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H-E-B shows the love to veterans

November 29, 2014
H-E-B shows the love to veterans

Veterans recently enjoyed a special event sponsored by H-E-B at American Legion Post 491. A free dinner and dessert was served to area veterans. Following the dinner, H-E-B presented a special flag to the American Legion. The flag was signed by students. “We are honored every single day to serve veterans in our community, and Veterans Day gives us the opportunity to say ‘thank you’ to the service men and women for all they have done for our country,” said Chelsea Thompson, community coordinator, Granbury H-E-B, 804 Highway 377.

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Community Pantry bringing fresh food

November 29, 2014

The Monthly Community Pantry will be at the Granbury First United Methodist Church (FUMC) distribution site Friday, Dec. 5, from 9-11 a.m. Fresh food distribution through the Tarrant Area Food Bank takes place on the first Friday each month at Granbury FUMC, 301 Loop 567.

There will not be a distribution date in January, since the regular day falls during a holiday closure at Tarrant Area Food Bank.

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More visible location

November 29, 2014
More visible location

Looking forward to continued growth in the area, Cook Children’s Health System is now located at 3906 Highway 377, Suite 110, near H-E-B.

Cook’s clinic has been in Granbury since 1995. Officials say the new location was selected due to growth in the Luton Ranch area.

The Granbury location has nine employees and two primary care providers.

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Local audiologist opens Crawford Hearing Aid Center

November 22, 2014
Local audiologist opens Crawford Hearing Aid Center

Debra Crawford has been working in the hearing aid field in Granbury for the past 12 years. “I love Granbury,” she said. “The people are extremely friendly and the town is truly one-of-a-kind!”

This week, Debra and her husband Matt Crawford opened Crawford Hearing Aid Center at 2441 E. Highway 377, Suite 108.

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Business Briefs

November 22, 2014

DR. HEIZER AWARDED FELLOWSHIP IN DENTISTRY

Dr. Jonathan Heizer was recently recognized during convocation ceremonies at the annual meeting of the Academy of Dentistry International.

He was awarded Fellowship in The Academy of Dentistry International. Fellowship in the Academy is an honor bestowed upon dentists who have distinguished themselves in their profession and who were nominated for the award by an active Fellow of the Academy.

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October Health Inspection Scores

November 19, 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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Home sales showing good signs

November 19, 2014
Home sales showing good signs

The data on real estate for Hood County is in, and things are looking good.

In the past three years, Hood County residential property sales have seen a major increase, from 36 in January of 2011 to 75 in October of 2014. That’s a 48 percent increase.

Another good sign is the decrease in median days on market: 94 in January 2011 down to 80 in October 2014, a 15 percent drop.

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LGMC nationally recognized as top performer

November 15, 2014

Lake Granbury Medical Center (LGMC) has been named a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the nation’s leading accreditor of health care organizations.

The honor recognizes hospitals that excel at meeting the Commission’s stringent measurements for exemplary patient care.

Only 1,224 – or approximately one-third – of eligible United States hospitals achieved this distinction for attaining and sustaining excellence in certain clinical measures.

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NRS opening Saturday

November 15, 2014
NRS opening Saturday

The building didn’t sit empty for long.

Fun-N-Sun boat dealership closed its Granbury location in June, blaming low levels at Lake Granbury for a decline in business.

A new NRS (National Roper’s Supply) opens at the former boat dealership today. The store is promoted as “all things western,” and will encompass the apparel and soft goods from David’s Western Store.

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Business nominations due soon for chamber awards

November 15, 2014

The Best of Business awards will be presented at the Granbury Chamber of Commerce annual banquet Friday, Feb. 6, at the Granbury Resort Conference Center.

The chamber is now taking nominations for businesses and individuals that have set the standard for business excellence and exceptional community service. Nominations for 2014 awards will be accepted until Nov.

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