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Health Dept. inspections: Jan.16-20

January 24th, 2017 Comments Off on Health Dept. inspections: Jan.16-20
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 ...

Obituary: Arvil ‘Gene’ Dunlap

January 23rd, 2017 Comments Off on Obituary: Arvil ‘Gene’ Dunlap
June 15, 1937 – January 20, 2017 Arvil “Gene” Dunlap, age 79, and a resident of Wylie, Texas for over 24 years, passed away January 20, 2017. He was born June 15, 1937, in Cloudy, Okla., to Richard and ...

Another Garland area advances toward National Register of Historic Places

January 22nd, 2017 Comments Off on Another Garland area advances toward National Register of Historic Places
After decades of starts and stops, Garland, for the second time in four months, has had a district cleared for approval to the prestigious National Register of Historic Places. In Houston, Saturday, Jan. 21, an 11-member board of the ...

Resolve to ‘Reduce, Reuse, Recycle’

January 21st, 2017 Comments Off on Resolve to ‘Reduce, Reuse, Recycle’
Improve your health in the New Year without stepping foot in the gym. After packing away the holiday decorations, eliminate waste and protect the environment by committing to the three “Rs.” Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. The three Rs should ...

Historic boundaries will not be extended

January 21st, 2017 Comments Off on Historic boundaries will not be extended
At a recent Garland City Council meeting, Richard D. Hargrove asked the council to alter the boundary map to include his property, the site of Alston’s Old Home Place Antiques, in the proposed Garland Downtown Historic District. However, The ...

Small Business Council offers free guidance

January 21st, 2017 Comments Off on Small Business Council offers free guidance
Small businesses in Garland face a variety of challenges, many of which can be addressed through a simple, candid conversation with a local expert. The trouble is that we see businesses every day that just don’t know where to ...

Award winning actor to entertain at Evening of Hope Gala

January 21st, 2017 Comments Off on Award winning actor to entertain at Evening of Hope Gala
Hope’s Door New Beginning Center is excited to have Broadway and television star Alan Cumming sing at the 30th Anniversary Gala, Saturday, Feb. 25. Honorary Chairman, Chef Kenny Bowers founder of Kenny’s Restaurants, Gala Chair, Kim Woodard and the ...

635 improvements public hearing scheduled

January 18th, 2017 Comments Off on 635 improvements public hearing scheduled
The Texas Department of Transportation is proposing to reconstruct and widen IH 635 from US 75 to IH 30 in Dallas County. Pursuant to Texas Administrative Code, Title 43, Part 1, Chapter 2, Subchapter E, §2.107 and Code of ...

SGHS grad begins Peace Corps service

January 18th, 2017 Comments Off on SGHS grad begins Peace Corps service
Genesis Osorio, 24, of Garland, has been accepted into the Peace Corps and recently departed for Colombia to begin training as a primary education teacher trainer. Osorio will work at the community level to help Colombian teachers develop and ...

Career and Technical Education Center update

January 18th, 2017 Comments Off on Career and Technical Education Center update
Garland ISD will open its state of the art Gilbreath-Reed Career and Technical Education Center in August and Dr. Phil Gilbreath, along with several other speakers, provided an update on the status at the Jan. 10 meeting. The center ...
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