Rockwall-Heath High School students named National Merit Finalists

Rockwall-Heath High School students named National Merit Finalists

ROCKWALL, TX – February 25, 2021 — The three National Merit Semifinalists from Rockwall-Heath High School have recently been named National Merit Finalists, advancing to compete for scholarships through the 2021 National Merit Scholarship competition. Isabelle Baumler, Chloe Holliman and Elise Sibley were selected by a national committee based on their academic record, outstanding test […]

Sapphire Bay update: Rowlett city council approves amendments to development’s Regulating Plan

Sapphire Bay update: Rowlett city council approves amendments to development’s Regulating Plan

ROWLETT, TX – February 25, 2021 — During a meeting on Feb. 24th, the Rowlett city council unanimously approved several amendments to the Regulating Plan for the Sapphire Bay development. Some of the major warrants that were approved by the council are as follows: Series of restaurants to replace movie theater The movie theater block […]

Rockwall ISD Board approves name, principal of Elementary School 16

Rockwall ISD Board approves name, principal of Elementary School 16

ROCKWALL, TX – February 22, 2021 — Below are summary highlights of the Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees meeting on Feb. 22nd. NOTE: Board meeting summaries highlight different agenda items due to limited audience opportunities at Board meetings due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Board meeting videos are available for viewing within 24-hours of the meeting […]

SBA stands ready to assist Texas businesses and residents affected by the severe winter storms

SBA stands ready to assist Texas businesses and residents affected by the severe winter storms

ROCKWALL, TX – February 22, 2021 — Low-interest federal disaster loans are now available to Texas businesses and residents as a result of President Biden’s major disaster declaration, U.S. Small Business Administration’s acting Administrator Tami L. Perriello announced. The declaration covers 77 Texas counties as a result of the severe winter storms that began on […]

Public Utility Commission of Texas takes action to protect electricity customers

Public Utility Commission of Texas takes action to protect electricity customers

ROCKWALL, TX – February 22, 2021 — In an emergency open meeting, timed to prevent possible disconnections for non-payment on Monday, the Public Utility Commission of Texas today issued a series of orders intended to protect Texas electricity customers while leaders in the state consider solutions for the financial aftershocks of the winter storm grid […]

Rep. Justin Holland appointed to House Appropriation Subcommittee

Rep. Justin Holland appointed to House Appropriation Subcommittee

ROCKWALL, TX – February 22, 2021 — The Chairman of the Texas House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, Dr. Greg Bonnen, has tapped State Representative Justin Holland to serve on the Subcommittee on Articles I, IV, and V of the Texas State Budget for the 2022-2023 Biennium. The powerful budget-writing House Appropriations Committee is among […]

Rockwall County Republican Men’s Club calls on community to pack the Helping Hands pantry for families impacted by winter weather

Rockwall County Republican Men’s Club calls on community to pack the Helping Hands pantry for families impacted by winter weather

ROCKWALL, TX – February 22, 2021 — The Rockwall County Republican Men’s Club is partnering with Helping Hands to aid those who were impacted by the winter storm with a donation drive throughout the week. The drive will be accepting donations of clothing, non-perishable food items and cash at the Republican Men’s Club headquarters at […]

Chocolate Indulgence raises over $30,000 for families affected by domestic violence in Rockwall, Hunt, and Rains counties

Chocolate Indulgence raises over $30,000 for families affected by domestic violence in Rockwall, Hunt, and Rains counties

ROCKWALL, TX – February 20, 2021 – Women in Need, Inc., a local nonprofit which provides refuge, empowerment and restoration to families affected by domestic violence in Hunt, Rains, and Rockwall counties, raised over $30,000 at its 8th Annual Chocolate Indulgence fundraising event, held virtually over Valentine’s weekend. “These generous sponsorship funds will allow WIN […]

Quest Academy helps graduating Rockwall ISD seniors earn their robes

Quest Academy helps graduating Rockwall ISD seniors earn their robes

ROCKWALL, TX – February 19, 2021 — When local high school seniors were falling behind and in danger of not graduating on time due to the pandemic, Quest Academy in Rockwall stepped in to help fill the gap. In an agreement with Rockwall and Rockwall-Heath high schools, teachers at Quest Academy welcomed 30-40 high school […]

Rockwall Fire Department offers tips to help with water damage insurance claims

Rockwall Fire Department offers tips to help with water damage insurance claims

ROCKWALL, TX – February 19, 2021 – From the Rockwall Fire Department: We know it is stressful dealing with damage to your home as a result of broken water pipes. We wanted to offer a few tips to help ease some of your burdens. SAVE ALL RECEIPTS! Get things as dry as you reasonably can. […]

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