Category Archives: Press Releases

Six Flags Over Texas Hosts Job Fair This Saturday

 Ever dream of working at Six Flags Over Texas? The amusement park will turn into the Fright Capital of Texas beginning September 26 as the park transforms into the habitat for every ghoul, zombie, and scary creature. In advance of opening for the scariest Fright Fest ever, the park will host a job fair…

Hot, Dry Conditions Cause Taste & Odor Producing Algae Growth in Lake Arlington

Condition is temporary and quality tests indicate the water remains safeBeginning this week, water quality technicians for City of Arlington began noticing that the water from Lake Arlington had an “off” taste and odor. The City’s Pierce Burch water treatment facility receives 100% of the water it treats for its…

APD Undergoes Law Enforcement Assessment Process

A team of out-of-state assessors will arrive in August to verify compliance with the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA®) Standards. Verification by the team will again show that Arlington meets the highest standards in law enforcement. These standards must be met in order to maintain the…

UTA Students Reach Academic Pinnacle

Some 5,000 students are scheduled to claim their degrees during commencement ceremonies May 14-16 at The University of Texas at Arlington’s College Park Center. The UT Arlington Class of 2015 includes more than 3,500 undergraduates and nearly 1,400 master’s students. More than 100 students will earn doctoral degrees during commencement weekend.…

Architect Chosen to Design New Central Library

The Library Architecture division of Dewberry has been awarded the contract to design Arlington’s new Central Library. Within the firm’s general focus on multiple types of public architecture, Dewberry has cultivated a particular specialization in library design. They have participated in the study, planning, and design of over 260 library…

MLB Star Hunter Pence to be Inducted Into UTA Hall of Honor

Two-time World Series champion Hunter Pence is among the inductees in the 2015 UT Arlington Athletics Hall of Honor class. The Hall of Honor ceremony is Jan. 30, 2015 in the Bluebonnet Room of the University Center. The 2015 Hall of Honor inductees are Pence (baseball), Elston Cawley (men’s track and field), Valeria…

Zac Brown Band to Headline Championship Tailgate in Arlington

The acclaimed Zac Brown Band will headline the Championship Tailgate at the inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship on January 12, 2015, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. The band’s three platinum-selling albums, Uncaged, You Get What You Give and The Foundation, have sold nearly seven million copies total and produced…

Symphony Arlington to Celebrate 15 Years with Dynamic Season

One of the city greatest treasures, Symphony Arlington, opens its 15th season Thursday, October 16 at Arlington Music Hall. This season Symphony Arlington will bring you masterworks all in celebration of Italy’s glorious and enduring musical heritage.  “The ninety-three virtuoso musicians of Symphony Arlington and I invite you to join us for…

Arlington Public Library Receives Texas Book Festival Grant

The Texas Book Festival has awarded the Arlington Public Library a Collections Enhancement Grant of $2,494.33. The grant will be used to expand the Spanish Language collection at the East Branch Library. All titles purchased will be available to any Arlington Public Library patron upon request. Every year, public libraries across…