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Student safety is every driver’s responsibility

August 13th, 2017 Comments Off on Student safety is every driver’s responsibility
The new school year starts soon and it’s the responsibility of all drivers to keep Garland’s children safe. Remember to follow these safety tips:   Watch for school zones and obey the 20 mph speed limit along with all ...

Cynthia “Cindy” Boswell Brown

August 12th, 2017 Comments Off on Cynthia “Cindy” Boswell Brown
August 25, 1952 – August 07, 2017 Cindy was called home to our Lord on August 7, 2017 after a long and courageous battle with cancer.  She was a wonderful, creative, and loving wife, mother, grandmother, and sister.  She ...

GCT celebrates 50 years of excellence

August 10th, 2017 Comments Off on GCT celebrates 50 years of excellence
Garland Civic Theatre is proud to celebrate its 50th anniversary during the 2017-18 season. Since 1967, GCT has provided quality shows, including musicals, mysteries, comedies and dramas, by joining gifted directors with talented actors and crew, along with great ...

Garland Boxing Gym athletes attend tournament; city manager tours gym

August 10th, 2017 Comments Off on Garland Boxing Gym athletes attend tournament; city manager tours gym
The world’s largest amateur boxing tournament was held recently at the Silverstein Eye Center Arena in Independence, Missouri and the Garland Boxing Gym is proud to have sent more than 25 boxers and coaches to the competition. Six rings, ...

NAACP schedules Freedom Fund Brunch

August 9th, 2017 Comments Off on NAACP schedules Freedom Fund Brunch
The Garland Unit of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People has scheduled its 27th Freedom Fund Brunch and Silent Auction for Saturday, Sept. 16, at the Hyatt Place at 5101 N. President George Bush Highway. The ...

Call 811 Before You Dig: It is the Law!

August 9th, 2017 Comments Off on Call 811 Before You Dig: It is the Law!
Did you know that, before you dig, it is required by law to call 811 to have all buried utility lines located and marked? Atmos Energy wants to thank homeowners and excavators alike for observing the law and keeping ...

High school football ticket sales begin

August 9th, 2017 Comments Off on High school football ticket sales begin
The Garland ISD Athletic Department will begin selling 2017 football season tickets Monday, Aug. 14. Tickets will be sold at the Williams Stadium Ticket Office. Regular season football games will be played at Williams Stadium at 510 Stadium Drive or ...

Library announces September activities

August 9th, 2017 Comments Off on Library announces September activities
The Nicholson Memorial Library System has announced activities for September.   Kids develop STEAM engineering kills with Lego® – Children ages 6-12 can develop  engineering skills, an important STEAM concept at the Books and Beyond program. The event is ...

Crimes reported: July 23-29

August 9th, 2017 Comments Off on Crimes reported: July 23-29
The Garland Police Department has divided the city into 26 districts, numbers vary from 11 to 56.  Listed below are the 177 crimes reported.   Information provided by the Garland Police Department. Crimes broken down by district District 11 ...

Rock Ink Tattoo Studio at home in downtown Garland

August 7th, 2017 Comments Off on Rock Ink Tattoo Studio at home in downtown Garland
Lucas Cervellini, a former comic book artist, said that he wasn’t meant to be a tattoo artist. However, things don’t always turn out the way we think they should, and he is comfortably settled in his tattoo studio, Rock ...
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