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Fair Housing Services to sponsor Summer Nutrition Program

May 16th, 2016 Comments Off on Fair Housing Services to sponsor Summer Nutrition Program
The mission of the Summer Nutrition Program is to provide healthy, nutritious meals to children in target neighborhoods; to improve access to breakfast and lunch meals during the summer months; and to serve as a meal source for recreation ...

Gary Gates seeks Railroad Commissioner post

May 16th, 2016 Comments Off on Gary Gates seeks Railroad Commissioner post
Voters have an important decision to make in the runoff election on May 24. At the top of the ballot is the race for the open seat on the Texas Railroad Commission. My name is Gary Gates and I ...

Obituary: Fernando Labrada

May 13th, 2016 Comments Off on Obituary: Fernando Labrada
Fernando Labrada died suddenly and unexpectedly on Thursday, April 28, 2016, surrounded by his work family onsite in the city of New Orleans at the age of 59. He is survived by his beloved wife and soulmate of over ...

Crimes reported: April 24-30

May 12th, 2016 Comments Off on Crimes reported: April 24-30
The Garland Police Department has divided the city into 26 districts, numbers vary from 11 to 56.  Listed below are the 203 crimes reported. Information provided by the Garland Police Department. Crimes broken down by district District 11 6 ...

Scavenge Rowlett to help residents rebuilt

May 11th, 2016 Comments Off on Scavenge Rowlett to help residents rebuilt
The December tornado left a long-term effect on Rowlett and other affected areas. Fundraising cannot stop until all residents are back in their homes where they belong. Scavenge Rowlett is an exciting city-wide scavenger hunt that will get participants ...

Garland Gives assists nonprofits

May 11th, 2016 Comments Off on Garland Gives assists nonprofits
Garland Gives, a city-wide community service project that was founded by Leadership Garland Class XXXII, has become an annual tradition and LG Class XXXV recently worked with local nonprofits to complete various projects. Class members selected projects from a ...

City’s redevelopment challenges = opportunities

May 11th, 2016 Comments Off on City’s redevelopment challenges = opportunities
David Gwin, Garland’s director of Economic Development, acknowledges that there are redevelopment challenges in South Garland but adds that there are challenges across the city. Many of them are directly related to the city’s age. “This is the natural ...

Ike Diogu receives award nomination

May 11th, 2016 Comments Off on Ike Diogu receives award nomination
Garland resident Ike Diogu will be recognized in June as a finalist at the Immigrant Journey Awards event sponsored by the Scheef and Stone Law Firm. In its fifth year, the Immigrant Journey Awards will recognize the most important ...

Fine arts students receive scholarships

May 11th, 2016 Comments Off on Fine arts students receive scholarships
Eight Garland ISD seniors received recognition for their hard work and dedication in fine arts at the annual Granville Gala April 26 at the Curtis Culwell Center. Despite the threat of severe weather, families, staff and world-class industry professionals ...

Softball, baseball playoff standings

May 10th, 2016 Comments Off on Softball, baseball playoff standings
Photos by Roger Mathis – www.mempics.com. The high school best of the best softball and baseball teams are now competing in the University Interscholastic League playoffs and Garland ISD has three teams remaining in the competition. The Rowlett High ...
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