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Annual greeting card contest crowns winners

December 29th, 2017 Comments Off on Annual greeting card contest crowns winners
Every year, fifth-graders throughout Garland ISD are invited to participate in a holiday card design contest. It begins at the campus level, with elementary schools determining one entry to represent each school. A panel of judges from central administration ...

Rowlett HS grad completes basic training

December 29th, 2017 Comments Off on Rowlett HS grad completes basic training
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Colby C. Kendall, graduate of Roweltt High School, completed basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland.   The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air ...

Recycling container delivery update

December 29th, 2017 Comments Off on Recycling container delivery update
Get ready to roll, Garland! Delivery of blue recycling containers for Phase 6 of the City’s single-stream recycling program will begin Jan. 23, 2018.   The delivery schedule is as follows:   Phase 6 Cart Delivery Schedule   Blue ...

Lister ES speaker program motivates students

December 28th, 2017 Comments Off on Lister ES speaker program motivates students
Lister Elementary School students are discovering a range of professions, thanks to the campus’s new Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) monthly speaker series.   “This was our way of exposing students to a variety of careers and educational processes ...

HS basketball game results: Dec. 15-20

December 26th, 2017 Comments Off on HS basketball game results: Dec. 15-20
Girls’ and boys’ high school basketball games played Dec. 15 – Dec. 20 included the following match-ups.   Girls’ scores   The Lady Eagles of Rowlett High School were defeated by Argyle High School Dec. 15 by a score ...

Police need help identifying robbery suspect

December 24th, 2017 Comments Off on Police need help identifying robbery suspect
The Garland Police Department has recovered video from a robbery that occurred Dec. 9 at a Metro PCS located in the 400 block of North Garland Avenue. Detectives believe this suspect is responsible for two other robberies in Garland, ...

Jackson Tech Center students enjoy ‘Oh Whata Night’ fundraiser

December 24th, 2017 Comments Off on Jackson Tech Center students enjoy ‘Oh Whata Night’ fundraiser
Whataburger hosted an “Oh Whata Night” fundraiser Thursday, Dec. 7. All attendees enjoyed a fun evening of activities and the restaurant donated 20 percent of sales to the Jackson Technology Center PTA.   Whataburger customers showed their support for ...

Young woman defies odds after near-fatal car accident

December 24th, 2017 Comments Off on Young woman defies odds after near-fatal car accident
A few years ago, Garland resident Amber Lacy was in a near-fatal accident in Shreveport, Louis., her hometown. She suffered a traumatic brain injury, a collapsed lung and other serious injuries in the car crash that happened shortly after ...

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Garland accepting applications

December 20th, 2017 Comments Off on Habitat for Humanity of Greater Garland accepting applications
First time homebuyers in Garland, Rowlett or Sachse who are in need of affordable housing are invited to complete a Habitat for Humanity of Greater Garland application. Applications can be mailed to P.O. Box 462071 Garland, TX 75046 or ...

Bricks & Minifigs opens Sachse location

December 20th, 2017 Comments Off on Bricks & Minifigs opens Sachse location
Bricks & Minifigs® celebrated its grand opening at 5250 State Highway 78, Suite 300 in Sachse, Saturday, Dec. 9.   Veteran Jason Klima and his wife are the owners of this and two additional franchise locations of the largest ...
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