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Local Government

Jeff Law is coming back to Hood County to serve again after he was named the new Chief Appraiser for the Hood County Appraisal District on Sept. 7. Law is taking the place of Eddie Roe after his resignation in May.

At a regularly scheduled Granbury City Council meeting, the council voted to approve the 2024 fiscal budget set at $69 million with a passing of 4-1 that is set to start October 1 of 2023.

U.S. Congressman TX-25 Roger Williams stopped by Granbury to connect with small business owners and talk about what he is doing to serve the state while working in Washington D.C.

The Hood County Commissioners Court voted to rescind the donation of two bronze statues during its regularly scheduled meeting on Sept. 12, following a final ruling from the Texas Historical …

The city of Granbury is no longer under mandatory water restrictions following the city’s implementation of a voluntary Stage 1 Water Conservation on Sept. 11.

Rep. Williams Issues Statement on Impeachment Inquiry into President Biden   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25) issued the following statement on Tuesday …

On Nov. 7, Texans will have the opportunity to vote on a constitutional amendment — Proposition 14 — that will create the Centennial Parks Conservation Fund. The fund will help secure new …

The Board of Directors met in a special meeting to discuss applicants for the chief appraiser’s position, vacant since the resignation of Eddie Roe in May.  The Board unanimously approved the hiring of Jeff Law

The city of Granbury has experienced a few challenges this summer, like the announcement of Stage 2 Water Conservation on Aug. 11, and the city network becoming compromised on July 30. But the …

The city of Granbury’s computer network was hacked on July 30, prompting the city to hold an emergency meeting on Aug. 8 to discuss approval of a budget that would fund consulting servers to mitigate the impact of the attack.

Following a seven-day burn ban issued by Hood County Fire Marshal Jeff Young on July 18, the Hood County Commissioners Court approved a 90-day burn ban during its meeting on Tuesday, July 25. “I …

The National Weather Service issued an excessive heat warning July 12 for multiple counties in Texas including Hood. The temperatures that fall under an excessive heat warning are a range from 95 …

In December of 2022, the City of Granbury adopted the Active Transportation and Recreation Plan. The plan would serve as the city’s first plan that addresses both mobility and recreational needs …

On July 18, the Hood County Fire Marshal’s Office issued a burn ban for all of Hood County. ‘With the current weather conditions, which include temperature, humidity, winds and the amount of …

Oscar “Hap” Howell — the “Hap” was short for “Happy” — was an uneducated man where formal schooling was concerned, but he was the wisest man his youngest son has ever known. It was …

The filing period for November local elections opens next Saturday, on July 22. It will close at 5 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 21. City and school elections are scheduled for Granbury and Tolar. If …

The buck may not stop with Hood County’s mayors, but the elected officials are certainly involved in how bucks are spent or saved. Mayors preside over city council meetings, listen to the …

These days, Jack Wilson isn’t in the news so much anymore, except in the pages of his local community newspaper. As the elected county commissioner for Precinct 3, Wilson is frequently quoted or …

A gas line project near the square will cause traffic to be detoured for a couple of days next week. According to Granbury Communications Manager Jeff Newpher, beginning Monday, July 10, westbound …

Two presentations in recognition of law enforcement took place during this week’s regular meeting of the Granbury City Council. The council meeting was held Wednesday night instead of Tuesday …

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