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Senior citizens go high-tech

December 10th, 2017 Comments Off on Senior citizens go high-tech
High-tech combines with high touch at Advanced Health & Rehab of Garland, with the introduction of a new computer system designed specifically for seniors with the belief that it’s never too late to join the digital revolution.   From ...

Eagle Theatre Company receives international invitation

December 10th, 2017 Comments Off on Eagle Theatre Company receives international invitation
Garland ISD has earned local, state and even national honors for its excellent fine arts programs. But the district is now receiving international attention. Rowlett High School’s Eagle Theatre Company has been invited to perform at the 2018 American ...

Carver staff named Educators of the Year

December 10th, 2017 Comments Off on Carver staff named Educators of the Year
Garland ISD boasts exceptional staff all across the district, but two in particular have received special recognition. Wendy Williams and Melody McAllister were named 2017 Educators of the Year by the NAACP Garland Unit. The two not only share ...

Have a safe holiday season

December 10th, 2017 Comments Off on Have a safe holiday season
Becoming a crime victim can ruin an otherwise joyous season so be as safe as possible by following the tips below:   Stay safe while shopping:   If you must shop at night, do not go alone. Dress comfortably ...

Holiday treats tough on teeth

December 9th, 2017 Comments Off on Holiday treats tough on teeth
Dr. Shirin Rahimian offers the following 10 tips for dental care and hygiene during the holidays. Eat all the holiday sweets you want if you brush in the “hot  zone”: Brush your teeth within the “hot zone”–which is within 20 minutes ...

Armory demolition debate, council recall attempt continue

December 6th, 2017 Comments Off on Armory demolition debate, council recall attempt continue
Anyone who keeps up with the goings on of Garland’s city government is aware of the contention that has become commonplace between Garland’s elected officials. It’s not unusual to hear insults, raised voices and obvious contempt and disrespect between ...

Health Dept. inspections: Nov. 27 – Dec. 2

December 6th, 2017 Comments Off on Health Dept. inspections: Nov. 27 – Dec. 2
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 ...

Raul Saucedo completes basic training

December 6th, 2017 Comments Off on Raul Saucedo completes basic training
U.S. Air Force Airman Manuel D. Saucedo graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio.   The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical ...

GSO continues season Dec. 15

December 6th, 2017 Comments Off on GSO continues season Dec. 15
Garland Symphony Orchestra continues its 2017-2018 season “Vienna, City of Music!” Dec. 15, 8 p.m. at the Granville Arts Center, 300 North Fifth Street in downtown Garland.   No other city in the world can boast a musical history ...

Surviving grief during holidays

December 5th, 2017 Comments Off on Surviving grief during holidays
The holiday season can be a difficult time for those who have suffered the loss of a loved one, for those who suffer from depression and similar disorders or general feelings of loneliness. Memories of the death of a ...
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