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Longtime artistic director leaves GCT

December 14th, 2017 Comments Off on Longtime artistic director leaves GCT
After bringing more than 50 stunning productions to the Granville Arts Center stage, Garland Civic Theatre’s Artistic Director, Kyle McClaran’s run with GCT has come to an end. With deep regret, the theatre’s board of directors has terminated McClaran’s ...

Paw Paw’s Sweet Shop owner shares experience

December 13th, 2017 Comments Off on Paw Paw’s Sweet Shop owner shares experience
Cheri Stigler, owner of Paw Paw’s Sweet Shop in downtown Garland, has more than 30 years’ experience in the food service industry and is using that experience to do more than bring delicious meals and mouthwatering desserts. Her background ...

BJ Williams earns NLC University certificates

December 13th, 2017 Comments Off on BJ Williams earns NLC University certificates
District 4 Council Member B.J. Williams received Bronze and Silver level certificates at the National League of Cities (NLC) University’s Continuing Education Awards held on Nov. 15.   Williams earned Bronze and Silver recognition upon completion of continuing education ...

Police department investigates shooting of four individuals

December 13th, 2017 Comments Off on Police department investigates shooting of four individuals
On Dec. 12, shortly after 6:30 p.m., the Garland Police Department responded to the report of multiple gunshots in the area of Hall Park located in the 1300 block of Rivercrest Lane. Callers advised there were numerous people running ...

Health Dept. inspections: Dec. 4-8

December 13th, 2017 Comments Off on Health Dept. inspections: Dec. 4-8
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 ...

Special Ones Network celebrates a decade of Christmas fun

December 13th, 2017 Comments Off on Special Ones Network celebrates a decade of Christmas fun
Channel 11 recently honored Kristal and Dean Davis, founders of the Special Ones Network, by choosing them as their “Ones for Texas.” The recognition marked 10 years of organizing Christmas parties for special needs individuals and their families.   ...

Crimes reported: Nov. 19-25

December 12th, 2017 Comments Off on Crimes reported: Nov. 19-25
The Garland Police Department has divided the city into 26 districts, numbers vary from 11 to 56.  Listed below are the 175 crimes reported.   Information provided by the Garland Police Department. Crimes broken down by district District 11 ...

Jackson MST receives award for commitment to learning

December 11th, 2017 Comments Off on Jackson MST receives award for commitment to learning
Students at Jackson Technology Center for Math and Science were recently rewarded for taking and dominating an online learning challenge. The campus was named a Dallas Grand Prize winner in the Khan Academy LearnStorm six-week challenge—an honor that came ...

High school basketball season underway

December 11th, 2017 Comments Off on High school basketball season underway
The Garland ISD high school varsity girls’ basketball district season started Friday, Dec. 8, with wins for The Lady Eagles of Rowlett High School, the Lady Patriots of Lakeview Centennial High School and the Lady Rangers of Naaman Forest ...

Garland residents gather for Christmas tree lighting

December 10th, 2017 Comments Off on Garland residents gather for Christmas tree lighting
Thursday, Dec. 7, was a wonderful night in downtown Garland as attendees gathered to celebrate Christmas. The tree lighting was followed by an impressive fireworks display and visits and photos with Santa. The weather, which had been unseasonably warm, ...
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