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Lake Granbury Medical Center is experiencing construction delays on its much-anticipated new freestanding emergency room facility, which was expected to be completed this summer.

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The Granbury City Council and the Hood County Commissioners Court recently requested that the Hood Central Appraisal District undergo a forensic audit, following concerns brought up by Mayor Jim Jarratt that excess funds were not being returned to the taxing entities.

Joshua Tanner Green, a member of the Granbury Volunteer Fire Department, was publicly recognized Tuesday, May 28, during the Hood County Commissioners Court for his heroic actions in saving an individual’s life.

Precinct 2 Constable John Shirley received a unique honor Tuesday morning when he was awarded a Certificate of Appreciation during a regularly scheduled meeting of the Hood County Commissioners Court.

Hood County received the 2023 Safety Achievement Award from the Texas Association of Counties Risk Management Pool (TAC RMP) for its record of commitment to safety in the workplace, as well as for controlling the county’s workers’ compensation claims.

The Hood County Commissioners Court designated the month of June as Elder Abuse Awareness Month during a regularly scheduled meeting May 28.

The Visit Granbury History Ambassadors and the Volunteer Information Professionals (VIPs) team were also recognized for their dedication and service.

After almost three years of serving on the Granbury City Council, Mayor Pro Tem Steven Vale has officially announced his retirement following the end of his term in November.

The Hood County Commissioners Court unanimously agreed to adopt a budget application procedure for nonprofit organizations during a regularly scheduled meeting May 14.

Granbury City Council honored its newest council member, Gary “Skip” Overdier, Tuesday night with the Leadership Fellow Award from the Texas Municipal League.

Granbury has a new designation following a unanimous decision from the Granbury City Council Tuesday night. Through the efforts of local veteran Kolton Krottinger, Granbury has now officially become a Purple Heart City.

Hood County residents now have a better understanding of local issues following a Community Town Hall hosted by Precinct 2 Commissioner Nannette Samuelson and Precinct 4 Commissioner Dave Eagle May 16.

Granbury City Council officially proclaimed May 25, 2024, Granbury Masonic Lodge Sesquicentennial Day during a regularly scheduled meeting May 21.

Hood County Commissioners Court voted unanimously to approve the county’s first-ever fund balance policy during a regularly scheduled meeting May 14.

The Hood County Commissioners Court unanimously approved a resolution denouncing changes to Title IX announced by the Joe Biden administration during a regularly scheduled meeting May 14.  

Granbury resident Gail Joyce was honored with a surprise proclamation by the Texas State Senate during a regularly scheduled meeting of the Hood County Commissioners Court May 14.

Voters will once again head to the polls beginning today, May 20, to cast their ballots in three Republican runoff races: Hood County Republican Party Chair, Justice of the Peace Precinct 1 and Precinct 112 Chair.

Hood County Commissioners Court got a little heated Tuesday morning as members of the public spoke out against Precinct 2 Constable John Shirley wishing to appoint William Jensen as reserve deputy constable. After a 20-minute debate between members of the public and the court, the action item was later removed from the agenda as the court discovered it had no jurisdiction in the matter.

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