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Garland leadership to serve on national committees

December 30th, 2016 Comments Off on Garland leadership to serve on national committees
Garland Mayor Douglas Athas and District 4 Council Member B.J. Williams have been appointed to federal advocacy committees for the National League of Cities. Both appointments were announced by NLC President Matt Zone, Council Member, Cleveland. Mayor Athas was ...

Garland Symphony Orchestra continues season

December 30th, 2016 Comments Off on Garland Symphony Orchestra continues season
Garland Symphony Orchestra continues its 2016-2017 season, “Symphony Goes Wild!” Jan. 20, 2017, 8 p.m. at the Granville Arts Center, 300 North Fifth Street in downtown Garland. Composers have always taken inspiration from nature, so it is no surprise ...

Thanks from Habitat for Humanity

December 30th, 2016 Comments Off on Thanks from Habitat for Humanity
Celebrating community and family is an important part of the ministry of your Garland Area Habitat for Humanity. I want to thank the many wonderful volunteers and supporters that help make 2016 a year to remember. I am so ...

Crimes reported: Nov. 27 – Dec. 3

December 30th, 2016 Comments Off on Crimes reported: Nov. 27 – Dec. 3
The Garland Police Department has divided the city into 26 districts, numbers vary from 11 to 56.  Listed below are the 179 crimes reported. Information provided by the Garland Police Department. Crimes broken down by district District 11 1 ...

Adopt a healthier lifestyle in 2017

December 28th, 2016 Comments Off on Adopt a healthier lifestyle in 2017
If you are looking to adopt a healthier lifestyle in 2017, the suggestions below could help. The process can be overwhelming, but according to those who have been successful, it is less intimidating when taken in small steps. Changes ...

GISD board names interim superintendent

December 28th, 2016 Comments Off on GISD board names interim superintendent
With great pleasure, the Garland ISD Board of Trustees unanimously selected Dr. Deborah Cron as Interim Superintendent of Schools during a special called meeting Dec. 27. Cron brings to the position of interim superintendent a knowledge of the heartbeat ...

City Health Dept. inspections: Dec. 19-23

December 28th, 2016 Comments Off on City Health Dept. inspections: Dec. 19-23
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 ...

January is National Blood Donor Month

December 27th, 2016 Comments Off on January is National Blood Donor Month
According to the American Red Cross, someone in the U.S. needs blood every two minutes and they must collect an average of 15,000 pints of blood every day to meet the requirement. National Blood Donor Month has been observed ...

Photo rescue organization releases more photos

December 27th, 2016 Comments Off on Photo rescue organization releases more photos
The Lost Photos Project of Garland and Rowlett will release 400 additional photos found after the December 2015 tornado in an effort to reunite them with their owners. The photos will be uploaded to the original Facebook page, Lost ...

From Garland to Broadway’s biggest role

December 27th, 2016 Comments Off on From Garland to Broadway’s biggest role
After time on Broadway in the cast of “Hamilton,” one of Garland’s own now has the lead role in the Chicago production. Miguel Cervantes has been cast in Garland Summer Musicals and Garland Civic Theatre productions and now has ...
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