Rockwall County Judge David Sweet appoints Janet Nichol, current Royse City Mayor, as County Commissioner Pct. 4

Rockwall County Judge David Sweet appoints Janet Nichol, current Royse City Mayor, as County Commissioner Pct. 4

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 21, 2021 — After the untimely death of Commissioner David Magness, Precinct 4, a huge void was left for Rockwall County. David’s dedication to his calling, friendly attitude, and comprehensive knowledge regarding transportation will be sorely missed. County Judge David Sweet undertook a painstaking process to identify the ideal person to […]

Update on COVID-19 vaccine distribution from the Department of State Health Services

Update on COVID-19 vaccine distribution from the Department of State Health Services

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 21, 2021 — In week six of the COVID-19 vaccine distribution, the Texas Department of State Health Services reports  more than one million people have received at least one dose of the vaccine. The supply of vaccine is currently limited, but more vaccine is sent to Texas each week. DSHS expects […]

Rockwall County long-term care facilities receive first round of COVID-19 vaccine

Rockwall County long-term care facilities receive first round of COVID-19 vaccine

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 20, 2021 — Rockwall County Judge David Sweet is happy to announce that all 12 long-term care facilities have now received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. All residents, staff and caregivers who wanted to participate had the opportunity to receive the vaccine. From the beginning of the pandemic, a […]

Rockwall County COVID-19 Vaccine Update

Rockwall County COVID-19 Vaccine Update

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 20, 2021 — Governor Greg Abbot announced a change in the state’s strategy to make the COVID-19 vaccine available to Texans. This new strategy now being implemented by the state involves shifting available vaccines to hub locations, focused on larger metro areas including Collin County, Dallas County, Denton County, Tarrant County, […]

Linda Mitchell Duran announces run for another term as Place 3 candidate for Rockwall ISD School Board Trustee

Linda Mitchell Duran announces run for another term as Place 3 candidate for Rockwall ISD School Board Trustee

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 20, 2021 – Linda Mitchell Duran has announced plans to run for another term as the Place 3 candidate for Rockwall ISD School Board Trustee. That election will be in May of 2021. “During these very difficult times,” Duran states, “we need trustees who have experience, leadership, courage, and vision to […]

Rockwall City Manager retires after lifetime of municipal service

Rockwall City Manager retires after lifetime of municipal service

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 20, 2021 – How do you even begin to thank someone for a lifetime of service? On January 31, City Manager Rick Crowley will retire after 42 years in municipal government, 37 of those with the City of Rockwall. A lot has changed here since his arrival, and throughout his tenure, […]

Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees monthly meeting update

Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees monthly meeting update

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 20, 2021 – NOTE: Board meeting summaries highlight different agenda items due to limited audience opportunities at Board meetings due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Board meeting videos are available for viewing within 24-hours of the meeting at www.rockwallisd.com.  Board of Trustees Recognition Month January is School Board Recognition Month in the […]

Rockwall County District Attorney named Chair of the Board for State Prosecutors Association

Rockwall County District Attorney named Chair of the Board for State Prosecutors Association

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 19, 2021 – Rockwall County District Attorney Kenda Culpepper has taken office as the Chair of the Texas District and County Attorneys Association (TDCAA) Board of Directors. TDCAA is a non-profit organization and the only one dedicated to serving Texas prosecutors and their staffs in the State of Texas.  The Association represents […]

GMR Protection Resources of Heath featured on ‘World’s Greatest!’ TV show

GMR Protection Resources of Heath featured on ‘World’s Greatest!’ TV show

HEATH, TX – Jan. 19, 2021 – GMR Protection Resources, Inc., a facility analysis and engineering firm, recently appeared on the TV show ‘World’s Greatest!…’ The show highlighted GMR’s success as the pioneer of their industry, interviewing team members and showcasing the company’s competencies. The company was selected for the show after a series of […]

Free Financial Wellness Workshop at Rockwall YMCA Feb. 3

Free Financial Wellness Workshop at Rockwall YMCA Feb. 3

  ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 19, 2021 – JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall,  located at 1210 N. Goliad St., will host a free Financial Wellness Workshop from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3 for those needing financial coaching and advice, including those with post-COVID-19 needs. There will be a short presentation given by […]

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