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GISD board of trustees meeting recaps

August 16th, 2017 Comments Off on GISD board of trustees meeting recaps
The Garland ISD board of trustees held a board meeting July 25, special meeting Aug. 7 and work session Aug. 8. Some highlights from those meetings are below.   Community updates Staff members from the cities of Garland and ...

Health Department inspections: Aug. 7-11

August 16th, 2017 Comments Off on Health Department inspections: Aug. 7-11
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 ...

Noon Exchange hosts Labor Day Parade

August 15th, 2017 Comments Off on Noon Exchange hosts Labor Day Parade
The 72nd Labor Day Parade and festivities are presented by the Noon Exchange Club of Garland, and will be held Sept., 4 at 9 a.m. Come out and see local bands, sports groups and floats during the parade through ...

GPD investigates freeway shooting

August 15th, 2017 Comments Off on GPD investigates freeway shooting
On Aug. 14, at approximately 8:45 p.m., GPD officers responded to the area of Interstate 30 and Broadway Boulevard in reference to a report of gunshots coming from the freeway area.   At 9 p.m., GPD officers, along with ...

Beware of utility billing scam calls

August 14th, 2017 Comments Off on Beware of utility billing scam calls
Several city of Garland commercial utility customers have received scam phone calls threatening utility disconnection and attempting to collect payment. On the Caller ID, the scammers are using (spoofing) a City of Garland phone number, 972-205-2650. Sometimes, they leave ...

Donations drive GRS Giving Place to continue impacting students

August 13th, 2017 Comments Off on Donations drive GRS Giving Place to continue impacting students
Since opening its doors in 2013-14, the district’s GRS Giving Place has helped hundreds of students receive necessities in order to pursue success. Serving the district’s foster care and homeless population, as well as students and families who face ...

Tips for back-to-school season

August 13th, 2017 Comments Off on Tips for back-to-school season
As summer break draws to a close, it is the perfect time to start preparing for the busy back-to-school season. Get ready for a successful 2017-18 in Garland ISD with the following helpful tips.   Don’t be late Aug. ...

Student safety is every driver’s responsibility

August 13th, 2017 Comments Off on Student safety is every driver’s responsibility
The new school year starts soon and it’s the responsibility of all drivers to keep Garland’s children safe. Remember to follow these safety tips:   Watch for school zones and obey the 20 mph speed limit along with all ...

Cynthia “Cindy” Boswell Brown

August 12th, 2017 Comments Off on Cynthia “Cindy” Boswell Brown
August 25, 1952 – August 07, 2017 Cindy was called home to our Lord on August 7, 2017 after a long and courageous battle with cancer.  She was a wonderful, creative, and loving wife, mother, grandmother, and sister.  She ...

GCT celebrates 50 years of excellence

August 10th, 2017 Comments Off on GCT celebrates 50 years of excellence
Garland Civic Theatre is proud to celebrate its 50th anniversary during the 2017-18 season. Since 1967, GCT has provided quality shows, including musicals, mysteries, comedies and dramas, by joining gifted directors with talented actors and crew, along with great ...
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