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New building dresses up downtown

April 30th, 2016 Comments Off on New building dresses up downtown
This time last year, the lot at 1102 Main St. was home to a few weeds and memories of the two-story white house of Mrs. Lily White. This year the location holds the law offices of Cynthia Spencer and ...

Garland arts advocate passes away

April 29th, 2016 Comments Off on Garland arts advocate passes away
A memorial will be held for Linda Brownlee Monday, May 2, at Garland’s First United Methodist Church at 801 West Avenue B at 2 p.m. and will be followed by a celebration of her life at the Granville Arts ...

Diane Nored Teacher of the Month

April 27th, 2016 Comments Off on Diane Nored Teacher of the Month
Jupiter Chevrolet’s Teacher of the Month SUV will stay at Back Elementary School for a second straight month. Nurse Diane Nored received the honors at the end of March. She was surprised with the automobile after walking out front of ...

Heritage Celebration makes for fun weekend

April 27th, 2016 Comments Off on Heritage Celebration makes for fun weekend
Friday and Saturday, April 22-23, were busy days in downtown Garland as it was the venue for festivities including the Bankhead Highway 100th birthday celebration, Garland’s 125th birthday celebration, the Wheels of Hope Car Show and the city’s Heritage ...

Save the date: Garland observes NDP

April 27th, 2016 Comments Off on Save the date: Garland observes NDP
Mayor Douglas Athas has proclaimed Thursday, May 5, as National Day of Prayer in Garland. Members of the community are invited to gather at 11:30 a.m. at the Atrium at the Granville Arts Center, 300 North Fifth Street in ...

Health inspection report: April 18-22

April 26th, 2016 Comments Off on Health inspection report: April 18-22
Each week the city of Garland Health Department conducts inspections of establishments where food is served.  Inspection sites include day care centers, retirement homes, school cafeterias, restaurants – fast food and dine-in, convenience stores, and grocery stores. A failing ...

Vintage home tour attracts visitors to 11th Street

April 26th, 2016 Comments Off on Vintage home tour attracts visitors to 11th Street
Five homes in the historic Travis College Hill Addition were open for tours in conjunction with the Garland Heritage Celebration Saturday, April 23. In 2015, the neighborhood became Garland’s first residential area to be designated as historic by the ...

District 5 council member-elect ready to serve

April 26th, 2016 Comments Off on District 5 council member-elect ready to serve
Rich Aubin is looking forward to serving as Garland’s District 5 council member and helping to spread the message that Garland is a great place to live. He and his family have lived here for six years, but his ...

Buddy League spring season in full swing

April 25th, 2016 Comments Off on Buddy League spring season in full swing
The sky was cloudy Saturday, April 16, but the faces of the Buddy League baseball players were bright because their spring season was beginning. Mayor Douglas Athas was on hand to throw out the first pitch of the season. ...

NDPR prepares photos for reunification with tornado victims

April 24th, 2016 Comments Off on NDPR prepares photos for reunification with tornado victims
Representatives with National Disaster Photo Rescue will travel to the Garland/Rowlett areas April 25-27 to assist a team of dedicated volunteers as they clean, scan, document and upload an estimated 1,000 misplaced photos scattered by the Dec. 26 tornadoes. ...
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