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Garland Fire Department receives award

For the third year in a row, the Garland Fire Department received the Mission: Lifeline EMS Recognition Gold Award.  Once again, this was possible due to our paramedics’ great work in the field and the collaboration between Fire, Dispatch, and Baylor Scott & White Medical Center. However, this year they stepped it up even more and received the 2017 ...Full Article

Garland wins Earth Day competition

In late April, Garland won the $5,500 first-place prize in the EarthXPitch: Pollinator Habitat Civic Grant Competition. Hosted by Earth Day Texas, the competition is an initiative to help ...Full Article

Newly elected council members sworn in

Two newly elected council members and the returning mayor were sworn in at the May 16 City Council meeting.   Mayor Douglas Athas was sworn in for his third ...Full Article

City of Garland designated Playful City USA

National nonprofit KaBOOM! has honored the city of Garland with a Playful City USA designation for the second time. Playful City USA honors cities and towns across the country ...Full Article

GP&L named Reliable Public Power Provider

Garland Power & Light has earned a Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3)® designation from the American Public Power Association for providing reliable and safe electric service. David Lynch, assistant ...Full Article

Heritage Celebration fun for everyone

The temperature was a little low and the wind a little high, but that didn’t stop people from coming out to the recent Garland Heritage Celebration. The event provided ...Full Article

Mayor wins third term bid, council race requires runoff

Mayor Douglas Athas won his race for a third term in the Saturday, May 6 election. Athas was re-elected by a decidedly large margin over opponent Leala Green with ...Full Article

Earth Day Celebration, Trash Off rescheduled for May 6

The Earth Day Celebration and Trash Off event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 6, at the Garland Recycling Center, 1426 Commerce St. Enjoy ...Full Article

Downtown Garland earns listing on National Register of Historic Places

The Garland Downtown Historic District in Garland, Dallas County, was recently listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The Texas Historical Commission assisted in the nomination of this ...Full Article

Current mayor seeks third term

Douglas Athas had a long list of things he hoped to accomplish as mayor, a list with more things to do than anyone could complete in one term, or ...Full Article
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