Rockwall City Council mandates No Kill status

The Rockwall City Council voted unanimously Monday night, Aug. 15,  to make Rockwall a No Kill community. It’s the culmination of a volunteer-driven campaign by Rockwall Pets, an independent nonprofit, to stop the killing of healthy and adoptable animals at the city shelter. Following meetings between Rockwall Pets board members and city management, the issue […]

Aldi to host hiring event today, Aug 16

(Dallas/Duncanville) Applications will be accepted from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16 at two Dallas area Aldi stores for store manager trainee and  shift manager positions. Bring resumes to the Aldi locations at 13548 Preston Road in Dallas or 333 S. Cedar Ridge in Duncanville. Requirements […]

Sizzling Fajitas does dine-in, to go, delivery, catering

(Rowlett) The Rowlett Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony  Tuesday, Aug. 9 for Sizzling Fajitas, a Tex-Mex Restaurant located at8809 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 124 in Rowlett. Owner Minu Varghese encourages everyone to taste the best fajitas in town. Sizzling Fajitas offers delivery, to go, dine-in, and catering services. Contact Sizzling Fajitas at 972-412-6546 […]

Friday Night Live networking event at Eastern Hills Country Club

(Rowlett) Join the Rowlett Chamber of Commerce this Friday for a Business After Hours Networking Event at Eastern Hills Country Club, 3000 S. Country Club Road in Garland. Friday Night Live runs from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 19 and includes food, fun and the opportunity to meet and mingle with business colleagues and old friends, […]

Lions Club honored for community service

(Rowlett) Who are Lions? Lions meet the needs of local communities and the world. The 1.35 million members of the volunteer organization in 206 countries and geographic areas are different in many ways, but they share a core belief – community is what we make it. The Lions Club of Rowlett gives more money and support to […]

Stock up for school on tax free weekend, Aug 19-21

(DFW) Back-to-school shoppers in DFW will enjoy a break from state and local sales taxes Aug. 19-21, Texas’ annual tax holiday. Layaway plans can be used to take advantage of the sales tax holiday.   The law exempts most clothing and footwear priced under $100 from sales and use taxes, saving shoppers about $8 for every $100 […]

Say hello to Kinder Care’s new management

(Rowlett) Kinder Care Learning Centers are designed with your child’s fun, health, safety, and childhood education in mind. The Rowlett Chamber of Commerce welcomed Kinder Care Learning Center’s new management with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, Aug. 11. Kinder Care is located at 3316 Lakeview Parkway in Rowlett, 75088. Stop by and say hello to […]

Greenville ISD announces Meet the Teacher nights

(Greenville) Greenville ISD parents are encouraged to attend the Greenville ISD’s Meet the Teacher Nights to meet their child’s teacher, visit classrooms and ask questions in preparation for the new school year. The first day of school is Monday, Aug. 22. Elementary parents/students should bring their school supplies with them to Meet the Teacher Night. […]

Tabitha – ADOPTED!

This just in: Tabitha, the Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week for Aug. 15, has a new home, thanks to Alice Latham – and the generous donation to Rockwall Pets from a good samaritan, allowing Tabitha’s adoption fee to be waived.  Here was our original post, that went up only a couple hours ago: […]

Proforma Printmotions: ‘hottest promo items on the market’

(Rowlett) Looking for promotional products? Whether you’re seeking a specific item or just browsing for ideas, Proforma Printmotions can be your one-stop shopping source. From fun items to the traditional, owner Tammy Alexander says shoppers can easily find some of the hottest items on the market. Proforma Printmotions is located at 9809 Fairway Vista Drive […]