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Don’t miss ‘The Godfather’ film series at Plaza Theatre

July 20th, 2017 Comments Off on Don’t miss ‘The Godfather’ film series at Plaza Theatre
Mark your calendars for the free screening of “The Godfather” film series at the Plaza Theatre in downtown Garland Aug. 18 at 7 p.m., Aug. 19 at 7 p.m. and Aug. 20 at 2 p.m. Often referred to as ...

Finders Keepers, unique downtown Garland shop

July 20th, 2017 Comments Off on Finders Keepers, unique downtown Garland shop
After earning a degree in Interior Design and Architecture from the University of North Texas in 1992, Monica Keepers began working in the home decorating and design business the next year.   She started the retail side of her ...

Free back-to-school haircuts

July 20th, 2017 Comments Off on Free back-to-school haircuts
Remington College is again helping send kids back to school looking and feeling their best – and saving their parents some money – through its eighth Cuts for Kids event. During the month of August, Remington College will provide ...

Independence Day holiday DWI patrol results

July 19th, 2017 Comments Off on Independence Day holiday DWI patrol results
From June 24 through July 5, the Garland Police Department stepped up its Driving While Intoxicated patrols in an effort to keep Garland citizens and visitors safe during the Independence Day Holiday.   During the 12 days of added ...

Save energy; save money

July 18th, 2017 Comments Off on Save energy; save money
Summer electric bills can be among the highest household expenses but air conditioning is not a luxury in Texas in June, July, August and September. It is a safety necessity as temperatures climb above 100 degrees.   The following ...

NMSC announces scholarship winners

July 18th, 2017 Comments Off on NMSC announces scholarship winners
The National Merit Scholarship Corporation recently announced additional winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by colleges and universities. These Merit Scholar designees join more than 3,200 other college-sponsored award recipients who were announced in June.   Jones Kalarickal from ...

Volunteer opportunity available with Code Cares

July 18th, 2017 Comments Off on Volunteer opportunity available with Code Cares
Did you know that the cIty of Garland’s Code Compliance Department has an award-winning community outreach program?   Building on a concept introduced by Os Rodriguez, Property Inspection program manager, the department created Code Cares in 2006 to help ...

Health Department inspections: July 10-14

July 17th, 2017 Comments Off on Health Department inspections: July 10-14
The Garland Health Dept. 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 ...

Hospital auxiliary active since 1966

July 16th, 2017 Comments Off on Hospital auxiliary active since 1966
Anyone looking for some good, clean, cheap entertainment should grab a big tub of popcorn and have a seat in the Garland Healthcare Auxiliary office where there is a bookcase containing more than 50 years of articles and pictures. ...

Naaman Forest HS wins college, career readiness award

July 16th, 2017 Comments Off on Naaman Forest HS wins college, career readiness award
Hobsons, the global leader in college and career readiness technology, named Naaman Forest High School as the Naviance College and Career Readiness winner in the 2017 Hobsons Education Advances Awards. The award was announced Wednesday, July 12. The high ...
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