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Defective airbag inflators remain unrepaired

December 18th, 2016 Comments Off on Defective airbag inflators remain unrepaired
Hundreds of thousands of North Texas residents are driving recalled vehicles with dangerously defective airbag inflators that could blast shrapnel into the passenger compartment upon impact. In response, dozens of civic and community leaders convened at Dallas City Hall to launch ...

ACT director looks toward retirement

December 18th, 2016 Comments Off on ACT director looks toward retirement
Marilynne Serie will pass the baton to Andrew Mlcak, her assistant director, as she retires from her position as the executive director of the Achievement Center of Texas. She has held this position for 30 years. Starting with ACT ...

Garland Animal Services wish list

December 18th, 2016 Comments Off on Garland Animal Services wish list
This holiday, please think of our pets on your next shopping trip or during your house cleaning. We take in many pets every year and you can help by donating items from the Garland Animal Services wish list! Any ...

Brandenburg MS coach receives FCA award

December 18th, 2016 Comments Off on Brandenburg MS coach receives FCA award
It was April 21st of 1966 when Coach Tom Landry helped with the official launch of the Dallas chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. He was introduced to FCA in 1962, later stating, “FCA is about the future; ...

DWI patrols increase for holidays

December 18th, 2016 Comments Off on DWI patrols increase for holidays
The Garland Police Department stepped up DWI patrols as of Thursday, Dec. 15 and the increased patrols will run through Sunday, Jan. 1. The patrols will be active during the nighttime hours and will utilize both marked and unmarked ...

Millions of dollars for downtown property upgrades possible

December 15th, 2016 Comments Off on Millions of dollars for downtown property upgrades possible
Downtown Garland property owners last night learned how they could obtain federal, state and county funds for rehabilitation of their buildings, if the proposed downtown Garland listing on the National Register of Historic Places occurs. If income-producing property owners ...

Travis College Hill cited as downtown seeks spot on National Register

December 15th, 2016 Comments Off on Travis College Hill cited as downtown seeks spot on National Register
Garland’s Travis College Hill Addition was lauded as the first Garland area on track to be listed on the prestigious National Register of Historic Places as downtown Garland endeavors to become the second local district to be so recognized. ...

Four cities request water rate review

December 15th, 2016 Comments Off on Four cities request water rate review
Mayors from four North Texas cities met at Garland City Hall Wednesday, Dec. 14 to announce that they have asked the Public Utility Commission to review the water rates with the North Texas Municipal Water District. Plano Mayor Harry ...

GCT schedules ‘The Servant’s Last Serve’ auditions

December 14th, 2016 Comments Off on GCT schedules ‘The Servant’s Last Serve’ auditions
Auditions for “The Servant’s Last Serve,” written by John and Karl Kaasik and to be directed by Garland Civic Theatre’s Kyle McClaran will be held Sunday, Jan. 8, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Callbacks will be Sunday, Jan. 8, ...

Resource helps citizens remain mentally fit

December 14th, 2016 Comments Off on Resource helps citizens remain mentally fit
Everyone knows it is important to stay sharp mentally as we age. There are many ways to maintain our mental fitness, though in recent years using computer software consisting of cognition-enhancing games has become one of the most popular. ...
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