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Devin Duvernay selected to play in Under Armor All-American game

October 18th, 2015 Comments Off on Devin Duvernay selected to play in Under Armor All-American game
Under Armor recently announced that Sachse High School wide receiver Devin Duvernay was selected to play in the Under Armor All-American game Jan. 2, 2016. Representatives from Under Armor recently held a celebration where a commemorative jersey was presented ...

David’s Meat Market: New ownership, same family, quality

October 18th, 2015 Comments Off on David’s Meat Market: New ownership, same family, quality
Devon McDougall did not imagine himself working at his grandfather’s business, David’s Meat Market, into adulthood. “I fought it,” he said. “I tried not to and I went to work in Rockwall at Carraba’s and I worked at the ...

District observes National School Lunch Week with festive foods

October 17th, 2015 Comments Off on District observes National School Lunch Week with festive foods
Garland ISD observed the 53rd National School Lunch Week with Texas State Fair-themed treats. Corn dogs, caramel applesauce and sausage on a stick all made appearances this week, offering students delicious, seasonal bites. “National School Lunch Week provides an ...

October: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 17th, 2015 Comments Off on October: Breast Cancer Awareness Month
October is breast cancer awareness month and a great time to share valuable information on how to lower risk factors and recognize symptoms. Although mammography screening does not help physicians find all breast cancers, its use is the best ...

Volunteers needed

October 16th, 2015 Comments Off on Volunteers needed
The Landmark Society needs volunteers to help preserve Garland’s heritage. Skills that can be put to use include transcription, data entry, public speaking, writing, cataloging, research, computer operations, graphic design, web design, marketing and advertising, special events, performing arts ...

GISD high school football recap: October 15-16

October 16th, 2015 Comments Off on GISD high school football recap: October 15-16
Photos by Roger Mathis, www.mempics.com The Rowlett Eagles and Lakeview Centennial Patriots came back from the 11-6A bye week to get wins. North Forney HS over South Garland Colonels The South Garland Colonels were defeated 43-37 by North Forney ...

GISD board president expresses shock over adjusted cost of natatorium

October 14th, 2015 Comments Off on GISD board president expresses shock over adjusted cost of natatorium
GISD Board of Trustees President Larry Glick said at the Tuesday, Oct. 13 board meeting that he was “perplexed” when he saw reports on cost increases of two major bond projects that are over budget. “I think I know ...

Place 4 GISD board seat filled

October 14th, 2015 Comments Off on Place 4 GISD board seat filled
Veronica Martinez-Cantu was sworn in Tuesday, Oct. 13 as the Garland ISD Board of Trustees Place 4 replacement for Dr. Cindy Castaneda who resigned the seat earlier this year.Martinez-Cantu holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in science degrees from the ...

Health Department inspections: October 5-9

October 13th, 2015 Comments Off on Health Department inspections: October 5-9
Information provided by Cindy Corley, Garland Health Department 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, ...

GFD receives highest ISO rating

October 12th, 2015 Comments Off on GFD receives highest ISO rating
The Garland Fire Department has received an Insurance Service Office rating of “1,” the highest rating possible. Such a high rating is a positive influence on economic development efforts and could potentially mean lower fire insurance rates for Garland ...
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