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Chase ends in two arrests

March 18th, 2016 Comments Off on Chase ends in two arrests
Friday, March 18, shortly after 8 a.m., Garland police observed a white Toyota Camry traveling on Northwest Highway at LBJ Freeway. A license plate check of the Toyota revealed that the plates on the vehicle were stolen. Officers attempted ...

Support continues for tornado victims

March 17th, 2016 Comments Off on Support continues for tornado victims
As Garland ISD families continue to recover from the devastating Dec. 26 tornado, others throughout the district, area and even country continue to help. They host collection drives and make donations, offering financial assistance, clothing, gift cards and more. ...

Crime report: Feb. 28 – March 5

March 17th, 2016 Comments Off on Crime report: Feb. 28 – March 5
The Garland Police Department has divided the city into 26 districts, numbers vary from 11 to 56.  Listed below are the 175 crimes reported. Information provided by the Garland Police Department.   Crimes broken down by district District 11 ...

Local youth achieve Eagle Scout rank

March 17th, 2016 Comments Off on Local youth achieve Eagle Scout rank
Two Boy Scouts from Garland, David Martinez, Jr. and Adrian Garcia, along with Jose Luis Serna of Mesquite, received their Eagle Scout recognition at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Casa Linda area Saturday, March ...

Teens unplug for pioneer trek

March 17th, 2016 Comments Off on Teens unplug for pioneer trek
A group of approximately 200 North Texas teens unplugged over spring break to take part in a large-scale, three-day, authentic pioneer trek re-enactment pulling hand carts. The youth dressed in period pioneer clothing and pulled hand carts over a ...

Robotics teams compete in world championship

March 17th, 2016 Comments Off on Robotics teams compete in world championship
Four robotics teams from Garland ISD, one from Hudson Middle School and three from Sachse High School, have qualified for the 2016 VEX World Championship to be held in Louisville, Kentucky, April 20-23. In addition, the team members will ...

11th Street documentary coming soon

March 16th, 2016 Comments Off on 11th Street documentary coming soon
A documentary film, Saving Magic Eleventh Street, chronicling the restoration and renewal of Garland’s historic Travis College Hill neighborhood, will premier Friday, April 22, during the city’s Heritage Celebration 2016. The film traces the 103-year-old addition’s transition from a ...

Preservation group hosts annual meeting

March 16th, 2016 Comments Off on Preservation group hosts annual meeting
Preservation Garland, Inc. hosted its annual meeting Saturday, March 12, at the Nicholson Memorial Library in downtown Garland. Among the attendees were three members of the Lyles family, Charles and Anne Lyles, along with daughter Deanna Lyles. Their ancestors ...

Crime Stoppers to host Taste of Garland

March 15th, 2016 Comments Off on Crime Stoppers to host Taste of Garland
The Garland Crime Stoppers program, an independent organization founded in 1982, is funded by private donations from citizens and businesses, along with the money raised by the annual Taste of Garland event. The program receives no tax funds. Taste ...

GISD field trip: Discovering Texas

March 14th, 2016 Comments Off on GISD field trip: Discovering Texas
Discovering Texas through a partnership with Education in Action, fourth-graders from Heather Glen, Golden Meadows and Couch elementary schools enjoyed visits to the State Capitol and Bullock Texas State History Museum on a recent field trip. Their journeys began ...
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