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May/June health inspection scores

July 26, 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

July 12, 2014

SCREENING MAMMOGRAPHY

FOR UNINSURED WOMEN

The Women’s Imaging department at Lake Granbury Medical Center, in conjunction with Moncrief Cancer Institute, will have screening mammographies Tuesday, July 15, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The screenings are fully funded for women without insurance.

Call 800-405-7739 for location information and to make an appointment.

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Business Briefs

July 5, 2014

‘H-E-B Challenge’

blood drive Sunday

For more than a decade, H-E-B grocery chain has made blood donation a priority in their communities.

In 2013, 17 stores hosted blood drives and together they collected 623 units of blood with Carter BloodCare. This summer, H-E-B stores will again challenge each other to collect the most blood in a series of blood drives called the “H-E-B Challenge.”

H-E-B Granbury is hosting a blood drive from 1 to 5 p.m.

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State sales tax revenue sees growth

June 18, 2014

State sales tax revenue in May was up 8.5 percent compared to last May, Texas Comptroller Susan Combs said. “Sales tax growth was evident across all major economic sectors,” Combs said. Growth was led by the retail and wholesale trade sectors. Sales tax figures represent monthly sales made in April, sent to the state in May, and distributed to the taxing entities in June.

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State sales tax revenue sees growth

June 18, 2014
State sales tax revenue sees growth

State sales tax revenue in May was up 8.5 percent compared to last May, Texas Comptroller Susan Combs said. “Sales tax growth was evident across all major economic sectors,” Combs said. Growth was led by the retail and wholesale trade sectors. Sales tax figures represent monthly sales made in April, sent to the state in May, and distributed to the taxing entities in June.

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Rose of Honor

June 18, 2014
Rose of Honor

Marilyn Luton was recently honored with the Yellow Rose of Texas Award. The award, given through the Office of the Governor, recognizes outstanding Texas women for their “significant contributions to their communities and to Texas in the preservation of our history, the accomplishments of our present and the building of our future.” Luton chairs the Tornado Relief Finance Committee that created a structured system to manage money donated to victims of the tornado last May.

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Building Permits

June 18, 2014

The City of Granbury issued 21 building permits during the month of May. Eleven new residential permits garnered $1,986,633 of the nearly $2.2 million total value.

  • SI Renovations LLC, Granbury Heights Apts., 1705-50 W. Pearl St., renovations, $10,000.
  • LGIC, 1434 Lauren Lane, new residential, $129,401.
  • Premier Homes, 210 Donna Circle, new residential $176,929.
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    Business Briefs

    June 14, 2014

    SENIOR SEMINAR MONDAY WILL COVER TREATMENT FOR HEEL PAIN

    Treatment for heel pain can put you back on the right foot.

    Dr. Richard Adams, podiatrist, will speak on heel pain and plantar fasciitis Monday. The program is at 2 p.m. at the Senior Circle, 1321 Water’s Edge Drive.

    Refreshments will be served.

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    Weekend escapes: Granbury is second

    June 4, 2014

    In a USA Today poll, Granbury placed second the for Best Summer Weekend Escape.

    Topping the list is the beach getaway of Saugatuck, Mich.

    Weekend trippers to Saugatuck, Mich., on the coast of Lake Michigan, come for its artistic community, local dining, numerous B&Bs and plentiful outdoor options, including relaxing on the beaches of the lake or conquering the area sand dunes.

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    Builders presenting Showcase of New Homes

    June 4, 2014

    A self-guided tour of new homes in the Lake Granbury area is planned this weekend and next. The Hood County Builders Association presents the Showcase of New Homes this Saturday and Sunday, and again June 14-15.

    The latest building trends will be presented for those looking to relocate to a new home, or update existing homes.

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