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Richland Collegiate HS student commended

October 31st, 2016 Comments Off on Richland Collegiate HS student commended
Craig Hinkle, principal of Richland Collegiate High School, recently announced that Isra Abdulwadood of Garland, a Richland Collegiate High School student, has been named a Commended Student in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program. Abdulwadood joins some 34,000 Commended ...

Health Department inspections: Oct. 24-28

October 31st, 2016 Comments Off on Health Department inspections: Oct. 24-28
The city of Garland Health Department conducts weekly inspections of establishments where food is served.  Inspections are performed at day care centers, retirement homes, school cafeterias, restaurants and stores. A failing grade includes anything below 60.  Any establishment that ...

HS football recap: Oct. 27-28

October 30th, 2016 Comments Off on HS football recap: Oct. 27-28
Photos by: Roger Mathis – www.mempics.com, Joe Diehl  – www.jbdphotos.com and Brad McClendon – www.bhmimages.com Owls defeat Raiders The Garland Owls got a 19-9 win over the North Garland Raiders Friday, Oct. 29 at Garland’s Williams Stadium. The Owls ...

KARLEE announces new parent, Porter’s Group

October 30th, 2016 Comments Off on KARLEE announces new parent, Porter’s Group
KARLEE Inc., an award-winning provider of contract manufacturing and metal fabrication services, today announced that it has a new parent, Porter’s Group LLC., one of the largest independent metal fabricators in the United States and business partner to major ...

Church at the Square gets out in community

October 30th, 2016 Comments Off on Church at the Square gets out in community
Jake Tubbs, pastor of Church at the Square, said that it is a church that is all about people. “We are about making much of Jesus in all we do,” he said. One of the ways the church members ...

Officer involved shooting two men arrested

October 30th, 2016 Comments Off on Officer involved shooting two men arrested
Saturday, Oct. 29, shortly before 10:30 p.m., the Garland Police Department responded to several reports of shots being fired in the 500 block of West Avenue F.  When officers arrived they were directed by witnesses to the residence from ...

SHS grad shows designs in NY

October 26th, 2016 Comments Off on SHS grad shows designs in NY
At the age of 15, Melody Hernandez took her first sewing class and fell in love with fashion. The 2013 Sachse High School graduate, who is currently enrolled at the Dallas Art Institute, was recently one of nine students ...

Simon announces new dining, retail at Firewheel

October 26th, 2016 Comments Off on Simon announces new dining, retail at Firewheel
ViVi Bubble Tea has opened its doors between I Heart Yogurt and Steel City Pops. Dedicated to providing the freshest taste possible to customers, ViVi Bubble Tea insists on making each drink freshly upon order and innovates towards customer ...

Red Cross asks for blood donations

October 25th, 2016 Comments Off on Red Cross asks for blood donations
The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to make blood donations to help stock the shelves before the busy holiday season. Many regular donors delay giving between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day because of holiday activities. This often causes ...

GISD teacher nominated as LifeChanger of the Year

October 25th, 2016 Comments Off on GISD teacher nominated as LifeChanger of the Year
John W. Armstrong Elementary School third grade teacher Mitzi Howard has been nominated for the 2016-17 national LifeChanger of the Year Award. Sponsored by the National Life Group Foundation, the national LifeChanger of the Year program recognizes and rewards ...
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