City of Rockwall honors inaugural recipient of Hometown Heroes Award  

City of Rockwall honors inaugural recipient of Hometown Heroes Award  

He doesn’t do it for the recognition or praise. In fact, he’s often very quickly onto the next project, or in this case, how to make this one even bigger and better. You may have heard of Dr. Stan Lowrance, DDS, but you may have no idea what the local dentist has done behind the […]

Panthers, Pumas & Pancakes: In-Sync Exotics to host Valentine’s breakfast

Panthers, Pumas & Pancakes: In-Sync Exotics to host Valentine’s breakfast

In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center, located at 3430 Skyview Drive in Wylie, will host a Panthers, Pumas & Pancakes Valentine’s Breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15. Enjoy coffee, juice, fruit, all-you-can-eat pancakes and a self-guided tour around the sanctuary. In-Sync is home to over 70 rescued exotic cats. The nonprofit […]

EastTex Regional CERT to host free emergency preparedness training

EastTex Regional CERT to host free emergency preparedness training

UPDATE 1/19/21: The Jan 25 class was cancelled. CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) is a program through FEMA to help train and organize local citizens to help during disasters or other times of need. EastTex Regional CERT is sponsored by the Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management, and are an all-volunteer organization that helps local […]

Support Rockwall County 4-H with Souper Bowl of Caring

Support Rockwall County 4-H with Souper Bowl of Caring

r Rockwall County 4-H Beef Club is tackling hunger with the Souper Bowl of Caring, a national movement of young people, working together around the time of the Super Bowl football game to fight hunger and poverty in their local communities. Join the Rockwall County 4-H in collecting Country Archer Beef Sticks, or any other […]

Helping Hands Director selected for Executive Leadership Program

Helping Hands Director selected for Executive Leadership Program

Rockwall County Helping Hands Senior Director of Philanthropy, Melody Hail, was recently selected out of thousands of applicants from across the country for the Allstate Nonprofit Executive Leadership Program in Chicago. Chosen due to her extensive nonprofit background and years of experience, Hail has worked for Helping Hands for 10 years and has served the […]

Women in Need’s Chocolate Indulgence to benefit victims of domestic violence

Women in Need’s Chocolate Indulgence to benefit victims of domestic violence

Mark your calendars and join Women in Need (WIN) for their annual Chocolate Indulgence event on Friday, February 14 at Hidden Creek, 215 Chris Cuny Parkway in Heath. A special VIP sponsorship cocktail party is set to begin at 5:30 p.m.; doors open to the public at 6. Guests will enjoy a memorable Valentine’s evening of […]

MLK Community Choir to host free concert Saturday

MLK Community Choir to host free concert Saturday

The MLK Youth Community Choir, in partnership with Garland ISD, invites the community to a free concert event following the MLK parade on Saturday, Jan. 18, at 11:30 a.m. at the Granville Arts Center Main Auditorium, 300 North 5th Street, Garland, TX 75040. Over 200 voices will unite with an all youth band to celebrate Dr. King’s dream. The […]

Rockwall Kiwanis prepares ‘Food for Kids’

Rockwall Kiwanis prepares ‘Food for Kids’

Five hundreds bags of food were prepared by members of Rockwall County Kiwanis Club yesterday at Divine Peace Church as part of their Food for Kids service project. The program was created to serve the many children in the Rockwall ISD on the free and reduced meal program that have little or nothing to eat […]

Royse City Chamber to host Wild West Casino Night

Royse City Chamber to host Wild West Casino Night

It’s time to ante up! The Royse City Chamber of Commerce is headed back in time to the Wild West for their Annual Casino Night. The event will be from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21 at the Emerald Ballroom, 2316 Johnson St. in Greenville, TX 75041. It’s gonna be a night that’ll get […]

Samee’s to give away free pizza for a year in honor of Roma’s Books

Samee’s to give away free pizza for a year in honor of Roma’s Books

By now you’ve probably heard that Roma’s Books, located at 555 E. I-30 in Rockwall (a couple doors down from Samee’s Pizza Getti Italian Bistro & Lounge and across from 24 Hour Fitness) is preparing to close its doors for good. A Store Closing Sale is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday, January 22. But when […]

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