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GPD announces Click It or Ticket results

June 10th, 2017 Comments Off on GPD announces Click It or Ticket results
From May 22 through June 4, the Garland Police Department participated in the statewide added enforcement for the Click It or Ticket campaign.   The additional enforcement resulted in the following:   491       Seat belts violations 27        Child safety ...

Make pool safety top priority

June 10th, 2017 Comments Off on Make pool safety top priority
Because June is National Safety Month and in June, many families head for the backyard pool to beat the summer heat, concentrate on making safety the top priority. According to the Red Cross, more than 200 young children drown ...

SHS grad completes Air Force basic training

June 10th, 2017 Comments Off on SHS grad completes Air Force basic training
U.S. Air Force Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Meg K. Dougherty 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,  ...

Merit Scholarships announced

June 7th, 2017 Comments Off on Merit Scholarships announced
National Merit Scholarship Corporation has announced more than 3,200 winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities. Officials of each sponsor college selected their scholarship winners from among the Finalists in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship ...

Grads make senior walk through Hillside Academy

June 7th, 2017 Comments Off on Grads make senior walk through Hillside Academy
On Friday, June 2, graduating seniors from several Garland ISD high schools returned to their elementary school, Hillside Academy for Excellence, for a “Senior Walk.” These Hillside Academy alumni, now graduating seniors, from Rowlett High School, Sachse High School, Garland High School ...

Crimes reported: May 21-27

June 7th, 2017 Comments Off on Crimes reported: May 21-27
The Garland Police Department has divided the city into 26 districts, numbers vary from 11 to 56.  Listed below are the 212 crimes reported.   Information provided by the Garland Police Department. Crimes broken down by district District 11 ...

Every home, car needs first aid kit

June 5th, 2017 Comments Off on Every home, car needs first aid kit
The Mayo Clinic staff has compiled a list of things that should be included in every first aid kit and because June is National Safety Month, it’s a great time to ensure that your kits contain all the necessary ...

GFD ‘pushes in’ new ladder truck

June 5th, 2017 Comments Off on GFD ‘pushes in’ new ladder truck
Garland Fire Station 11 celebrated taking ownership of their new aerial truck 11 with an official Push-In Ceremony May 31. It was out with the old and in with the new. The new apparatus is a 2017 Spartan 75’ ...

Teacher challenges O’Banion students

June 5th, 2017 Comments Off on Teacher challenges O’Banion students
Students at O’Banion Middle School recently received a special treat, courtesy of teacher Joshua Hopkins. The sixth-grade math instructor challenged students to raise money for Pennies for Patients, a program that benefits the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. But this year, ...

Garland Health Department warns against WNV

June 5th, 2017 Comments Off on Garland Health Department warns against WNV
The Garland Health Department received a report of laboratory confirmed presence of West Nile Virus in mosquitoes collected in the 4400 block of Colgate Lane. This is the first confirmed presence of WNV in mosquitoes in Garland for 2017. ...
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