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Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall visits Sachse

May 23rd, 2017 Comments Off on Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall visits Sachse
The Vietnam Combat Veterans Memorial Moving Wall will be on display at the Sachse Municipal complex over Memorial Day weekend. Thousands of visitors are expected.   “This will be a rare opportunity for people in the area that may never have the ...

Memorial Day: Honor those who made ultimate sacrifice

May 23rd, 2017 Comments Off on Memorial Day: Honor those who made ultimate sacrifice
Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a federal holiday honoring United States military members who lost their lives while serving their country.  It started as a day of remembrance after the Civil War, and after World War I, ...

Crimes reported: April 30 – May 6

May 22nd, 2017 Comments Off on Crimes reported: April 30 – May 6
The Garland Police Department has divided the city into 26 districts, numbers vary from 11 to 56.  Listed below are the 196 crimes reported. Information provided by the Garland Police Department. Crimes broken down by district District 11 2 ...

Airman Fowler completes basic training

May 22nd, 2017 Comments Off on Airman Fowler completes basic training
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Burton C. Fowler graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio.   The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core ...

Health Department inspections: May 15-19

May 22nd, 2017 Comments Off on Health Department inspections: May 15-19
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 ...

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Garland for sale

May 21st, 2017 Comments Off on Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Garland for sale
Currently known as Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Garland, the hospital located near the intersection of Walnut Street and Shiloh Road has served Garland under three different names since 1964. The healthcare facility recently announced that they ...

Lister ES families graduate fitness program

May 19th, 2017 Comments Off on Lister ES families graduate fitness program
Families at Lister Elementary School have a leg up on health and fitness now, thanks to a community-fueled initiative. The Lion community completed Project Families in Training (FIT), an 11-week program sponsored by the YMCA of Dallas and funded ...

Garland Fire Department receives award

May 19th, 2017 Comments Off on Garland Fire Department receives award
For the third year in a row, the Garland Fire Department received the Mission: Lifeline EMS Recognition Gold Award.  Once again, this was possible due to our paramedics’ great work in the field and the collaboration between Fire, Dispatch, ...

Garland wins Earth Day competition

May 19th, 2017 Comments Off on Garland wins Earth Day competition
In late April, Garland won the $5,500 first-place prize in the EarthXPitch: Pollinator Habitat Civic Grant Competition. Hosted by Earth Day Texas, the competition is an initiative to help improve pollinator health by awarding grants to communities that make ...

Click It or Ticket initiative begins May 22

May 19th, 2017 Comments Off on Click It or Ticket initiative begins May 22
From May 22 through June 7, the Garland PD is joining forces with the Texas Department of Transportation and the Texas Department of Public Safety by working to increase seat belt use through the Click It or Ticket campaign. ...
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