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Don’t miss Christmas on the Square

November 16th, 2017 Comments Off on Don’t miss Christmas on the Square
Celebrate the holidays at Christmas on the Square 2017! Garland’s Historic Downtown Square will twinkle with lights and music from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7.   During this time, head over to the square at Sixth and ...

Health Dept. inspections: Nov. 4-11

November 14th, 2017 Comments Off on Health Dept. inspections: Nov. 4-11
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 ...

Old Dominion unveils service center

November 14th, 2017 Comments Off on Old Dominion unveils service center
Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. unveiled a new Texas service center to maintain pace with what the company sees as increasing statewide and regional shipping demand.   “The Garland location positions us closer to several existing markets, enabling us ...

District dedicates Gilbreath-Reed Career & Tech Center

November 14th, 2017 Comments Off on District dedicates Gilbreath-Reed Career & Tech Center
Saturday, Nov. 4, was a red-letter day for Garland Independent School District as a large group gathered to celebrate the opening of the Gilbreath-Reed Career and Technical Center. Current career and technical education director, Dr. Phillip Gilbreath and first ...

Final week of regular season in books

November 12th, 2017 Comments Off on Final week of regular season in books
Photos submitted by Roger Mathis, www.mempics.com and Brad McClendon, www.bhmimages.com and Joe Diehl, www.jbdphotos.com.   Week 11, the final week of the regular season, ended with the Sachse Mustangs as district 10-6A champions. The Rowlett Eagles finished in second ...

Howsden Dermatology joins Platinum Dermatology

November 11th, 2017 Comments Off on Howsden Dermatology joins Platinum Dermatology
Platinum Dermatology Partners announced recently that Howsden Dermatology has joined its network, further enhancing Platinum’s presence in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area. Platinum is a dermatology-focused physician services organization with a rapidly growing network of top-ranked dermatology practices in Texas.   Howsden serves ...

ACT Walk/Run brings in $20K

November 11th, 2017 Comments Off on ACT Walk/Run brings in $20K
On Oct. 28, Achievement Center of Texas, a nonprofit center for children and adults with special needs, held the seventh ACTion Walk/Run 5K at Garland’s Holford Park. ACT put on the event to raise funds for two new, lifting ...

Neighbors helping neighbors

November 11th, 2017 Comments Off on Neighbors helping neighbors
You know you’re in a great neighborhood when you see neighbors helping neighbors. This season, be on the lookout for ways to help out as you and your neighbors weatherize your homes and make those minor repairs to keep ...

Obituary: Larry Nolan

November 9th, 2017 Comments Off on Obituary: Larry Nolan
Larry Nolan passed away at his home in Colleyville, Texas, on Sunday, Nov. 5, after a long and courageous battle with lung cancer. Ironically, Larry never smoked a cigarette in his life, nor did he work in a toxic ...

Give blood, help save lives Nov. 11, Rockwall

November 8th, 2017 Comments Off on Give blood, help save lives Nov. 11, Rockwall
For 16 years, Mike Larriviere has helped organize community blood drives in Rockwall. The events are held three times per year and the next is coming up Saturday, Nov. 11.   “During that time, we’ve had all sorts of ...
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