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Another Garland area advances toward National Register of Historic Places

After decades of starts and stops, Garland, for the second time in four months, has had a district cleared for approval to the prestigious National Register of Historic Places. In Houston, Saturday, Jan. 21, an 11-member board of the Texas Historical Commission unanimously approved the nomination of the Garland Downtown Historic District to be sent to the National Parks ...Full Article

City, GISD election information announced

In May, Garland voters’ voices will be heard in elections for the GISD board of trustees, four Garland city council districts and the mayor. Important dates for voters, as ...Full Article

Council backs downtown National Register application

Garland City Council agreed unanimously to back the application of downtown Garland building owners to seek admission to the National Register of Historic Places. Council also concurred with the ...Full Article

Girl Scouts celebrate 100 years of cookie sales

Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas, the largest organization shaping young female leaders in North Texas, is preparing to kick off its 2017 Cookie Season starting Jan. 13 through Feb. ...Full Article

ACT director looks toward retirement

Marilynne Serie will pass the baton to Andrew Mlcak, her assistant director, as she retires from her position as the executive director of the Achievement Center of Texas. She ...Full Article

Millions of dollars for downtown property upgrades possible

Downtown Garland property owners last night learned how they could obtain federal, state and county funds for rehabilitation of their buildings, if the proposed downtown Garland listing on the ...Full Article

Travis College Hill cited as downtown seeks spot on National Register

Garland’s Travis College Hill Addition was lauded as the first Garland area on track to be listed on the prestigious National Register of Historic Places as downtown Garland endeavors ...Full Article

Elks Lodge hosts veterans party

Sunday, Dec. 4 the Garland Elks Lodge #1984 located on Duck Creek hosted a Veteran Appreciation Christmas Party for approximately 50 veterans who were transported from the Dallas VA ...Full Article

Holidays shine through 88-year-old’s artistry

The holiday spirit shines in Garland thanks to the stained glass artistry of Tony Carrillo. At 88, Carrillo still devotes up to six hours a day to his passion. ...Full Article

Spring Creek Preserve – holiday party, schedule

Tuesday, Dec. 6: Spring Creek Preservation Society Holiday party, 7 p.m., 5806 Firecrest Drive, Garland, 972-495-3569. Bring an appetizer to share, friends and family and a good nature story ...Full Article
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