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Prairie Creek work could cost Granite Shoals up to $2 million

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER EDITOR’S NOTE: The article has been updated to correct the estimated overall costs of the road project. The editor incorrectly added the two projected costs together instead of keeping them separate as two different options. GRANITE SHOALS — The city of Granite Shoals took another step toward street improvements when […]

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Granite Shoals residents to vote on sales tax increase for roads

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER GRANITE SHOALS — Looking for ways to raise money for road improvements, Granite Shoals leaders will ask residents to consider increasing the city sales tax to 2 percent when they go to the polls during a special election May 7. Council members approved the special election during their regular meeting […]

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Granite Shoals studies bowhunting as deer population control within city

Granite Shoals studies bowhunting as deer population control within city

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER GRANITE SHOALS — A select group of bowhunters might have another hunting spot this fall, but it’s not on a Highland Lakes ranch; it’s within the city of Granite Shoals. (more…)

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A man and a female family member were displaced Dec. 21 after a fire, believed to have started on a kitchen stove, destroyed their home in the 200 block of north Forest Drive in Granite Shoals.

Family loses home and pets in Granite Shoals blaze

FROM STAFF REPORTS GRANITE SHOALS — Grease on a stove top might have ignited a fire that destroyed a manufactured home and killed several pets Dec. 21, according to Granite Shoals fire officials. The incident happened at 6:27 p.m. that day at a home in the 200 block of north Forest Drive. (more…)

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El Salvadorian man charged with child sex abuse in Granite Shoals

El Salvadorian man charged with child sex abuse in Granite Shoals

FROM STAFF REPORTS GRANITE SHOALS — An El Salvadorian national remains behind bars after the family of an alleged victim under the age of 14 accused the suspect of molesting the girl over a period of time, according to the Granite Shoals Police Department. (more…)

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Burnet, Granite Shoals and Horseshoe Bay are tackling what city council members have determined is an overpopulation of white-tailed deer causing health and safety problems in their communities, officials say. Courtesy photo

Communities battle deer populations blamed for crashes, health hazards

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER BURNET — Motorist safety, property damage and the potential for diseased herds have prompted several cities in the Highland Lakes to take steps to rid their communities of an overabundance of white-tailed deer, officials say. Burnet, Granite Shoals and Horseshoe Bay are three communities in various stages of deer-control efforts […]

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