School Trustees Hold 2014-15 Budget Workshop

The Granbury ISD Board of Trustees held a workshop to review proposals for the 2014-15 budget on July 21, 2014.  Dobie Williams, assistant superintendent for finance and operations, made a presentation to board members regarding anticipated revenue and expenditures for the upcoming school year. The proposed general operating budget is $58.1 million.  This represents a decrease of $3.31 million primarily due to a lower amount needed for “recapture,” as GISD will send...

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Gym-Kat Sports Center

A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held for Gym-Kat Sports Center at their new location, 454 Holly Hills Cemetery Road.  Kassie Hooser and her family and staff are proud of the business that offers recreational and competitive gymnastics, trampoline and cheer classes.  Exercise classes for all ages, birthday parties and Friday Fun Night are also offered. Over 30 employees assist with the many activities Gym-Kat offers in their spacious facility.  The business was started in 1979...

Marines JROTC New Cadet Orientation Set for August 5-7

The Granbury Marine Corps JROTC will hold a new cadet orientation on August 5-7, 2014, at Granbury High School. The three-day orientation will provide students with information and expectations about the JROTC program for the upcoming school year.   New cadets should report to the JROTC classroom by 9:00 A.M. each morning, and sessions will end by 1:00 P.M. daily. Lt. Col. Scott Casey, the Senior Marine Instructor, will provide students and parents with a “welcome aboard brief...

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - N Design & Decor

A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held for the new N Design & Decor located at 1204 Waters Edge.  The owner, Kim Bates, and her daughters, Ryan Culberson and Lanie Nivens, offer high-end furniture, home decor, accessories, lighting, and a wedding registry.  Store hours are Monday - Friday, 10am - 6pm, and Saturday, 10am - 5pm.  Visit their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/Ndesignanddecor or call 817-579-9962. Here, Emily Payne, Chamber Ambassador presents the Chamber...

New Student Registration Begins Week of August 4

Students new to Granbury ISD may register for the 2014-15 school year during the week of August 4, 2014.  This is for students who have not previously been enrolled in Granbury ISD.  All new students should bring a copy of their birth certificate, shot records, Social Security card, proof of residence (such as a utility bill), parent/guardian state-issued identification card (if available), last report card from previous school, and most recent state test scores (if applicable)....

Granbury ISD Bond Update - July 14, 2014

Granbury ISD school trustees reviewed a plan for the transformation of Granbury High School during a special meeting on July 14, 2014. The renovations and additions to the high school campus are part of an $84.9 million bond program approved by voters in November 2013.  Additions will be for career and technical education, fine arts, ninth grade academic classrooms, and office area with a secure entry.  The plan also includes building a robust technology infrastructure for model...

4th of July Photos

The 4th of July event was a great success! We estimate that 25,000-30,000 people attended the parade, and nearly 100,000 watched the fireworks on July 4th. The Chamber is so grateful to all the sponsors and volunteers who pitched in to make the event the best ever!  To view pictures, visit our Facebook page by clicking here.

Old Fashioned Parade Winners

Congratulations to the parade winners and a big THANK YOU for all who joined the parade. The best one ever! The winners are: Best of Livestock - Triple Cross Cowboy Church Best Walking/Marching - GHS Cheer Grand Marshal's Choice - Grace Classical Academy Best Community - Lakeside Baptist Church Best Commercial - Justice Plumbing Best of Parade - Crime Stoppers of Hood County Best Float - Lowe's Home Improvement Below are just a few of the winners. More pictures to follow....

Chamber Announces Entertainment Line Up for July 5-6

Here is your entertainment line up for July 5th and 6th.  This entertainment is provided FREE to the public at the pavilion located at the Plaza on the corner of Pearl Street and Crockett Street:

Granbury Chamber Recognized by Texas Chamber of Commerce

Local Chambers Of Commerce Recognized For Media and Communications Excellence College Station, TX-Local Chambers from across the state of Texas convened Monday night June 23, 2014 for the TCCE Annual Excellence Awards.  The awards honor organizations for exceptional efforts in marketing, communications and media outreach.  Awards are judged in 7 separate categories:  Social Media Marketing and Communications, Brochures, Chamber Map,   Magazine or Community Guide,...