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DIY dog park construction begins

January 31st, 2018 Comments Off on DIY dog park construction begins
Sachse Park Pals, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the local park system, will be sponsoring the ultimate Do-It-Yourself Community Project: “The First Off-Leash Dog Park: Scentral Bark.” This project is a culmination of a grass roots ...

GISD names new chief financial officer

January 30th, 2018 Comments Off on GISD names new chief financial officer
Garland ISD Trustees named Brent Ringo, Ed.D., as the district’s new chief financial officer at the Jan. 23 regular board meeting. Dr. Ringo replaces interim chief financial officer Deborah Cabrera.   Dr. Ringo has had highly successful experiences leading ...

GCT’s ‘The Widow’ brings supernatural air to Granville Arts Center

January 30th, 2018 Comments Off on GCT’s ‘The Widow’ brings supernatural air to Granville Arts Center
Garland Civic Theatre’s production of “The Widow” is eerie, spooky and a definite must-see! Catherine, a beautiful, young model, accepts a photographic assignment in a gothic mansion in Wales and hears upon her arrival that the mansion is haunted. ...

RHS graduate completes basic training

January 29th, 2018 Comments Off on RHS graduate completes basic training
U.S. Air Force Airman Susan B. White graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and warfare ...

Health inspections: Jan. 22-26

January 29th, 2018 Comments Off on Health inspections: Jan. 22-26
The Garland Health Dept. 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 ...

Garland receives Recycling Partnership Grant, rolls out final phase of carts

January 28th, 2018 Comments Off on Garland receives Recycling Partnership Grant, rolls out final phase of carts
Garland has been selected as the first city in Texas to receive grant funding from the Recycling Partnership, a national nonprofit committed to transforming recycling across the United States. Garland’s longstanding dedication to advancing recycling in the community was ...

District partnership brings new experiences to students

January 28th, 2018 Comments Off on District partnership brings new experiences to students
Bringing athletics into the classroom, a new partnership is gaining strength in Garland ISD. Last year, fifth-graders from eight elementary schools received the opportunity to attend high school basketball games during the Curtis Culwell Invitational. Twelve elementaries and more ...

Apartment fire damages eight units; suspect charged with arson

January 28th, 2018 Comments Off on Apartment fire damages eight units; suspect charged with arson
On Jan. 18 at 10:31 a.m., the Garland Fire Department responded to an apartment fire at 4226 Saturn Road, Apartment 149. A second alarm was issued as the first units arrived on scene where there was heavy smoke. The ...

GPD arrests third suspect in store clerk’s murder

January 25th, 2018 Comments Off on GPD arrests third suspect in store clerk’s murder
The third suspect involved in the Jan. 20 murder of Manish Panday, a Garland convenience store clerk, has been arrested and is identified as 31-year-old Tristan Rashad Bowles of Dallas.   During the investigation detectives received information that a ...

Crimes reported: Jan. 7-13

January 24th, 2018 Comments Off on Crimes reported: Jan. 7-13
The Garland Police Department has divided the city into 26 districts, numbers vary from 11 to 56.  Listed below are the 170 crimes reported.   Information provided by the Garland Police Department. Crimes broken down by district   District ...
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