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Health inspection report: August 22-26

August 30th, 2016 Comments Off on Health inspection report: August 22-26
The city of Garland Health Department conducts weekly 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 grade ...

Harmony School receives grant

August 29th, 2016 Comments Off on Harmony School receives grant
Students of Harmony School of Innovation will begin building drones this fall after Educate Texas awarded their campus $25,000 to purchase equipment. Both engineering and forensic science students will join together to build a scaled down version of an ...

Plastics industry expands

August 29th, 2016 Comments Off on Plastics industry expands
VPET USA, Inc., best known for producing high-quality, food-grade plastic bottles, has purchased a newly-constructed 167,500 square foot building in Garland’s premier industrial district. As one of Garland’s latest LEED-certified industrial buildings, the new VPET home was developed by ...

Red Cross, Sport Clips team up for blood donations

August 29th, 2016 Comments Off on Red Cross, Sport Clips team up for blood donations
The American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts are teaming up to offer a free haircut coupon to those who come out to donate blood during September. “The Red Cross and Sport Clips have partnered for several years to ...

GHD confirms second human WNV case

August 29th, 2016 Comments Off on GHD confirms second human WNV case
The Garland Health Department received a report of a laboratory confirmed human case of West Nile Virus in an individual who lives in the 4700 block of Miami Drive (near the intersection of Broadway Boulevard and Oates Road).  This ...

Drug prevention agencies join forces

August 29th, 2016 Comments Off on Drug prevention agencies join forces
The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, a national nonprofit committed to helping families struggling with their son or daughter’s substance use, announced recently that Partnership for a Drug-Free Texas, an initiative of Drug Prevention Resources, will become their newest Alliance Partner. Based ...

HS football recap: August 25-26

August 29th, 2016 Comments Off on HS football recap: August 25-26
Photos by: Roger Mathis – www.mempics.com and Brad McClendon – www.bhmimages.com Owls defeat Irving MacArthur HS – The Garland Owls got a 22-14 win over Irving MacArthur High School Thursday, Aug. 25. Josh Thompson scored for the Owls on ...

‘Legends’ opens at Granville Arts Center

August 25th, 2016 Comments Off on ‘Legends’ opens at Granville Arts Center
Wheeler-dealer producer Martin Klemmer has uncovered a terrific new script for the Broadway stage, “Star Wars The Musical!”  But his calls are not being returned by any of the powerful Broadway magnates.  Martin needs names – big names like ...

Deputy city manager announces retirement

August 25th, 2016 Comments Off on Deputy city manager announces retirement
For the past 37 years, Deputy City Manager Martin Glenn has served the city of Garland and helped shape its destiny. He is retiring Sept. 1, leaving a legacy of excellence and innovation in the areas of planning, urban ...

Garland native wins at Electronic Expo

August 25th, 2016 Comments Off on Garland native wins at Electronic Expo
Savannah College of Art and Design alumnus Slater Ferrell (B.F.A, interactive design and game development) won the top honor at The Entertainment Software Association’s Electronic Entertainment Expo. E3 is the leading electronic entertainment exposition in the world for students ...
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