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Friday, May 19, 2017
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on May 17th for a new member of the Chamber, Dani Tye Salon, located at 1030 East Highway 377, Suite 108. Dani Tye Salon is about rejuvenating the hair industry. They have stylists that specialize in everything you might need. So, don't be afraid to try something new...come hang out in their chair! Give them a call at 817.573.2010 to book your next ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
The City of Granbury is currently replacing its surface water treatment plant with a new microfiltration/reverse osmosis water treatment plant that will expand Granbury’s treated surface water capacity by more than 5 times. This will entirely replace the existing water treatment plant as well as the City’s current wholesale contracted water supply. In conjunction with this project and ...read more
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Nancy McVean, Weatherford College drama instructor, was announced as the 2017 Faculty Member of the Year during this past weekend’s commencement ceremony. McVean was not able to attend the ceremony due to a previously planned trip, but left a statement to be read in case she was selected the recipient of the award. “With all my heart I regret not being here for this once in a lifetime ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Monday, May 15, 2017
TXPAGES was honored with a Gold Book Award at the Association of Directory Publishers’ (ADP), 2017 Annual Convention and Partners Trade Show, recently held in Fort Worth Texas. This Yellow Pages industry award recognizes publishers and partner members for outstanding directory products and mobile, online and marketing innovations. TXPAGES award winning entry was in the “Excellence in ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, May 12, 2017
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on May 11th for the Phase 1 Square Construction Completion on the Historic Downtown Granbury square. Phase 1 Construction on the square improvements is complete. The project includes curb limestone and limestone inserts in the sidewalks located on Bridge and Houston streets. Sidewalk brick pavers are in and the sidewalk installation on Bridge and Houston is ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
The Brazos River Authority is encouraging everyone to “Wear Your Life Jacket to Work” on Friday, May 19, 2017. The national event is held each year to stress the importance of wearing a life jacket while on or near the water and to demonstrate their comfort and versatility by wearing them to work. “Wear Your Life Jacket to Work” Day kicks off the Brazos River ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Marine Corps JROTC cadets from Granbury High School attended an awards ceremony on May 4, 2017. Local military organizations presented scholarships and cash awards to top cadets: American Legion Post 278: Jeremiah Patterson for military excellence and Daishia Pratt for scholastic excellence (includes $1,000 scholarships) American Legion Post 491: senior Daired Knul and underclassman Jakob Rankin ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Monday, May 08, 2017
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on May 4th for the a long-standing Chamber member, Blushes Salon & Spa, to commemorate their 30th anniversary. Located at 5464 Acton Highway, Blushes Salon is owned by long-time Chamber representative Mary Pike. Situated a mere stone's throw from the DFW Metroplex, Blushes Salon sits on a pastoral six acres of idyllic, lush gardens. Established in 1983, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Friday, May 05, 2017
The City has begun working on this year’s preventative to help control the mosquito population during mosquito season in Granbury, and encourages residents to implement mosquito control efforts at their own homes as well. Trained City staff will be using chemical fogging to help control the mosquito population. Truck-mounted spraying will be conducted by as often as twice weekly, depending ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, May 04, 2017
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on May 3rd for the newest Chamber member, King's Appliance Outlet, at their location on North Houston Street (Highway 51 North). King's Appliance Outlet is a family-owned discount appliance store based in Granbury, Texas since 2015. King's Appliance has served customers in Granbury with low prices and top notch customer service. Their knowledge of ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Wednesday, May 03, 2017
The City of Granbury has received the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its budget for the 2015-16 fiscal year. Award recipients have pioneered efforts to improve the quality of budgeting and provide an excellent example for other governments throughout North America. The City of Granbury was one of only 1,565 recipients to receive this ...read more
Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, May 02, 2017
Almost 150 seventh graders in Granbury ISD will be part of the Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) program, a new district initiative that provides academic and leadership support for students entering rigorous coursework that prepares them for a pathway to university studies, during the 2017-18 school year. The students, who are currently sixth graders at Acton Middle School and ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Friday, April 28, 2017
A Granbury Salute Memorial Weekend will blend the two common perceptions of Memorial Day by kicking off the summer season while still paying tribute to the real reason for the special day. The patriotic festival, taking place May 27-29 on Granbury’s historic downtown square, will feature family activities, art and craft booths, food vendors, patriotic live music, vintage military vehicles, ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Tarleton State University Athletics has announced Texan football’s 11-game schedule for the 2017 season that is set to kick off on Sept. 2 with a trip to Cleveland, Miss. “We’re excited about the schedule we have in front of us,” said Todd Whitten , who is set to begin his eighth season this fall as the head coach of the Texans. “It will be a huge challenge for us, ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Weatherford College softball alumna Bethany Allen was presented with the Ben Hogan Perseverance Award Wednesday in Fort Worth. The award, sponsored by the Ben Hogan Foundation in partnership with Texas Health Ben Hogan Sports Medicine, includes a $5,000 scholarship for Allen and $5,000 for Weatherford College. “I nominated Bethany for the award because she is one of the most mentally, ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Weatherford College’s Landon Gray is the North Texas Junior College Athletic Conference Baseball Position Player of the Week for April 16-22. The freshman catcher from Granbury had a .571 batting average last week with three home runs, 11 RBI, five runs scored and five walks to lead the Coyotes to a 4-0 record during that period. For the season, Gray is hitting .363 with 53 hits, 38 RBI, ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Monday, April 24, 2017
The Chamber presented our monthly Luncheon on April 21st at the DeCordova Bend Country Club. This month's guest speaker was Dr. Patrick Condy, D.Sc. Dr. Condy is the executive director of Fossil Rim Wildlife Center. Fossil Rim is a Wildlife Sanctuary in Glen Rose, Texas dedicated to the conservation of species in peril, conducting scientific research, training of professionals, responsible ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Thursday, April 20, 2017
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) is still accepting applications for the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan (TERP) Rebate Grants Program. The Rebate Grants Program is limited to the upgrade or replacement of diesel on-road heavy duty vehicles and select non-road equipment. On-road vehicles must have a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) greater than 8,500 pounds. Non-road equipment ...read more
Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Granbury High School junior Shane Smiskol was honored by Congressman Mike Conaway for winning the Congressman App Challenge. The classroom presentation was held on April 19, 2017, at GHS. The annual competition for high school students to highlight the value of computer science and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education. The winning entry entitled MarkovSMS analyzes a ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
The Granbury ISD Board of Trustees held its regular monthly meeting on April 17, 2017. The board agreed to a telemedicine partnership with Cook Children’s Physician Network to provide visits with a pediatric nurse practitioner or pediatric doctor if a child is sick or needs medical attention that can be diagnosed and treated through the program. Visits would be coordinated with campus ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
The Weatherford College Board of Trustees approved eight recommendations for exclusionary zones pertaining to concealed carry of a firearm on campus at their regular meeting Monday afternoon. Senate Bill 11 allows License to Carry holders to conceal carry their firearms on community college campuses starting Aug. 1 and does allow for restriction of conceal carry in some instances. The ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Friday, April 07, 2017
A special ribbon cutting ceremony was held for current Chamber member, Shad Ramsey Photography, at their newest location of 201 East Pearl Street, Suite 107 inside the Granbury Square Plaza. For Shad and his group of associate photographers, photography is the center of their world. Whether for pay, or for one of their many charitable shoots, any opportunity to click the shutter is just plain ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Tuesday, April 04, 2017
The Granbury Chamber was proud to be a part of the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new playground at City Park. The new equipment and layout of the playground was donated by the Granbury Optimist Club. The event took place on March 30th at the City Park on Pearl Street with hundreds of adults and children in attendance. The Granbury Optimist Club partnered with the City of Granbury to replace the ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber
Monday, April 03, 2017
The Granbury Chamber welcomed a new business to Granbury, Marksmen Firearms and Outfitters, with a ribbon cutting ceremony on March 30th. Marksmen Firearms is located at 3307 East Highway 377 in the old Brazos River Outfitters location. The mission at Marksmen Firearms is to guide and educate their customers, whether they are new to firearms or they are experienced, skilled shooters. ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber
Sunday, April 02, 2017
In an article published on the Texas Governor's website (Gov.Texas.Gov) on April 2, 2017, Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott took a stand on the foster care system: Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott today attended and addressed concertgoers at the A Place to Stay Concert, featuring music from the newly released album The Foster EP by Texas singer/songwriters Radney Foster and Kyle Hutton. The ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Tarleton State University and the Texan Corps of Cadets have partnered with the U.S. Air Force and Texas Christian University to offer aerospace studies and an opportunity to commission in the Air Force. Starting this fall, cadets can enroll in TCU’s Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) and compete for AFROTC scholarships while completing their degree at Tarleton. Depending on ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
In a press release dated March 29, 2017, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce announced new legislation introduced to the Senate to improve cybersecurity resources for small businesses. Entitle the MAIN STREET Cybersecurity Act, this legislation is sponsored by Senators Risch and Schatz, and calls on the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to assess the voluntary Framework for Improving ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Economic, Press Release
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Approximately 8,500 FFA members from across the state will converge on the campus of Tarleton State University, Thursday, April 6, to participate in the annual FFA Invitational Career Development Event (CDE) Judging Contests. This year marks the 45th year Tarleton’s College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences will host the statewide FFA invitational, organized by Dr. Ted Ford, ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Press Release

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