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Lakewood Brewing, Police Boxing Gym team up for toy drive

January 26th, 2016 Comments Off on Lakewood Brewing, Police Boxing Gym team up for toy drive
The Garland Police Boxing Gym and Lakewood Brewing Company recently hosted a toy drive for children affected by the Dec. 26 tornado. The drive was a success, resulting in more than seven truckloads of toys for children who not ...

Tornado relief efforts continue

January 26th, 2016 Comments Off on Tornado relief efforts continue
Tornado relief continues as organized volunteers remain in damaged areas completing work orders. However, volunteers are not being coordinated through the city of Garland. Garland Building Inspection continues to operate Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. from the Mobile ...

Emergency Management team to host storm spotter training

January 26th, 2016 Comments Off on Emergency Management team to host storm spotter training
The 2016 severe weather season is fast approaching. Are you ready? Can you recognize the clues that suggest large hail, flash flooding or a tornado is possible? As part of its area-wide weather preparedness campaign, the National Weather Service Office ...

Third pass storm debris removal begins tomorrow

January 26th, 2016 Comments Off on Third pass storm debris removal begins tomorrow
Storm debris removal crews will complete their second pass today and the third and final pass through the storm impact zone will begin Wednesday, Jan. 27. That pass is expected to be completed by Feb. 13. Property owners should ...

Digital service enhances cafeteria experience

January 26th, 2016 Comments Off on Digital service enhances cafeteria experience
Garland ISD introduced the MealViewer website and smartphone app this month, allowing parents and students to browse through menus, learn nutritional facts and see upcoming dishes in multiple languages. “We always strive to have the best food and serving experience possible ...

Health inspection report: January 18-22

January 26th, 2016 Comments Off on Health inspection report: January 18-22
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 ...

GPD designates Exchange Zone

January 24th, 2016 Comments Off on GPD designates Exchange Zone
The Garland Police Department has designated two parking spaces in front of the police department building located at 1891 Forest Lane where online buyers and sellers can conduct face-to-face transactions. The Exchange Zone has been established in response to ...

HS basketball recap: January 22

January 24th, 2016 Comments Off on HS basketball recap: January 22
The high school basketball scores for Jan. 22 are below: Photos by Roger Mathis – www.mempics.com Girls Sachse HS 76 – Garland HS 37 Naaman Forest HS 68 – North Garland HS 33 Rowlett HS 49 – Tyler Lee ...

NGHS receives certification for engineering program

January 24th, 2016 Comments Off on NGHS receives certification for engineering program
Showcasing its commitment to student learning, North Garland High School recently received national recognition for an engineering-focused program. The campus is Garland ISD’s first high school to be awarded Project Lead The Way certification. “We have seen how PLTW ...

Garland senior living at its best

January 24th, 2016 Comments Off on Garland senior living at its best
It’s not fun to think about and it’s even harder to want to admit when it happens, but most seniors will find themselves needing to move into an assisted living home at some point. Assisted living may not fit ...
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