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AREA AGENCY ON AGING
Doni Green, manager of Aging Programs, will speak for the Lunch Bunch at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 20, at Acton United Methodist Church youth building.
Green will address the free services offerered through the Area Agency on Aging.
Call Action United Methoidst Church at 817-326-4242 to make reservations for lunch and to hear the presentation.… Read the rest
After preparing tax returns, providing bookkeeping services and payroll in Granbury for the past eight years, Delaine Taylor has opened Delaine’s Place at 1101 W. Pearl St.
“It was with great deliberation and support from my family and close business associates that we have decided to open our own accounting office in order to provide the best, most economical services for you,” Taylor stated.… Read the rest
There’s some good news for those hoping to sell a home in Hood County. Pending sales for January 2013 were up 25.5 percent from January 2012. Likewise, closed sales were up 37.5 percent.
The average sales price has increased 16.3 percent. Houses sold in January 2013 received 92.1 percent of original asking price, up from 90 percent in 2012. … Read the rest
Celebrating 10 years
with $10,000 prize
It’s been a good 10 years at Van Griffith Kia in Granbury.
To show appreciation for its customers, the dealer will be giving away $10,000.
“It’s real simple,” said General Manager Randy Rempel. “You can come in and test drive a Kia by March 31, no purchase is needed, and you will be entered in the drawing.” Entries are limited to one per family, and the test driver must present a driver’s license.… 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
It’s home to the smallest State Park in Texas, to the Acton Nature Center, to a Texas-style micro brewery and now a paintball park. Fall Creek Sports (FCS) Paintball is open in Acton at 6025 Fall Creek Highway, between the gated communities of deCordova and Pecan Plantation.
Jeff Kutas, 20-year resident of Acton, recently founded the park. “I thought it would be fun to offer the community a place where parents could be interactive with their kids,” he said.… Read the rest
FIRST FINANCIAL CUSTOMERS
CAN PAY BILLS WITH A PHOTO
A mobile bill pay solution called Picture Pay was launched this week by First Financial Bankshares, Inc.
F. Scott Duesser, chairman, president and CEO of Fist Financial, said, “We are very excited to launch this new technology that pays bills utilizing the camera functionality of smart phones. We are proud to be the first bank in the nation to provide this convenient solution to customers.” … Read the rest