Gov. Abbott signs SB 68 allowing student absences for 'career shadowing days'
This upcoming school year, Senate Bill 68 will go into effect, allowing students in the state of Texas two excused absences for career shadowing days.
Granger ISD students testify for SB 68 allowing absences for 'career shadowing days'
Students from Granger ISD testified for Senate Bill 68. It would allow juniors and seniors in high school to take excused absences for “career shadowing days.”
Granger ISD voters approve $44M bond election to address growth
The $44 million bond includes a new secondary high school campus, new baseball and softball fields, a new football stadium and renovations and upgrades to the existing elementary school.
Granger ISD school board purchases additional land for district
The Granger ISD school board and district leadership said they are excited about purchasing the additional land and what it could mean for the district.
Granger man thankful to be alive after tornado throws him out of his home, onto road
Larry Fleck said he was ejected from his home and thrown around outside by the harsh winds. He ended up 20 yards away from where he first started, and his home was destroyed feet away from him.
Granger residents come together for fundraiser to support tornado victims
Saturday, a fundraiser was held in downtown Granger to support those who lost almost everything in the tornado. All money raised will go directly to the survivors.
Tornado survivors in Granger in need of large debris removal
Williamson County has finished its initial assessment of tornado damage. Officials reported 1,119 buildings received some type of damage.
Small business in Granger opens its doors for tornado victims
Granger residents are now cleaning up debris after tornadoes swept through the area Monday evening.
EF-2 tornadoes hit Round Rock, Elgin, preliminary NWS report shows
The National Weather Service says its preliminary reports shows Round Rock, Granger, and Elgin were all hit by EF-2 tornadoes.
Tornado destroys homes in Granger community, donations needed
The small town of Granger is reeling from Monday's tornado with numerous homes destroyed. Local fire and police departments are taking donations.
List of Texas school closings: Here are the school districts, universities closing Feb. 3-4
Local school districts, colleges and universities are closing Thursday, Feb. 3 due to winter weather coming to Texas. You can see if your student's school district in this article.
Granger dance hall pays tribute to US soldiers killed in Kabul attack
The Cotton Country Club in Granger has set up a reserved table at the historic venue with 13 place settings in memory of the thirteen Americans who lost their lives.
Family, friends surprise Elgin WWII vet with drive-by convoy
All the people that drove by are avid goers at the Cotton Country Club Dance Hall in Granger which is Dud’s favorite place to dance every Sunday.
Constable uses Facebook as wanted poster to catch illegal dumping
Since January, 13 arrests have been made and three of the cases were so large the offenders were charged with felonies.
Mosquito trap in Granger tests positive for West Nile
A mosquito trap in Granger has tested positive for West Nile, the area's first for the year.
Granger ISD marks one year of in-person classes
Granger ISD says that this was possible due to the COVID-19 safety protocols in place as well as teachers who have gone above and beyond.
A Pledge & Promise: Country singer brings daily tradition to Granger
A big show is scheduled for Friday in Granger featuring country star Neal McCoy, who started the day giving thanks by saying the Pledge of Allegiance.
Businesses struggle with financial hits from COVID, winter storm
Texas small businesses are feeling like they can't catch a break following the financial hits of COVID-19 and the recent winter storms.
Winter storm continues to cripple small Texas towns
Those in small Central Texas towns like Granger are struggling due to a lack of power, water, and even damage to their homes and businesses.
Texas schools to participate in COVID-19 rapid testing pilot program
There are eight school districts participating and the first school began testing on Monday.