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Granbury Resort Conference Center

June 4, 2014

The Granbury Resort Conference Center hosted a junkin’ event, Senior Circle prom and other programs during the month of May.

1. May 1 – National Day of Prayer

2. May 2 – Millwood Hospital

3. May 3 – Christ Church of Fort Worth

4. May 3 – Granbury Optimist Club

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United reaches

May 24, 2014

Employees at United Cooperative Services reached a historic milestone on May 12. They logged 1 million work hours without a lost-time accident.

While this achievement is significant for the 152 employees at the electric cooperative utility, it is more noteworthy considering the business it’s in—delivering electric power to the cooperative’s nearly 80,000 meters and 55,000 members.

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Reusable bags distributed

May 17, 2014
Reusable bags distributed

In response to recent concerns over the growing litter issue and cleaning up the environment, Interim HealthCare provided complimentary reusable bags to those attending the Senior Circle Prom earlier this month. “We have been listening to the concerns of our community members regarding the prevalence of plastic bags that find their way to the side of the road, and recognize that litter is an issue,” state Lori Mills, business development specialist at Interim HealthCare.

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April health inspection scores

May 17, 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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Building Permits

May 17, 2014

The city of Granbury issued nearly $2.9 million in building permits in April. New commercial permits include Aldi Grocery store and the demolition and reconstruction of Taco Bell.

nBob Pannell, Lowe’s Home Centers LLC, 114 W. Doyle St., accessory building, $7,000.

nJenna Brown, Donald Bridges, 407 Counts Alley, new residential, $195,142.

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Business Briefs

May 10, 2014

Beall’s ‘Giving’ campaign

Benefits Mission Granbury

Mission Granbury is getting a nice donation from Beall’s Department Store.

With a customer campaign, the store in Granbury raised $3,496 for Mission Granbury.

Stage Stores turned the month of March into “30 Days of Giving” at all 849 of their stores including Bealls, Goody’s, Palais Royal, Peebles and Stage.

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Granbury Resort Conference Center

May 10, 2014

The Granbury Resort Conference Center hosted various banquets, celebrations and other events during the month of April.

April 9: Granbury High School Boys Basketball Banquet

April 10: Granbury Opera Guild fundraiser

April 12: Peaster High School Prom

April 15: Healthy Woman luncheon

April 17: Kids Armor of Hope

April 19: Sentor/Scott wedding and reception

April 22-24: Hood County/City Police Training

April 22: Tarleton ESP Program

April 28: City of Granbury Town Hall Meeting

April 29: Granbury ISD Teen Training

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Kris Brown opens dealership

May 10, 2014
Kris Brown opens dealership

Joining a small handful of female-owned dealerships in the nation, Kris Brown Chevrolet Buick GMC in Cleburne opened Monday. Purchased with partner, Tom Durant, owner of Classic Chevrolet, Brown plans to bring her unique touch to this new dealership. “I’ve grown up in the car business,” says Kris, “it’s in my blood.

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Business Briefs

May 3, 2014

Robin Pearson RECOGNIZED

one of the best in STATE

Robin D. Pearson, CTIA of Central Texas Title, received the 2014 Professional Excellence Award by the Texas Land Title Association (TLTA).

The award recognizes the unsung heroes who make a difference in the title industry. Since its inception in 1997, this honor has been bestowed upon the best of best in the Texas land title industry and serves as the hallmark of exceptional career achievement.

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Mission Accomplished!

April 26, 2014
Mission Accomplished!

A huge crowd came out for a ribbon cutting ceremony for Mission Granbury Wednesday morning at its new location, 3611 Plaza East Court off Highway 377. Board President Lance Terry and Executive Director April Mitchell are in center cutting the ribbon. Mission Granbury staff were on hand to conduct tours during the open house following the ribbon cutting.

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