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NFHS grad continues community service

May 31st, 2017 Comments Off on NFHS grad continues community service
Jordan Johnson, 2011 Naaman Forest High School graduate, will be a Texas Tech University senior in the spring of 2018 and will have the honor of serving as vice president of the Collegiate 100.   The group, under the umbrella ...

Obituary: Jesus Valle

May 31st, 2017 Comments Off on Obituary: Jesus Valle
Jesus C. Valle Sr., 94, a loving husband, son, father, grandfather and brother, went to join the Lord Sunday, May 28, 2017. Jesus was born in El Paso, Texas to Manuel and Maria July 9, 1922. The family moved ...

Vintage cars take over downtown Garland

May 31st, 2017 Comments Off on Vintage cars take over downtown Garland
After a postponement due to bad weather Hope Clinic sponsored its third Wheels of Hope car show Saturday, May 27 in downtown Garland. The need to change the date didn’t seem to affect the number of vehicle entries or ...

Health inspections: May 22-26

May 31st, 2017 Comments Off on Health inspections: May 22-26
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 ...

Summer nutrition program begins June 5

May 30th, 2017 Comments Off on Summer nutrition program begins June 5
The city of Garland Fair Housing Services Department is excited to announce its annual Summer Nutrition Program, beginning June 5. The program offers free nutritious meals to children ages 1-18 and young adults with disabilities when school is out ...

Crowds visit Vietnam Memorial Wall

May 30th, 2017 Comments Off on Crowds visit Vietnam Memorial Wall
The word that first comes to mind while standing at the Vietnam Combat Veterans Memorial Moving Wall is “humbling.” The second is “gratitude.” The memorial wall, in Sachse for Memorial Day weekend, brought approximately 8,000 visitors from near and ...

Register now for Leadership Garland

May 30th, 2017 Comments Off on Register now for Leadership Garland
The purpose of Leadership Garland is to provide corporate leadership training; to motivate and encourage civic leaders; and to develop personal leadership characteristics and skills within individuals. Participants are introduced to state, county, city officials, school board trustees, administrators, ...

Garland ranked third best city for living American dream

May 29th, 2017 Comments Off on Garland ranked third best city for living American dream
Garland was ranked among the Best Cities for Living the American Dream in a recent report by financial technology company SmartAsset.com. The study cited Garland’s exemplary diversity, homeownership rate of 63.4 percent and median home value of $145,900 as ...

GCT holds auditions for ‘A Murder is Announced’

May 29th, 2017 Comments Off on GCT holds auditions for ‘A Murder is Announced’
Auditions are now being scheduled for Garland Civic Theatre’s production of Agatha Christie’s “A Murder is Announced.” The show will be directed by Kyle McClaran and was adapted for the stage by Leslie Darborn. Auditions will be held Sunday, ...

Grilling season: Fire safety a must

May 28th, 2017 Comments Off on Grilling season: Fire safety a must
The National Fire Protection Association is reminding the public to use safe grilling practices as the peak months for grilling fires approach. Each year an average of 8,800 home fires are caused by grilling, and close to half of ...
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