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Reading Grandpa Will’s words

July 9th, 2017 Comments Off on Reading Grandpa Will’s words
Cousins Roger Poore and Sue Holmes Watkins recently spent an afternoon gazing on their grandfather’s words, penned more than 100 years ago. Will A. Holford, editor and proprietor of the Garland News in the early part of the last ...

City celebrates National Parks & Rec Month

July 9th, 2017 Comments Off on City celebrates National Parks & Rec Month
Garland will be celebrating National Park & Recreation Month throughout July and the city’s Parks & Recreation Department will host various opportunities for the city of Garland’s residents to Get Out & Play! Nearly three in 10 U.S. adults ...

Avoid summer heat dangers

July 9th, 2017 Comments Off on Avoid summer heat dangers
The summer temperatures have reached potentially dangerous levels and even hotter temps are inevitable. Everyone is vulnerable to heat exhaustion and heat stroke, but senior citizens, infants and children are the most susceptible. In addition, people with serious health ...

Good Sam receives significant donation

July 5th, 2017 Comments Off on Good Sam receives significant donation
Tucked in among the many warehouses in Garland is a supply warehouse that made Tuesday, June 27, a great day for Good Samaritans of Garland, Inc. by donating 17 pallets of food, clothing and hygiene items. Because the donation ...

Health Department inspections: June 26-30

July 5th, 2017 Comments Off on Health Department inspections: June 26-30
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 ...

Crimes reported: June 18-24

July 5th, 2017 Comments Off on Crimes reported: June 18-24
The Garland Police Department has divided the city into 26 districts, numbers vary from 11 to 56.  Listed below are the 174 crimes reported.   Information provided by the Garland Police Department. Crimes broken down by district District 11 ...

Sarah Hazelton receives law degrees

July 4th, 2017 Comments Off on Sarah Hazelton receives law degrees
South Garland High School alumna Sarah Hazelton was awarded dual Juris Doctor and Master of Legal Studies degrees from Empire College School of Law in Santa Rosa, California June 4. She also holds a B.A. in History from University ...

Jordan Merritt of Garland completes Pharmacy Camp

July 4th, 2017 Comments Off on Jordan Merritt of Garland completes Pharmacy Camp
Jordan Merritt of Garland was among 26 students from nine states to participate in Harding University College of Pharmacy’s ninth annual Pharmacy Camp in Searcy, Arkansas. College faculty and students partnered with Walgreens to present the camp June 18-23. ...

July is UV Safety Month; protect skin, eyes from sun damage

July 3rd, 2017 Comments Off on July is UV Safety Month; protect skin, eyes from sun damage
July is UV Safety Month and a great time to make sure you are following the proper precautions against skin cancer and other related damage caused by the sun.   There are three types of ultraviolet light emitted by ...

Make boating safety a priority

July 3rd, 2017 Comments Off on Make boating safety a priority
With summer in full swing, area lakes are filled with boaters looking to celebrate the season and beat the heat. Following these tips will help you safely enjoy time on the lake.   Always wear a life jacket. Most ...
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