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Steven Thomas Morris


Steven Thomas Morris lost his life-long battle with Myotonic Muscular Dystrophy at the age of 52 April 8, 2014 at Baylor Medical Center of Garland...more


Mayor hosts ‘Evening Out’


When/Where:  Thursday, April 24, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m., Walnut Creek Branch Library, 3319 Edgewood Drive.


Appointments:  Not required. Mayor will speak with residents on first-come, first-served basis.


More info:  972-205-2400 or mayor@garlandtx.gov

Local author publishes book, guests on radio broadcast


Kim Everett | April 15, 2014


Local author Kara Gentsch Durbin lives in Murphy now but was born and raised in Garland...more



National Achievement

Scholarship winners named


Posted April 14, 2014


National Merit Scholarship Corporation recently announced the names of approximately 800 outstanding...more

H1-B visa investigation uncovers abuses


Kim Everett | April 11, 2014


An April 8 Garland Independent School District press conference provided details of the H1-B visa program scandal and outlined how investigators believe...more



Hillside Academy student hoops way to national acclaim


Posted April 14, 2014


On April 12, Hillside Academy for Excellence student Joseph Lucas will play...more


Nonprofit helps SGHS students

attend state competition


Posted April 11, 2014


Moving from Lakeview Centennial to South Garland High School this school year, it seems that...more

Administrators play

student for a day


Posted April 11, 2014


As part of a district endeavor, Garland ISD principals, department heads and...more

National Day of Prayer at Atrium May 1

Posted April 11, 2014

Join us for the for the 13th downtown Garland observance, 63rd annual National Day of Prayer...more 

Candidate profiles: GISD board of trustees


Kim Everett | April 10, 2014


There are three GISD candidates running for the Place 4 seat and two candidates for Place 5 on the GISD...more

CCC named Top Stop for second year


Posted April 9, 2014


For the second year in a row, Garland ISD’s Curtis Culwell Center has been...more

NFHS student

receives DECA award


Posted April 8, 2014


Amy Bauer, Business Department head at Naaman Forest High School, recently announced that senior...more

Update:  Downtown construction


Posted April 6, 2014


Downtown visitors will see more development activity in the coming weeks. Preparations will begin...more

SHS athletes help

in community


Kim Everett | April 7, 2014



The city of Sachse received lots of help from athletes at Sachse High...more


Severe weather safety tips


Kim Everett | April 6, 2014


According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, almost 300 people die each...more

City Council candidate

profile:  Billy Mack Williams


Posted April 6, 2014


District 5 City Council candidate Billy Mack Williams has lived in Garland for 65 years and in district 5...more

Donation gives special education students unique experience


Posted April 6, 2014


Special education students at Southgate Elementary School will soon...more