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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
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
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
The Granbury ISD Board of Trustees took preliminary action on former administration complex property at its regular monthly meeting on March 27, 2017. The board action followed hearing a feasibility study report on the highest and best use of the former administration facilities. In June, school trustees approved a proposal from the Institute of Urban Studies at the University of Texas at ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Monday, March 27, 2017
Project Graduation recently received a big donation of $1,022 from Brent Northcutt Farmers Insurance and Financial Services – all made from free throws at Pirate and Lady Pirate basketball games during the 2016-17 season. Owner Brent Northcutt made the contribution the parent organization, which is charge of an all-night celebration following high school graduation, after tracking the free ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Thursday, March 23, 2017
The City of Granbury announced today a new addition to their website. The Water Treatment Plant Construction Project information webpage will provide updated information on the project, including background information about the project and progress photos of the construction. You can also view information on the plant capacity and a video log of the progress being made. You can access the new ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
The Bullock Museum in Austin, Texas is sponsoring the Texas Story Project, a platform collecting stories of family, history, and life in Texas. The Texas Story Project welcomes Texas-related folklore, recipes, descriptions of artifacts and places, hidden attic treasures, photographs, videos, historical fiction, oral histories, campfire stories, personal memories, and more. Bullock Museum editors ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber, Community
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
The Texas Association of Business, part of the Texas State Chamber, announced on March 21, 2017 that Former State Representative Jim Keffer would be joining the lobby team for the remainder of the 85th session. "The Texas Association of Business is proud to announce that for State Representative Jim Keffer will be working with the rest of the TAB lobby team for the remainder of the 85th ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Weatherford College has announced commercial real estate developer Warren Creason as the 2017 Alumnus of Year. He will be honored during the annual Alumni Awards Luncheon April 21 along with Distinguished Alumni Award honorees Jake Arrieta, Jenny Morris Lewallen, and David C. Nicklas. Creason played basketball at WC from 1974 to 1976 before transferring to Texas A&I University in Kingsville. ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
The Office of the Governor invites Texas companies to join them at the International Paris Air Show in France in June. The 52nd International Paris Air Show is the largest and longest-running aerospace trade show in the world. Since its launch, the show has been at the very heart of developments in the global aerospace market, for which it has become the most important meeting place over the ...read more
Categories: Economic, Chamber, Press Release
Monday, March 20, 2017
In a press release dated March 20, 2017, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) announced the construction schedule for the long awaited US 377 Cresson Relief Route.
Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
Saturday, March 18, 2017
It was a rainy, cold January day at Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, but something special was happening in the giraffe barn. At the time, the barn activity was unbeknownst to Louis Pienaar, Fossil Rim support services co-manager, when he discovered trouble at the park’s Overlook. “We were cleaning out brush while working on the new Activity Center, and by accident we hit the guidewires on ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Friday, March 10, 2017
The Granbury Chamber welcomed a new business to Granbury, Vintage Floors, with a ribbon cutting ceremony on March 9th. Vintage Floors is located at 4303 East Highway 377 at the corner of James Road. In their spacious 5,000 square foot showroom, Vintage Floors has all the newest flooring designs available to accommodate any budget. You will find tile that looks like wood with realistic, true wood ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber
Monday, March 06, 2017
Granbury High School law and public safety students placed second in a SWAT team competition on March 4, 2017, at GHS. Six students are advancing to the state level in the contest sponsored by the Texas Public Service Association. The SWAT team members are Chase Baker, Kenia Cortes, Dylan Goosen, Freeman Hawker, Sam Henthorn, and Kollin Ladesic. The team will be joining five other GHS students ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
The City of Granbury has launched a Downtown Streetscape Project information webpage within the City website. On this page you will find news releases, project updates, renderings of the final design, and progress photos for the Downtown Streetscape Project. There is also a section that answers Frequently Asked Questions about the project. The public can access this page by visiting ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Economic, Press Release
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
In a press release issued on March 1, 2017, the Office of the Governor for the State of Texas announced that Texas had once again been awarded the Governor's Cup for Site Selection for 2016. "The State of Texas has won Site Selection’s 2016 Governor’s Cup, an award that is given annually to the top performing state for capital investment and job creation. In 2016, Texas ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Economic

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