Rockwall celebrates beloved Farmers Market co-founder, Claudette Hatfield

Rockwall celebrates beloved Farmers Market co-founder, Claudette Hatfield

Rockwall, TX (June 13, 2024) – Opening Rockwall Farmers Market on the sunny morning of June 8, current and former Rockwall city and county officials, volunteers, vendors, family members, and countless others gathered to celebrate community volunteer, long-time Rockwall community leader and co-founder of the Rockwall Farmers Market, Claudette Hatfield. In addition to being the […]

Escape to perform at Concerts by the Lake on Thursday, June 13

Escape to perform at Concerts by the Lake on Thursday, June 13

Rockwall, TX (June 7, 2024) – Thursday nights in Rockwall are extra special this summer as the city presents its annual series of Concerts by the Lake. Held at The Harbor between 7 and 9 p.m. each week from May through July, the concerts feature a wide assortment of musical artists. Performing next in the […]

Recap of last night’s public forum for Rockwall County Strategic Plan 2050

Recap of last night’s public forum for Rockwall County Strategic Plan 2050

ROCKWALL, TX (June 5, 2024) – Public Forum #3 of the Rockwall County 2050 Plan covered the topics of Environmental Factors & Sustainability, Land Use & Open Spaces, and Historic Preservation. During the forum, Tom Kula discussed the critical infrastructure and water supply improvements that are helping position the county to continue meeting the needs […]

Chandlers Landing Community Garden Tour set for Saturday, June 1

Chandlers Landing Community Garden Tour set for Saturday, June 1

GARDEN TOUR 10am-2pm Saturday, June 1 Rain date scheduled for June 2, 1-4pm ROCKWALL, TX (May 23, 2024) Nancy Jennison on Southern Cross Drive is getting her garden ready for Chandlers Landing’s 5th Annual Garden Tour on June 1st.  There will be nine gardens on the tour and three “drive by” gardens. Local Rockwall gardeners […]

Blue Ribbon News Rockwall County 2024 Summer Camp Spotlight

Blue Ribbon News Rockwall County 2024 Summer Camp Spotlight

ROCKWALL, TX (May 20, 2024) Our Blue Ribbon News 2024 Summer Camp Spotlight features local summer camp programs, Vacation Bible Schools, sports and skills camps, recreational activities and fun, learning opportunities for kids (and adults!) throughout the summer season. We hope this growing compilation helps you and your family find fun and engaging things to […]

Rockwall resident celebrates 106th birthday

Rockwall resident celebrates 106th birthday

ROCKWALL, TX (May 19, 2024) Angela Beatrice Thoreson, a beloved resident at Liberty Heights Gracious Retirement Living in Rockwall, is enjoying a family gathering today in honor of her 106th birthday tomorrow! Angela was born on May 20th, 1918 in Chicago, IL. She moved to Rockwall in 1995 and loves spending time with her family, […]

Taylor Swift Tribute Band, RED, to perform at Rockwall’s Concert by the Lake this Thursday

Taylor Swift Tribute Band, RED, to perform at Rockwall’s Concert by the Lake this Thursday

Rockwall, TX (May 20, 2024) – Thursday nights in Rockwall are extra special this summer as the city presents its annual series of Concerts by the Lake. Held at The Harbor between 7 and 9 p.m. each week from May through July, the concerts feature a wide assortment of musical artists. Performing next in the […]

Creating a sustainable landscape by embracing native and adaptive plants

Creating a sustainable landscape by embracing native and adaptive plants

ROCKWALL, TX (May 13, 2024) As spring rolls into summer, many residents are enjoying the outdoors and sprucing up their landscapes. But with the impending Texas heat, how can residents create a beautiful landscape that is resilient and can reduce your outdoor water usage? One solution lies in embracing native and adapted plants. Choosing Texas-friendly […]

Nevermind to perform Nirvana’s hits at Concerts by the Lake Thursday, May 16

Nevermind to perform Nirvana’s hits at Concerts by the Lake Thursday, May 16

Rockwall, TX (May 10, 2024) – Thursday nights in Rockwall are extra special this summer as the city presents its annual series of Concerts by the Lake. Held at The Harbor from 7pm-9pm each week from May through July, the concerts feature a wide assortment of musical artists. Performing next in the series on May […]

Northeast Texas Small Acreage and New Landowner Conference set for May 31

Northeast Texas Small Acreage and New Landowner Conference set for May 31

Rockwall, TX (May 9, 2024) – The Northeast Texas Small Acreage and New Landowner Conference will be held May 31, 2024 from 8am-5pm at Collin College–Farmersville. The Northeast Texas Small Acreage and New Landowner Conference is a collaboration  of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension and Collin College in response to the quickly changing dynamics of the […]

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