North Central Texas Council of Governments seeks public input on changes to Transportation Improvement Program

North Central Texas Council of Governments seeks public input on changes to Transportation Improvement Program

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 11, 2021 — The North Central Texas Council of Governments is conducting an online input opportunity beginning Jan. 11 to give residents the chance to comment on changes to the Transportation Improvement Program and Statewide Transportation Improvement Program. Staff will provide the public with changes made to the 2021-2024 TIP and […]

945 area code numbers coming January 15, 2021

945 area code numbers coming January 15, 2021

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 8, 2021 — Responding to high demand for new telephone numbers in the greater Dallas area, the Public Utility Commission of Texas has approved an additional area code for the region currently utilizing area codes 214, 469 and 972. The new 945 area code will encompass the metropolitan area of Dallas […]

First Presbyterian Church of Rockwall to host Jan. 19 memorial service for lives lost in the pandemic

First Presbyterian Church of Rockwall to host Jan. 19 memorial service for lives lost in the pandemic

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 8, 2021 — First Presbyterian Church of Rockwall, 602 White Hills Dr., will participate in a national moment of unity and remembrance of lives lost in the pandemic with a special outdoor service at 4:30 p.m. on January 19.  The service will take place in the church’s back parking lot. Following […]

Rockwall School of Music nationally recognized as a Safe Music School

Rockwall School of Music nationally recognized as a Safe Music School

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 8, 2021 — Rockwall School of Music has been recognized as a Safe Music School from the national Safe Music Schools organization. As a Safe Music School, RSM pledges to continue to do their part to stop the spread of Covid-19. RSM is the first and only music lesson teaching facility […]

Mobile food pantry coming to Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church Rockwall monthly starting Jan. 19th

Mobile food pantry coming to Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church Rockwall monthly starting Jan. 19th

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 7, 2021 — Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church has a Catholic Charities Dallas mobile community food pantry every third Tuesday of the month from 9-11 a.m. The next date for the mobile pantry at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church is Jan. 19.  Fresh fruit, vegetables, and other […]

Khaled Hallak of Rockwall inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

ROCKWALL, TX – January 5, 2021 — Khaled Hallak of Rockwall, Texas, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Hallak was initiated at The University of Texas at Dallas. Hallak is among approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to […]

Rockwall County elected officials sworn into office

Rockwall County elected officials sworn into office

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 5, 2021 — Fifteen Rockwall County elected officials took their Oath of Office during a ceremony held at the Rockwall Courthouse on Jan. 1. Officials sworn in during the event were as follows: Judge Brett Hall, 382nd District Court; Rockwall County Judge David Sweet administered the oath   Judge David Rakow, […]

Rockwall High School Varsity Softball, Volleyball teams bring Christmas joy to troops overseas

Rockwall High School Varsity Softball, Volleyball teams bring Christmas joy to troops overseas

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 4, 2021 — Over the holidays, the Rockwall High School varsity softball and varsity volleyball teams sent some Christmas cheer in the form of stockings stuffed with goodies to active-duty military troops overseas. 2019 RHS graduate Louis Nies – a member of the 149th HR Army Unit based in Texas – […]

Carter BloodCare seeks more donors as pandemic continues to cause blood supply shortage for hospitals

Carter BloodCare seeks more donors as pandemic continues to cause blood supply shortage for hospitals

ROCKWALL, TX – December 30, 2020 — As hospitals continue to do all in their power to manage the recent surge of COVID-19 cases, Carter BloodCare reports that the blood supply for North, Central and East Texas communities remains very limited. Carter BloodCare Vice President of Organizational Relations Moore said while the need for blood […]

A Christmas Message from Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt

A Christmas Message from Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt

This year has been the one most challenging for all of us on this City Council. I know we have all thought, “When will it end?” In a few days we will celebrate Christmas, and for Christians it is a time for rebirth and reexamination of our lives and how we live our lives. We […]