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Don’t miss ‘The Man with Bogart’s Face’

January 23rd, 2016 Comments Off on Don’t miss ‘The Man with Bogart’s Face’
“The Man with Bogart’s Face,” by Andrew J. Fenady, is the next Garland Civic Theatre production and will begin Jan. 21 in the small theatre at the Granville Arts Center, 300 North Fifth Street in downtown Garland. The show ...

HS basketball recap: January 19

January 21st, 2016 Comments Off on HS basketball recap: January 19
Photos by Roger Mathis – www.mempics.com The high school basketball scores for Jan. 19 are listed below: Boys North Garland HS 53 – Rockwall HS 60 Sachse HS 61 – Tyler Lee HS 55 South Garland HS 60 – ...

Golden Chick matches fundraiser donations for Good Samaritans’ tornado relief efforts

January 21st, 2016 Comments Off on Golden Chick matches fundraiser donations for Good Samaritans’ tornado relief efforts
Golden Chick matches fundraiser donations for Good Samaritan’s tornado relief efforts Golden Chick, the Texas-based chicken legend that has prided itself on treating guests like family for the past 48 years, today announced the donations received from its fundraiser ...

Storm survivors must register with Red Cross by Jan. 22

January 21st, 2016 Comments Off on Storm survivors must register with Red Cross by Jan. 22
Hundreds of survivors of the Dec. 26 tornado have registered with the American Red Cross in order to access a variety of relief services. The deadline to register is Friday, Jan. 22. Anyone needing to register with the Red ...

Man found dead during family disturbance call

January 21st, 2016 Comments Off on Man found dead during family disturbance call
Just before 8:30 p.m., Jan. 19, Garland police officers responded to a family disturbance in the 2800 block of Country Club Parkway. Upon arrival, officers and paramedics found 39-year-old Jared Sandifer unconscious on the floor inside the residence. Sandifer ...

Crime report: December 27 – January 2

January 19th, 2016 Comments Off on Crime report: December 27 – January 2
The Garland Police Department has divided the city into 26 districts, numbers vary from 11 to 56.  Listed below are the 200 crimes reported. Information provided by the Garland Police Department. District 11 5 District 12 5 District 13 ...

GISD DECA chapters unite to spread cheer

January 19th, 2016 Comments Off on GISD DECA chapters unite to spread cheer
Students from seven Garland ISD high schools recently came together to celebrate the holidays with their younger counterparts. Keeping an 18-year tradition alive, DECA chapters from Garland, Lakeview Centennial, Naaman Forest, North Garland, Rowlett, Sachse and South Garland high ...

Mayor appointed to National Public Power Council

January 19th, 2016 Comments Off on Mayor appointed to National Public Power Council
Garland Mayor Douglas Athas was recently named to a three-year term on the American Public Power Association’s Policy Makers Council by APPA’s Board of Directors. APPA is the Washington, D.C.–based national service organization representing the nation’s more than 2,000 ...

Reuben Lael Griffin directs MLK Youth Citywide Choir with pride, passion

January 18th, 2016 Comments Off on Reuben Lael Griffin directs MLK Youth Citywide Choir with pride, passion
Reuben Lael Griffin has been a part of the MLK Citywide Youth Choir since he was in elementary school and now uses his musical talent to direct the more than 100-voice group. His parents, Reverend Doctor Roosevelt and Linda ...

Garland honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 18th, 2016 Comments Off on Garland honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Photos by Mark Harkins Parade participants and attendees braved the cold to celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Saturday, Jan. 16. Elected officials, area church representatives and other nonprofit organizations, high school bands, youth groups and ...
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