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Mayor Athas announces resignation date

January 16th, 2018 Comments Off on Mayor Athas announces resignation date
Mayor Douglas Athas tendered his resignation at the Tuesday, Jan. 9, Garland City Council meeting. He read his resignation letter which indicated that his term would end after a successor is elected by the citizens in the May election. ...

GCT’s production of ‘The Widow’ starts this week

January 16th, 2018 Comments Off on GCT’s production of ‘The Widow’ starts this week
Join Garland Civic Theatre for our 50th Anniversary Season!  GCT 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, music and love. ...

Flu continues to spread; take precautions

January 16th, 2018 Comments Off on Flu continues to spread; take precautions
This season’s flu outbreak, now being called an epidemic, continues to spread throughout the U.S. The severity of this season’s flu can be blamed on it being a strain known as H3N2, which makes people sicker than other strains. ...

Health inspection report: Jan. 6-12

January 16th, 2018 Comments Off on Health inspection report: Jan. 6-12
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 ...

Officers investigate shooting, one dead, two injured

January 15th, 2018 Comments Off on Officers investigate shooting, one dead, two injured
Update: Police identify male victim   The adult male victim was identified as 21-year-old Axel Sanchez Orozco of Garland.   Monday, Jan. 15, at approximately 3:30 a.m., Garland police officers responded to a gunshot wound call in the 1600 ...

Garland Behavioral Hospital fights senior hunger

January 14th, 2018 Comments Off on Garland Behavioral Hospital fights senior hunger
Garland Behavioral Hospital has participated in the Stop Senior Hunger annual food drive in years past but wanted to do something special for the 2017 drive (https://www.facebook.com/STOPSeniorHungerDallas333/).   Garland Behavioral Hospital has a specialty geriatric care unit and sees ...

Schedule auditions for ‘The Savannah Sipping Society’

January 14th, 2018 Comments Off on Schedule auditions for ‘The Savannah Sipping Society’
Auditions for “The Savannah Sipping Society” will be held Sunday, Jan. 21, 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. in 30-minute time slots. Appointments are preferred, but if unable to schedule, simply drop by to audition. Callbacks will be Wednesday, Jan. ...

It’s Time Texas Community Challenge

January 14th, 2018 Comments Off on It’s Time Texas Community Challenge
Garland has once again joined the It’s Time Texas Community Challenge, and the community is encouraged to help! The challenge began Jan. 8 and is presented by H-E-B to unite and mobilize community members, schools, businesses and organizations to see which ...

Reported crimes: December 24-30

January 13th, 2018 Comments Off on Reported crimes: December 24-30
The Garland Police Department has divided the city into 26 districts, numbers vary from 11 to 56.  Listed below are the 135 crimes reported.   Information provided by the Garland Police Department. Crimes broken down by district   District ...

Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 10th, 2018 Comments Off on Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Martin Luther King, Jr. was born Jan. 15, 1929, to pastor Martin Luther King, Sr. and Alberta Williams King. He attended segregated public schools until the age of 15 when he was accepted into Morehouse College. Upon his 1948 ...
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