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Texans Can Academy recognizes bus drivers

With more and more students enrolling in Texans Can Academies’ campuses, one of their schools was especially appreciative of the bus drivers safely delivering their students to campus each day.  Garland Can Academy is giving back to those who have helped their students travel to school.   The local DART bus drivers who have helped the Garland school stay ...Full Article

Rowlett Strong offers grants for hurricane help

Rowlett Strong’s Rebuild Rowlett 5K held in June raised $5,000 for the Rebuild Rowlett Long-Term Recovery Fund, but by the time the event was concluded we had been notified ...Full Article

Ikandy distributes school backpacks

IKandy, the charitable foundation of Ike Diogu hosts an annual back-to-school event during which Garland children enjoy lunch and receive free backpacks filled with supplies.   During this year’s ...Full Article

BSA awards Eagle rank

Agustin Gasperin, 18, son of Augustin and Ana Gasperin, of Garland, received the rank of Eagle Scout in a Court of Honor ceremony held Tuesday, July 25. Agustin is ...Full Article

Free back-to-school haircuts

Remington College is again helping send kids back to school looking and feeling their best – and saving their parents some money – through its eighth Cuts for Kids ...Full Article

Rowlett to host First Responders Appreciation Gala

The First Response Appreciation Gala is Rowlett’s way of thanking first responders that provided mutual aid from cities across North Texas and Oklahoma when Rowlett needed help the most. ...Full Article

Reading Grandpa Will’s words

Cousins Roger Poore and Sue Holmes Watkins recently spent an afternoon gazing on their grandfather’s words, penned more than 100 years ago. Will A. Holford, editor and proprietor of ...Full Article

Good Sam receives significant donation

Tucked in among the many warehouses in Garland is a supply warehouse that made Tuesday, June 27, a great day for Good Samaritans of Garland, Inc. by donating 17 ...Full Article

Crowds visit Vietnam Memorial Wall

The word that first comes to mind while standing at the Vietnam Combat Veterans Memorial Moving Wall is “humbling.” The second is “gratitude.” The memorial wall, in Sachse for ...Full Article

Register now for Leadership Garland

The purpose of Leadership Garland is to provide corporate leadership training; to motivate and encourage civic leaders; and to develop personal leadership characteristics and skills within individuals. Participants are ...Full Article
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