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Apply to serve on boards, commissions

June 19th, 2016 Comments Off on Apply to serve on boards, commissions
Garland residents are encouraged to help carry out the many functions of city government by applying to serve on Garland’s Advisory Boards and Commissions. All applicants and incumbents must submit a Board and Commission Application form by Friday, July ...

GFD earns highest ISO rating

June 19th, 2016 Comments Off on GFD earns highest ISO rating
The Garland Fire Department has received a Class 1 ISO rating, the highest Public Protection Classification by the Insurance Service Organization. A community’s Public Protection Classification is based on a formal assessment of three major areas:   Fire department ...

Sun safety a must

June 19th, 2016 Comments Off on Sun safety a must
The school year is over and families are enjoying fun in the sun. It’s important to understand the dangers of sun exposure as well as the ins and outs of protecting children from the sun’s dangerous consequences. The immediate ...

GHD reports Zika Virus case

June 17th, 2016 Comments Off on GHD reports Zika Virus case
On June 15, the Garland Health Department received confirmation of an active case of Zika virus in Garland in the 600 block of Carriagehouse Lane (near the intersection of Lavon Drive/Highway 78 and Carriagehouse Lane). The individual was infected ...

Garland couple’s son receives Memorial Day honor

June 16th, 2016 Comments Off on Garland couple’s son receives Memorial Day honor
Ken and Pam Krippner of Garland spent Memorial Day at the Charlotte Motor Speedway honoring their son Andrew who was killed in Afghanistan in 2011. Andrew enlisted in the Army after high school graduation in 2010. He was deployed ...

Ravenscroft coming soon to Granville Arts Center

June 16th, 2016 Comments Off on Ravenscroft coming soon to Granville Arts Center
Garland Civic Theatre will begin its 49th season with a production of Ravenscroft by Don Nigro. Performances will be at the small theatre of the Granville Arts Center, 300 North Fifth Street in downtown Garland. The production will run ...

Murder victim found

June 16th, 2016 Comments Off on Murder victim found
On Monday, June 13, at approximately 7:30 p.m., the Garland Police Department responded to the report a man found dead in the 4200 block of Mayflower Dr. Officers arrived and observed the body of a man in the backyard ...

Help with hearing loss

June 16th, 2016 Comments Off on Help with hearing loss
The following information provided by Anne Howell, Garland-based hi HealthInnovations hearing aid professional Hearing loss affects 48 million Americans and is the third most common chronic condition for older Americans. In fact, 40 percent of individuals over age 65 are ...

Health inspections: June 6-10

June 13th, 2016 Comments Off on Health inspections: June 6-10
Each week the city of Garland Health Department conducts inspections of establishments where food is served.  Inspection sites include day care centers, retirement homes, school cafeterias, restaurants – fast food and dine-in, convenience stores, and grocery stores. A failing ...

‘Good Morning Texas’ features Urban Flea

June 13th, 2016 Comments Off on ‘Good Morning Texas’ features Urban Flea
Another great Urban Flea Market drew lots of folks to downtown Garland Saturday, June 11. Everyone enjoyed food, entertainment and exceptional shopping. There were most likely more first-timers there because Resurrected Designs owner Emily Low, along with Karin Wiseman, ...
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