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Garland Firefighters Association hosts Fire Ops 101

June 28th, 2017 Comments Off on Garland Firefighters Association hosts Fire Ops 101
The Garland Firefighters Association Local 1293 recently hosted Fire Ops 101 for decision- makers from the state and city levels as well as city employees. Participants had an opportunity to become more familiar with what Garland’s EMTs and firefighters ...

Crimes reported: June 11-17

June 28th, 2017 Comments Off on Crimes reported: June 11-17
The Garland Police Department has divided the city into 26 districts, numbers vary from 11 to 56.  Listed below are the 193 crimes reported.   Information provided by the Garland Police Department. Crimes broken down by district District 11 ...

State Bar of Texas offers scam prevention tips

June 28th, 2017 Comments Off on State Bar of Texas offers scam prevention tips
A recent report indicates that individuals have been scammed by people who set up a fictitious law firm website touting estate planning and other legal services in the Houston area. The scammers mailed letters to elderly people claiming they ...

Pianists perform at music convention

June 26th, 2017 Comments Off on Pianists perform at music convention
On June17 students of the Garland Music Teachers Association members performed in three ensembles at The TMTA convention held at Hyatt Dallas. Throughout the weekend, students from around the state played on as many as 15 grand pianos.   ...

Health Department inspections: June 19-23

June 26th, 2017 Comments Off on Health Department inspections: June 19-23
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 ...

Avoid tragedy by being alert, vigilant

June 25th, 2017 Comments Off on Avoid tragedy by being alert, vigilant
June is National Safety Month and a great time to ensure that you are following recommended safety precautions for your babies, toddlers and older children.   There are numerous potential dangers that must be eliminated in the home, as ...

Fire Academy graduates celebrate

June 25th, 2017 Comments Off on Fire Academy graduates celebrate
A graduation ceremony was held for Garland Fire Academy Recruit Class 50 at The Atrium at the Granville Arts Center June 14. The academy began Feb. 13 and recruits completed the total 616 hours required by the state for ...

Allstate agency owners receive recognition

June 23rd, 2017 Comments Off on Allstate agency owners receive recognition
As business leaders and involved citizens in the Garland area, Allstate exclusive agency owners Christina Adcock and Mark Van Riper have been designated an Allstate Premier Agency for 2017.   The designation is bestowed upon 26 percent of Allstate’s ...

Airman Matthew Jones completes basic training

June 23rd, 2017 Comments Off on Airman Matthew Jones completes basic training
U.S. Air Force Airman Matthew D. Jones recently 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 values, ...

DWI patrols increased for July 4 holiday

June 23rd, 2017 Comments Off on DWI patrols increased for July 4 holiday
The Garland Police Department will step up DWI patrols beginning Saturday, June 24, and run them through Wednesday, July 5.   The increased Driving While Intoxicated patrols are for an Impaired Driver Mobilization project which is funded through a ...
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