State sales tax revenue in May was $2.26 billion, up 7.9 percent compared to May 2012, according to Texas Comptroller Susan Combs.
Granbury’s monthly payment was up about 4 percent from last year, while Hood County’s monthly check was down about 8 percent.
For the year, Granbury is up about 3 percent over 2012. … Read the rest
Free screenings Tuesday
at Baylor Surgicare
Baylor Surgicare at Granbury will have facility tours and free screenings on Tuesday.
Activities from 1-4 p.m. include: Meet the medical team, tour the facility, free health screenings and free hearing screenings.
From 2-4 p.m., the center will have free vision screenings.
Baylor Surgicare is located at 1717 Paluxy Road. … 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
The city of Granbury issued $2,815,734 in building permits during month of May.
There were 10 projects carrying a value in the six digits.
The list was led by a $470,000 permit for the new Dairy Queen being built at 950 Highway 377 E. Turnkey Contractors, LLC is the contractor. … Read the rest
PRETTY HAIR: Chalet of Wigs is open in Granbury at 1648 S. Meadows Drive. The store features a wide range of synthetic wigs, including top-of-the line hand-tied wigs. Human hair wigs are also available. The store is open Tuesday through Saturday, closed on Sunday and Monday. You can reach store owner, Dominique Howard (pictured) at 817-579-7777. … Read the rest
Tornado survivors get assistance from Charter
Charter is donating a total of $20,000 to community-based organizations in Granbury and Cleburne to assist victims of the May 15 tornadoes that devastated neighborhoods in both North Texas cities.
Keeping with Charter’s tradition of directly supporting the communities served, Charter will make $10,000 donations to both Mission Granbury and the Cleburne Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Cleburne Area Relief Fund.… Read the rest
Only 50 out of 3000 Chevy dealers in the United States earn the coveted GM Dealer of the Year Award. This award is a symbol of exceptional performance in sales, service and overall customer satisfaction.
Not surprisingly, few dealerships are able to sustain this level of success year after year. … Read the rest
Texas Comptroller Susan Combs reports state sales tax revenue in April was $2.15 billion, up 3.9 percent compared to April 2012.
Unlike the state-wide average, collections were down across Hood County.
The sales tax collected in March was turned over to the state in April and returned to cities and counties in May. … Read the rest
The sights and sounds of oriental dance will be presented Saturday, May 11 as Belly by Heather – Granbury Belly Dance presents “An Evening of Oriental Dance.”
The dance presentation is a benefit for the Granbury Cheetahs Special Olympics team.
The program will be at the Granbury Resort Conference Center, beginning at 6 p.m. with a silent auction and raffle. The show begins at 7 p.m.… Read the rest