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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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    Send applications for Granbury Realtor-Redo

    June 4, 2014

    The annual Granbury Realtor-Redo is planned by the Granbury Association of Realtors. This is a project 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 and improve the landscaping.

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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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