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Health Department inspections: March 20-24

March 28th, 2017 Comments Off on Health Department inspections: March 20-24
The 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 scores less ...

City moves rapidly to demolish Crossman Building, heirs bid farewell to site

March 28th, 2017 Comments Off on City moves rapidly to demolish Crossman Building, heirs bid farewell to site
Within 48 hours of the city council’s 7-1 vote to demolish the 100-year-old east side of the downtown square, city officials accompanied a Crossman descendant to identify mementoes the family requested before the building is razed.   Kay Crossman ...

‘Tell Your Own Story’ booth to be added to Travis College Hill Home Tour

March 26th, 2017 Comments Off on ‘Tell Your Own Story’ booth to be added to Travis College Hill Home Tour
Visitors may record or preserve their stories about places important to them from their past at a “Tell Your Own Story” booth, which will be part of Travis College Hill’s third historic home tour and National Register celebration ceremony ...

Save money, water with Texas SmartScape®

March 26th, 2017 Comments Off on Save money, water with Texas SmartScape®
Texas SmartScape® is an award-winning gardening program that educates homeowners about the benefits of using landscaping plants, trees, shrubs and grasses native to this region and local climate. By using native plants, water is conserved and the amount of ...

Suspect arrested in robbery, sexual assault investigation

March 26th, 2017 Comments Off on Suspect arrested in robbery, sexual assault investigation
On March 24, Garland Police Officers identified the suspect in the March 22 robbery and sexual assault at the Subway in the 1200 block of Northwest Highway as 20-year-old Joshua Cook.  He was arrested at a hotel in 3600 ...

Murder suspected in death of 28-year-old man

March 26th, 2017 Comments Off on Murder suspected in death of 28-year-old man
March 26, at approximately 12:30 a.m., Garland police officers and paramedics responded to the report of a man unconscious in the 300 block of West Carolyn Dr.  Upon arrival officers observed a 28- year-old male who was bleeding lying ...

Ten GISD students named Dell Scholar semifinalists

March 26th, 2017 Comments Off on Ten GISD students named Dell Scholar semifinalists
Ten Garland ISD AVID students are vying for a chance to receive $20,000, a laptop and ongoing educational support. The high school students were recently named Dell Scholar semifinalists due to their academic rigor, ambition and perseverance.   “We are ...

Severe weather safety

March 22nd, 2017 Comments Off on Severe weather safety
According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, approximately 300 people die each year from weather related incidents such as tornadoes, lightning and flash flooding and the peak months for tornadoes in Texas are March, April and May. Spring ...

Trace Bundy Concert April 21 to help celebrate Travis College Hill’s National Register status

March 22nd, 2017 Comments Off on Trace Bundy Concert April 21 to help celebrate Travis College Hill’s National Register status
Guitarist Trace Bundy wowed a Granville Arts Center audience in November and he’s coming back to Garland April 21 to help celebrate the addition of Travis College Hill to the National Register of Historic Places.   Bundy is an ...

Wells Fargo donates $5,000 to GISD Education Foundation

March 22nd, 2017 Comments Off on Wells Fargo donates $5,000 to GISD Education Foundation
Wells Fargo & Company has announced a $5,000 donation to the Garland ISD Education Foundation.  The GISD Education Foundation is committed to funding priority initiatives of the district to ensure GISD students receive a quality education and are prepared for ...
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