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Rowlett Strong Gala honors first responders

May 28th, 2017 Comments Off on Rowlett Strong Gala honors first responders
Rowlett Strong is holding a First Response Appreciation Gala to honor and recognize the first responders, as well as other municipal and volunteer organizations, that came to help Rowlett in its greatest time of need, the aftermath of the ...

Kona Ice franchisee gives back

May 28th, 2017 Comments Off on Kona Ice franchisee gives back
Local entrepreneur Tiffany Sutton recently traded in her corporate insurance agent career to start her own charitable shaved ice business — Kona Ice of East Dallas County. She will be cruising for a cause throughout Garland and Dallas with a mobile ...

Alston home moves toward National Register of Historic Places

May 24th, 2017 Comments Off on Alston home moves toward National Register of Historic Places
Garland’s Alston’s Home Place has advanced in its quest to become listed as part of the Garland Downtown Historic District on the National Register of Historic Places.   A board of the Texas Historical Commission, meeting in Fort Worth, ...

‘North x Northwest’ at Plaza Theater

May 24th, 2017 Comments Off on ‘North x Northwest’ at Plaza Theater
In classic Alfred Hitchcock fashion, North x Northwest, with Cary Grant and Eva Marie Saint, offers thrills, suspense, excitement and romance, with a dash of comedy. Grant is No. 2 on the list of the top 25 greatest male ...

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall visits Sachse

May 23rd, 2017 Comments Off on Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall visits Sachse
The Vietnam Combat Veterans Memorial Moving Wall will be on display at the Sachse Municipal complex over Memorial Day weekend. Thousands of visitors are expected.   “This will be a rare opportunity for people in the area that may never have the ...

Memorial Day: Honor those who made ultimate sacrifice

May 23rd, 2017 Comments Off on Memorial Day: Honor those who made ultimate sacrifice
Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a federal holiday honoring United States military members who lost their lives while serving their country.  It started as a day of remembrance after the Civil War, and after World War I, ...

Crimes reported: April 30 – May 6

May 22nd, 2017 Comments Off on Crimes reported: April 30 – May 6
The Garland Police Department has divided the city into 26 districts, numbers vary from 11 to 56.  Listed below are the 196 crimes reported. Information provided by the Garland Police Department. Crimes broken down by district District 11 2 ...

Airman Fowler completes basic training

May 22nd, 2017 Comments Off on Airman Fowler completes basic training
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Burton C. Fowler graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio.   The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core ...

Health Department inspections: May 15-19

May 22nd, 2017 Comments Off on Health Department inspections: May 15-19
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 ...

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Garland for sale

May 21st, 2017 Comments Off on Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Garland for sale
Currently known as Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Garland, the hospital located near the intersection of Walnut Street and Shiloh Road has served Garland under three different names since 1964. The healthcare facility recently announced that they ...
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