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GPD seeks help identifying Resource One bank robber

January 13th, 2016 Comments Off on GPD seeks help identifying Resource One bank robber
The Garland Police Department and the FBI are trying to identify the man pictured below. On Dec. 16, 2015, shortly after 11:00 a.m., the man entered the Resource One Bank at 302 W. Centerville Rd. and robbed one of ...

Alpha Charter students compete in academic meet

January 12th, 2016 Comments Off on Alpha Charter students compete in academic meet
From Dec. 7 to Dec. 15, Alpha Charter School District Academic Coordinator Brandon Barrier conducted the Second Virtual Academic Meet Competition of the season. Alpha Charter students competed against 36 Conference 2A schools across the state. The following students ...

HS basketball recap: January 8

January 12th, 2016 Comments Off on HS basketball recap: January 8
Photos by Roger Mathis – www.mempics.com Scores from the Jan. 8 high school girls’ and boys’ basketball games are below: Girls Lakeview Centennial HS 53 Garland HS 37   Sachse HS 55 Naaman Forest HS 40   Rowlett HS ...

Drew A. Baty completes basic training

January 11th, 2016 Comments Off on Drew A. Baty completes basic training
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Drew A. Baty graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, ...

Health inspection report: January 4-8

January 11th, 2016 Comments Off on Health inspection report: January 4-8
Each week the city of Garland Health Department conducts inspections of establishments where food is served.  Inspections include day care centers, retirement homes, school cafeterias, restaurants – fast food and dine-in, convenience stores, and grocery stores. A failing grade ...

Letter to the Editor: Random act of kindness

January 11th, 2016 Comments Off on Letter to the Editor: Random act of kindness
In the mid to late 1990’s we called them Random Acts of Kindness and these days we call it Paying It Forward. No matter what you call it, it’s doing a good deed for someone you may or may ...

Focus changes to long-term needs for tornado victims

January 11th, 2016 Comments Off on Focus changes to long-term needs for tornado victims
The Multi-Agency Resource Center at Granger Recreation Center in Garland has closed and organizations there have changed the focus to long-term recovery needs. The facility re-opened  Tuesday, Jan. 12 as a Recovery Assistance Center. This location is temporary until ...

LSYO schedules auditions

January 11th, 2016 Comments Off on LSYO schedules auditions
LSYO schedules auditions The Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra will hold rolling auditions for the Lone Star Youth Orchestra’s 2015-2016 Season weekly on Wednesdays from 6 p.m.-6:30 p.m.  The LSYO is currently waiving audition fees.  To receive this deal, use ...

A tasty treat: Betty Anne’s™ Homemade Gourmet Peanut Brittle

January 11th, 2016 Comments Off on A tasty treat: Betty Anne’s™ Homemade Gourmet Peanut Brittle
In 1946, Betty Anne Smith developed a recipe for peanut brittle that is now being made and sold in downtown Garland. Betty Anne’s son, Daniel, and his wife, Elizabeth, knew that the brittle made with Betty Anne’s recipe was ...

From the readers: Inside the Apple

January 10th, 2016 Comments Off on From the readers: Inside the Apple
New York from a Garlandite’s perspective The homeless man finished the final chorus of the song and offered to sing another one for us. By the time the train was in sight he and my co-worker were yelling at ...
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