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GHS teacher receives national coaching award

May 22nd, 2015 Comments Off on GHS teacher receives national coaching award
After leading Garland High School’s orating team to excellence for nine years, it comes as no surprise that speech and debate coach Lory Stewart is receiving national acclaim. The highly praised teacher and mentor received the National Speech & ...

Swearing-in ceremony for city officials

May 21st, 2015 Comments Off on Swearing-in ceremony for city officials
Mayor Douglas Athas, District 3 City Council Member Stephen Stanley, District 6 City Council Member Lori Dodson, District 7 City Council Member Scott LeMay and District 8 City Council Member/Mayor Pro Tem Jim Cahill were sworn in Tuesday, May, ...

Exchange student, host family have rewarding year

May 20th, 2015 Comments Off on Exchange student, host family have rewarding year
Exchange student Hannah Mӧmken’s year in the United States is almost over, but she will go home to Schweinfurt, Germany with wonderful memories, new friends and an American family who will miss her. Karen Kifer, who is a coordinator ...

Jackson Technology Center: A school that gives

May 20th, 2015 Comments Off on Jackson Technology Center: A school that gives
Students at Jackson Technology Center recently organized a fundraiser, the Let’s Beat Cancer Dance, to benefit the National Breast Cancer Foundation and Camp Esperanza, a camp for kids with cancer. They chose the National Breast Cancer Foundation in honor ...

Downtown events provide fun, entertainment

May 19th, 2015 Comments Off on Downtown events provide fun, entertainment
Despite the cloudy sky and potential for rain, residents braved the weather to experience two events that took place in historic downtown Garland May 9. One event, the Urban Flea Market headed by Emily Low, was new to the ...

Click It or Ticket

May 19th, 2015 Comments Off on Click It or Ticket
Beginning May 18 and going through the end of the month, Garland Police are participating in the statewide added enforcement for the Click It or Ticket campaign. Click It or Ticket enforcement is an effort seeking compliance for the ...

Murder victim found

May 18th, 2015 Comments Off on Murder victim found
Sunday, May 17, at around 9:30 a.m. Garland police responded to the report of an unconscious man lying behind a building in the 3100 block of Lamesa Drive. When officers arrived they found that the man was dead. Detectives ...

RHS Lady Eagles take UIL area title

May 16th, 2015 Comments Off on RHS Lady Eagles take UIL area title
The Rowlett High School Lady Eagles softball team made it to the UIL regional quarterfinal round of the playoffs. Winning against Copperas Cove High School May 1 by a final score of 7-4 brought them the UIL bi-district title ...

GPD mourns wrong way driver victim

May 16th, 2015 Comments Off on GPD mourns wrong way driver victim
Saturday, May 16, just after 5 a.m., Garland police and paramedics responded to a report of a vehicle crash on the westbound side of Interstate 635 at Jupiter Road.  When officers arrived they discovered that a Chevrolet Tahoe had ...

Garland pastor to bicycle to San Antonio

May 15th, 2015 Comments Off on Garland pastor to bicycle to San Antonio
Pastor Kenn Dixon of the Casalita Drive Seventh-day Adventist Church in Garland will bicycle from Dallas to San Antonio to bring awareness to the growing problem of youth and adult obesity in the southwest region of the U.S. He ...
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