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December Health Inspection Scores

January 29, 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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Winners will be honored at Chamber banquet

January 29, 2014

Granbury Chamber of Commerce members nominate businesses and individuals that have set the standard for excellence and exceptional community service. Winners are recognized at the annual Best of Business Awards Banquet for the Chamber.

“Casablanca” is the theme for this year’s banquet on Friday, Feb. 14, at Granbury Resort Conference Center, 621 E. Pearl St. The banquet begins with a social hour at 6 p.m.Read the rest

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Topping-out ceremony at hospital set Jan. 28

January 18, 2014
Topping-out ceremony at hospital set Jan. 28

Lake Granbury Medical Center (LGMC) will celebrate its second topping-out ceremony in the past five years on Tuesday, Jan. 28. The community is invited to witness the last beam placed on the third floor of the new Medical Office Building.

“We celebrated our groundbreaking late in the spring of 2013. The city of Granbury, our construction partners, and our local LGMC team have been diligently adhering to the project timelines,” said CEO Derrick Cuenca.Read the rest

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Large sale a boost in Cresson

January 18, 2014
Large sale a boost in Cresson

Officials at the comptroller’s office report that a large sale and money collected from an audit brought a large increase in the Cresson sales tax revenue this period. The $65,000 payment is some 253 percent more than last year at this time.

Sales tax revenue in December was $2.25 billion, up 3.9 percent compared to December 2012, according to Texas Comptroller Susan Combs.Read the rest

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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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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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