Rowlett Arts & Humanities announces theme for 2022 Writing Contest

ROWLETT, TX (Jan. 11, 2022) Do you enjoy writing? Does your writing style include any of the following:  poetry, short stories and/or short works (plays or essays)? Then grab your pen, paper, or keyboard and begin brainstorming on this year’s Writing Contest theme — “Family is …” This annual writing contest by Rowlett Arts & Humanities […]

Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacies in Texas to dispense authorized COVID 19 antiviral medication

Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacies in Texas to dispense authorized COVID 19 antiviral medication

Walmart launches store locator to help customers find the nearest store or club with availability TEXAS, Dec. 30, 2021 – Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacies will begin dispensing the authorized COVID antiviral medication, Paxlovid and Molnupiravir in Texas through the U.S. Federal Retail Pharmacy Therapeutics Program starting Dec. 30, 2021. Select Walmart and Sam’s Club […]

Sapphire Bay Update: Rowlett City Manager provides latest on timeline and what’s included in crystal lagoon project

Sapphire Bay Update: Rowlett City Manager provides latest on timeline and what’s included in crystal lagoon project

ROWLETT, TX (Nov. 30, 2021) The Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed the business community for an update on Sapphire Bay during a breakfast event at Springhill Suites by Marriot on Nov. 3. Funderburk and Rowlett’s Acting Director of Economic Development Libbey Tucker provided guests with a presentation on the crystal lagoon project and other […]

Beware of imposters: Atmos Energy joins Utilities United Against Scams in Utility Scam Awareness Day

Beware of imposters: Atmos Energy joins Utilities United Against Scams in Utility Scam Awareness Day

GARLAND, Texas – Nov. 17, 2021 – Atmos Energy joins Utilities United Against Scams (UUAS) this week to support International Fraud Awareness Week and today recognizes the sixth annual Utility Scam Awareness Day, an advocacy and awareness campaign focused on educating customers and exposing the tactics used by scammers. This year’s theme is ‘End the […]

Additional lane closures scheduled for I-30 over Lake Ray Hubbard starting next week

Additional lane closures scheduled for I-30 over Lake Ray Hubbard starting next week

Work will continue for five weeks as part of ongoing I-30 expansion project DALLAS COUNTY –  (Nov.. 5, 2021) Starting Thursday, Nov. 11, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will close lanes on the westbound I-30 Lake Ray Hubbard bridge from Dalrock Road to Bass Pro Drive. The closures, which are expected to continue for […]

Christmas lighted boat parade planned for Lake Ray Hubbard

Christmas lighted boat parade planned for Lake Ray Hubbard

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 4, 2021) Calling all boaters that want to join a Christmas light boat parade on Lake Ray Hubbard in Rockwall. Viewing available from Rockwall Harbor Docks at 7 p.m. and Chandlers about 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 11. All boaters are welcome to decorate your boat and join the parade. The boats […]

Announcing blood drives at all 18 Soulman’s locations throughout November

Announcing blood drives at all 18 Soulman’s locations throughout November

Soulman’s Bar-B-Que Teams Up with Carter BloodCare to Support Need for Blood During Nationwide Shortage DALLAS (Oct. 19, 2021) – For the second consecutive year, Soulman’s Bar-B-Que and Carter BloodCare are teaming up in the true spirit of giving this holiday season. The partnered organizations are appealing to North and East Texans to donate blood […]

Adventures with the Editor: Pumpkin Nights

Adventures with the Editor: Pumpkin Nights

ROCKWALL, TX – October 11, 2021 — Recently, my wife Julie and I were invited to explore the fantastical lands featuring over 5,000 hand carved real and artificial pumpkins at Pumpkin Nights in Dallas/Fort Worth. The experience set at Howell Family Farms in Arlington (4016 W Division St, Arlington, TX 76012) lets folks walk through […]

Rockwall 100 to donate $10,000 to local nonprofit Sept. 28th

Rockwall 100 to donate $10,000 to local nonprofit Sept. 28th

ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 27, 2021 — 100 Business Leaders of Rockwall County (Rockwall 100) will gift $10,000 to an area nonprofit during its meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 28 at the San Jacinto Plaza on the Historic Downtown Square from 6-7 p.m. Rockwall 100 is a group of 100 community members and leaders who are […]

Fall-themed fun things to do in Rockwall County and beyond

Fall-themed fun things to do in Rockwall County and beyond

Events are subject to change; Check their respective websites for info on social distancing measures. Fall Festivities at Lakeside Florist WHAT: Fall Festival featuring special sale prices on a lovely selection of fresh fall flowers and live plants, raffle drawings and free snacks; Wine & Design where you can create your own arrangement inside a […]

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