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Monday, June 12, 2017
Precision Racing and Atlas Racing, two of the F1 in Schools teams from Granbury High School team, placed first and second in the national competition on June 8-10, 2017, at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin. Students will traveling abroad to represent the United States in the world finals for the fourth time in five years. “The competition stretched over three days with students racing ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Thursday, June 08, 2017
Due to overwhelming interest in the lawn mower exchange program, the Clean Air Coalition Board Members have decided to extend the program deadline. Applications will now be accepted through June 30 th . The application is available at the Clean Air Coalition website, www.hoodcountycleanair.com . Participating dealers are Lowes and Home Depot. Under the program, applicants will receive a $200 ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, Community
Thursday, June 08, 2017
Brent Baker was named Weatherford College interim president Wednesday afternoon in a unanimous vote of the WC Board of Trustees. Baker was hired as the director of college relations in 1997 and has served as the vice president of institutional advancement since 2006. He takes the position following Dr. Kevin Eaton who requested a transfer out of the presidency in May. “The WC Board of ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Friday, June 02, 2017
Presentations of Rumors , Dracula and The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe highlight the fall lineup for the Theatre at Tarleton. Performances take place in the Clyde H. Wells Fine Arts Center on the university’s Stephenville campus. The fall season opens Tuesday, Sept. 26, with the annual ULTRA Club Dinner Theatre. Festivities include a catered dinner for club members followed by the ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community
Friday, June 02, 2017
The Granbury Chamber of Commerce has named the Marine Corps Junior ROTC as the 2017 Grand Marshal of the Hometown Parade scheduled for Tuesday, July 4 th . The parade theme is “Great Nation, Bright Future.” This was another excellent year for the Granbury MCJROTC as they were designated a Naval Honor School in August which includes the honor to nominate candidates to the service ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Two prospective head coaches have been named finalists to lead Granbury High School athletic teams beginning in the 2017-18 school year. Their appointments are subject to approval by the Granbury ISD school board. Ashley Benson and Tim Brewer are the head coaching finalists for the softball and tennis programs respectively. The two could succeed departing coaches Erinn Jayjohn (softball) and ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
More than 500 hungry patrons attended the ninth annual Taste of Parker County last week and helped the Weatherford College Foundation raise approximately $20,000 to support the students of WC. “We can’t thank our vendors, sponsors and patrons enough for sticking with us last Thursday,” said Brent Baker, Executive Director of the Foundation. The event was postponed for a week due ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Friday, May 26, 2017
The Granbury Chamber of Commerce has announced the theme for the 2017 Old Fashioned 4 th of July as “Great Nation, Bright Future.” This year’s three day celebration begins Sunday, July 2 nd and goes through Tuesday, July 4 th . The annual event brings throngs of visitors to town for the three-day event that features more than 100 arts & crafts and food vendors lining the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
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
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
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
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

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