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Health Department inspections Oct. 2-6

October 9th, 2017 Comments Off on Health Department inspections Oct. 2-6
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 ...

GSO features Oleg Larshin

October 8th, 2017 Comments Off on GSO features Oleg Larshin
Garland Symphony Orchestra opens its 2017-2018 “Vienna, City of Music!!” Oct. 20 at the Granville Arts Center, Brownlee Auditorium in Garland. No other city in the world can boast a musical history as illustrious as Vienna’s. In a single ...

Garland company among fast-growing inner city businesses

October 7th, 2017 Comments Off on Garland company among fast-growing inner city businesses
The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) and Fortune announced yesterday that a Garland–based company has made the 2017 Inner City 100 list.   The list, which was revealed at the 19th Inner City 100 Conference and Awards ...

Week 6: HS football; two teams undefeated

October 7th, 2017 Comments Off on Week 6: HS football; two teams undefeated
Week six of the high school football season ended with the Sachse Mustangs and the Naaman Forest Rangers still undefeated.   SHS defeats LCHS   The Sachse Mustangs (5-0) got a 49-19 victory over the Lakeview Centennial Patriots (2-4). ...

Writer travels to Port Aransas for new novel

October 6th, 2017 Comments Off on Writer travels to Port Aransas for new novel
Garland writer Jeff Hampton had already set his newest novel in Port Aransas, Texas, when the devastation brought to that island community by Hurricane Harvey prompted him to get busy and get the book into print.   “Aransas Morning,” ...

Great time, great food at Taste of Firewheel

October 6th, 2017 Comments Off on Great time, great food at Taste of Firewheel
Firewheel Town Center hosted the third Taste of Firewheel Saturday, Sept. 30. The all-day food festival featured delicious light bites, refreshing beverages and free live music by High Definition Band, in addition to prize giveaways, children’s entertainment and of ...

Airman Micah Paul completes basic training

October 6th, 2017 Comments Off on Airman Micah Paul completes basic training
U.S. Air Force Airman Micah J. Paul 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, Air Force core values, physical ...

Spring Creek Preservation Society – October

October 4th, 2017 Comments Off on Spring Creek Preservation Society – October
The Preservation Society for Spring Creek Forest has lots of great opportunities planned for fall. Please check out the schedule below:   Tuesday, Oct. 3: Meeting at North Garland Branch Library, 7 p.m. Lisa Dolliver, Education Manager at Trinity River ...

Fire Prevention Week Oct. 8-14

October 4th, 2017 Comments Off on Fire Prevention Week Oct. 8-14
Celebrate Fire Prevention Week at the Garland Fire Department’s annual Safety Fest from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at the Fire Administration and Training Facility, 1500 State Highway 66.   Join in a day of free ...

GISD enhances security, safety

October 4th, 2017 Comments Off on GISD enhances security, safety
A portion of the 2014 bond was allocated to the improvement of security at Garland ISD campuses and Security Director Pat Lamb and Security Coordinator Keith Chapman recently provided a security update to the district’s board of trustees. Some ...
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