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GPD to increase DWI patrols

August 21st, 2015 Comments Off on GPD to increase DWI patrols
Police will step up Driving While Intoxicated patrols from Friday, Aug. 21 through Tuesday, Sept. 7. The increased DWI patrols are for an Impaired Driver Mobilization project.  The project is funded through a TXDOT grant program which targets DWI ...

GPD seeks public’s help identifying robbery suspects

August 21st, 2015 Comments Off on GPD seeks public’s help identifying robbery suspects
The Garland Police Department has recovered video from a Whataburger robbery that occurred Saturday, Aug. 15 at around 4 a.m. Three men, one armed with a handgun, entered the store in the 700 block of East Centerville Road. The ...

Gay Osburn Beam

August 21st, 2015 Comments Off on Gay Osburn Beam
August 23, 1948 – August 20, 2015 Gay Osburn Beam, 66, died August 20, 2015 at her home in Pelham, Alabama. Pamela Gay Beam was born to Charles and Naomi Osburn in El Dorado, Arkansas on August 23, 1948. ...

Eastern Hills property debate continues

August 20th, 2015 Comments Off on Eastern Hills property debate continues
The city of Garland recently hired a consulting team to evaluate the potential uses of the Eastern Hills Country Club site and to work with the stakeholders to find a suitable use for the property. The consultants reported their ...

Downtown redevelopment update shows progress

August 19th, 2015 Comments Off on Downtown redevelopment update shows progress
City staff provided an update on the City Center project at the Aug. 3 City Council work session. A video showing the progress in the area was presented and the information shared included: More than 75 of the new ...

Crime report: August 2-8

August 19th, 2015 Comments Off on Crime report: August 2-8
The Garland Police Department has divided the city into 26 districts, numbers vary from 11 to 56.  Listed below are the 262 crimes reported this period and the districts in which they occurred. District 11 4 District 12 6 ...

‘Mrs. California’ auditions scheduled

August 19th, 2015 Comments Off on ‘Mrs. California’ auditions scheduled
Garland Civic Theatre has scheduled auditions for “Mrs. California” by Doris Baizley for Sunday, Sept. 6. Auditions are scheduled every half hour beginning at 1 p.m. The director for the production is Ryan Matthieu Smith. Auditions appointments are required ...

High school football is back

August 19th, 2015 Comments Off on High school football is back
Photos by Brad McClendon, www.bhmimages.com Garland ISD’s high school athletes, drill teams, bands, flag corps and cheerleaders have been working hard to be ready for the upcoming football season which begins next week. The Rowlett Eagles will face Lewisville ...

Students, Noon Exchange Club of Garland partner to donate back-to-school items

August 19th, 2015 Comments Off on Students, Noon Exchange Club of Garland partner to donate back-to-school items
Two Garland ISD high school drill teams and a local organization recently came together to help students in need. Volunteers from the Sachse High School Swingsters and the South Garland High School Southern Belles helped the Noon Exchange Club ...

Ikandy Foundation gives back to community

August 18th, 2015 Comments Off on Ikandy Foundation gives back to community
Unbeknownst to many residents of Garland, our city is the American hometown of Ike Diogu, a professional basketball player who touts an impressive resume. Diogu has played for the Golden State Warriors as the ninth pick overall, the Indiana ...
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