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HS football recap: Sept. 22-23

September 25th, 2016 Comments Off on HS football recap: Sept. 22-23
NFHS gets win over GHS For the first time in seven years, the Naaman Forest Rangers (3-2) (1-0) got a win over the Garland Owls (1-4)(0-1). The score was 22-11. Daviciea McCartney caught a 24-yard pass from quarterback Broderick ...

Natatorium construction pushed back

September 23rd, 2016 Comments Off on Natatorium construction pushed back
A bid for the Garland ISD natatorium that was approved in the 2014 bond package was submitted to the board of trustees in May. The amount of the bid was $30.1 million and was submitted by Hayden Construction Corporation. ...

Health inspections: 9/12-16

September 19th, 2016 Comments Off on Health inspections: 9/12-16
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 and stores. A failing grade includes anything below 60.  Any establishment scoring less ...

Scholarship Program announces semifinalists

September 19th, 2016 Comments Off on Scholarship Program announces semifinalists
Today officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. The following area students were named Semifinalists: Rowlett Homeschool – Nathaniel E. Peek Rowlett HS –Brandon ...

City hires emergency management coordinator

September 19th, 2016 Comments Off on City hires emergency management coordinator
The city of Garland is proud to announce the appointment of Kwa heri Harris as Emergency Management Coordinator. In this role, Harris will act as the disaster preparedness coordinator for the city and will be responsible for overseeing the ...

GCT schedules ‘Cinderella’ auditions

September 19th, 2016 Comments Off on GCT schedules ‘Cinderella’ auditions
Garland Civic Theatre has scheduled auditions for “Cinderella,” a new musical take on the traditional tale has a bookish and nearsighted heroine who finds and captures the heart of a studious prince. The show is filled with wit, warmth ...

Tru by Hilton hosts groundbreaking

September 19th, 2016 Comments Off on Tru by Hilton hosts groundbreaking
Hilton Worldwide kicked off a series of groundbreaking celebrations for its newest, fastest-growing hotel brand in company history, Tru by Hilton. A ceremony in Lancaster, PA this week marked the first of ten groundbreakings Tru by Hilton will host ...

HS football recap: Sept. 15-16

September 18th, 2016 Comments Off on HS football recap: Sept. 15-16
Photos by: Roger Mathis – www.mempics.com, Brad McClendon – www.bhmimages.com Patriots get big win over Frisco Centennial – The Lakeview Centennial Patriots defeated Frisco Centennial High School in a 42-7 blowout Thursday, Sept. 15. Quarterback Kamron Fields got two ...

Travis College Hill Addition approved for track to National Register of Historic Places

September 17th, 2016 Comments Off on Travis College Hill Addition approved for track to National Register of Historic Places
ALPINE, TX.—A state board has approved the nomination of the Travis College Hill Addition to become Garland’s first entity listed on the prestigious United States National Register of Historic Places. The State Board of Review of the Texas Historical ...

Obituary: Stanley Ray McQueen

September 16th, 2016 Comments Off on Obituary: Stanley Ray McQueen
Stanley Ray McQueen of Rowlett, Texas, passed away August 27, 2016. He was born in Houston, Texas, on June 23, 1953, and grew up in Garland and Rowlett. Stan was preceded in death by his parents, Orman Ray and ...
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