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Good Shepherd principal to receive honor

January 12th, 2017 Comments Off on Good Shepherd principal to receive honor
Ms. Gail Richardson-Bassett, principal of Good Shepherd School in the Diocese of Dallas, will receive the 2017 Lead. Lean. Proclaim. award from the National Catholic Educational Association for dedication and commitment to excellence. Richardson-Bassett was chosen from more than ...

Red Cross issues emergency call for blood donations

January 12th, 2017 Comments Off on Red Cross issues emergency call for blood donations
The American Red Cross has a severe winter blood shortage and is issuing an emergency call for blood donors to make a donation appointment now and help save patient lives. Hectic holiday schedules for many regular blood donors contributed ...

GPD seeks help in hit and run

January 10th, 2017 Comments Off on GPD seeks help in hit and run
The Garland Police Department is searching for a vehicle and its driver involved in a hit and run accident that occurred early yesterday morning. On Jan. 9 at approximately 6 a.m., Garland police officers responded to a hit and ...

TechFest promises fun, prizes, information

January 10th, 2017 Comments Off on TechFest promises fun, prizes, information
Enjoy a free night of family fun at GISD’s second-annual technology event. Formerly named Digital Resources Carnival, TechFest features interactive and innovative instructional tools, tips to stay safe online, virtual reality activities, programmable robots and much more.  Hands-on science ...

Suspect identified in Linda Harris murder

January 10th, 2017 Comments Off on Suspect identified in Linda Harris murder
On Jan. 1, Garland police officers responded to a welfare check at the Parkside Apartments in the 1900 block of West Kingsley Road.  When officers arrived they located the victim, Linda Lee Harris, dead inside her apartment.  Officers believe ...

Health Department inspections: Jan. 3-6

January 10th, 2017 Comments Off on Health Department inspections: Jan. 3-6
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 ...

City approves True Velocity deal

January 7th, 2017 Comments Off on City approves True Velocity deal
The city of Garland has approved a $35+ million deal that will significantly expand the community’s plastics industrial cluster. This major new investment, made by True Velocity, Inc., will be phased over the next five years and continues a ...

City hosts remembrance ceremony

January 7th, 2017 Comments Off on City hosts remembrance ceremony
Dec. 26, 2015, is a day many in Garland and the surrounding area will never forget. On this day, an EF4 tornado ripped through north Texas, including parts of Garland. The tornado struck at 6:45 p.m. near Interstate 30 ...

City offers Storm Spotter Training

January 7th, 2017 Comments Off on City offers Storm Spotter Training
Learn how to prepare your family for severe weather at Storm Spotter Training presented by the city of Garland Saturday, Feb. 18, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the Granville Arts Center, 300 North Fifth Street in downtown Garland. ...

GPD opens murder investigation

January 7th, 2017 Comments Off on GPD opens murder investigation
Update: The 15-year-old juvenile suspect in the murder of Ruben Trinidad of Garland has been arrested and charged with murder. The Garland Police Department responded to a possible stabbing at a restaurant in the 3200 block of North George ...
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