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Building Permits

January 18, 2014

The city of Granbury issued nearly $1.5 million in building permits in December. Texas Health and Human Services was granted a $522,050 permit to begin construction of the first commercial building on the new loop.

Couto Homes Inc., 3216 Ferry Boat Lane, new residential, $204,596.

Wilson Development Comp., 2001 Highway 377 East, addition-commercial, $175,000.

Couto Homes Inc., 1505 Harbor Lakes Drive, new residential, $259,063.Read the rest

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Monthly sales tax revenue distributed

December 21, 2013

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs is reporting $2.41 billion in state sales tax revenue for the month of November. That’s up 2.8 percent compared to November 2012.

So far this year, Hood County is running about 16 percent behind last year.

For the year, Granbury is about 2 percent ahead of last year. For the month, however, Granbury is down about 2 percent from last year.Read the rest

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Conference center

December 21, 2013

Numerous banquets and celebrations are planned at the Granbury Resort Conference Center and other city properties in January. Reservations and the number of people expected to attend are listed here.

GRANBURY RESORT

CONFERENCE CENTER

Jan. 10: United Cooperative Awards Banquet (350).

Jan. 17-19: TAHPERD Leadership Conference (100).

Jan. 21: Healthy Woman.

Jan. 23: Tarleton ESP Conference (350).

Jan. 24: Chamber Luncheon (125).Read the rest

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Business Briefs

December 21, 2013

Granbury chamber

has five new directors

Five new directors have been added to the 2014 Granbury Chamber of Commerce board of directors.

The new directors selected are Danny Hill (Classic Chevrolet – Buick – GMC), Dr. James Largent (Granbury Independent School District), Mike Loter (Christian Brothers Automotive), Trish Reiner (Integra Care Home Health and Hospice) and Bart Rodgers (First Financial Bank).Read the rest

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Building Permits

December 21, 2013

The City of Granbury issued 18 building permits in November worth $3.15 million.

Richard Fuller, 723 N. Crockett St., fence, $1,100.

Chris Thomas Custom Homes, 305 Paddle Boat Drive, new residential, $203,035.

Chris Thomas Custom Homes, 307 Paddle Boat Drive, new residential, $207,111.

Couto Homes Inc., 403 River Bank Rd., new residential, $204,162.

Claffey Pools, 3526 Abes Landing Dr., new swimming pool, $47,000.Read the rest

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German restaurant coming to square

December 14, 2013
German restaurant coming to square

Ready for some authentic German food? Angelika Wright is eager to meet your request.

Angelika, born and raised in Germany, plans to open Ketzler’s Schnitzel Haus and Biergarten on the square in mid-January. The German restaurant will be in the building formerly occupied by Brazos Smokehouse.

“I want people to taste traditional German food,” Angelika said.

Ketzler’s will feature all kinds of schnitzel – which is basically pork loin with various seasonings, breaded and fried.Read the rest

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Enjoy seasonal activities this weekend

December 14, 2013
Enjoy seasonal activities this weekend

Enjoy seasonal activities this weekend

The recent ice storm brought activities to a screeching halt over the past week. Businesses were closed, people were unable to leave their homes and Christmas shopping was put on hold.

Scott Young, of the Historic Granbury Merchants Association, called the icy event “devastating for the small businesses on the square, as well as all the businesses in Hood County.”

Merchants are hoping that cabin fever and normal weather conditions will bring people out of their homes this weekend.Read the rest

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Business Briefs

December 14, 2013

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit

opens in Granbury

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit opened Thursday in Granbury, with festivities to continue Friday and Saturday.

“I’m so proud to offer pit-smoked barbecue to the Granbury community,” said local owner Chung Yam. “I can’t wait for locals to enjoy all that Dickey’s Barbecue has to offer.”

Merchandise giveaways were planned Friday. On Saturday, Dickey’s Barbecue will serve $2 pulled pork barbecue sandwiches.Read the rest

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Christmas banquets and parties booked at Conference Center

November 23, 2013

Numerous Christmas parties, banquets and celebrations are planned at the Granbury Resort Conference Center and other city properties in December.

GRANBURY RESORT

CONFERENCE CENTER

Dec. 2: Granbury High School Girls Volleyball Banquet (250)

Dec. 3: CTT Christmas party (250)

Dec. 6: Granbury Chamber of Commerce Christmas luncheon (200)

Dec. 6: United Cooperative Services Christmas party (350)

Dec. 7: Lake Granbury Medical Center Christmas party (300)

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Building Permits

November 23, 2013

The City of Granbury issued 15 building permits in October. The $1.44 million in permits included five new residential and three new swimming pools.

VIP Customs, 512 N. Travis St., fence, $1,500.

VIP Customs, 500 N. Travis St., demolition residential, $65.

J Allen Homes Inc., 1006 Sunset Bay Court, new residential, $354,379.

Custom Designs Pool Co., 1600 Monterey Bay Court, new swimming pool, $38,000.Read the rest

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