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Retired GISD teacher receives SAVI radiation treatment

January 30th, 2017 Comments Off on Retired GISD teacher receives SAVI radiation treatment
Rochelle Colon, a retired Garland ISD English teacher, was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2000. The cancer was an invasive type, and with few options available at that time, she received the standard protocol of six or seven ...

Join the Texas Community Challenge

January 29th, 2017 Comments Off on Join the Texas Community Challenge
Garland has again joined the It’s Time Texas Community Challenge, and the community is encouraged to help! The challenge is presented by H-E-B to unite and mobilize community members, schools, businesses and organizations to see which communities can demonstrate ...

Garland Can Academy celebrates opening

January 29th, 2017 Comments Off on Garland Can Academy celebrates opening
Garland Can Academy celebrated the opening of a new campus Wednesday, Jan. 25 with a ribbon cutting and student lead campus tours. The Garland campus will be the sixth Dallas-area Texans Can campus and is located at 2256 Arapaho ...

GPD officer Felicia Jones assists motorist

January 29th, 2017 Comments Off on GPD officer Felicia Jones assists motorist
Garland Police Officer Felicia Jones assisted a motorist whose vehicle hood had unlatched and obstructed her view while driving on IH-30. The driver was able to pull over and call 911, and in minutes Officer Jones arrived, secured the ...

Hillside Academy recognized as National Blue Ribbon School

January 29th, 2017 Comments Off on Hillside Academy recognized as National Blue Ribbon School
Honored for its dedication and devotion to students, Hillside Academy for Excellence was named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education—a first for the Eagles. As one of just 26 Texas campuses nominated, Hillside ...

ACT executive director celebrates retirement

January 26th, 2017 Comments Off on ACT executive director celebrates retirement
After 30 years of service to the Achievement Center of Texas, Executive Director Marilynne Serie celebrated her retirement Saturday, Jan. 21. In his address to the retirement party attendees, incoming Executive Director Andrew Mlcak called Serie the “most amazing ...

Marine, Garland native receives award

January 25th, 2017 Comments Off on Marine, Garland native receives award
Garland native Pfc. Jacob G. Boerner, along with three other Marines and two Sailors were recently recognized by the mayor of city of Yukoska, Japan. These military members assisted in the recovery of a local Japanese family of five ...

Reported crimes: January 1-7

January 25th, 2017 Comments Off on Reported crimes: January 1-7
The Garland Police Department has divided the city into 26 districts, numbers vary from 11 to 56.  Listed below are the 240 crimes reported. Information provided by the Garland Police Department. Crimes broken down by district District 11 2 ...

Murder investigation conducted by GPD

January 25th, 2017 Comments Off on Murder investigation conducted by GPD
Wednesday, Jan. 25, shortly after 3 a.m., The Garland Police Department responded to the report of a gunshot wound at a residence located in the 500 block of Ridgedale Drive. When officers arrived, they observed a 57-year-old male dead ...

‘We don’t need no stinkin’ badges’

January 25th, 2017 Comments Off on ‘We don’t need no stinkin’ badges’
The city of Garland has planned a spring/summer lineup of movies that will give classic movie fans four reasons to celebrate:  “The Treasure of Sierra Madre” – Feb. 10; “On the Waterfront” – March 18; “Dr. Strangelove” – April ...
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