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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Garland Renters Have One of America's Fastest Routes to Home Ownership

Garland is among the nation's best cities for renters to quickly convert to home ownership.

Garland is listed as the second-best city in Texas and ninth-best in the nation for the time it takes renters to save enough money to convert to home ownership.

In an October story, "The Process of Becoming a Homeowner," the Dallas Business Journ...

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Posted on: September 3, 2019

Garland a Best Place for Money Savers

The Gatewood neighborhood did their part to make Garland a Best Place to Live by creating a communit

Garland continues to stack up as a wise investment, as it was ranked No. 3 in the country in financial services website GOBankingRates’ recent list of “The 20 Best Places to Live If You’re Trying to Save Money.”

The ...

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Posted on: August 20, 2019

Garland Ranked One of Best Cities to Buy a Family Home

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Garland was named among the best cities in the country to buy a family home by personal finance website SmartAsset.com.The study ranked Garland number 19 out of the 100 biggest cities in the U.S.

To rank the best cities, the study analyzed six data points:...

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

Garland Earns Statewide Communications Awards

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The City of Garland is recognized for excellence in communications, earning six awards from the 2019 Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers (TAMIO) Conference in early June.

The Garland City Press brought home a TAMI Award in the External News...

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

City Manager Bryan Bradford Named Living Legend

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U.S. Rep. Colin Allred was guest speaker of the event at Royal Oaks Country Club in Dallas.

“When you talk to him, you can sense his true adoration for Garland,” Rockwall County District Attorney Kenda Culpepper said in presenting the award. “The City of G...

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Posted on: May 18, 2019

Bragging rights as diverse as Garland itself

The Shores of Wellington neighborhood along the shoreline of Lake Ray Hubbard in Garland, Texas.

Being among the top 1% of suburban communities when it comes to diversity -- both in Texas and the nation -- is a key factor toward Garland's strong performance in other comparisons between cities.

For instance, the quality-of-life website livability.com r...

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Posted on: May 18, 2019

City of Garland Designated Playful City USA

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National nonprofit KaBOOM! has honored the City of Garland with a Playful City USA designation for the second time. Playful City USA honors cities and towns across the country for putting the needs of families first so kids can learn, grow and develop imp...

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Posted on: May 18, 2019

Garland Named One of Move.org’s Best Cities for Raising a Family

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Move.org recently named Garland the eighth best city for raising a family, citing its low crime rate and affordability. With six recreation centers and more than 40 parks, the city is a favorite for families who want to enjoy the outdoors without ever lea...

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Posted on: May 18, 2019

Garland Ranked One of Best Cities for Millennials

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Garland was named among the top 150 best cities in the U.S. for millenials in a recent report by personal finance website MillennialPersonalFinance.com.

Garland, which was ranked number 43 in the study, boasts some of the best resources for millennials liv...

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

Garland Brings Home State Video Awards

Awards presented to the City of Garland at the November 2018 Texas Association of Telecommunications

The City of Garland brought home 10 trophies from the annual statewide Government Programming Awards. The awards were presented at the Texas Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (TATOA) conference in early November.

Garland was a finalis...

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

GP&L Receives National Communications Award

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Garland Power & Light's communications team was recently recognized with a national award presented by the American Public Power Association.

Excellence in Public Power Communications awards are presented by the national association at its Customer Con...

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