Sylvan Learning re-opens to Rockwall and Heath communities

Sylvan Learning re-opens to Rockwall and Heath communities

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 2, 2020) Sylvan Learning of Rockwall-Heath celebrated the re-opening of its facility at 6537 Horizon Road Suite C on June 1, after a temporary closure due to COVID-19. The learning center invited the community out to an Open House event on May 31st to mark the occasion. Visitors enjoyed all kinds […]

New camps added to Blue Ribbon News Summer Camp Spotlight

New camps added to Blue Ribbon News Summer Camp Spotlight

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 1, 2020) Have you checked out our Blue Ribbon News Summer Camp Spotlight? We’re featuring local summer camp programs, Vacation Bible Schools, sports and skills camps, and more! Check out our summer camp listing here>>blueribbonnews.com/blue-ribbon-news-summer-camp-spotlight-rockwall-county-beyond/ Offering a summer camp or program in your area? Submit your camp info in our online […]

Rockwall ISD recognizes high school seniors in virtual scholarship ceremonies

Rockwall ISD recognizes high school seniors in virtual scholarship ceremonies

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 29, 2020) Rockwall ISD held virtual Scholarship Recognition Ceremonies for Rockwall and Rockwall-Heath seniors on May 28. Watch the ceremonies in full, which were streamed live on the Rockwall ISD Facebook page: Rockwall High School Scholarship Ceremony Rockwall-Heath High School Scholarship Ceremony Congrats to the following students who were recognized with […]

Rockwall High School alum named Arthur Ashe NCAA Sports Scholar of the Year

Rockwall High School alum named Arthur Ashe NCAA Sports Scholar of the Year

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 28, 2020) Rockwall High School alum Raena Eldridge was recently named the 2020 Arthur Ashe Jr. Female Sports Scholar of the Year. Eldridge, the team captain of the swim team at Texas A&M University for the past two years, qualified for the NCAA Championships in individual events for the first time […]

Heath bids farewell to retiring DPS Chief with surprise drive-by parade

Heath bids farewell to retiring DPS Chief with surprise drive-by parade

(HEATH, TX — May 28, 2020) The City of Heath held a surprise drive-by farewell salute for Heath DPS Director Terry Garrett today, who’s retiring after 14 years of service to the city. Garrett is set to take the reigns as the next Rockwall County Sheriff in January 2021. Garrett has left a lasting legacy […]

Dallas awarded $50,000 to preserve African American civil rights history

Dallas awarded $50,000 to preserve African American civil rights history

(DALLAS, TX — May 28, 2020) The City of Dallas Office of Arts and Culture received a $50,000 grant from the National Park Service (NPS) to research and interpret the historic legacy of the Hall of Negro Life from the 1936 Texas Centennial Celebration. The Working Group on Confederate Monuments recommended that untold histories surrounding […]

Rockwall family hosts drive thru graduation for kindergartners

Rockwall family hosts drive thru graduation for kindergartners

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 27, 2020) Last week, the Acree family held a small drive thru graduation ceremony for Kinders who missed out on celebrating their first big year due to COVID-19. The event was held at the Transformation Anglican Church parking lot. Families got to take pictures with their Kinder graduates to help them […]

Submit your camp info for Blue Ribbon News Summer Camp Spotlight 2020 for Rockwall County

Submit your camp info for Blue Ribbon News Summer Camp Spotlight 2020 for Rockwall County

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 26, 2020) When it comes to summertime activities, nothing keeps kids active, learning and having fun quite like summer camp! Camps immerse kids in a community of caring adults where they can build on many important life skills while making friends and having a blast. Recently, Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced […]

Toyota of Rockwall partners with Toyota/Lexus Minority Owners Dealership Association and the Salvation Army to feed local families in need

Toyota of Rockwall partners with Toyota/Lexus Minority Owners Dealership Association and the Salvation Army to feed local families in need

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 22, 2020) Toyota of Rockwall, Toyota/Lexus Minority Owners Dealership Association and the Salvation Army provided 240 boxes full of groceries for local families in need at the Rockwall dealership today. TLMODA is a group of minority automotive dealers dedicated to sustaining diversity and inclusion within the automotive world. Recognizing the devastating […]

WATCH: Local veterans tell what Memorial Day means to them

WATCH: Local veterans tell what Memorial Day means to them

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 21, 2020) The Terry Fisher American Legion Post 117 of Rockwall put together the following video featuring local veterans telling what Memorial Day means to them. Memorial Day is May 25, 2020 and serves as a day to remember those veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our nation. […]

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