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City, GISD election information announced

January 17th, 2017 Comments Off on City, GISD election information announced
In May, Garland voters’ voices will be heard in elections for the GISD board of trustees, four Garland city council districts and the mayor. Important dates for voters, as well as for those who wish to throw their hats ...

GPD arrests suspect in Linda Harris murder

January 17th, 2017 Comments Off on GPD arrests suspect in Linda Harris murder
Rodney Collins Smith has been arrested and charged with the murder of Linda Harris. She was found deceased Jan. 1 inside her apartment by Garland police officers while they were performing a welfare check. Rodney Collins Smith has been ...

Health Dept. inspections: Jan. 9-13

January 17th, 2017 Comments Off on Health Dept. inspections: Jan. 9-13
The city of Garland Health Department 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 ...

GCT brings suspense to arts center

January 15th, 2017 Comments Off on GCT brings suspense to arts center
Garland Civic Theatre’s production of “Tantalus,” directed by Josh Hensley and written by Ian Cullen and Catherine Arley, is a suspense-filled show that includes unexpected turns and surprises. Just when you think you’ve got it all figured out, you ...

Breitling Youth Theater announces schedule

January 14th, 2017 Comments Off on Breitling Youth Theater announces schedule
The Breitling Youth Theater has announced dates and times for their upcoming productions. All are at the Plaza Theater in downtown Garland. “Around the World in 80 Days” Jan. 22 at 6:30 p.m. Comedy take-off based on the original ...

Priscilla Wilson receives award

January 14th, 2017 Comments Off on Priscilla Wilson receives award
Senior Managing Director Priscilla Wilson was awarded the HR Specialist Award at the second annual Strategic HR Excellence Awards on Dec. 7. Wilson, who oversees HR, Communications Services and Fair Housing for the city of Garland, was one of ...

City schedules federal grant public meetings

January 14th, 2017 Comments Off on City schedules federal grant public meetings
The city of Garland will be accepting Applications for the Request of Funding for its Community Development Block Grant, HOME Infill Partnership Grant and Emergency Solutions Grant for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1, 2017 and ending Sept. 30, ...

Driver arrest in hit and run

January 14th, 2017 Comments Off on Driver arrest in hit and run
On April 14, 2016, the Garland Police Department responded to the 5500 block of Lyons Road where a pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle that did not stop. Hit and run investigators identified the involved vehicle as ...

Reported crimes: Dec. 18-24

January 14th, 2017 Comments Off on Reported crimes: Dec. 18-24
The Garland Police Department has divided the city into 26 districts, numbers vary from 11 to 56.  Listed below are the 212 crimes reported. Information provided by the Garland Police Department. Crimes broken down by district District 11 8 ...

Message, schedule from Preservation Society for Spring Creek Forest

January 12th, 2017 Comments Off on Message, schedule from Preservation Society for Spring Creek Forest
Scheduled events for the Preservation Society for Spring Creek Forest through April are listed below. But first, please help the organization share the following important message: As the area surrounding the preserve becomes filled with buildings and parking lots, ...
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