Rockwall welcomes new Pettinger Nature Preserve with ribbon cutting

Rockwall welcomes new Pettinger Nature Preserve with ribbon cutting

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 25, 2020) Rockwall Parks and Recreation hosted a ribbon cutting for the new Pettinger Nature Preserve – a 26-acre preserve located behind the Walgreens in north Rockwall. The project is named after the property’s owners Wesley and Hedwig Pettinger, who dedicated the land (nearly $700,000 in value) to Rockwall Parks and […]

Manny’s Uptown Tex-Mex restaurant opens in Heath

Manny’s Uptown Tex-Mex restaurant opens in Heath

Residents of Heath recently welcomed a new Tex-Mex restaurant to the neighborhood. Manny’s Uptown Tex-Mex Restaurante held a grand opening for its new location adjacent to the Tom Thumb and Gianni’s Italian Bistro on Jan. 9. The restaurant was founded by Manuel “Manny” Rios, a retired Army veteran. The restaurant business has always been a […]

Rockwall County, TxDOT, area officials celebrate completion of improvements at I-30 & FM 3549

Rockwall County, TxDOT, area officials celebrate completion of improvements at I-30 & FM 3549

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – Oct. 28, 2019) Rockwall County Commissioners and area elected officials celebrated the completion of the IH 30/FM 3549 Interchange project last week with a ceremonial ribbon cutting ceremony. The IH 30/FM 3549 Interchange project began construction on September 6, 2016 at a total cost of $32, 822,301. Texas Department of Transportation awarded […]

City of Heath Celebrates Grand Opening of Tom Thumb

City of Heath Celebrates Grand Opening of Tom Thumb

(HEATH, TX — October 1, 2019) It was years in the making, and a celebration to remember. Tom Thumb officially opened in Heath last week to the reception of the Rockwall-Heath High School Mighty Hawk Band and drill team, city officals, Rowdy the Dallas Cowboys mascot, city officials, and lots of eager shoppers.   The […]

Reese Manor Renovation: Leadership Rockwall Unveils Class Project

Reese Manor Renovation: Leadership Rockwall Unveils Class Project

(ROCKWALL, TX — April 26, 2019) Residents at Reese Manor Senior Housing will enjoy living in style thanks to some upgrades and renovation by the Leadership Rockwall Class of 2019. For their class project, Leadership Rockwall spruced up all four floors of the senior housing complex located at 100 Lake Meadows Dr. On Thursday, April […]

Historic Downtown Terrell Unveils Giant 96-Foot Mural

Historic Downtown Terrell Unveils Giant 96-Foot Mural

(TERRELL, TX — November 13, 2018) This larger-than-life, faithful reproduction of the Frank Reaugh painting “The Approaching Herd” is the latest mural to adorn the vintage buildings in Historic Downtown Terrell. The mural is located at 227 N. Adelaide, and was painted by Texas artist Charlie Bullock. Reaugh used his sketches from Terrell and West […]

Leadership Rockwall reveals class projects benefitting local nonprofits

Leadership Rockwall reveals class projects benefitting local nonprofits

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 7, 2018) The Leadership Rockwall Class of 2018 unveiled not one but two class projects last week during a dual ribbon cutting and open house event presented by Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall. Leadership Rockwall 2018 class members invited the community to the Rockwall County Helping Hands Health Center to reveal […]

Community celebrates opening of Children’s Advocacy Center

Community celebrates opening of Children’s Advocacy Center

(ROCKWALL, TX – April 5, 2018) The Children’s Advocacy Center for Rockwall County officially became fully operational this morning with a ribbon cutting and signing ceremony. Police chiefs from Rockwall County’s seven jurisdictions signed a Memorandum of Understanding during the event to formally launch the Rockwall CAC. Law enforcement departments in Rockwall County work closely […]

Community welcome as Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall celebrates 10 years

(ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 11, 2018) Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall invites everyone to stop by between 5:30 and 7 p.m. Thursday, January 18 to enjoy a very special 10th anniversary celebration. The Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce and the Royse City Chamber of Commerce will join Texas Health Rockwall in hosting the Tenth Anniversary […]

Rockwall Chamber holds ribbon cutting for SpringHill Suites by Marriott

Rockwall Chamber holds ribbon cutting for SpringHill Suites by Marriott

(ROCKWALL, TX — August 24, 2017) SpringHill Suites by Marriott in Rockwall, Texas was joined by the Rockwall Chamber of Commerce to commemorate the grand opening with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony located at 2601 Lakefront Trail.  The dedication took place on Thursday, August 10th, 2017 at 1:20pm.  The 105-suite hotel, will operate as a Marriott […]

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