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GPD arrests man on seven counts deadly conduct

June 23rd, 2017 Comments Off on GPD arrests man on seven counts deadly conduct
On Friday, June 23, shortly after 4 p.m., GPD officers responded to the report of a vehicle ramming several other vehicles on the eastbound service road of the George Bush Turnpike near N. Garland Avenue.   Officers learned that ...

Crimes reported: May 23 – June 3

June 21st, 2017 Comments Off on Crimes reported: May 23 – June 3
The Garland Police Department has divided the city into 26 districts, numbers vary from 11 to 56.  Listed below are the 196 crimes reported.   Information provided by the Garland Police Department. Crimes broken down by district District 11 ...

Letter to the editor: Garland Summer Track Club

June 21st, 2017 Comments Off on Letter to the editor: Garland Summer Track Club
I was very disturbed by the news the other day that there will be no Garland Summer Track Club this summer (2017) due to undisclosed reasons. This is something unheard of for the past 50+ years. Not having the ...

Salvation Army, Westlake Ace Hardware provide heat relief

June 21st, 2017 Comments Off on Salvation Army, Westlake Ace Hardware provide heat relief
The Salvation Army and Westlake Ace Hardware are teaming up to help provide relief from the summer heat to residents in need in the DFW Metroplex. Westlake is hosting a fan drive beginning Thursday, June 22, at all its ...

Pedestrian dies on Interstate 30

June 21st, 2017 Comments Off on Pedestrian dies on Interstate 30
Tuesday, June 20, at approximately 11:30 p.m., the Garland Police Department responded to a report of a pedestrian who was struck in the westbound lanes of the 400 block of E. Interstate 30. Police officers arrived on the scene ...

Letter to the editor: God & Kings

June 19th, 2017 Comments Off on Letter to the editor: God & Kings
Television news programs present their audience with the impression that a major world war is constantly pending. Such stressful news has a way of drowning the human spirit in constant dread and despair. This article shares a Biblical perspective ...

Patty Montagno receives Lifetime Achievement Award

June 19th, 2017 Comments Off on Patty Montagno receives Lifetime Achievement Award
Patty Granville, producer of The Garland Summer Musicals, recognized Patty Montagno with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the Saturday, June 17, performance of “The Producers.”   Granville said that the award encompasses an “overwhelming amount of support, dedication ...

First Guaranty acquires Synergy Bank

June 19th, 2017 Comments Off on First Guaranty acquires Synergy Bank
A deal to acquire Premier Bancshares, Inc. (“Premier”), and its wholly owned subsidiary Synergy Bank S.S.B., (“Synergy Bank”) by First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: FGBI) (“First Guaranty”) was officially finalized June 16. First Guaranty looks to leverage Synergy Bank’s ...

Health Department inspections: June 12-16

June 19th, 2017 Comments Off on Health Department inspections: June 12-16
The 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 scores less ...

‘The Producers’ is a smash hit

June 18th, 2017 Comments Off on ‘The Producers’ is a smash hit
The Garland Summer Musicals recently began its 35th season with “The Producers,” one of the funniest and most popular productions to ever grace Broadway. The book was written by legendary comic genius Mel Brooks, along with Thomas Meehan, and ...
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