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Opera House to get permanent donor wall

March 4, 2015

By mid- to late April, a permanent donor wall is expected to be in place at the Opera House, replacing a temporary display. Thus far, $244,000 has been raised by community donations to offset the cost of the more than $3.4 million Opera House renovation. The Opera House reopened to the public a little more than a year ago.…

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Weather-related closings

March 4, 2015

Wednesday evening
Acton Baptist Church
Granbury Methodist Church
Lakeside Baptist Church
Grace Bible Church
Granbury Church of Christ
Granbury Baptist
St. Frances Cabrini High School Religious Education
Calvary Church of Granbury
First Baptist Granbury
First Assembly of God and Primera Asamblea De Dios
StoneWater Church
Southside Baptist Church
Thursday
Chamber MemberLink Breakfast
Granbury Project Graduation Style Show…

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Please report your weather closings, delays

March 4, 2015

Please email [email protected] to report weather closings or delays. Click on www.hcnews.com for those closings and delays.…

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Acton Baptist cancels Wednesday evening activities

March 4, 2015

Due to the threat of snow and ice, activities are cancelled for Wednesday night, March 4 at Acton Baptist Church. There are no Wednesday evening activities on March 11 due to spring break. Also, just a reminder that this weekend is the “Spring Forward” time change.…

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Icy roads expected Wednesday night through early Thursday morning

March 3, 2015

Hazardous road conditions are expected Wednesday evening through early Thursday morning after a winter blast of sleet and slow hits the area, according to the National Weather Service. About a half-inch of sleet and an inch of snow will be possible.…

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Council appoints transition committee

March 3, 2015

The Granbury City Council Tuesday night (March 3) appointed a four-member committee to “study the transition” for a Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) that would receive funding from the city, but would be an independent entity. The Council shied away from fully committing to eliminating the city’s Convention and Visitors Bureau department and moving to a separate organization – a move pushed strongly by council member Rose Myers.…

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Birdwell files border bill

March 3, 2015

State Sen. Brian Birdwell (R-Granbury) on Tuesday (March 3) filed Senate Bill 3, the “Stronger Border, Safer Texas” Act, aimed at bolstering law enforcement resources along the Texas-Mexico border. Major functions of the bill include increasing checkpoints, creating a DPS Officer Reserve Corps of retired officers who can assist police statewide and imposing tougher penalties for smugglers.…

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Lang resigns constable seat, plans state rep run

March 3, 2015

Precinct 3 Constable Mike Lang has resigned, and intends to run for state representative, according to Precinct 3 Commissioner Jeff Tout. County Judge Darrell Cockerham said Lang’s letter of resignation will be presented to the Commissioners Court at its next regular meeting, which is scheduled for Tuesday, March 10. Commissioners will appoint a replacement to fill Lang’s unexpired term.…

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Wednesday night activities canceled at Methodist church

March 3, 2015

A church has already canceled Wednesday evening activities in anticipation of wintry weather. Granbury First United Methodist Church announced that Wednesday night events are canceled. Any other cancellations? Please email [email protected]

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McKethan: County now has signed PIA

March 2, 2015

City Manager Wayne McKethan said the county now has a signed Public Improvement Agreement (PIA) for the water and sewer lines for the new recreation center to be built on James Road. The PIA has been long delayed, with both sides blaming the other. Now that the county has the signed PIA, vertical construction should begin soon, after the weather improves.…

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