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Crimes reported: April 3-9

April 24th, 2016 Comments Off on Crimes reported: April 3-9
The Garland Police Department has divided the city into 26 districts, numbers vary from 11 to 56.  Listed below are the 201 crimes reported. Information provided by the Garland Police Department. Crimes broken down by district District 11 3 ...

BCBS contributes to #GarlandStrong

April 24th, 2016 Comments Off on BCBS contributes to #GarlandStrong
Representatives from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas were on hand at the April 19 City Council meeting to present a $20,000 contribution to the #GarlandStrong campaign, a fundraiser for providing assistance to Garland families impacted by the ...

Donate, shop, volunteer at Garland Habitat ReStore

April 24th, 2016 Comments Off on Donate, shop, volunteer at Garland Habitat ReStore
Steve Church, manager of the Garland Area Habitat for Humanity ReStore is new to the Garland area but has been with Habitat for Humanity in several different capacities for six years. He feels that the entire Habitat program, including ...

Student talent on display at car show

April 22nd, 2016 Comments Off on Student talent on display at car show
Using their talents for charity, several Garland ISD students are preparing for the area’s largest car show for a cause: Wheels of Hope. This year’s event is scheduled from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 23 in Downtown Garland. Proceeds benefit ...

National Merit Corp. announces GISD winners

April 21st, 2016 Comments Off on National Merit Corp. announces GISD winners
National Merit Scholarship Corporation released the names of the first group of winners in the 61st National Merit Scholarship Program. More than 1,000 distinguished high school seniors have won corporate-sponsored National Merit Scholarship awards financed by about 200 corporations, ...

GISD announces Campus Teachers of the Year

April 21st, 2016 Comments Off on GISD announces Campus Teachers of the Year
Singled out from more than 3,500 of their peers, 71 Garland ISD educators have been named 2015-16 Campus Teachers of the Year. The honor not only recognizes a job well done, but also someone who is a friend, motivator, ...

Garland finishes first in It’s Time Texas challenge

April 20th, 2016 Comments Off on Garland finishes first in It’s Time Texas challenge
The results are in for the fourth annual IT’S TIME TEXAS (ITT) Community Challenge, which ended March 31. Of the five community size categories, Garland won first place in the midsize category. The winners of each category will receive ...

Mayor recognizes city employee

April 19th, 2016 Comments Off on Mayor recognizes city employee
The city of Garland offers training for its employees in a variety of areas, which can lead to professional development, promotions, pay raises and sometimes an opportunity to save a life. On the evening of Saturday, Feb. 27, a ...

GFD kicks off Fill the Boot campaign

April 19th, 2016 Comments Off on GFD kicks off Fill the Boot campaign
Members of the Garland Fire Department and Garland Fire Fighters Association Local 1293 are set to kick off  the fire fighter’s annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign to  help the Muscular Dystrophy Association find urgently needed treatments and cures ...

Tour through city’s history

April 19th, 2016 Comments Off on Tour through city’s history
The Garland Heritage Celebration will have entertainment, food and activities for all ages on Friday and Saturday, April 22-23. For history buffs, the Celebration will provide a wealth of historic tours in also Downtown Garland. As part of the ...
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