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Cancer patient overcomes odds

May 19th, 2016 Comments Off on Cancer patient overcomes odds
Rowlett resident Rhonda Jenkins did not have much hope in 2005 when she was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer. The disease had spread to her liver, lungs and bones and she was told that she probably had three or ...

GCT schedules auditions

May 19th, 2016 Comments Off on GCT schedules auditions
Garland Civic Theatre is scheduling auditions for “Saturday Night Fever,” a musical based on the Paramount/RSO Film and the story by Nik Cohn and adapted for the stage by Robert Stigwood in collaboration with Bill Oaks. The North American ...

SBA offers assistance

May 17th, 2016 Comments Off on SBA offers assistance
Low-interest federal disaster loans are available to Texas businesses and residents affected by the severe storms, straight-line winds and hail that occurred April 11-13, 2016, U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet announced today. SBA acted under its own ...

NFHS advances in playoffs

May 17th, 2016 Comments Off on NFHS advances in playoffs
The Naaman Forest Rangers defeated Mesquite High School in two games last week, 3-0 and 7-1 to take the area title. NFHS will compete next at the quarterfinals level. Their opponent will be the Richardson High School Eagles. The ...

Student captures top writing honors

May 17th, 2016 Comments Off on Student captures top writing honors
Firewheel Christian Academy is about to get a lot more books in their library, thanks to the creative writing ability of Bailey Vinson The 12-year-old has won Explore Horizon’s 2016 Young Writers’ Awards competition and in addition to receiving ...

Health inspection report: May 9-13

May 17th, 2016 Comments Off on Health inspection report: May 9-13
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 ...

GPD officer honored with Medal of Valor

May 17th, 2016 Comments Off on GPD officer honored with Medal of Valor
Residents of Garland already knew that of the best police officers in the nation are right here, and now, the rest of the country knows it as well. Gregory Stevens, the police officer who shot two terrorists last year ...

Urban Flea provides eclectic shopping experience

May 16th, 2016 Comments Off on Urban Flea provides eclectic shopping experience
The event description on Resurrected Designs’ Urban Flea Outdoor Vintage Market website explains the market as an “irreverent group of artists featuring vintage goods, pretty things, found objects, rescued & repurposed items and hand crafted wares.” Saturday, May 14, at ...

Altrusa hosts President’s Banquet

May 16th, 2016 Comments Off on Altrusa hosts President’s Banquet
Altrusa International of Garland celebrated accomplishments, distributed awards and installed newly elected officers at its President’s Banquet Thursday, May 12. Altrusa is a service organization with the goal of improving communities around the world. The Garland club offers members ...

Disposal of household hazardous waste

May 16th, 2016 Comments Off on Disposal of household hazardous waste
Common household hazardous waste includes: aerosol sprays, ammonia, auto fluids, batteries, computers, detergent, drain cleaners, glues, household cleaners, lighter fluid, paints, pesticides, pool chemicals, spot removers, varnish, wood sealers, and most other chemicals used in the home. What should ...
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