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Summer heat wave hits Texas

July 31st, 2016 Comments Off on Summer heat wave hits Texas
The dreaded summer heat wave is officially here, and Texans everywhere can feel it. With temperatures reaching in excess of 100 degrees Fahrenheit, Texans need to take precautionary measures to beat the heat. The American Red Cross offers the information ...

Garland company finalist in H-E-B Primo Picks Contest

July 31st, 2016 Comments Off on Garland company finalist in H-E-B Primo Picks Contest
Local food artisans, including one from Garland, have been named out of nearly 500 entries as finalists in the third annual H-E-B Primo Picks Quest for Texas Best search for new and innovative products. The Quest for Texas Best ...

GCT opens season with ‘Ravenscroft’

July 31st, 2016 Comments Off on GCT opens season with ‘Ravenscroft’
Audiences are racking their brains to solve the murder mystery in Don Nigro’s ‘Ravenscroft,’ the opening play of the Garland Civic Theatre’s 49th season. The plot begins on a snowy night as Inspector Ruffing investigates the mysterious death of ...

Reported crimes: July 3-9

July 28th, 2016 Comments Off on Reported crimes: July 3-9
The Garland Police Department has divided the city into 26 districts, numbers vary from 11 to 56.  Listed below are the 224 crimes reported. Information provided by the Garland Police Department. Crimes broken down by district District 11 4 ...

Golden Chick to host fundraiser

July 27th, 2016 Comments Off on Golden Chick to host fundraiser
Dallas-Fort Worth area Golden Chick Restaurants will host the “Back the Blue” fundraising event Monday, Aug. 1, to raise funds for the families of the officers who lost their lives in the tragic July 7 downtown Dallas shootings. The ...

GPD identifies suspect in Jay Torres murder

July 27th, 2016 Comments Off on GPD identifies suspect in Jay Torres murder
Garland Police Department homicide detectives have identified the suspect in the murder of Jacinto Torres Hernandez (also known as “Jay Torres”). The 23-year-old suspect’s name is Anibal Edilfredo Chirino Mejia of Garland. Garland police officers discovered Torres’ body Monday, ...

GHFC, homeowner celebrate with ribbon cutting

July 26th, 2016 Comments Off on GHFC, homeowner celebrate with ribbon cutting
A ribbon cutting was held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 23, for a newly renovated home in the Camelot Addition. The project was part of the city of Garland’s Single Family Home Initiative, helping develop quality affordable housing in ...

Don’t miss ‘Nice Work If You Can Get It’

July 26th, 2016 Comments Off on Don’t miss ‘Nice Work If You Can Get It’
The dazzling lights of Broadway seem a little closer to home as the Garland Summer Musicals continues its 2016 season with Tony nominated “Nice Work If You Can Get It.” With music and lyrics written by George and Ira ...

Donald Giles arrested in murder case

July 26th, 2016 Comments Off on Donald Giles arrested in murder case
Donald Ray Giles, the suspect in the murder of Donald St. Clair, was arrested July 23 by officers from the Dallas Police Department. Garland homicide detectives determined that Giles had intentions to burglarize the warehouse when St. Clair, 91, ...

Urgent need for blood

July 26th, 2016 Comments Off on Urgent need for blood
While thousands of people from across the country responded to the emergency request for blood donations issued by the American Red Cross in early July, a critical blood shortage remains. The Red Cross urges eligible donors to give now ...
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