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September: Baby Safety Month

September 9th, 2017 Comments Off on September: Baby Safety Month
September is Baby Safety Month and this second article in a series on baby safety will recognize the organization that is responsible for this month being dedicated to baby safety issues and education.    The Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association, ...

Rowlett Strong offers grants for hurricane help

September 8th, 2017 Comments Off on Rowlett Strong offers grants for hurricane help
Rowlett Strong’s Rebuild Rowlett 5K held in June raised $5,000 for the Rebuild Rowlett Long-Term Recovery Fund, but by the time the event was concluded we had been notified that the fund was no longer accepting contributions and would ...

Library announces October activities

September 8th, 2017 Comments Off on Library announces October activities
The Nicholson Memorial Library System has announced its October activity schedule.   Kids live like Egyptians – Children 6-12 can learn about Ancient Egypt at Live Like an Egyptian Books and Beyond program at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, ...

DWI Labor Day crackdown results

September 8th, 2017 Comments Off on DWI Labor Day crackdown results
The number of DWI arrests made during the 17 days of increased enforcement was 18. The Garland Police Department had stepped up its Driving While Intoxicated patrols from Aug.18 to Sept. 3 in an effort to keep Garland citizens ...

Letter to the editor: Garland development

September 6th, 2017 Comments Off on Letter to the editor: Garland development
I’ve been living here since the early 1980s. I’ve seen so much go downhill in Garland and it’s so frustrating. There has been a sign out for the future home of North Garland library for years now on North Garland ...

Garland police investigate shooting

September 6th, 2017 Comments Off on Garland police investigate shooting
The Garland Police Department responded to the report of a vehicle crashing into a house in the 1300 block of McDonald Drive Sept. 4 at approximately 6:30 p.m. While responding, officers were made aware that people from one vehicle ...

Garland residents love a parade

September 6th, 2017 Comments Off on Garland residents love a parade
Garland is famous for its annual Labor Day Parade and attendees, young and old alike, had a great time at this year’s event. The Garland Jaycees started the parade tradition 72 years ago and handed it off to the ...

GISD board president interviews Diane Ravitch

September 6th, 2017 Comments Off on GISD board president interviews Diane Ravitch
Larry Glick, president of the Garland ISD board of trustees recently interviewed Dr. Diane Ravitch, an educational historian, research professor, founder and president of the Network for Public Education and New York Times best-selling author. Her list of accomplishments ...

GreenPal app expands service to Garland

September 5th, 2017 Comments Off on GreenPal app expands service to Garland
GreenPal, an app that connects homeowners with local, vetted lawn care professionals, is launching this month in Garland.   Nashville-based GreenPal allows homeowners to find local, pre-screened lawn professionals. Homeowners can list their lawns with their service date and ...

Obituary: A.E. Chandler

September 5th, 2017 Comments Off on Obituary: A.E. Chandler
Alvin “A.E” Chandler Sr., age 86, passed away Sept. 2, 2017, after a lengthy illness.  A.E is survived by his loving wife Linda Ruth Chandler, by his son and daughter-in-law Alvin Chandler Jr. and Shannon, by his brother and ...
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