July 4th Fireworks and Festivities 2021: Where to celebrate Independence Day in Rockwall County and beyond

July 4th Fireworks and Festivities 2021: Where to celebrate Independence Day in Rockwall County and beyond

Be sure to check back as more events are added. All events are subject to change.   Royse City’s Celebrating Freedom – Saturday, June 26 WHAT: Live music lineup featuring Brandon Bamburg (6-6:45PM), Big Gus & Swampadelic (7-8PM) and headliner Wade Bowen (8:15-9:30PM); Food trucks available from 6-9:30PM; Prayer, flags and National Anthem from 9:45-10PM; […]

Carter BloodCare seeks more donors as pandemic continues to cause blood supply shortage for hospitals

Carter BloodCare seeks more donors as pandemic continues to cause blood supply shortage for hospitals

ROCKWALL, TX – December 30, 2020 — As hospitals continue to do all in their power to manage the recent surge of COVID-19 cases, Carter BloodCare reports that the blood supply for North, Central and East Texas communities remains very limited. Carter BloodCare Vice President of Organizational Relations Moore said while the need for blood […]

YMCA Turkey Trots go virtual

YMCA Turkey Trots go virtual

The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas and the YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth will hold Virtual Turkey Trot races this Thanksgiving for the health & safety of North Texans DALLAS, TX – October 13, 2020 — Due to ongoing concerns with the COVID-19 pandemic, the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas and the YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth […]

Rockwall cheerleader Tyra Winters honored as Whataburger Hometown Hero

(ROYSE CITY, TX – Oct. 23, 2019) The Rockwall High School cheerleader who jumped off a Homecoming parade float to save a choking child was honored as a Hometown Hero yesterday at the Royse City Whataburger. Tyra was able to save the young boy who was choking on a piece of candy by performing the […]

‘Run to the Wall’ to Support Vietnam Veterans on Nov. 9

‘Run to the Wall’ to Support Vietnam Veterans on Nov. 9

(ROCKWALL, TX — October 7, 2019) The Friends of the Texas Vietnam Memorial, an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization that supports and promotes the Texas Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Fair Park in Dallas, invites you to the 31st annual “Texas Run to the Wall” on Saturday, November 9, 2019. The 30-minute motorcycle ride will start at noon […]

Registration Underway for Rockwall Noon Rotary Hot Rocks Bike Ride 2019

Registration Underway for Rockwall Noon Rotary Hot Rocks Bike Ride 2019

(ROCKWALL, TX — July 12, 2019) Prepare to put the pedal to the metal! The 33rd Annual Hot Rocks Bike Ride, sponsored by the Rockwall Noon Rotary Club, comes racing back to town Saturday, August 10, 2019. Register online NOW at HotRocksBikeRide.com. This year’s Hot Rocks Bike Ride includes 54, 30, 24 and 12-mile courses, […]

Public Hearing Seeks Input on Truck Restrictions

Public Hearing Seeks Input on Truck Restrictions

(ROCKWALL, TX — July 16, 2019) The North Central Texas Council of Governments and the Texas Department of Transportation will conduct a public hearing to receive comments on the proposed expansion of lane use restrictions on highway corridors throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The hearing will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 23 at […]

5 Key Bills Passed During the 86th Legislative Session

5 Key Bills Passed During the 86th Legislative Session

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 6, 2019) On June 4th, State Representative Justin Holland provided a summary of the 86th Texas Legislative Session during a Rockwall Chamber of Commerce breakfast event. The House and the Senate filed more than 7,500 bills during the session, which ended on May 27th. Of those, less than 20 percent (1,427 […]

New Manmade Lake to Bring Clean, Quality Water to Rockwall County

New Manmade Lake to Bring Clean, Quality Water to Rockwall County

  (ROCKWALL, TX — May 31, 2019) Last spring, the North Texas Municipal Water District broke ground on the first major manmade lake Texas has seen in nearly three decades – Bois d’Arc Lake. Recently, the Rockwall County Commissioners Court welcomed an update from NTMWD on the project. Components of Bois d’Arc Lake Bois d’Arc […]

Dodie’s All-You-Can-Eat Crawfish Fest Returns to Rockwall Harbor April 28

Annual Event Benefits Rockwall YMCA Angel Camp for Kids with Special Needs (Rockwall, TX – March 19, 2019) Mudbug season is in full swing and that can only mean one thing – time for the All-You-Can-Eat Crawfish Fest at the Rockwall Harbor, benefiting J.E.R. Chilton YMCA’s Angel Camp for children with special needs. The annual […]

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