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Area first-graders receive dental care kits

November 20th, 2016 Comments Off on Area first-graders receive dental care kits
First-graders at three local elementary schools were recently given free prevent tooth decay kits through the Fantastic Teeth Fan Club by members of Duck Creek Masonic Lodge, led by Nick Oliver. The Masons assembled and delivered more than 280 ...

Remington College holds blood drive

November 17th, 2016 Comments Off on Remington College holds blood drive
Remington College Dallas Campus invites people to give blood at its upcoming 3 Lives Blood Drive on the campus Thursday, December 15 from 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. Remington College’s blood partner for ...

GCT holds auditions for ‘Tantalus’

November 17th, 2016 Comments Off on GCT holds auditions for ‘Tantalus’
Auditions for ‘Tantalus,’ a show by Ian Cullen and Catherine Arley, will be held Sunday, Nov. 20, from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Dates and times for callbacks will be announced. The production will be directed by Josh Hensley ...

SHS volleyball player signs letter of intent

November 17th, 2016 Comments Off on SHS volleyball player signs letter of intent
Sachse High School senior Meaghan Jones recently signed a letter of intent to play volleyball at South Alabama University. The signing ceremony was in the gym at Sachse High School. Meaghan started playing volleyball when she was in 7th ...

Crimes reported: Oct. 30 – Nov. 5

November 17th, 2016 Comments Off on Crimes reported: Oct. 30 – Nov. 5
The Garland Police Department has divided the city into 26 districts, numbers vary from 11 to 56.  Listed below are the 210 crimes reported. Information provided by the Garland Police Department. Crimes broken down by district District 11 3 ...

Letter to the editor: Happy Thanksgiving

November 16th, 2016 Comments Off on Letter to the editor: Happy Thanksgiving
There are many reasons for expressing gratitude for the small and large things which occur in life that individuals usually take for granted these days. Some reasons are related to normal, daily experiences and others related to the real ...

Good neighbors made here

November 16th, 2016 Comments Off on Good neighbors made here
Great neighbors make great neighborhoods! As we approach the holidays, follow these tips to make your neighborhood the best it can be. Let your neighbors know of holiday parties you may be hosting and keep them in mind when ...

Rick Vasquez named assistant city manager

November 15th, 2016 Comments Off on Rick Vasquez named assistant city manager
Managing Director Rick Vasquez has been chosen to become assistant city manager for the city of Garland. He joined the city earlier this year as managing director of Development Services. “In his relatively short time with the city, Rick ...

Health inspections: Nov. 7-11

November 15th, 2016 Comments Off on Health inspections: Nov. 7-11
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 ...

Patriots, Mustangs advance in playoffs

November 13th, 2016 Comments Off on Patriots, Mustangs advance in playoffs
Photos by Roger Mathis,mempics.com and Brad McClendon, bhmimages.com Patriots defeat Lake Highlands HS The Lakeview Centennial Patriots got a 55-27 win in the bi-district round of the playoffs against Lake Highlands High School Friday, Nov. 11. Allen Copeland scored ...
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