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Garland residents express concern over gunfire

February 22nd, 2017 Comments Off on Garland residents express concern over gunfire
Three Orchard Hills residents addressed Mayor Athas and the City Council members at the Jan.3 meeting to express concern about a growing number of gunfire incidents in the Orchard Hills neighborhood. They indicated that it was no longer happening ...

Terrence Overton Moore Sr.

February 21st, 2017 Comments Off on Terrence Overton Moore Sr.
December 13, 1940 – February 17, 2017   Terrence Overton Moore Sr., 76, of Garland passed away Friday, February 17, 2017, in Dallas.  He was born in Dallas on Friday, December 13, 1940 to the late Dr. R. O. ...

Garland PD: Crimes reported Jan. 22-28

February 20th, 2017 Comments Off on Garland PD: Crimes reported Jan. 22-28
The Garland Police Department has divided the city into 26 districts, numbers vary from 11 to 56.  Listed below are the 207 crimes reported. Information provided by the Garland Police Department. Crimes broken down by district District 11  7 ...

Health Dept. inspections: February 13-17

February 20th, 2017 Comments Off on Health Dept. inspections: February 13-17
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 ...

Cristales’ book making difference

February 19th, 2017 Comments Off on Cristales’ book making difference
Plano Senior High School is using a book entitled “The School of Hard Knocks” as a tool in its AVID program and student and teacher reaction has been positive.   The book serves as a platform for brothers A.C. ...

Cosmetology students learn from best

February 19th, 2017 Comments Off on Cosmetology students learn from best
South Garland High School cosmetology students recently received a hands-on lesson from one of the area’s best stylists. Salon owner and L’Oreal professional artist Joshua Rossignol visited the campus to provide advice, technical tips and words of encouragement.   “Our ...

Lyles MS student’s athletic prowess impresses, inspires

February 19th, 2017 Comments Off on Lyles MS student’s athletic prowess impresses, inspires
At just 12 years old, Lyles Middle School student Carly Gates is already building an impressive athletic resume. The seventh-grader wowed in the fall, becoming a top scorer in volleyball and proving girls can play football, too. This semester, ...

Good Shepherd Catholic Church dedicates new facility

February 19th, 2017 Comments Off on Good Shepherd Catholic Church dedicates new facility
Good Shepherd Catholic Church at 1304 Main St. in downtown Garland celebrated the dedication of its new $7.9 million church building Saturday, Feb. 11.   The mass was celebrated by the Most Reverend Greg Kelly, Auxiliary Bishop for the ...

Former administrator makes unauthorized bond changes, board discusses solutions

February 16th, 2017 Comments Off on Former administrator makes unauthorized bond changes, board discusses solutions
Garland ISD Interim Superintendent Deborah Cron called a special workshop of the board of trustees to discuss problems and potential solutions to the over-budget bond program.   Board President Linda Griffin called the meeting to order and encouraged board ...

Third suspect in Curtis Culwell Center attack gets 30 years

February 14th, 2017 Comments Off on Third suspect in Curtis Culwell Center attack gets 30 years
Abdul Malik Abdul Kareem was recently sentenced to 30 years in prison for his involvement with Elton Simpson and Nadir Soofi in the May 2015 attack at the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland. The conviction was for conspiring to ...
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