Rockwall firefighters receive Outstanding Unit Citations for lifesaving efforts

Rockwall firefighters receive Outstanding Unit Citations for lifesaving efforts

ROCKWALL, TX (August 7, 2020) Rockwall Fire Department recently recognized members of Station 2, A-Shift, Driver Engineer Jacob Farrell, and Firefighter Michael Sauder with an Outstanding Unit Citation. The Rockwall Fire Department shared on social media that on June 19, 2020, the fire department responded to a medical emergency in the 2800 block of Ridge […]

Rockwall County officers graduate from Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Basic Correctional Officer Course

Rockwall County officers graduate from Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Basic Correctional Officer Course

ROCKWALL, TX (August 7, 2020) Rockwall County Sheriff Eavenson and Major Calkins congratulated Officer Lee, Officer Zapata, and Officer Tidwell on graduating from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) Basic Correctional Officer Course today! In the midst of pandemic these officers continue to persevere and meet today’s challenges with courage and dedication. #OneBadgeUnlimitedPotential #joinRSO […]

Pablo’s, new restaurant coming to downtown Fate

Pablo’s, new restaurant coming to downtown Fate

FATE, TX (August 7, 2020) The two-story patio restaurant space at the Villages of Fate is now home to Pablo’s Restaurant and Cantina, an authentic Mexican cuisine full-service sit-down restaurant. Pablo Llanito and his partners Elizabeth and Woody Leath are excited to bring this new restaurant to downtown Fate. The interior finishes are underway and […]

Rockwall ISD receives state-issued Personal Protective Equipment

Rockwall ISD receives state-issued Personal Protective Equipment

ROCKWALL, TX – August 4, 2020 — Rockwall ISD received the first 16 pallets of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) last week. In collaboration with the Governor’s Strike Force and the Texas Department of Emergency Management, PPE was procured to help school districts reopen for the 2020-2021 school year. These supplies will be divided and allocated […]

Rowlett Chamber leader selected for Economic Recovery fellowship

Rowlett Chamber leader selected for Economic Recovery fellowship

Gallops one of 42 nationwide selected to participate ROWLETT, TX (August 3, 2020) — Michael Gallops, Rowlett Chamber of Commerce President/CEO, has been selected by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) to study economic recovery and resilience strategies with 41 other chamber of commerce professionals from communities throughout the United States. The Fellowship […]

Sheriff’s Office reports zero positive cases of COVID among inmates at Rockwall County Detention Center

Sheriff’s Office reports zero positive cases of COVID among inmates at Rockwall County Detention Center

ROCKWALL, TX – August 3, 2020 – On July 27, 2020, the Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office partnered with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and Curative Inc. to provide and administer 270 COVID-19 tests to personnel and contractors at the Sheriff’s Office, as well as inmates housed in the Rockwall County Detention Center. As of […]

Heath pays tribute to retiring City Building Official after decade of service to city

Heath pays tribute to retiring City Building Official after decade of service to city

HEATH, TX – July 31, 2020 – The City of Heath said farewell to Chief Building Official Scott Qualls, who is retiring after a distinguished career that spans 40 years of private and public service in Texas. “We have been fortunate to have Scott serving as our Chief Building Officer during the past 10 years, […]

Rockwall County Jail Expansion and Renovation Project breaks ground

Rockwall County Jail Expansion and Renovation Project breaks ground

ROCKWALL, TX (July 31, 2020) – Rockwall County Sheriff Harold Eavenson, Sheriff-Elect Terry Garrett, Judge David Sweet, Commissioner Dennis Bailey, Commissioner Sevier, Commissioner Lee Gilbert, Major Todd Calkins, Captain Alexander Gray, along with Representatives from Adolfson & Peterson Construction and Broaddus and Associates shared in a significant groundbreaking ceremony of the Rockwall County Jail expansion […]

Banner day at Highland Meadows in Rockwall as residents enjoy car parade

Banner day at Highland Meadows in Rockwall as residents enjoy car parade

ROCKWALL, TX – July 31, 2020 – With visitor restrictions in place at hospitals and nursing homes due to the pandemic, many families have been unable to see their loved ones face-to-face for nearly five months, except through window visits or virtual check-ins. So yesterday, Highland Meadows Health & Rehab in Rockwall arranged a drive-by […]

Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas hosts virtual Kindergarten Readiness Panel Aug. 11

Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas hosts virtual Kindergarten Readiness Panel Aug. 11

ROCKWALL, TX – July 30, 2020 — As North Texans prepare for the coming school year, Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas will mark their commitment to building confident, resilient girls with a premier virtual event, Start Strong – a panel discussion to help parents of rising kindergartners start their students’ education on the right foot. […]

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