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City Council approved these changes in meeting schedules for June-July:

The June 5 work session will be June 12.

The June 6 regular meeting will be June 13.

The June 19 work session will be June 26.

The June 20 regular meeting will be June 27.

The July 3 work session will be July 10.

The July 4 meeting will be July 11.

The July 17 work session will be July 24.

The July 18 regular meeting will be July 25.

GISD graduation ceremonies at Curtis Culwell Center:

June 1, 4 p.m. – Memorial Pathway Acad.

June 1, 8 p.m. – North Garland HS

June 2, 4:30 p.m. – Naaman Forest HS

June 2, 8:30 p.m. – Lakeview Centennial HS

June 3, 8 a.m. – Garland HS

June 3, noon – Sachse HS

June 3, 4 p.m. – South Garland HS

June 3, 8 p.m. – Rowlett HS

Click here for directions, tips and other info.

News

In classic Alfred Hitchcock fashion, North x Northwest, with Cary Grant and … Full article

Autism spectrum disorder is a development disability that affects individuals differently and …

City

For the third year in a row, the Garland Fire Department received the Mission: Lifeline EMS Recognition Gold Award.  Once again, … Full article

In late April, Garland won the $5,500 first-place prize in the EarthXPitch: Pollinator Habitat Civic …

Two newly elected council members and the returning mayor were sworn in at the May …

National nonprofit KaBOOM! has honored the city of Garland with a Playful City USA designation …

Schools

Families at Lister Elementary School have a leg up on health and fitness now, thanks to a community-fueled initiative. The Lion community completed Project … Full article

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) recently announced this year’s National Merit $2500 scholarship winners. The 2,500 designees were chosen from a talent pool …

Breakfast is believed to be the most important meal of the day, and Garland ISD wants to make sure its students start their mornings …

Sports

Nominees for the Gale Fields Outstanding Senior Athlete award were recognized at the recent Garland Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony. … Full article

The Garland Sports Hall of Fame, a nonprofit organization formed in 1986, recently held its …

Photos by Roger Mathis – www.mempics.com   The Rowlett Eagles have secured the bi-district baseball …

Health/Safety, Business, Police/Crime

The Garland Health Department conducts weekly inspections of establishments where food is served.  …

Currently known as Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Garland, the hospital located near the …

The Garland Police Department has divided the city into 26 districts, numbers vary …

Community, Arts, Events

The Vietnam Combat Veterans Memorial Moving Wall will be on display at the Sachse …

Arts »

On Saturday, April 22 Garland Music Teachers Association hosted a Spring Piano Festival at the First …

Garland offers a variety of entertainment choices with theater productions at both the …

Get Involved

Water Utilities Scam Alert – The city of Garland Water Operations Center has received resident complaints about a man who claims to be a city employee and asks to enter their homes to collect water samples. The city of Garland is not collecting water samples at this time and would not ask to enter a resident’s home without appropriate notice. Residents are advised to always ask to see an employee identification badge if a person approaches and claims to be an employee conducting city business. If you have received similar requests or have information on this matter, call 24-hour Water Operations Center at 972-205-3210.

 

Obituaries and Military

27 February 1932 – 17 March 2017   Barbara Jane Williams was born …

Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a federal holiday honoring United States military members who …

Announcements

Garland pools open Memorial Day weekend

Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of summer and Garland’s city pools will be open to kick it off. This weekend active and retired military will receive $2 discount at Surf & Swim and free entry at community pools by showing military ID at entrance.

 

District 3 runoff election scheduled

Candidates:

  • Ed Moore
  • Jerry A. Nickerson

Early Voting for Runoff Election / Poll Hours:

May 30 – June 2 (Tuesday-Friday)                      8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

June 3 – (Saturday)                                           8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

June 4 – (Sunday)                                             1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

June 5 – June 6 (Monday and Tuesday)              7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

June 10 – Runoff Election Day

 

2017 GISD graduation ceremonies June 1-3 at Curtis Culwell Center

  • June 1, 4 p.m. – Memorial Pathway Academycurtis culwell center
  • June 1, 8 p.m. – North Garland High School
  • June 2, 4:30 p.m. – Naaman Forest High School
  • June 2, 8:30 p.m. – Lakeview Centennial High School
  • June 3, 8 a.m. – Garland High School
  • June 3, noon – Sachse High School
  • June 3, 4 p.m. – South Garland High School
  • June 3, 8 p.m. – Rowlett High School

Visit the graduation ceremonies page to find directions, tips and other important information.

Information provided by Garland ISD.