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Holiday DWI enforcement nets results

January 7th, 2017 Comments Off on Holiday DWI enforcement nets results
During 18 days of increased enforcement, the Garland Police Department made 26 DWI arrests. Driving While Intoxicated patrols had been increased from Dec. 15 through Jan. 1 in an effort to keep Garland citizens and visitors safe during the ...

Council backs downtown National Register application

January 4th, 2017 Comments Off on Council backs downtown National Register application
Garland City Council agreed unanimously to back the application of downtown Garland building owners to seek admission to the National Register of Historic Places. Council also concurred with the request of Garland property owner Richard D Hargrove of Alston’s ...

Food Excellence Award winners 2016

January 4th, 2017 Comments Off on Food Excellence Award winners 2016
The city of Garland Health Department is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Food Sanitation Excellence Awards. Winners scored in the top 5 percent of their class on unannounced food inspections during the previous year. In addition ...

Health Department inspections: Dec. 26-30

January 3rd, 2017 Comments Off on Health Department inspections: Dec. 26-30
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 ...

Officers discover murder victim

January 2nd, 2017 Comments Off on Officers discover murder victim
The Garland Police Department responded to a welfare check at the Parkside Apartments in the 1900 block of West Kingsley Road Jan. 1 just after 9:30 p.m. Responding officers went inside the apartment and found 44-year-old Linda Lee Harris ...

Special needs production at arts center

January 2nd, 2017 Comments Off on Special needs production at arts center
Mark your calendars for “Back to the 80s Musical” starring special needs adult. This is the group’s 13th musical. The show’s director, Lory Stewart, has written and directed musicals for special needs adults for the city of Garland and ...

Letter to the editor: Faith and unbelief

January 1st, 2017 Comments Off on Letter to the editor: Faith and unbelief
For many devout Evangelical Christians, the universe owes its very origin to a living, wise and all powerful God. Genesis 1:1 states, “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” God is so awesome in nature that ...

NAACP schedules MLK parade

January 1st, 2017 Comments Off on NAACP schedules MLK parade
The NAACP—Garland Unit will host its 28th Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14. The parade will begin on Dairy Road at Garden Drive (near Embree Park). This year’s theme is “Claiming ALL of ...
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