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‘In-Laws, Outlaws and Other People (That Should Be Shot)’ at GCT

November 29th, 2017 Comments Off on ‘In-Laws, Outlaws and Other People (That Should Be Shot)’ at GCT
Join Garland Civic Theatre for our 50th Anniversary season! Garland Civic Theatre was founded in 1968 and is the oldest community theatre in Dallas County. To celebrate, we are producing a spectacular season of theatre filled with mystery, laughter, ...

Downtown revitalization efforts spur progress

November 29th, 2017 Comments Off on Downtown revitalization efforts spur progress
Robert A. Smith, downtown property owner and developer, addressed attendees at the Nov. 13 Chamber of Commerce luncheon about downtown Garland.   He began with a challenge of sorts: “You’ll Be Known by the Downtown You Keep!”   “Are ...

Small-business owners receive grants

November 29th, 2017 Comments Off on Small-business owners receive grants
The Garland Chamber of Commerce, as part of its role in the development of the local economy, awarded total of $50,000 in grant funding to nine Garland small-business owners at a luncheon Nov. 13.   After a strenuous application ...

Vehicle chase ends in crash

November 29th, 2017 Comments Off on Vehicle chase ends in crash
Update: The driver of the vehicle was identified as 22-year-old Kendall Deontay Shannon of Arlington. He showed to have an active outstanding warrant for Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon out of Dallas County.   On Nov. 28 just after ...

Former GISD administrator receives two-year sentence

November 28th, 2017 Comments Off on Former GISD administrator receives two-year sentence
Victor Leos, former Garland Independent School District director of Human Resources, will begin a two-year prison sentence Jan. 8, 2018, after pleading guilty in April to abusing the H-1B visa program. Leos will also pay the district more than ...

NFHS baseball player attends World Series game

November 28th, 2017 Comments Off on NFHS baseball player attends World Series game
Naaman Forest High School senior Braden Yates could hardly believe it when he became the recipient of a trip to the first game of this year’s World Series. The Make a Wish Foundation selected Braden, along with a teen ...

Health Dept. inspections: Nov. 11-21

November 28th, 2017 Comments Off on Health Dept. inspections: Nov. 11-21
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 ...

Decrease stress for a happier holiday season

November 26th, 2017 Comments Off on Decrease stress for a happier holiday season
Holiday stress comes in many forms including pressure to spend money, make the perfect meal and buy the perfect gifts. Avoiding stress can be difficult. Other people, magazine articles and the television are all telling us what we have ...

House fire claims four lives

November 26th, 2017 Comments Off on House fire claims four lives
Just after 1 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 25, the Garland Fire Department responded to a house fire in the 1400 block of Williams Drive. When firefighters arrived on scene, the residence was heavily involved with fire and there were people ...

Sachse Mustangs advance in playoffs

November 26th, 2017 Comments Off on Sachse Mustangs advance in playoffs
Saturday, Nov. 25, marked a milestone for the Sachse Mustangs. For the first time in school history, the Mustangs made it past the second round of the playoffs to take the 6A Division 1 area title in a game ...
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