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Eagles take baseball bi-district title

May 8th, 2017 Comments Off on Eagles take baseball bi-district title
Photos by Roger Mathis – www.mempics.com   The Rowlett Eagles have secured the bi-district baseball title and will soon compete in the area round of the playoffs.   The Eagles were up against Richardson High School in the bi-district ...

Health Department inspections: May 1-5

May 8th, 2017 Comments Off on Health Department inspections: May 1-5
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 ...

Heritage Celebration fun for everyone

May 8th, 2017 Comments Off on Heritage Celebration fun for everyone
The temperature was a little low and the wind a little high, but that didn’t stop people from coming out to the recent Garland Heritage Celebration. The event provided activities for all age groups and everyone had a great ...

NGHS student competes in pageant

May 8th, 2017 Comments Off on NGHS student competes in pageant
Kerrhea Kay, a junior at North Garland High School, participated in the 2017 Dallas/Fort Worth Teen pageant competition which took place Sunday, May 7. The young woman learned of her acceptance in the competition when the pageant announced their ...

Mayor wins third term bid, council race requires runoff

May 7th, 2017 Comments Off on Mayor wins third term bid, council race requires runoff
Mayor Douglas Athas won his race for a third term in the Saturday, May 6 election. Athas was re-elected by a decidedly large margin over opponent Leala Green with 68.83 percent of the 4,495 votes cast.   In a ...

Military training completed by Trent Steele

May 5th, 2017 Comments Off on Military training completed by Trent Steele
U.S. Air Force Airman Trent K. Steele graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.   The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, ...

Music teachers host Spring Festival

May 5th, 2017 Comments Off on Music teachers host Spring Festival
On Saturday, April 22 Garland Music Teachers Association hosted a Spring Piano Festival at the First United Methodist Church of Garland. Approximately 160 piano students played solos and/or duets for judges. This year, each student played compositions from either ...

The Catholic Foundation presents grants

May 5th, 2017 Comments Off on The Catholic Foundation presents grants
More than $1 million in grants was recently awarded to 26 recipients at the 2017 Catholic Foundation Spring Grant Ceremony at The Highlands School in Irving. The grants will fund various projects including installation of SmartLab facilities, purchase of ...

Texas Security Bank names Garland president

May 5th, 2017 Comments Off on Texas Security Bank names Garland president
Texas Security Bank’s Garland branch at 101 N. Garland Avenue has a new president, Casey Herr.   “My roots are from a smaller town, and I think Garland will be a great fit for me,” Herr said. “The entrepreneurial ...

Celebrate Teachers of Year

May 5th, 2017 Comments Off on Celebrate Teachers of Year
Every day, thousands of Garland ISD teachers encourage, inspire and motivate students to aim for academic success. These dedicated doers work to make a difference in the lives and futures of tomorrow—and their hard work and devotion do not ...
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