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October: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 31st, 2017 Comments Off on October: Breast Cancer Awareness Month
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and a great time to share facts and statistics about the disease. The chance that a woman in the United States will develop breast cancer is one in eight. However, this also means ...

Health Dept. inspection report: Oct. 23-28

October 31st, 2017 Comments Off on Health Dept. inspection report: Oct. 23-28
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 ...

Crimes reported Oct. 8-14

October 30th, 2017 Comments Off on Crimes reported Oct. 8-14
The Garland Police Department has divided the city into 26 districts, numbers vary from 11 to 56.  Listed below are the 181 crimes reported.   Information provided by the Garland Police Department. Crimes broken down by district District 11 ...

Neighborhood Summit: Strengthening communities

October 28th, 2017 Comments Off on Neighborhood Summit: Strengthening communities
At the 2017 Neighborhood Summit, residents from Garland, Plano and surrounding communities will gather to share ideas and learn how community leaders are actively engaging and strengthening their communities. The summit will be hosted by the city of Plano. ...

Pepsico, Frito-Lay employees’ Day of Caring

October 28th, 2017 Comments Off on Pepsico, Frito-Lay employees’ Day of Caring
More than 1,400 employees from PepsiCo and Frito-Lay offices throughout the Dallas/Fort-Worth area participated in the annual PepsiCo United Way Day of Caring Thursday, Oct. 26. This project is one of the largest corporate United Way Day of Caring ...

Latter-Day Saints build wheelchair ramps

October 28th, 2017 Comments Off on Latter-Day Saints build wheelchair ramps
As part of the Richardson, Texas Stake “Fall into Service” campaign, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints living in Garland rolled up their sleeves and went to work to help members of the community.   ...

Cybersafety Week, poster contest at GISD

October 28th, 2017 Comments Off on Cybersafety Week, poster contest at GISD
In today’s fast-paced, digital world, staying safe online is of utmost importance. Although internet security is a year-round topic, Garland ISD shines a spotlight on it during Cybersafety Week. Students learn about online security and respect through enlightening activities, ...

Brandenburg Honors Band earns national award

October 28th, 2017 Comments Off on Brandenburg Honors Band earns national award
The Classical Center at Brandenburg Middle School is receiving national attention for its music education. Last month, the campus’s Honors Band was named a winner in the 2017 Mark of Excellence/National Wind Band Honors project.   More than 275 ...

Week 9: GISD HS football

October 28th, 2017 Comments Off on Week 9: GISD HS football
Photos submitted by Roger Mathis, www.mempics.com and Brad McClendon, www.bhmimages.com and Joe Diehl, www.jbdphotos.com.   Week nine of GISD’s high school football season is in the books with another win for the Sachse Mustangs. The Rowlett Eagles came close ...

1 Pound Burger best in town

October 25th, 2017 Comments Off on 1 Pound Burger best in town
Hezha Sulaiman, owner of 1 Pound Burger located at 608 Main Street, takes a great deal of pride in the quality of the food served at his restaurant.   After being in the food service business for more than ...
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