place to meet friends for an evening out. PINS has fun, family entertainment with a variety of games for all ages...from bumper bowling to arcade games to pool. Newly renovated, PINS now has electronic golf, Glow Bowling on the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Friday, April 29, 2016
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on April 28th for newly renovated location of Renew Home Health located at 410 South Morgan Street in Granbury. Renew has been a Chamber member since 1996 offering premier home health care services to the community. Renew Home Health's slogan is, "Renew your health. Enjoy your life." Their motto is to serve the community with integrity, resulting ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Friday, April 29, 2016
The Granbury Marine Corps JROTC named its cadet leadership for the 2016-17 school year during a ceremony on April 28, 2016, at Granbury High School. Serving as battalion commander will be Cadet Lt. Colonel Freeman Hawker. The executive officer will be Cadet Major Robbie Chancellor, and the sergeant major will be Cadet Sgt. Major Jeremiah Patterson. The three cadets received their new rank during ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on April 26th for one of the tastiest new members of the Chamber...Palio's Pizza Cafe. Owned by Jay Jaroun and his brother, this is one of five locations and is the newest addition to their family of Palio's cafes. Palio's promises to bring Granbury the best in gourmet pizza, salads, and pastas with a deep commitment to quality, environment, and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Monday, April 25, 2016
Recently, the Chamber of Commerce was proud to present the Teacher of the Year award for 2016 to the top two outstanding teachers of the Granbury Independent School District. Kayli Morris, Science Teacher for the Crossland Ninth Grade Center, represents the recipient for the secondary education group, while Kristin Wendel, Second Grade Teacher at Mambrino Elementary, represents the recipient for ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release
Friday, April 22, 2016
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on April 21st for the newest addition to the Print One family...FastSigns. Print One joined forces with FastSigns to become one of their only 30 co-brands out of their worldwide 611 franchises. This business growth now allows Print One and FastSigns to service all your printing and promotional needs. Print One says, "If your name is on it, we can do ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on April 18th for the brand new facility of the Hood County YMCA, located at 1475 James Road across the street from the Acton Middle School. This much-anticipated facility provides 46,000 square feet for the public to use, including a gym, indoor walking track, indoor pool, outdoor play pool, 5,500 square feet of cardio and strength equipment, and additional ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Monday, April 18, 2016
The Chamber presented our monthly Luncheon on April 15th at the Pecan Plantation Country Club. This month's guest speaker was City Manager Chris Coffman who presented us with information on City Updates. Chris spoke about several new projects the City is beginning and updated us on other projects - such as the new bridge installment of the Moments In Time Hike & Bike Trail - that have ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Friday, April 15, 2016
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on April 14th for our newest Chamber member, Walton & Kuban, PLLC. This new business is located downtown on the Historic Square at 107 East Pearl Street, next door to Central Texas Title. The firm of Walton & Kuban, PLLC practices exclusively in the areas of estate planning, probate, guardianship, elder law, and real estate. Call them today at ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Thursday, April 14, 2016
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on April 13th for the beautiful new addition to the Moments In Time Hike & Bike Trail. This bridge is located at Lambert Branch Park and extends over the downtown flow of the Brazos River. This newest addition to the trail extends it further to its eventual ending place at Hewlett Park. Currently, the trail winds its way from Howard Clemmons Drive at the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on April 12th for one of the Chamber's newest members, JuJu To Go. Located at 2109 East Highway 377 in Granbury (next door to Cari's Restaurant), JuJu To Go is THE place for your nutritional needs. Granbury's source for well being offering whole food smoothies, natural remedies, cold pressed organic juices, and fresh organic soups and salads, JuJu is ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Monday, April 11, 2016
Founder’s Week—honoring Tarleton State University founder John Tarleton—takes place this week with a number of events, from fun to solemn. Hosted by the Tarleton Ambassadors, the annual May Fête Celebration begins at 5 p.m., Tuesday, April 12, near the Hunewell Bandstand in Heritage Oaks Park. Tarleton’s first May Fête took place May 5, 1921. Student Justin ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Monday, April 11, 2016
The Granbury Theatre Company will host a Neil Diamond tribute show for Mother’s Day weekend on May 6-7, at the historic Granbury Opera House in downtown Granbury. The event also includes an optional dinner package at Christina’s Bistro on the square. Conner Lorre’s spectacular “Neil Diamond Tribute Show” features stunningly accurate recreations of Neil ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Saturday, April 09, 2016
The Granbury Chamber of Commerce announced today the theme for the 2016 Old Fashioned 4 th of July will be “Proud to Be an American.” The Grand Marshal for this year’s parade will be the First Responders of Hood County, with the Honorary Grand Marshal being Doofus, the mascot of Second Chance Farm of Granbury. This year’s three day celebration begins Saturday, July 2 nd ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
Friday, April 08, 2016
With just over a month left in the school year, the Granbury High School Class of 2016 - which numbers over 400 seniors - is making preparations for graduation. Graduates will receive their high school diplomas at 7:00 P.M. on Friday, May 27 at the Fort Worth Convention Center. A baccalaureate service sponsored by the Granbury Ministerial Alliance is set for 3:00 P.M. on Sunday, May 22 in the GHS ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Friday, April 08, 2016
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on April 7th for the new location of Artefactz, Decor & More, and Stuff 'N Nonsense. These three businesses have been perfect stand-alones but now share a beautiful new space where you can purchase one-of-a-kind art creations by Cynthia James of Artefactz, original floral arrangements and decor pieces by Glenda at Decor & More, and unique ladies' ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Thursday, April 07, 2016
“Movie Night at the Opera House” will continue on Sunday, April 17, 2016, with the showing of the classic Rebel Without A Cause starring James Dean and Natalie Wood. The event will begin at 7:30pm and is hosted by the Granbury Theatre Company, which manages the historic Granbury Opera House in Downtown Granbury. Nominated for several Academy Awards, the 1955 film directed by ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, April 06, 2016
These Weatherford College medals for mathematics and essay writing dated 1893 were recently donated to the college by Jane and William Murray of Enola, Pennsylvania. The medals originally belonged to Williams’ great-grandmother, Lela Martin. Martin grew up in Weatherford and was Judge Preston Martin’s daughter and Mary Martin’s aunt. Established in 1869, WC is the oldest ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education

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