Newcomers ready to shake things up with visit from Elvis at October luncheon

ROCKWALL, TX (Sept. 28, 2021) Rockwall County Newcomers & Friends is getting “all shook up” on Thursday, October 14, when Elvis impersonator, Manny Triana, will be serenading the ladies at their monthly luncheon! Social hour starts at 10 a.m. Reservations are $20 and may be made by contacting Susan at susanm20@hotmail.com or 972-256-6023; or Jo […]

Rockwall City Council approves Discovery statue

Rockwall City Council approves Discovery statue

Rockwall, Texas – September 24, 2021 – The Rockwall City Council has approved an art project to honor the City’s rich history. The Discovery Statue Project is named for the three pioneers who discovered the rock wall, for which our city was named. Council has approved funding of $324,800 for a larger-than-life sculpture to be […]

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, […]

City of Heath re-certified as a Texas Scenic City

City of Heath re-certified as a Texas Scenic City

HEATH, TX (Sept. 24, 2021) The City of Heath has been awarded the Gold Level Scenic City Certification by Scenic Texas. The Scenic City program supports and recognizes cities for commitment to high-quality scenic standards for public roadways and public spaces. Only 85 Texas municipalities have achieved this certification, which the City of Heath has […]

Special celebration for Rockwall resident who turned 105 today

Special celebration for Rockwall resident who turned 105 today

ROCKWALL, TX (Sept. 23, 2021) Stella Tabola, a resident of Highland Meadows Health and Rehab in Rockwall, enjoyed a very special birthday celebration today, surrounded by family and friends. Stella was born on Sept. 23, 1916, making her 105 years old! Blue Ribbon News shared Stella’s story earlier this week, but in case you missed it: […]

Local cities celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Local cities celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (Sept. 22, 2021) The cities of Rockwall, Heath, Fate, and Royse City joined cities across the nation in celebrating their rich diversity during Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15 – Oct. 15. Above, President of Rockwall LULAC, Alma Ramirez, accepts the Proclamation for Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 – Oct. 15) from City of […]

EastTex Regional CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) to host training class, seeks volunteers

EastTex Regional CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) to host training class, seeks volunteers

ROCKWALL, TX (Sept. 20, 2021) Want to help your community in times of need?  EastTex Regional CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) is looking for new members who want to make a difference and help their community in a times of need. CERT is an organization through FEMA to help train and organize communities at the […]

Rockwall resident ready to celebrate 105 years

Rockwall resident ready to celebrate 105 years

ROCKWALL, TX (Sept. 21, 2021) With National Centenarian’s Day set for Sept. 22, it’s only fitting that we celebrate the eldest residents of Rockwall County – like Mrs. Stella Tabola, who’s turning 105 on Sept. 23! Stella is a long term resident of Highland Meadows Health and Rehab, located at 1870 S. John King Blvd. […]

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 […]