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Don’t forget the sunscreen

July 20th, 2015 Comments Off on Don’t forget the sunscreen
Just about everyone has experienced the sting of sunburn, but sunlight can cause much more damage than just red, irritated skin. The sun’s ultraviolet rays come in three types: UVA rays, UVB rays, and UVC rays. These are in ...

GSO announces 2015-16 seaon

July 19th, 2015 Comments Off on GSO announces 2015-16 seaon
This season, the Garland Symphony Orchestra will explore masterpieces inspired by visions of riches. From Auber’s Overture to The Crown Diamonds to Lehar’s Gold and Silver Waltz, it promises to be a glittering array of musical treasures. Along the ...

Theatre-goers crazy for GSM’s ‘Crazy for You’

July 18th, 2015 Comments Off on Theatre-goers crazy for GSM’s ‘Crazy for You’
There are those who say that tap dancing is a lost art, and if that’s true, the Garland Summer Musicals’ and Director Buff Shurr’s production of ‘Crazy for You’ has brought it back to life. The effect of more ...

Treat yourself; stop by Ain’t No Mo! Butter Cakes

July 18th, 2015 Comments Off on Treat yourself; stop by Ain’t No Mo! Butter Cakes
Garland residents Quincy and Sheri Brown have brought their bright yellow food trailer, Ain’t No Mo! Butter Cakes, to their hometown and Garland residents are getting a taste of their delicious food and desserts. When Quincy first approached the ...

Police work to ID burglary suspect

July 17th, 2015 Comments Off on Police work to ID burglary suspect
Garland police detectives are trying to ID a burglary suspect who was captured on video breaking into the S&K Mart at 1420 Glenbrook Drive earlier this month. During the burglary the suspect got away with cash and cigarettes. Detectives ...

Eight families left homeless after apartment fire

July 15th, 2015 Comments Off on Eight families left homeless after apartment fire
An early morning fire Wednesday, July 15 at the Forest Glen Apartment complex, located near the corner of Jupiter Road and Forest Lane, left eight families homeless. No residents were injured but several family pets were lost.   The ...

Animal Services performance evaluation results include strengths, weaknesses

July 15th, 2015 Comments Off on Animal Services performance evaluation results include strengths, weaknesses
Strategic Government Resources representative Pat Fowler presented the results of their performance evaluation of Garland’s Animal Services Department at the July 6 City Council work session. Garland Animal Services was compared to nine other municipal programs. Fowler was afforded ...

Jose Raya graduates basic military training

July 14th, 2015 Comments Off on Jose Raya graduates basic military training
Air Force Airman Jose Raya graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, ...

GFD shares microwave oven safety tips

July 14th, 2015 Comments Off on GFD shares microwave oven safety tips
The Garland Fire Department, in an effort to promote safety, shares National Fire Protection Agency tips on various subjects. Below are their suggestions for microwave safety.        

Health inspection report: July 6-10

July 14th, 2015 Comments Off on Health inspection report: July 6-10
Each week the city of Garland Health Department conducts inspections of establishments where food is served.  Inspections include day care centers, retirement homes, school cafeterias, restaurants – fast food and dine-in, convenience stores, and grocery stores. A failing grade ...
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