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April Health Inspection Scores

May 16, 2015

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

May 16, 2015

OLD PHOTOGRAPHS SOUGHT

FOR GRANBURY HISTORY

Melinda Ray is collecting photographs of people who lived in Granbury or Hood County between 1850 and 1900.

The photos will be used as part of the Granbury History and Heritage Foundation Tours display wall at the Historic Nutt House Hotel on the square.

“This wall will be part of what we share with folks who come to our new History Talks at the Nutt House on Saturdays this summer,” Ray said.

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Realtors will revitalize historic home

May 9, 2015

The Granbury Association of Realtors is gearing up for the fourth annual Granbury Realtor-Redo. The Redo is a mission to revitalize the exterior of a home for a deserving resident within the historical district and historical overlay of the City of Granbury.

With the help of donated supplies and labor from local companies, Granbury Realtors will restore the exterior of one home in need of revitalization and landscaping.

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Granbury man wins contest for 7-Eleven franchise

May 9, 2015
Granbury man wins contest for 7-Eleven franchise

When it came time to select a franchise winner from three finalists, 7-Eleven President and CEO Joe DePinto couldn’t pick just one.

Instead, DePinto is awarding a 7-Eleven store to each of the three veterans who were finalists in the “Operation: Take Command” contest.

U.S. Navy veteran Mark Anthony Page of Granbury is one of the winners, and his family couldn’t be more excited.

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Granbury sales tax up 7 percent

May 9, 2015
Granbury sales tax up 7 percent

Granbury and Hood County are bucking the state trend with sales tax. Both have a healthy increase in sale tax collections this year.

Across the state, the growth in sales tax revenue is starting to slow down, according to officials.

State sales tax revenue in April was up 1 percent compared to April 2014.

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United Cooperative to award scholarships

May 6, 2015

Demonstrating its commitment to the communities it serves, United Cooperative Services this summer will provide $50,000 in energy scholarship awards to 14 students who are members of the cooperative.

The scholarship application process runs through June 1.

United’s scholarship award program was created to encourage and assist in the educational pursuits of the co-op’s members and their families.

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Kroger Marketplace open for business

May 2, 2015
Kroger Marketplace open for business

The new Kroger Marketplace had its grand opening Friday.

The 120,000-square-foot store – almost twice the size of Kroger’s “old” location – features more than 60 shopping aisles and more than 20 check-out lanes.

In addition to food items, the massive Kroger building houses a Fred Meyer Jewelers, a Starbucks, a pharmacy and departments for clothing, toys, office and computer supplies, a Smartphone and Tablet Shop and more.

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They came to view the all-new ICU

May 2, 2015
They came to view the all-new ICU

Pubic tours of the new intensive care unit at Lake Granbury Medical Center were given Tuesday afternoon. Hood County residents mingled in the hall after stepping inside the rooms to check out the new 12-bed ICU. After demolishing the older double-occupancy patient rooms/offices, traditional nursing station and former hospital conference room, the hospital’s second floor has been transformed to an up-to-date intensive care unit.

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Go see ‘Mockingbird’

May 2, 2015

For years I have hoped for two shows to grace the stage at the Granbury Opera House, “To Kill A Mockingbird,” and “Cat On A Hot Tin Roof.”

Well, one is here now.

“To Kill A Mockingbird” is showing through May 24. Even if you’ve seen the play or movie before (and most have), there is never a reason to not go see this show.

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Big money given for little Texans

May 2, 2015
Big money given for little Texans

CASA of Hood Somervell received a grant of $8,000 from the Texas Bar Foundation, closing Child Abuse Awareness month on a high note.

Since its inception in 1965, The Texas Bar Foundation has awarded more than 16 million dollars in grants to law related programs. Supported by the members of the State Bar of Texas, the Texas Bar Foundation is the nation’s largest charitably-funded foundation.

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