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Garland marks beginning of sound wall project

June 21st, 2015 Comments Off on Garland marks beginning of sound wall project
The city of Garland, in collaboration with the Texas Department of Transportation, will break ground on an important project along the Interstate 635 corridor June 24. The ground breaking celebration will begin at 11 a.m. at Armstrong Park, 1126 ...

Enjoy the show; leave the fireworks to the experts

June 21st, 2015 Comments Off on Enjoy the show; leave the fireworks to the experts
With Independence Day on the horizon, the Garland Fire Department offers the following fireworks safety advice from the National Fire Protection Agency.   

Dance Council of North Texas to honor Garland Dance studio owner

June 20th, 2015 Comments Off on Dance Council of North Texas to honor Garland Dance studio owner
In addition to celebrating its 50th anniversary next year, London School of Dance owner Gwen Owens will receive the 2015 Mary McLarry Bywaters Award for Lifetime Achievement in Dance. The award ceremony is Sept. 6 at the Dallas City ...

Council member Q&A

June 17th, 2015 Comments Off on Council member Q&A
A few questions were recently sent to all Garland City Council members to stay in touch and get their responses on how things are going in their districts and throughout the city. Responses were received from Anita Goebel-District 2, ...

Property owners affected by flood may apply for disaster assistance

June 17th, 2015 Comments Off on Property owners affected by flood may apply for disaster assistance
Homeowners, renters and business owners in the city of Garland affected by the recent flooding event on May 29 may now apply for state and federal disaster assistance. After a review of damage assessments by the Texas Division of ...

GFD shares scald prevention tips

June 17th, 2015 Comments Off on GFD shares scald prevention 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 scald prevention.    

GPD asks for help to identify phone store robbery suspect

June 17th, 2015 Comments Off on GPD asks for help to identify phone store robbery suspect
Garland Police are asking for the public’s help to identify the man pictured below. On June 12, at around 3:45 p.m., a man walked into the Metro PCS store at 120 East Centerville Road and gave the clerk a ...

NUSA recognizes Garland neighborhoods

June 16th, 2015 Comments Off on NUSA recognizes Garland neighborhoods
On May 20, representatives from the city’s Planning & Community Development Department attended the annual Neighborhoods, USA Conference in Houston, where two Garland neighborhoods were recognized. Of the numerous submissions from neighborhoods across the country, the Camelot Neighborhood Association ...

SGHS students become licensed cosmetologists

June 15th, 2015 Comments Off on SGHS students become licensed cosmetologists
Twenty-six South Garland High School cosmetology students recently accomplished an exceptional feat—they all became licensed professionals before graduation. The seniors passed both written and practical state cosmetology exams in May, after dedicating hundreds of hours to the craft. “It ...

GISD names District Teachers of the Year

June 14th, 2015 Comments Off on GISD names District Teachers of the Year
Two Garland ISD teachers received a special surprise June 3 that sweetened their end-of-year celebrations. Samantha Patten and Marie Walker-Peterson were named 2014-15 District Teachers of the Year. “It is my pleasure to present this award,” said Superintendent Bob ...
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