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IT’S TIME TEXAS Community Challenge announces winners

April 18th, 2017 Comments Off on IT’S TIME TEXAS Community Challenge announces winners
The results are in for the annual IT’S TIME TEXAS Community Challenge, presented by H-E-B, which finished March 31. This one-of-a-kind statewide competition encourages communities of all sizes, including schools, businesses, organizations and mayors, to commit to healthy living and ultimately ...

Health Department inspections: April 10-14

April 17th, 2017 Comments Off on Health Department inspections: April 10-14
The 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 scores less ...

Celebrate Earth Day April 29

April 16th, 2017 Comments Off on Celebrate Earth Day April 29
Celebrate Earth Day with free, educational family fun from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at the Garland Recycling Center, 1426 Commerce St. Garland’s Recycle Rangers will be on-hand with bounce houses, food, games, a recycle relay ...

Fish & Tails Oyster Bar enjoys success in downtown Garland

April 16th, 2017 Comments Off on Fish & Tails Oyster Bar enjoys success in downtown Garland
Last year when Guillermo Torres was looking for a place to open a restaurant, he saw the property at 620 Main St. in downtown Garland and felt it had great potential. He especially liked that it was on a ...

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

April 16th, 2017 Comments Off on April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month
Child abuse and neglect are significant public health problems in the United States. Abused children often suffer physical injuries including cuts, bruises, burns, and broken bones. Physical injury is not the only negative impact of abuse and neglect—it can ...

Art display at Baylor Scott and White

April 16th, 2017 Comments Off on Art display at Baylor Scott and White
Baylor Scott & White – Garland Medical Center recently partnered with the Garland ISD Council of PTAs to host a unique art contest, asking participants to submit painted ceiling tiles that display happy thoughts. Ten elementary school students were chosen ...

Nicholson Library continues Achievement of Excellence

April 16th, 2017 Comments Off on Nicholson Library continues Achievement of Excellence
The Nicholson Memorial Library System has received the 2016 Achievement of Library Excellence Award from the Texas Municipal Library Directors Association. Mayor Douglas Athas presented the award during the March 21 city council meeting.   TMLDA is an affiliate ...

Heritage Celebration 2017: Hats Off to Garland!

April 12th, 2017 Comments Off on Heritage Celebration 2017: Hats Off to Garland!
Celebrate Garland’s rich history from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 22, as downtown Garland hosts the fourth Garland Heritage Celebration.   This year the celebration will take place on State Street between Fifth and Sixth streets, next to the historic Downtown ...

Celebrate Travis College Hill’s inclusion on National Register April 21-22

April 12th, 2017 Comments Off on Celebrate Travis College Hill’s inclusion on National Register April 21-22
Garland’s historic Travis College Hill neighborhood will celebrate its inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places Friday, April 21 and Saturday, April 22. The festivities will begin Friday night with a concert by gifted fingerstyle guitarist Trace Bundy ...

Scott McMurdie receives Leadership Garland award

April 11th, 2017 Comments Off on Scott McMurdie receives Leadership Garland award
Scott McMurdie was presented the 2017 Leadership Garland award at a recent Garland Chamber of Commerce luncheon. The award is given to honor a Leadership Garland graduate who has actively participated in leadership within the community following graduation.   ...
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