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September: Baby Safety Month – Avoid tragedy by being alert, vigilant

September 18th, 2017 Comments Off on September: Baby Safety Month – Avoid tragedy by being alert, vigilant
As Baby Safety Month continues, parents and caregivers should take a  moment to consider the numerous potential dangers that must be eliminated from their homes as well as with babies’ and small children’s clothing and toys. In some cases, ...

Week 3: HS football, Sept. 14-15

September 17th, 2017 Comments Off on Week 3: HS football, Sept. 14-15
The schedule for week three of the high school football season had the Mustangs and Raiders playing Thursday, Sept. 14, and the remainder of the Garland ISD high schools playing Friday, Sept. 15.   Sachse gets win over Mesquite ...

Emergency preparedness tips

September 16th, 2017 Comments Off on Emergency preparedness tips
September is National Preparedness Month and the Red Cross encourages everyone to develop a plan for emergencies and disasters. Because family members may not be together when a disaster occurs, plans should be in place for them to contact ...

GP&L helps restore power in Florida

September 14th, 2017 Comments Off on GP&L helps restore power in Florida
Garland Power & Light has a team of 13 employees in Florida to assist in power restoration at New Smyrna Beach.   The four crews left Garland Saturday morning, bringing six bucket trucks, two line trucks for pole setting, ...

Texans Can Academy recognizes bus drivers

September 14th, 2017 Comments Off on Texans Can Academy recognizes bus drivers
With more and more students enrolling in Texans Can Academies’ campuses, one of their schools was especially appreciative of the bus drivers safely delivering their students to campus each day.  Garland Can Academy is giving back to those who ...

Don’t miss Live Well | Go Green Expo

September 14th, 2017 Comments Off on Don’t miss Live Well | Go Green Expo
If you’re looking for tips for a healthy and environmentally friendly lifestyle, mark your calendar for Garland’s free Live Well | Go Green Expo!   When: Saturday, Sept. 23, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Where: Curtis Culwell Center, 4999 ...

Health Department confirms human WNV case

September 14th, 2017 Comments Off on Health Department confirms human WNV case
The Garland Health Department received a report of a confirmed human case of West Nile Virus in an individual who lives in the 3400 block of Castle Rock Lane (near intersection of Jupiter and Arapaho roads). This is the second confirmed ...

Academy Sports + Outdoors presents scholarships

September 14th, 2017 Comments Off on Academy Sports + Outdoors presents scholarships
Academy Sports + Outdoors recently awarded eight $1,000 scholarships to North Texas area high school student-athletes. The sports store partnered with the Cotton Bowl Stadium Prep Showcase to present four football games and awarded the scholarships to the high ...

Health inspections: September 5-9

September 11th, 2017 Comments Off on Health inspections: September 5-9
The Garland Health Dept. 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 ...

HS Football: Week 2, Sept. 8

September 9th, 2017 Comments Off on HS Football: Week 2, Sept. 8
The second week of the high school football non-district season is now in the books with wins for the Mustangs, Eagles and Rangers.   Patriots 14 – North Mesquite HS 49   North Mesquite High School got a 49-14 ...
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