Rowlett Mayor Tammy Dana-Bashian appointed to Executive Board of North Central Texas Council of Governments

Rowlett Mayor Tammy Dana-Bashian appointed to Executive Board of North Central Texas Council of Governments

ROWLETT, TX (August 14, 2020) Congratulations to Rowlett Mayor Tammy Dana-Bashian and the entire Rowlett community. Today the mayor was appointed to serve on the Executive Board of the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG). NCTCOG’s Executive Board, composed of 17 locally elected officials, and one ex-officio non-voting member of the legislature, is the […]

Royse City ISD tax rate decreases by more than 20 cents over two years

Royse City ISD tax rate decreases by more than 20 cents over two years

ROYSE CITY, TX (August 14, 2020) During the August 10 regular meeting, the Royse City ISD Board of Trustees approved a 10.355 cent tax rate decrease. The decrease is on the Maintenance and Operations (M&O) side of the combined tax rate and comes as a result of H.B. 3 that was approved by lawmakers in […]

Royse City ISD employees receive $500 surprise bonus today

Royse City ISD employees receive $500 surprise bonus today

ROYSE CITY, TX (August 14, 2020) An early morning email from Royse City ISD Superintendent Kevin Worthy held a $500 surprise for employees. This includes ALL employees with the exception of temporary staff. All teachers, aids, bus drivers, custodians, food service workers, etc. This measure was approved by the school board on Monday evening. This […]

Free COVID-19 testing in Fate this weekend

Free COVID-19 testing in Fate this weekend

FATE, TX (August 13, 2020) There will be a FREE COVID-19 mobile testing site (mouth swab) from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, August 15 and 16, at Fate City Hall, 1900 CD Boren Parkway in Rockwall County. Anyone can be tested, but you must make an appointment. You do not need to […]

Rockwall police need help identifying two theft suspects

Rockwall police need help identifying two theft suspects

ROCKWALL, TX (August 13, 2020) Detectives with the Rockwall Police Department are requesting your help to identify two male suspects that committed a theft at a hardware store in Rockwall on July 27, 2020. One of the suspects appears to be a white male and the other appears to be Hispanic. They left the location […]

Support services available for family caregivers

Support services available for family caregivers

ROCKWALL, TX (August 13, 2020) Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County is happy to share that The North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging has a broad range of support services available for family caregivers, including Caregiver Support Coordination, Respite Care, Caregiver Information Services, and Caregiver Counseling. The following are eligibility criteria. The […]

Rockwall Rotary to host Blood Drive to Honor Heroes during COVID-19

Rockwall Rotary to host Blood Drive to Honor Heroes during COVID-19

ROCKWALL, TX (August 12, 2020) Join the Rockwall Rotary Club to help alleviate the U.S. blood shortage during their Blood Drive to Honor Heroes During COVID-19 event, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday, August 17 at the John D. Foster Memorial Rotary Hall (408 S. Goliad Street in Rockwall. Please register for a donation appointment […]

Self-Care Workshop planned for family caregivers Aug. 25

Self-Care Workshop planned for family caregivers Aug. 25

Taking a Moment for You (August 12, 2020) Does caring for an aging loved one leave you feeling overwhelmed and overworked? Join The Senior Source from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, August 25 – by phone or by computer – to help reduce and manage your stress with mindfulness meditation and improv comedy for […]

Official COVID-19 Update from Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management (8/11/2020)

Official COVID-19 Update from Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management (8/11/2020)

From the Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management: ROCKWALL, TX (August 11, 2020) The Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management released the following official COVID-19 update today. They also shared that Duke University recently released a study that showed thin spandex neck gaiters increase aerosolization of droplets when people speak while wearing them. This could […]

Back-to-school physicals, immunizations at Rockwall County Helping Hands Health Center

Back-to-school physicals, immunizations at Rockwall County Helping Hands Health Center

ROCKWALL, TX (August 11, 2020) The Health Center of Helping Hands is helping families get ready for Back to School with affordable school physicals and vaccines. Vaccines 1. No appointment needed 2. Hours 8:30am – 11:30am and 2:30-4:30pm Monday-Friday. 3. You must have complete shot record 4. Only patients and one parent/legal guardian are allowed […]

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