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 […]

Heath adopts FY 2021-2022 city budget; fourth consecutive year tax rate is lowered

Heath adopts FY 2021-2022 city budget; fourth consecutive year tax rate is lowered

HEATH, TX (Sept. 24, 2021) The City Council adopted the FY 2021-2022 City of Heath Annual Budget at the Regular City Council meeting on September 14 following months of work held in open meetings and a Public Hearing at the September 14th meeting. The budget becomes effective October 1 and is based upon on a […]

Blue Ribbon News October 2021 print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

Blue Ribbon News October 2021 print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

ROCKWALL, TX – September 27, 2021 — Below is a digital look at our October 2021 print edition. Our print publication delivers 8x/year to more than 15,500 homes and businesses throughout Rockwall and Heath. Extra copies are usually available for pick up at the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce, the JER Chilton YMCA, the Rockwall […]

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: […]

Atmos Energy raises $1.6 Million during annual ‘Week of Giving’

Atmos Energy raises $1.6 Million during annual ‘Week of Giving’

Employee donations plus matching company funds will benefit United Way, No Kid Hungry, The Salvation Army GARLAND, Texas – Sept. 23, 2021 – Atmos Energy employees pledged $827,495 during the company’s annual Week of Giving campaign, held Sept. 13 through Sept. 17, to benefit No Kid Hungry, The Salvation Army, and United Way. Doubling the […]

Rockwall police seek help in identifying theft suspect at Harbor business

Rockwall police seek help in identifying theft suspect at Harbor business

ROCKWALL, TX (Sept. 23, 2021) On Tuesday, September 5, 2021, at 6:52 p.m., a Hispanic male subject took $150 from a cashier after requesting them to “make change” on multiple large bills at a business located at the Rockwall Harbor. No vehicle information was collected . Rockwall County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 […]

Here’s the line-up for ‘Heroes Day’ events Saturday at Harry Myers Park

Here’s the line-up for ‘Heroes Day’ events Saturday at Harry Myers Park

ROCKWALL, TX – September 23, 2021 — The community is invited to join Rockwall County first responders on Saturday, Sept. 25 for a full day of family fun in the park – a special event to celebrate our local heroes and thank them for their service and sacrifice. This is an opportunity for hometown heroes and […]

Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce kicks off Leadership Rockwall 2022

Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce kicks off Leadership Rockwall 2022

ROCKWALL, TX (Sept. 23, 2021) The Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce hosted the Leadership Rockwall Class of 2022 Orientation and Fall Mixer on Sept. 21 at SpringHill Suites by Marriott Dallas Rockwall. Leadership Rockwall’s 18 participants for this year will engage in a nine-month long program that includes a combination of in-depth issue seminars and […]

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