Rockwall residents can expect garbage rates to increase for New Year

Rockwall residents can expect garbage rates to increase for New Year

ROCKWALL, TX (Dec. 21, 2021) – In accordance with the solid waste contract with longtime partner, Republic Services, the rates for garbage and recycling will increase 3% for residents. This translates to an increase of $.75. Under the agreement, Rockwall residents will continue to enjoy unlimited bulk trash pickup, twice per week garbage services, and […]

City of Rockwall to call for May 7, 2022 General Election to elect three City Councilmembers

City of Rockwall to call for May 7, 2022 General Election to elect three City Councilmembers

ROCKWALL, TX (Dec. 17, 2021) The City of Rockwall will soon be calling an election to be held on May 7, 2022 for the purpose of electing three City Councilmembers – one each for Places 2, 4 and 6. Terms for all elected Rockwall City Councilmembers are for a period of two years. Two of […]

Rockwall police investigate terroristic threat at Rockwall High School

Rockwall police investigate terroristic threat at Rockwall High School

ROCKWALL, TX (Dec. 17, 2021) On December 16, 2021 at approximately 11:30P.M, the Rockwall Police Department became aware of a possible threat to Rockwall High School by an unknown student. The threats involved texting of photos of simulated firearms/AirSoft guns and threats of shooting at school. Rockwall High School Resource Officers immediately began to investigate […]

Rockwall Rotary recognizes Student of Honor from Jones Elementary

Rockwall Rotary recognizes Student of Honor from Jones Elementary

ROCKWALL, TX – December 15, 2021 — The Rockwall Rotary recognized Dorris Jones Elementary student Evan Carucci as its Student of Honor last week. Jones Elementary Principal Teresa Twedell read out praises about Evan from his teachers, who stated that Evan sets a great example for his fellow classmates and always strives to reach his […]

Rockwall police seek to identify victims secretly filmed in restaurant bathroom

Rockwall police seek to identify victims secretly filmed in restaurant bathroom

ROCKWALL, TX (Dec. 14, 2021) The Rockwall Police Department is investigating an offense where it was discovered that a suspect was using a covert camera inside a woman’s restroom to video patrons of The Fatted Calf restaurant located at 112 E. Rusk without their knowledge. The case was promptly investigated and the offender was arrested. […]

Brandon Vines announces run as Democrat candidate for Rockwall County Judge

Brandon Vines announces run as Democrat candidate for Rockwall County Judge

ROCKWALL, TX (Dec. 15, 2021) Today, I am announcing my candidacy for Rockwall County Judge. In the last eight years the Republican controlled Rockwall County Commissioners Court has increased our county debt nearly 200 million dollars by embracing an outdated development model that increases the county’s expenses and liability exposure year after year. Instead of […]

Ericka Ledferd announces candidacy for Rockwall County Commissioner, Precinct 4

Ericka Ledferd announces candidacy for Rockwall County Commissioner, Precinct 4

ROCKWALL, TX (Dec. 7, 2021) I am announcing today my candidacy for Rockwall County Commissioner Precinct 4. The commissioners court is the governing body of the county. Many state administrative responsibilities rest with the court and many growing permissive authorities. My run is centered on hoping that the Rockwall County people would elect leaders who […]

Heath Mayor Pro Tem Frank New announces run for Rockwall County Judge

Heath Mayor Pro Tem Frank New announces run for Rockwall County Judge

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (Dec. 7, 2021) Heath Mayor Pro Tem Frank New has stepped up to challenge the incumbent for the office of Rockwall County Judge. In announcing his candidacy, Frank draws on his experience from the last three years working behind the scenes at the county level as a member of the Emergency Management Board […]

Rockwall County first responders honored at appreciation luncheon

Rockwall County first responders honored at appreciation luncheon

  ROCKWALL, TX – December 3, 2021 — Rockwall County police, fire and EMS were treated to an outdoor barbecue lunch Thursday at Harry Myers Park, in recognition and appreciation of their dedication to protect and serve. The Chamber’s 6th Annual First Responders Appreciation Luncheon welcomed guest speaker Quint Avenetti, US Marine Corps (Retired), and […]

State Representative Justin Holland joins Texans for Responsible Government in filing amicus brief against Biden’s Vaccine Mandate

State Representative Justin Holland joins Texans for Responsible Government in filing amicus brief against Biden’s Vaccine Mandate

HEATH, TEXAS — Today, State Representative Justin Holland joined Texans for Responsible Government (TRG) in an amicus brief to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Court objecting to the Biden Administration’s overreaching and unprecedented vaccine mandate. The mandate that would affect 84 million workers was developed and is being enforced by the […]