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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 graduation from Morehouse, King went to Pennsylvania to attend Crozer Theological Seminary and earned a Bachelor of Divinity degree.   ...Full Article

Ikandy Foundation celebrates year of helping children

Edward and Jane Diogu, founders of the Ikandy Foundation, recently hosted a dinner at Sazon Mexican Home Cooking Restaurant to thank board members and volunteers who have assisted them ...Full Article

Pro races in Garland prove decisive in standings

by Peloton Sports, special for The Garland Texan   When the dust had settled in at W. Cecil Winters Park in Garland on an unusually hot, dry Sunday in ...Full Article

Women’s XIX Society gives grant to Jonathan’s Place

On Dec. 5 at Times Ten Cellars, Dallas Women’s Foundation’s XIX Society members gathered for their annual holiday party and to present a $30,000 check to Jonathan’s Place, whose ...Full Article

Local pastor publishes ‘The Sabbath Challenge’

The coming of Christmas and the New Year always has people thinking about resolutions for the new year. And there is no greater accomplishment than taking time to honor ...Full Article

House fire claims four lives

Just after 1 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 25, the Garland Fire Department responded to a house fire in the 1400 block of Williams Drive. When firefighters arrived on scene, the ...Full Article

Keep pets safe at Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a special holiday, but it can carry some hazards for pets. Follow these tips from the ASPCA to keep pets healthy and safe during the holiday.   ...Full Article

Garland woman wins Golden Chick Sweepstakes

Friday, Oct. 20, the Dallas-based chicken restaurant, Golden Chick, held two check presentations at their location off Meadow and North Central Expressway.   One check went to the American ...Full Article

Hope’s Door New Beginning Center hosts candlelight vigil

Thursday, Oct. 12, Hope’s Door New Beginning Center hosted a candlelight vigil to recognize October as National Domestic Violence Aware Month and to honor 158 individuals in Texas who ...Full Article

Writer travels to Port Aransas for new novel

Garland writer Jeff Hampton had already set his newest novel in Port Aransas, Texas, when the devastation brought to that island community by Hurricane Harvey prompted him to get ...Full Article
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