Texas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 5.7 percent in January, the lowest since November 2008. It was down from 6 percent in December 2013, and remained below the nation’s January unemployment rate of 6.6 percent.
Texas employers expanded their payrolls in January with the addition of 33,900 seasonally adjusted total nonfarm jobs for a total of 322,400 jobs added over the year.… Read the rest
Texas Comptroller Susan Combs said today that state sales tax revenue in February was $2.2 billion, up 5.8 percent compared to February 2013.
The sales tax figures represent January sales reported by monthly tax filers.
Combs will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts their March local sales tax allocations totaling $553 million, up 4.1 percent compared to March 2013.… Read the rest
The City of Granbury approved 18 building permits in February valued at $1,784,926. Nearly $1.7 million of that total was for nine new residential and new townhouse construction permits.
Dawn Hawk, 411 E. Bridge St., accessory building, $800.
Al Johnson, Hopper Custom Homes, 2534 Vineyard Drive, new townhouse, $162,920.
Al Johnson, Hopper Custom Homes, 2536 Vineyard Drive, new townhouse, $140,930.
Al Johnson, Hopper Custom Homes, 2538 Vineyard Drive, new townhouse, $134,590.… Read the rest
Food service health inspection scores are posted monthly by the city of Granbury.
Inspections occur about twice a year, not all businesses are inspected each month. Each violation has a demerit value, and this is subtracted from 100 to give the inspection score.
Restaurants with a failing score of 59 or below are closed immediately and must be re-inspected before opening.… Read the rest
SAVINGS PASS FROM BEALLS
Bealls will be rewarding their customers who make donations to Mission Granbury through its “30 Days of Giving” campaign.
All Bealls customers who visit the Granbury store between March 1-30 will be invited to donate to Mission Granbury.
Bealls is giving every Mission Granbury donor a Community Counts Savings Pass that entitles shoppers to a 30 percent discount on regular, sale and clearance items.… Read the rest
Bealls is helping to kick off prom season with a donation to the Granbury High School Project Graduation. Representatives from Bealls recently presented a $500 check at the Project Graduation Fashion Show and Prom Expo. The Expo included information on the upcoming prom, a prom fashion show and dinner.
The donation came from an effort put forth by the Project Graduation team to help Bealls have the most Facebook check-ins on Thanksgiving night.… Read the rest