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GFD provides cooking safety tips

June 27th, 2015 Comments Off on GFD provides cooking safety tips
The Garland Fire Department, in an effort to promote safety, shares National Fire Protection Agency tips on various subjects. Below are their suggestions for safe cooking.    

NGHS twice ranked as one of nation’s finest high schools

June 26th, 2015 Comments Off on NGHS twice ranked as one of nation’s finest high schools
North Garland High School has once again been selected as one of the nation’s best campuses. In addition to The Washington Post’s recent designation, North Garland also earned a spot on U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 Best High ...

GPD steps up DWI enforcement for July 4 holidays

June 26th, 2015 Comments Off on GPD steps up DWI enforcement for July 4 holidays
The Garland Police Department will start increased DWI patrols Saturday, June 27, and will run them through Tuesday, July 7. The added DWI patrols are for the Impaired Driver Mobilization project that is funded through a TXDOT grant program.  ...

GHS grad pursues music career

June 23rd, 2015 Comments Off on GHS grad pursues music career
Singer/songwriter Ashley White, who graduated from Garland High School in 2011, said that she has always known that she wanted a career in music. “Other kids wanted to be astronauts and I never dreamed of anything less than being ...

Disaster recovery information available for flood victims

June 23rd, 2015 Comments Off on Disaster recovery information available for flood victims
FEMA will host a Disaster Recovery Center Friday and Saturday, June 26-27, at Garland’s Carver Center at 232 Carver St.  The DRC will be open from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday. ...

Arizona man charged in connection with Draw the Prophet contest violence

June 23rd, 2015 Comments Off on Arizona man charged in connection with Draw the Prophet contest violence
Abdul Malik Abdul Kareem, 43, was arrested June 11 in connection with the attack at the Draw the Prophet Contest held May 3 at Garland ISD’s Curtis Culwell Center. The indictment was filed in Arizona and states that Kareem, ...

RHS student’s business plan receives funding, advances to regional competition

June 21st, 2015 Comments Off on RHS student’s business plan receives funding, advances to regional competition
At just 18 years old, Rowlett High School senior Tara Davis has already established a foundation for her very own small business. The burgeoning CEO created a detailed business proposal through the Rowlett Chamber of Commerce’s Young Entrepreneurs Academy ...

North Garland theater one of state’s top One-Act Play contenders

June 21st, 2015 Comments Off on North Garland theater one of state’s top One-Act Play contenders
North Garland High School’s Raider Theatre is being hailed as one of the state’s top drama groups. The talented company won second runner-up in the 6A UIL State One-Act Play competition May 28 at the University of Texas at ...

Beaver MST Penny War provides support for district families in need

June 21st, 2015 Comments Off on Beaver MST Penny War provides support for district families in need
Since its opening just one year ago, Garland ISD’s GRS Giving Place has already helped hundreds of families in need. But the room would not be such a success without support from the district’s community. Students and staff at ...

Jesse Johnson graduates basic combat training

June 21st, 2015 Comments Off on Jesse Johnson graduates basic combat training
Army Pvt. Jesse Johnson has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic ...
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