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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 the Garland News in the early part of the last century, was looked to by Garlandites particularly for his newsy “Local and Personal” column. It reported everything from dog-stealing to ...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

Rowlett Strong Gala honors first responders

Rowlett Strong is holding a First Response Appreciation Gala to honor and recognize the first responders, as well as other municipal and volunteer organizations, that came to help Rowlett ...Full Article

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall visits Sachse

The Vietnam Combat Veterans Memorial Moving Wall will be on display at the Sachse Municipal complex over Memorial Day weekend. Thousands of visitors are expected.   “This will be a rare opportunity ...Full Article

Ms. Senior Garland Pageant set for June 3

The Ms. Senior Garland Pageant was created in 2010 as a way to recognize and honor senior women (age 60 and over). The participants are women of distinction who ...Full Article

Garland celebrates Cinco de Mayo

The Cinco de Mayo festival held on the downtown Garland square Friday, May 5, and Saturday, May 6, provided fun for all ages with a variety of activities. This ...Full Article

NGHS student competes in pageant

Kerrhea Kay, a junior at North Garland High School, participated in the 2017 Dallas/Fort Worth Teen pageant competition which took place Sunday, May 7. The young woman learned of ...Full Article

The Catholic Foundation presents grants

More than $1 million in grants was recently awarded to 26 recipients at the 2017 Catholic Foundation Spring Grant Ceremony at The Highlands School in Irving. The grants will ...Full Article
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