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Holidays bring home fire risks

November 29th, 2016 Comments Off on Holidays bring home fire risks
The holiday season is a time for family festivities but it is also a time when there is an increased risk of home fires. According to the Garland Fire Department, many holiday activities are some of the leading causes ...

GFD hosts holiday toy drive

November 28th, 2016 Comments Off on GFD hosts holiday toy drive
Make this holiday special for a child in need. The Garland Firefighters Association and Garland Fire Department are collecting new, unwrapped toys for their annual toy drive. Toys will be collected at all 11 Garland fire stations and at ...

Health Department inspections: Nov. 21-23

November 28th, 2016 Comments Off on Health Department inspections: Nov. 21-23
The city of Garland Health Department conducts weekly inspections of establishments where food is served.  Inspections are performed at day care centers, retirement homes, school cafeterias, restaurants and stores. A failing grade includes anything below 60.  Any establishment that ...

Holiday treats tough on teeth

November 28th, 2016 Comments Off on Holiday treats tough on teeth
Dr. Shirin Rahimian offers the following 10 tips for dental care and hygiene during the holidays. Eat all the holiday sweets you want if you brush in the “hot  zone”: Brush your teeth within the “hot zone”–which is within 20 minutes ...

Intrinsic Smokehouse & Brewery celebrates anniversary

November 28th, 2016 Comments Off on Intrinsic Smokehouse & Brewery celebrates anniversary
Prohibition ended Dec. 5, 1933, and Americans were free, once again, to drink at their own will. Fast forward 82 years to Dec. 5, 2015, the day that Intrinsic Smokehouse and Brewery opened its doors. Well, happy days are ...

Oasis Church presents Rising from the Rubble

November 23rd, 2016 Comments Off on Oasis Church presents Rising from the Rubble
It was the day after Christmas. The kids were playing with toys they had just unwrapped, family was still in town and leftovers were being reheated for dinner. The weather took a violent turn and soon a tornado was ...

SHS, LCHS playoff bids end

November 22nd, 2016 Comments Off on SHS, LCHS playoff bids end
Photos by Roger Mathis, www.mempics.com Mustangs defeated by The Woodlands Despite incredible numbers like 532 combined yards gained and 417 passing yards by Jalen Mayden, The Woodlands defeated the Sachse Mustangs by a final score of 51-40. This area ...

Get in holiday spirit at Christmas on the Square

November 21st, 2016 Comments Off on Get in holiday spirit at Christmas on the Square
Celebrate the holidays at Christmas on the Square 2016! In keeping with the long tradition of this special community event, Christmas on the Square will have its classic attractions with a few new surprises. In addition to everyone’s favorite ...

Health Dept. inspections: Nov. 14-18

November 21st, 2016 Comments Off on Health Dept. inspections: Nov. 14-18
The city of Garland Health Department conducts weekly inspections of establishments where food is served.  Inspections are performed at day care centers, retirement homes, school cafeterias, restaurants and stores. A failing grade includes anything below 60.  Any establishment that ...

Police make arrests in murder investigation

November 20th, 2016 Comments Off on Police make arrests in murder investigation
The Garland Police Department has arrested four people believed to be responsible for the murder of Ismael Mendez.  They are identified as 28-year-old Silvino Ricardo Arevalo, 26-year-old David Ricardo Martinez, 33-year-old Tanisha Renne Macias and 26-year-old Adriana Ortega, all ...
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