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Mills Cemetery receives historic designation

July 21st, 2016 Comments Off on Mills Cemetery receives historic designation
Garland’s Mills Cemetery has been designated a Historic Texas Cemetery by the Texas Historical Commission. Besides being a recognition of the historic significance of the cemetery, the designation will serve as a legal protection from the possibility of future ...

NAACP, GISD host Back-to-School Rally

July 20th, 2016 Comments Off on NAACP, GISD host Back-to-School Rally
It feels like summer just started but the first day of school, Aug. 22, will be here soon. Garland ISD and the Garland Unit of the NAACP will work together to help parents and students get prepared for that ...

Letter to the editor: Supreme Judge Almighty

July 20th, 2016 Comments Off on Letter to the editor: Supreme Judge Almighty
The Bible describes the Creator of the universe as a just God—the Supreme Judge of the universe. He has unveiled himself as the Moral Legislator of nature, “…Shall not the Judge of all the earth do what is just?” ...

Donald Giles wanted by GPD

July 20th, 2016 Comments Off on Donald Giles wanted by GPD
On July 4, the Garland Police Department responded to the report of a body found in a warehouse located in the 700 block of Shepherd Drive. Upon their arrival, they found the body of a male subject dead inside ...

Health inspection report: July 11-15

July 20th, 2016 Comments Off on Health inspection report: July 11-15
The city of Garland Health Department conducts weekly 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 grade ...

Camp Noah helps tornado affected children

July 15th, 2016 Comments Off on Camp Noah helps tornado affected children
Members of Tree of Life Lutheran Church in Garland have been doing what they can to help the community recover after the tornado in December. One way they are helping is by hosting Camp Noah. Though it is a ...

Murder victim discovered

July 15th, 2016 Comments Off on Murder victim discovered
July 9, shortly after 3:30 a.m., the Garland Police Department responded to the report of a man bleeding in the 300 block of South Barnes Drive. Officers arrived and observed a white male victim dead in the parking lot ...

Fire Chief Raymond Knight retires

July 15th, 2016 Comments Off on Fire Chief Raymond Knight retires
Chief Raymond Knight began his career in Garland as a firefighter in 1980. During the next 20 years, he was promoted to Operations Fire Lieutenant, Operations Fire Captain and then to Administration Battalion Chief. By 2002, Chief Knight had ...

NGHS student receives AFL-CIO scholarship

July 15th, 2016 Comments Off on NGHS student receives AFL-CIO scholarship
Thirty students from affiliated union families in Texas are receiving a $1,000 boost from the 2016 Texas AFL-CIO Scholarship Program toward paying for their higher educations. One of the winners, Juan Bruselas-Calcano, was a Garland ISD student. Ranked in ...

City celebrates Parks & Rec Month

July 13th, 2016 Comments Off on City celebrates Parks & Rec Month
Garland is celebrating National Parks & Recreation Month this July and the parks and recreation facilities run by the city offer ample opportunities for residents to Get Out & Play! Nearly three in 10 U.S. adults do not spend ...
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