Our Jurassic Quest Adventure in Dallas

Our Jurassic Quest Adventure in Dallas

(ROCKWALL, TX — July 2, 2020) Sometimes, being married to the editor of Blue Ribbon News is a whole lot of fun. Last weekend, my husband Austin was invited to a special media preview of Jurassic Quest — a drive thru dinosaur experience touring the United States. I knew I couldn’t miss out on the […]

New camps added to Blue Ribbon News Summer Camp Spotlight

New camps added to Blue Ribbon News Summer Camp Spotlight

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 1, 2020) Have you checked out our Blue Ribbon News Summer Camp Spotlight? We’re featuring local summer camp programs, Vacation Bible Schools, sports and skills camps, and more! Check out our summer camp listing here>>blueribbonnews.com/blue-ribbon-news-summer-camp-spotlight-rockwall-county-beyond/ Offering a summer camp or program in your area? Submit your camp info in our online […]

Atmos Energy offers solutions for those needing help paying natural gas bills

Atmos Energy offers solutions for those needing help paying natural gas bills

(GARLAND, TX – May 26, 2020) – Widespread recommendations to stay home amid the public health emergency have many Americans anxious about balancing unforeseen energy expenses with the desire for a comfortable home. As the country continues to navigate these uncertain times, Atmos Energy reminds customers struggling to pay their monthly natural gas bill that […]

Atmos Energy salutes health care heroes of safety

Atmos Energy salutes health care heroes of safety

Garland, Texas – May 11, 2020 – America’s entire health care system is working tirelessly to address the unprecedented demands of the COVID-19 pandemic. Nurses, doctors, paramedics, hospital administrators and laboratory technicians are battling this pandemic around the clock, sometimes unable to take a quick break or grab a sandwich at the hospital cafeteria. Many […]

Parade of Lights May 13 to honor Rockwall, Rowlett and Garland first responders

Parade of Lights May 13 to honor Rockwall, Rowlett and Garland first responders

(ROWLETT, TX – May 11, 2020) With social distancing and masks, you are invited to experience the First Responder Parade of Lights set for 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 13 at the main campus of Baylor, Scott & White -Lake Pointe. Participating first responders include Rowlett Fire/EMS, Rowlett Police, Rockwall Fire/EMS, Rockwall Police, Garland Police/SWAT and […]

Garland ISD celebrates Teacher and Parent Appreciation Week May 4-8

Garland ISD celebrates Teacher and Parent Appreciation Week May 4-8

(GARLAND, TX — May 5, 2020) Join Garland ISD in celebrating our dedicated educators and parents during Teacher and Parent Appreciation Week. Show some extra love during National Teacher Day (May 5) and on GISD Parent Day (May 7). Share your shout-outs and words of appreciation in person or on social media using the hashtag […]

Garland ISD launches initiatives offering virtual support for families and students

Garland ISD launches initiatives offering virtual support for families and students

(GARLAND, TX — April 24, 2020) Garland ISD recently launched two initiatives to help provide support digitally for families and students during the COVID-19 pandemic. Garland ISD launches Family Support Call Center Garland ISD strives to offer families a variety of ways to stay connected. The district launched its newest communication service Wednesday, April 22 […]

Garland ISD nurses sew masks for food service colleagues

Garland ISD nurses sew masks for food service colleagues

Unity in a time of distancing (GARLAND, TX – April 15, 2020) With supplies dwindling across the country, 16 Garland Independent School District nurses used their three-day weekend to sew more than 300 masks for their fellow GISD colleagues on the front lines. The unique, handmade masks were made for staff who make GISD’s curbside […]

Atmos Energy workers enhancing public safety protocols, wearing face masks

Atmos Energy workers enhancing public safety protocols, wearing face masks

April 6, 2020 –With your continued safety in mind, you will now see us wearing face coverings in your communities. In light of new data about the spread of Covid-19, along with widespread evidence of coronavirus illness in communities around the country, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended on Friday that all […]

Final day to submit entries in #GISDAlwaysConnected video contest

Final day to submit entries in #GISDAlwaysConnected video contest

(GARLAND, TX – April 2, 2020) All Garland ISD students and staff are invited to create and submit videos up to one minute long on Twitter and Facebook. There are two categories: Learning at home – Show us a creative project or simply how you’re staying connected. Inspirational message – Help support each other with […]

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