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September Health Inspection Scores

October 18, 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.

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Business Briefs

October 18, 2014

BRAZOS BARBER SHOP GIVEN TEXAS TREASURE DESIGNATION

The Brazos Barber Shop has been named a Texas Treasure Business by the Texas Historical Commission. The award was announced by the Hood County Historical Commission.

The Texas Treasure award pays tribute to businesses that have provided employment opportunities and support to the state’s economy for 50 years or more.

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Business Briefs

October 11, 2014

ONE SLICE AT A TIME

COMPETING FOR BBQ TITLE

A professional barbecue team from Granbury will compete in the 26th Annual Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitational Barbecue Saturday, Oct. 25.

Gene and Angie Pruett, whose team is known as One Slice At A Time, will be in Lynchburg, Tennessee for the competition.

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Top Partner

September 27, 2014
Top Partner

H-E-B recently named 26 exceptional partners (employees) from its stores and warehouse teams throughout Central Texas at the 15th Annual Partner of the Year luncheon in Temple. Ann Simmons (right) was named the Granbury H-E-B Partner She is pictured with Granbury Unit Director Pat Wilson.

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Longtime director retires

September 27, 2014
Longtime director retires

Nelda Robertson holds a city proclamation declaring Nelda Robertson Day at a dinner to honor her service. She was praised for her devotion and excellent service to the Granbury Housing Authority for 29 years. Mayor Nin Hulett is on her left and Carey Gentry, chairman of the Granbury Housing Authority, is on her right.

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Retail construction takes off

September 27, 2014

A permit for $6.5 million leads the Granbury building permits from the months of July and August. The permit to Collins and Arnold Construction Co. is for the new Kroger store at 3915 Highway 377 E.

According to the Collins and Arnold website, Kroger is a “valued national client.” The site further states that the company has been building Kroger stores throughout the Southeast since 1994.

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Angela Ables named store director at Granbury Brookshire’s

September 27, 2014
Angela Ables named store director at Granbury Brookshire’s

Ables

Angela Ables, most recently store director at Brookshire’s in Ennis, has been named store director at the Brookshire’s in Granbury, located at 1301 S. Morgan St.

Ables joined Brookshire Grocery Co. in 2002 as a store manager trainee.

She later served as an assistant store manager in Clifton and and in Whitney before being promoted in 2010 to store director in Hillsboro.

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We help by working together

September 20, 2014
We help by working together

The VFW and area Home Depot Stores have partnered to help provide a place to live for a local veteran’s family. Both Shadow and Amy Gartman were fully employed until Shadow developed brain cancer. Prior to his passing, Air Force veteran Gartman was hoping to provide a home for his wife.

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Check wells for bacteria

September 20, 2014

Bacteria and nitrate are widespread in the environment, so every household water well owner should regularly test the water to make sure no health risks exist, according to the National Ground Water Association.

While most bacteria found in water do not cause disease, disease-causing bacteria called pathogens can exist in well water given the right circumstances, officials with NGWA report.

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Business Briefs

September 20, 2014

REALTOR BETH SHEARON

EARNS GRI DESIGNATION

Beth Shearon of Winston Properties, LLC recently received the nationally recognized Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI) designation.

The GRI program is offered through the Nationl Association of Realtors and administered by the Texas Association of Realtors. Graduates complete 30-hour courses in specialized subjects such as contracts, finance, professional standards, agency marketing and implementing technology to improve their business.

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