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March 12, 2014

COMMUNITY COUNTS

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

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Warm welcome for Warren

March 5, 2014
Warm welcome for Warren

Warren Ketteman, the new executive director of the Lake Granbury Area Economic Development Corporation, was the man of the hour at a reception held in his honor in the council chambers at Granbury City Hall. Ketteman, pictured here seated at one of the tables with his wife, Lisa, chatted with City Council member Gary Couch and former council member Lisa Johnson.Read the rest

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Book signing

March 5, 2014
Book signing

Brandy Herr, author of the book “Haunted Granbury” and co-founder of the Granbury Ghosts and Legends Tour, will be participating in an author panel and book signing event at Barnes & Noble at The Parks Mall in Arlington as a benefit for the Mansfield Library on March 15 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Herr (right) is pictured with her friend Catherine Winters at a recent book release party at the Langdon Center.Read the rest

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Bealls begins prom season with GHS donation

March 5, 2014

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

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Luminant boosts United Way campaign in Hood County

March 1, 2014
Luminant boosts United Way campaign in Hood County

Jan Caldwell (center right) from Luminant, recently presented a check for $33,131.79 to the United Way of Hood County executive committee for the 2014 United Way campaign. Luminant matches employee contributions 50 cents on the dollar for their employees who donate to the United Way of Hood County. This check brings Luminant’s total for the 2014 campaign to over $100,000. Thanks to funds from the annual United Way Campaign, the United Way of Hood County is able to support the some 24 area partner agencies helping men, women and children.Read the rest

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Granbury Chamber of Commerce makes it official

February 26, 2014
Granbury Chamber of Commerce makes it official

Congressman Mike Conaway (R-Midland) was on hand at the recent Granbury Chamber of Commerce banquet to swear in the new board members. From left: Conaway; Lee Overstreet of Winston Properties; Chairman John Lewis of McGowan and Associates Investment Center; Past Chairman Ruby Thiebaud of Angela Raines Insurance & Financial Services; Jeff McKenzie of Glen-Aire Company; Chair-elect Bart Rodgers of First Financial Bank; Treasurer Jan Caldwell Hulett of Luminant Power; Linda Lytle of Granbury InterBank; Pat Wilson of H-E-B; Brad Boyd of the Law Office of Brad Boyd; Mike Loter of Christian Brothers Automotive; Randy Pearson of Central Texas Title; Trish Reiner of Interim Healthcare; and Danny Hill of Classic Chevrolet Buick GMC.Read the rest

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$2.4 million permit tops January list

February 26, 2014

Joe R. Jones Construction was granted a $2,465,955 commercial permit for Jerry Durant, topping the list of January permits. The 23,618 square-foot building is listed at 5110 Highway 377 East.

Durant could not be reached for comment on the new construction that is listed at the same address as Jerry Durant Toyota.

The city of Granbury approved more than $6.3 million in building permits in January.Read the rest

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Health Inspection Scores

February 26, 2014

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

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Aqua introduces WaterSmart program

February 26, 2014

WaterSmart, an interactive program to help consumers conserve water and learn about water treatment, has been launched by Aqua America, Inc.

The new program is available at AquaAmerica.com. Aqua America is one of the largest U.S.-based, publicly traded water utilities. Aqua has customers in Hood County, as well as nearly three million people in eight states.

“The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates the U.S.Read the rest

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Super donation

February 26, 2014
Super donation

A food drive sponsored by Kroger through Super Bowl Sunday brought in 650 bags of food for Mission Granbury. Board president Lance Terry has expressed gratitude for the donation valued at $3,500 to Mission Granbury.Read the rest

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