Groundbreaking Event - Granbury High School

Granbury ISD school board trustees and administrators along with bond steering committee members, architects, construction contractors, education foundation officers, school administrators, and students joined together for an informal groundbreaking at Granbury High School on November 19, 2014. The small ceremony was held as construction kicks off on the high school's transformation that will proceed over next 18 months. The renovations and additions to the high school campus are part of...

Women in Business Networking After Hours Event

The Women in Business group met for a networking after hours event on November 18, 2014 at Granbury InterBank.  There were over 40 businesswoman in attendance, most of them Chamber members.  Great food, conversation, and fun was had by all who came to discuss how to network their businesses and how to use the Chamber's benefits to the fullest.  We thank our sponsor, Granbury InterBank, for their location of the event, and to Porter Title for additional sponsorship...

GISD Middle School Singers Perform with All-Region Choir

Forty-three students from Acton Middle School and Granbury Middle School performed with the All-Region Choir during a concert on November 1, 2014, at Aledo High School. Two AMS eighth graders, Jake Piland and Andrew Walters, were first-chair singers for their voices. Piland also was first chair last year as a seventh grader. Students in the region choir were: Soprano 1:  Kaitlyn Bailey, Miranda Jackson, Zoe Mehall, Lora Pierce, Peyton Seymore, Arianne Slack Soprano 2: Jevan...

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Crawford Hearing Aid Center

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on November 19, 2014 for the new business, Crawford Hearing Aid Center, located at 2441 East Highway 377, Suite 108.  Debra Crawford, owner and Audiologist, has been in practice for 22 years, with the last 12 working in Granbury and Weatherford.  Their primary focus is to help people with hearing loss reconnect with their loved ones and hear those sounds of life thy've been missing.  They provide hearing aids and accessories, hearing...

GISD School Board Swears in Trustees & Elects New Officers

The Granbury ISD Board of Trustees met for its regular monthly meeting on November 17, 2014, and swore in newly elected members and named new board officers. The oath of office was administered to winning candidates in the November election:  Place 1 – Chris Tackett; Place 2 – Barbara Herrington.  The swearing-in followed the canvassing of election returns submitted by county elections administrators: With a new trustee and one returning board member, the panel...

Veterans Day Ceremony - Pecan Plantation

Chamber CEO and retired Navy Captain, Mike Scott was the featured speaker at last week’s Veterans Day ceremony at Pecan Plantation. The GISD MJROTC also participated in the ceremony and flyover outside, as well as the Presentation of Colors at breakfast. The Judge and Jury performed a medley of service and patriotic songs to an audience of 160.

Ribbon Cutting - The Bridge on Granbury Square

A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held for the new business - The Bridge on Granbury Square on November 14th located at 113 E. Bridge.  Janice Thompson is the new owner.  The building was constructed in 1893 and is a Historic Landmark.  Janice came to Granbury in 1985.  Their motto is "Where the past connects with the present."  Janice offers a variety of items from new clothing to vintage items including antiques, jewelry, furniture and Christian-focused items....

School Counselors Honor Tewell and Loftin

Leslie Tewell, principal at Nettie Baccus Elementary School, and DD Loftin, counselor at Acton Middle School, received high honors from the Texas School Counselor Association during an awards luncheon at the Texas Counseling Association’s Growth Conference on November 13, 2014, in Dallas. In just her second year leading the Baccus campus, Tewell received the Campus-Level Administrator of the Year award for outstanding support that she provides the school guidance and counseling program....

Getting to Know Your Chamber

A Getting to Know Your Chamber event was held on November 12 in the Chamber Board Room.  This event is held quarterly for new chamber members to learn more about the many benefits and opportunities the chamber provides to their members.  Pictured below:  Val Shingledeck - Fuzzy's Taco, Mary Booth - Chamber General Manager, Rita Hall - Synergy Home Care and not pictured - Charley Lafontaine - American Legion Post 278.  The next GTKYC event is scheduled February 25, 2015....

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Grace Classical Christan Academy

A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held for Grace Classical Christian Academy on November 12 to celebrate their new location at 603 Meander Road.  The new Headmaster, Bruce Williams, brings extensive background in Classical Christian education to Granbury.  Classical Christian schools use the children’s God-given strengths at each stage of growth to help them learn; young children enjoy memorizing, singing, and rhymes, so a solid foundation is laid in each subject of study at this...