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The colorful flags that have surrounded the Hood County Courthouse on a year-round basis will now be placed on a seasonal holiday schedule following a unanimous vote by the Hood County Commissioners Court April 23.

The May 4 unofficial election results are in, with the majority of residents giving a firm thumbs down to the $161 million Granbury Independent School District bond proposal. The bond — …

The Hood County Commissioners Court discussed a draft of its first ever fund balance policy during a regularly scheduled meeting April 23.

This November, Hood County residents will vote whether to move forward with a proposed tax for the local hospital district — although the rate of the tax remains to be set.

The Hood County Commissioners Court unanimously voted to terminate its lease agreement with the Hood County YMCA during a special meeting April 25.

The Hood County Commissioners Court designated May 12-18 as National Police Week during a regularly scheduled meeting April 23.

The Hood County Commissioners Court officially declared Thursday, May 2 a National Day of Prayer during a regularly scheduled meeting April 23.

The Granbury City Council issued a proclamation declaring May 6-10 Economic Development Week in the city during a regularly scheduled meeting April 16.

After a nine-month hiatus, Granbury residents can once again watch city meetings from the comfort of their own homes. Livestreaming officially resumed for the Granbury City Council meeting April 16 — the first meeting to be livestreamed following the city’s cyber attack last summer.

Many Hood County residents were ecstatic to learn that a carnival was in town from April 11-14 at the Reunion Grounds — but it wasn’t all fun and games for this fair. During a regular meeting of the Granbury City Council April 16, City Manager Chris Coffman revealed that the carnival, Pride of Texas Shows, had failed to obtain a specific use permit before setting up earlier that weekend — leaving the city with no choice but to issue tickets to the company.

State Rep. Shelby Slawson now has a new office — and it’s right here in Hood County. Slawson — who has represented the 59th District in the Texas House of Representative since …

After almost a decade of serving as Hood County clerk, Katie Lang officially announced her resignation effective Friday, May 3.

The Hood County Commissioners Court unanimously agreed to reschedule the June 25 meeting to Friday, June 21, at 9 a.m. due to scheduling conflicts.

The city of Granbury invites residents to a come-and-go open house meeting at Granbury City Hall, 116 W. Bridge St., Thursday, April 18, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. to discuss the city’s next Comprehensive Plan.

The Hood County Commissioners Court acknowledged that a petition to legalize the sale of all alcoholic beverages for off-premise consumption in Precinct 1 recently failed due to a lack of certified signatures.

The Hood County Commissioners Court unanimously adopted a new statement regarding closed sessions during a regularly scheduled meeting March 26. Precinct 2 Commissioner Nannette Samuelson …

Members of the Hood County Sheriff’s Office will soon have a new tool to assist in the fight against narcotics. The Hood County Commissioners Court unanimously voted to allow the HCSO to …

During the Hood County Commissioners Court Tuesday, Precinct 2 Commissioner Nannette Samuelson provided an update about why the public hearing for the Wolf Hollow II Power Plant tax abatement …

The Hood County Commissioners Court and the City of Granbury officially entered into a cost-sharing interlocal agreement for improvements to Old Granbury Road during a commissioners court meeting March 26.

After almost a year-and-a-half, two donated bronze statues are getting closer to finding their forever homes. During a regularly scheduled meeting March 19, Granbury City Council extended an invitation to the Ken Hill Foundation to place both “Silent Prey” and “Black Star” in the city of Granbury near Shanley Park.

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