McLendon-Chisholm postpones General Election to Nov. 3

McLendon-Chisholm postpones General Election to Nov. 3

(MCLENDON-CHISHOLM, TX – March 27, 2020) Resolution 2020-04 passed at the March 24, 2020 McLendon-Chisholm City Council Meeting ordering the May 2, 2020 General Election be postponed to November 3, 2020. A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MCLENDON-CHISHOLM, TEXAS, ORDERING THAT THE GENERAL ELECTION SCHEDULED TO BE HELD ON SATURDAY, MAY 2, […]

City of Rockwall continues work to limit in-person interaction to increase safety

City of Rockwall continues work to limit in-person interaction to increase safety

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 26, 2020) As we mentioned last week with building inspection permits, the City of Rockwall is working to limit in-person interaction, while continuing to provide essential services to residents and the public. In an attempt to protect everyone in these uncertain times, the Rockwall Municipal Court, Utility Billing, Building Inspections and Neighborhood […]

Rockwall ISD Board postpones Board Election to November

Rockwall ISD Board postpones Board Election to November

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 24, 2020) At their Monday night monthly Board of Trustees meeting, the Rockwall ISD Board members approved postponing the May 2, 2020, local election for at-large board seats Place 6 and Place 7 to the November 3, 2020 general election. A proclamation issued by Texas Governor Greg Abbott on March 18, 2020, […]

PostNet of Rockwall open as essential service

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 24, 2020) Locally owned and operated PostNet of Rockwall, located at 2931 Ridge Road, Suite 101, is designated as an essential service. Services include shipping, package receiving, printing, notary, faxing, mail services, scanning, etc. We continue to deep clean our store every morning and continuously wipe down all surfaces throughout the […]

UPS store in Heath open to public as essential business

UPS store in Heath open to public as essential business

(HEATH, TX) March 21, 2020 – The UPS Store®, located at 457 Laurence DR, Heath, TX, 75032, is designated as an essential business and remains open. Services including shipping, mail and package receiving, printing, scanning, faxing and notary are essential for a variety of people and businesses, including those fighting this pandemic in the Rockwall County […]

Grapes and friendship grow at Rockwall’s boutique winery 

Grapes and friendship grow at Rockwall’s boutique winery 

COVID-19 UPDATE VineCrafters owners Leo and Roe released the following message regarding COVID-19: At VineCrafters, we recognize these are uncertain times and many people are worried about the future. We want to reassure you that your health and safety are our number one priority while you are at our property and enjoying our fine Texas […]

Message from Rockwall County Helping Hands President Jon Bailey on COVID-19

Message from Rockwall County Helping Hands President Jon Bailey on COVID-19

A message from Jon Bailey, Rockwall County Helping Hands President and CEO: Dear Friends of Rockwall County Helping Hands, As you already know, our nation is facing unprecedented times with the emergence of the COVID-19 virus outbreak. Not only is health at risk, but businesses large and small, as well as individuals and families, are […]

McLendon-Chisholm Mayor Keith Short declares local state of disaster due to public health emergency

McLendon-Chisholm Mayor Keith Short declares local state of disaster due to public health emergency

(MCLENDON-CHISHOLM, TX – March 17, 2020) Mclendon-Chisholm Mayor Keith Short proclaimed a Local State of Disaster due to COVID-19. The City of Mclendon-Chisholm is taking appropriate measure to prevent, respond to and mitigate COVID-19. In addition to encouraging current CDC recommendations, the City of McLendon-Chisholm is taking the following proactive measures to reduce the spread of […]

City of Royse City: Declaration of Local Disaster for Public Health Emergency

City of Royse City: Declaration of Local Disaster for Public Health Emergency

(ROYSE CITY, TX – March 17, 2020) WHEREAS, beginning in December 2019, a novel coronavirus, now designated COVID-19, has spread through the world and has now been declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization; WHEREAS, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is closely monitoring the growing number of cases that have spread into […]

Governor Abbott waives STAAR testing requirements

Governor Abbott waives STAAR testing requirements

Is Requesting Suspension Of Federal Testing Requirements For 2019-2020 School Year (March 16, 2020) Governor Greg Abbott today announced that he has waived the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) testing requirements for the 2019-2020 school year. Additionally, Governor Abbott is requesting that the Department of Education (DOE) waive federal testing requirements for the […]

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