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Obituary: Gary Mack Williams

June 11th, 2016 Comments Off on Obituary: Gary Mack Williams
Gary Mack Williams, 78, passed away in his home May 23, 2016 in Garland Texas. There was no service by request.

June: National Home Safety Month

June 11th, 2016 Comments Off on June: National Home Safety Month
June is National Home Safety Month and a great time to ensure that your home is as safe as possible against burglars and other intruders. Use the tips and suggestions below to help protect your family. Lock every door, ...

TI awards GISD teachers

June 11th, 2016 Comments Off on TI awards GISD teachers
Starting the summer with some extra spending money, three Garland ISD teachers recently won $10,000 grants. For the second year, the district’s Education Foundation partnered with Texas Instruments to offer TI Foundation Innovations in STEM Teaching Awards. This honor ...

Health inspection report: May 31 – June 3

June 10th, 2016 Comments Off on Health inspection report: May 31 – June 3
Weekly inspections are conducted by the Garland Health Department at establishments where food is served.  Inspections are performed at sites include day care centers, retirement homes, school cafeterias, restaurants – fast food and dine-in, convenience stores, and grocery stores. ...

GSO presents ‘KidsNotes’

June 9th, 2016 Comments Off on GSO presents ‘KidsNotes’
The Garland Symphony Orchestra will present its one-hour program, KidsNotes, next week. The program will be at the Central Garland Library Monday, June 13, at 11 a.m., at the Walnut Creek Library Friday, June 17, at 2:30 p.m. and ...

GPD posts Click It or Ticket results

June 9th, 2016 Comments Off on GPD posts Click It or Ticket results
From May 23 through June 5, the Garland Police Department participated in the statewide added enforcement for the Click It or Ticket campaign. The additional enforcement resulted in the following: 495       Seat Belts Violations 13        Child Safety Seat Violations ...

Summer meals for students

June 9th, 2016 Comments Off on Summer meals for students
Although school is out for summer break, Garland ISD will continue to provide support for its students. The district’s summer feeding program kicked off this week, providing breakfast and lunch Monday-Thursday at select campuses. A list of schools, dates ...

WNV found in mosquito pool

June 9th, 2016 Comments Off on WNV found in mosquito pool
On June 9 the Garland Health Department received a report of laboratory confirmed presence of West Nile Virus in mosquitoes collected in the 5600 block of Lyons Road. This is the first confirmed presence of WNV in mosquitoes in ...

Pedestrian killed in vehicle crash

June 8th, 2016 Comments Off on Pedestrian killed in vehicle crash
On June 7, shortly before 10:30 pm, the Garland Police Department and Fire Department responded to the report of a vehicle accident where a pedestrian had been struck in the 400 block of W. I-30. Traffic investigators arrived and ...

Garland FD/EMS test translation app

June 7th, 2016 Comments Off on Garland FD/EMS test translation app
When paramedics assist a patient with limited English proficiency, the communication barrier can be frustrating. Simultaneously, waiting for a translator, whether in-person or over-the-phone, requires patience in a critical situation. Recently, Garland Fire/EMS personnel began testing a mobile application that ...
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