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Donations drive GRS Giving Place

October 2nd, 2017 Comments Off on Donations drive GRS Giving Place
Since opening in 2013-14, the district’s GRS Giving Place has helped hundreds of students receive necessities in order to pursue success. Serving the district’s foster care and homeless population, as well as students and families who face hardships, this ...

Health Dept. inspections: Sept. 23-29

October 2nd, 2017 Comments Off on Health Dept. inspections: Sept. 23-29
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 ...

City Council discusses makerspace, communication

October 2nd, 2017 Comments Off on City Council discusses makerspace, communication
The Sept. 18 City Council work session included discussion about the possibility of opening a makerspace* in Garland. A potential site was identified as the abandoned Texas Air National Guard Facility at Central Park. While this item was being ...

Community Planning Month

October 2nd, 2017 Comments Off on Community Planning Month
The achievements of planning are celebrated during National Community Planning Month and Garland will kick off the celebration with an official proclamation at the City Council’s Regular Meeting Oct. 2. This year’s theme, Innovation in Planning, highlights the important ...

Obituary: Billy Dwight ‘Dood’ Carver

October 1st, 2017 Comments Off on Obituary: Billy Dwight ‘Dood’ Carver
Services for Billy Dwight “Dood” Carver, 63, of Grand Saline, are scheduled for 1 p.m., Monday, October 2, 2017, at Bartley Funeral Home, with Bro. Homer Morgan officiating. Bartley Funeral Home is located at 1015 West Wolf Street in ...

Week 5: HS football; district play begins

October 1st, 2017 Comments Off on Week 5: HS football; district play begins
Photos submitted by Roger Mathis, www.mempics.com and Brad McClendon, www.bhmimages.com   This week marked the beginning of district play with one Thursday night game and two Friday night contests. The Sachse Mustangs had a bye week.   Lakeview Centennial defeats ...
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