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Friday, September 15, 2017
Following a closed session Thursday, members of the Weatherford College Board of Trustees unanimously agreed to move forward with taking on additional facilities in Granbury. College administration has worked with Granbury ISD for several months to determine the future of three GISD buildings that exist adjacent to the current WC Education Center at Granbury located on Jones Street. The ISD has ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Distinguished Concerts International New York City (DCINY) announced today that Joseph Noëlliste and the Acton United Methodist Church Chancel Choir have been invited to participate in a performance of Mark Hayes’ International Carol Suite on the DCINY Concert Series in New York City. This performance at Carnegie Hall is planned to take place on Sunday, November 19, 2017. These ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
As of the fall semester count day, Weatherford College reached a record enrollment of 6,357 students. Not only is this a 12.9 percent increase over the fall of 2016, it is the first time in WC’s history to boast more than 6,000 students. This is the largest year-to-year enrollment increase for the college since 2009 when the number of students jumped 13 percent. To ensure the increased ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Economic, Press Release
Monday, September 11, 2017
Seventy-six Granbury High School students were inducted into the National Honor Society at a ceremony held on September 10, 2017, in the GHS Bagby-McMahan Performing Arts Center. Selection was based on the four criteria of the organization: scholarship, leadership, service, and character. Students must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.75 as well as the recommendation of the faculty. ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
In the wake of last week’s catastrophic flooding from Hurricane Harvey, the Granbury Chamber of Commerce and Revolver Brewing joined together to send aid for those areas heavily impacted. Revolver provided several trucks loaded with pallets of bottled water, and another truck for the Chamber to fill with non-perishable items. The call was sent out to the community to help #FillTheTruck on ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Today, Brookshire Grocery Co. is donating a quarter-million bottles of drinking water for people in areas affected by Hurricane Harvey. Company 18-wheelers left the distribution center in Tyler at roughly 3 p.m. for the Houston Food Bank and the City of Angleton in Brazoria County. All Brookshire’s, Super 1 Foods, Spring Market and FRESH by Brookshire’s stores have scan coupons ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Tarleton State University joins the Lone Star Conference in welcoming eight new member institutions in NCAA Division II athletics competition, effective in Fall 2019. The LSC Council of Presidents voted unanimously to offer full membership to current Heartland Conference members Arkansas-Fort Smith, Dallas Baptist University, Lubbock Christian University, Oklahoma Christian University, Rogers ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Monday, August 28, 2017
Brookshire Grocery Co. is donating $52,000 to schools in 25 communities with Spring Market stores and expanding the “Cash for my Class” program to include all Brookshire’s, Super 1 Foods and FRESH by Brookshire’s stores. Now through June 15, 1 percent of qualifying purchases will be earmarked for customers’ choice of participating schools, with schools to receive ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
The Marine Corps JROTC unit at Granbury High School has been named a Naval Honor School for the fourth year in a row. The announcement was made on August 23, 2017. Of the approximately 266 schools throughout the nation, only ten percent of Marine Corps JROTC programs received this recognition. The Granbury unit was one of only a few in the 55-school region selected for the honor. “We are ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Friday, August 04, 2017
A pair of Tarleton State University graduate students were part of a team of researchers that recently located two threatened species of mussels. Leah Woolam and Austin Kaulfus were helping conduct a survey of freshwater mussels in the Colorado River downstream from Tarleton’s Timberlake Biological Field Station in Mills County. During their sampling, the student researchers found surviving ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Wednesday, August 02, 2017
Jacey Smathers’ family turned its tragedy into a positive for students in Tarleton State University’s nursing program. Smathers, a Tarleton nursing student, died from carbon monoxide poisoning early this year. An endowed scholarship in her name was created to help like-minded students. “She loved being a nurse and having the opportunity to help people,” said her mother, ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Friday, July 28, 2017
The Granbury Chamber of Commerce is partnering with SCORE Fort Worth to provide free business counseling, mentoring, and coaching for existing and emerging businesses in the Granbury and Hood County area. Tom Smith, who is an experienced counselor with SCORE, will be conducting this training at the Chamber office every Friday from 10:00am until 2:00pm. The Fort Worth Chapter of SCORE is ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Thursday, July 27, 2017
The new official app for Granbury, Texas, I Love Granbury Texas - Official App of Granbury , is now available as a free download on Apple and Android smartphones and tablets. Developed by zCivic, a division of Austin-based Bar-Z Mobile Development, the app combines features and content from the Granbury Chamber of Commerce, City of Granbury, the Historic Granbury Merchants Association, and Visit ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Press Release
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
The Granbury Chamber of Commerce is proud to sponsor the F1 in Schools program at the Granbury High School for the fourth year in a row. Chamber Chairman of the Board Trish Reiner and President/CEO Mike Scott recently presented a $5,000 donation to GISD Superintendent Dr. James Largent, GISD CTE Director Judy Gentry, and GHS Teacher/F1 Sponsor Todd Gibson. F1 in Schools is the only global ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Weatherford College was recently awarded a five-year extension on a TRIO Upward Bound grant to serve high school students in the Gordon, Millsap, Mineral Wells and Springtown school districts. The five-year, $1.2 million grant is awarded by the United States Department of Education for $257,500 each year beginning Sept. 1. WC has received annual funding for Upward Bound since 1999. “Upward ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Tarleton State University has received accreditation for its master’s degree program in clinical mental health counseling from the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). CACREP accreditation recognizes university counseling programs that meet the standards set by the profession and is among the highest commendations that an academic program can ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Friday, July 21, 2017
Tarleton State University student Kassie Marble calls it a preemiescope. And someday it could help doctors better recognize detached retinas in premature babies. The device emerged from a recent competition that Kassie, a junior physics major, won. She worked on various aspects of the Aggies Invent project, including mechanical design, naming the instrument, assembly and troubleshooting. Her ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Thursday, July 20, 2017
An update has been added to the Downtown Streetscape Project web page: 7/20/2017 - Completion of the new water system is continuing. Due to the discovery of aging water mains in Pearl St., the contractor has been directed to replace these existing lines prior to the reconstruction of the Pearl St./Houston St. and Pearl St./Crockett St. intersections. Vehicles driving over the newly installed ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Education, Press Release

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