City of Heath participates in Rockwall Area Chamber’s Growth Summit

City of Heath participates in Rockwall Area Chamber’s Growth Summit

HEATH, TX (Sept. 24, 2021) City of Heath leadership joined surrounding Rockwall County leaders at the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce’s Growth Summit Luncheon on August 25, featuring economic development updates from each community. “Our Council and EDC are facing the reality of growth with a guided approach to Keep Heath, Heath,” said David Lane, […]

Heath adopts FY 2021-2022 city budget; fourth consecutive year tax rate is lowered

Heath adopts FY 2021-2022 city budget; fourth consecutive year tax rate is lowered

HEATH, TX (Sept. 24, 2021) The City Council adopted the FY 2021-2022 City of Heath Annual Budget at the Regular City Council meeting on September 14 following months of work held in open meetings and a Public Hearing at the September 14th meeting. The budget becomes effective October 1 and is based upon on a […]

Atmos Energy raises $1.6 Million during annual ‘Week of Giving’

Atmos Energy raises $1.6 Million during annual ‘Week of Giving’

Employee donations plus matching company funds will benefit United Way, No Kid Hungry, The Salvation Army GARLAND, Texas – Sept. 23, 2021 – Atmos Energy employees pledged $827,495 during the company’s annual Week of Giving campaign, held Sept. 13 through Sept. 17, to benefit No Kid Hungry, The Salvation Army, and United Way. Doubling the […]

Rockwall police seek help in identifying theft suspect at Harbor business

Rockwall police seek help in identifying theft suspect at Harbor business

ROCKWALL, TX (Sept. 23, 2021) On Tuesday, September 5, 2021, at 6:52 p.m., a Hispanic male subject took $150 from a cashier after requesting them to “make change” on multiple large bills at a business located at the Rockwall Harbor. No vehicle information was collected . Rockwall County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 […]

Former Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt announces run for Rockwall County Commissioner, Precinct 2

Former Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt announces run for Rockwall County Commissioner, Precinct 2

ROCKWALL, TX – September 21, 2021 — Former Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt announced his intent to run for Rockwall County Commissioner, Precinct 2, in front of over 200 supporters at a Labor Day barbecue and fundraiser at his home. “I am excited about the opportunity to continue to serve,” he told the crowd which included […]

Local veteran-owned business donates new roof to fellow Navy veteran

Local veteran-owned business donates new roof to fellow Navy veteran

ROWLETT, TX (Sept. 21, 2021) The slogan on their company t-shirt reads “Not Your Average Roofer” – and yesterday in Rowlett, Doc’s Roofing lived up to this creed by donating and installing a free roof on the home of a military veteran in need. Doc’s Roofing of Rockwall is owned and operated by Michael “Doc” […]

Rockwall City Council adopts lowest tax rate since 1989

Rockwall City Council adopts lowest tax rate since 1989

ROCKWALL, TX (Sept. 21, 2021) – At their meeting Monday night, September 20, the Rockwall City Council voted to adopt a rate below the no new revenue tax rate (formerly known as the effective rate), which continues an eight-year trend to decrease the tax rate for Rockwall residents. The approved tax rate is the lowest […]

The Rose Table releases first cookbook

The Rose Table releases first cookbook

Rockwall-based food blogger Katie-Rose Watson is one of the first content creators to be published by HP Custom Content. ROCKWALL, TX – September 20, 2021 — Texas foodie and creator of therosetable.com, Katie-Rose Watson, today announces the publication of her first cookbook. The Rose Table will be one of the first titles to be published by HP […]

City of Fate named 2021 Community Economic Development Award Winner

City of Fate named 2021 Community Economic Development Award Winner

FATE, TX (Sept. 19, 2021) – The Southern Economic Development Council (SEDC) has announced the recipients of its annual Community Economic Development Awards (CEDA). The City of Fate, Texas entry was the winner in the category of communities 5,001 to 15,000 in population. Winners were recognized at an awards luncheon held in their honor Monday, […]

City of Fate selected as finalist in 2021 Texas Downtown Association President’s Awards Program

City of Fate selected as finalist in 2021 Texas Downtown Association President’s Awards Program

FATE, TX (Sept. 19, 2021) Finalists for the 2021 President’s Awards Program were recently announced in Austin.  For over 30 years the awards program, sponsored by the Texas Downtown Association (TDA), has recognized outstanding projects, places, and people of Texas downtowns. Fate’s commitment to economic revitalization has been incrementally realized through the erection of The […]

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