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GISD board recognizes student accomplishments

March 15th, 2017 Comments Off on GISD board recognizes student accomplishments
Several students were recognized for extraordinary accomplishments at the Feb. 28 and March 7 Garland ISD Board of Trustees meetings.   Two student athletes, Summer Brooks from Garland High School and Leila Atumah from North Garland High School, broke ...

Apply to join GYC, register for Drive Alive Dash

March 14th, 2017 Comments Off on Apply to join GYC, register for Drive Alive Dash
The Garland Youth Council is currently inviting teens that will be in grades 9-12 during the 2017-18 school year to apply to serve on the council AND to participate in The Drive Alive Dash.   The organization’s mission and ...

Health Department inspections: March 6-10

March 14th, 2017 Comments Off on Health Department inspections: March 6-10
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 sports scores: Soccer, softball, baseball

March 12th, 2017 Comments Off on HS sports scores: Soccer, softball, baseball
High school boys’ and girls’ soccer scores, along with softball and baseball scores for March 7-10 are listed below:   Photos by Roger Mathis, www.mempics.com                   March 7   Boys’ soccer ...

Remington College offers prom night makeovers

March 10th, 2017 Comments Off on Remington College offers prom night makeovers
The cost for high school students to go to the prom can add up quickly – there are tickets, a dress or tux, a trip to the salon and maybe a splurge on a limo or extravagant “promposal.”   ...

Travis College Hill’s National Register listing official

March 10th, 2017 Comments Off on Travis College Hill’s National Register listing official
It’s now official—Garland’s Travis College Hill Historic District has achieved its official listing on the National Register of Historic Places.   The Garland district, with 11th Street at its heart, received word this week from the National Park Service ...

Salvation Army rededicates Boys & Girls Club facility

March 10th, 2017 Comments Off on Salvation Army rededicates Boys & Girls Club facility
The Salvation Army recently rededicated a newly remodeled Boys & Girls Club at its community center in Garland. The ceremony was attended by members of The Salvation Army’s local council in Garland as well as representatives from the Garland ...

Garland PD: Crimes reported Feb. 19-25

March 10th, 2017 Comments Off on Garland PD: Crimes reported Feb. 19-25
The Garland Police Department has divided the city into 26 districts, numbers vary from 11 to 56.  Listed below are the 223 crimes reported. Information provided by the Garland Police Department. Crimes broken down by district District 11 16 ...

East side of square: Demolish or renovate?

March 8th, 2017 Comments Off on East side of square: Demolish or renovate?
Garland City Council members will likely vote on whether to demolish the historic buildings on the east side of the square after a March 21 public hearing during which opponents of demolition will have a chance to make alternate ...

Letter to the editor: Faith and the public domain

March 8th, 2017 Comments Off on Letter to the editor: Faith and the public domain
Early Christianity rose triumphantly without the need of government support. In fact, history shows that when the faith community utilized the arm of the law to enforce their values, it became a recipe for disaster. For example, “convert” or ...
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