Ebby Halliday Realtors Rockwall office aids homebound seniors impacted by winter storm

Ebby Halliday Realtors Rockwall office aids homebound seniors impacted by winter storm

ROCKWALL, TX – February 26, 2021 — Members of Ebby Halliday Realtors’ Rockwall/Heath/Lake Ray Hubbard Office donated food, blankets and other essential items to area homebound seniors impacted by the winter storm. The agents saw the devastation that occurred to so many during the recent extreme winter-weather event, in which temperatures dropped into the teens […]

Rockwall ISD names 2021 Teacher of the Year nominees

Rockwall ISD names 2021 Teacher of the Year nominees

ROCKWALL, TX – February 26, 2021 — The Rockwall Independent School District is pleased to announce the 2021 Teacher of the Year nominees. Twenty-two teachers, one representing each campus, were selected by their peers and colleagues for the honor. The district elementary and secondary Teacher of the Year will be selected from the group and […]

Rockwall ISD presents SAFE! virtual parent education event March 4

Rockwall ISD presents SAFE! virtual parent education event March 4

ROCKWALL, TX – February 26, 2021 — Rockwall ISD Social Services Department invites parents to SAFE! – a virtual parent education event covering important topics like keeping teens safe, promoting mental wellness, recognizing signs of stress and depression, and much more. The event will be held Thursday, March 4th at 6 p.m. In this presentation, […]

Senator Bob Hall and Representative Bryan Slaton file legislation to safeguard the productivity of land in Texas and fair competition to the energy sector

Senator Bob Hall and Representative Bryan Slaton file legislation to safeguard the productivity of land in Texas and fair competition to the energy sector

ROCKWALL, TX – February 26, 2021 — Today State Senator Bob Hall and State Representative Bryan Slaton filed legislation to safeguard the productivity of land in Texas and to restore fair competition to the energy sector. SB 829/HB 2372 provides for the decommissioning of solar facilities at the end of their useful life, as well […]

Celebration of Life: Jack B. Cowley

Celebration of Life: Jack B. Cowley

ROCKWALL, TX – February 26, 2021 — Jack Barry Cowley, age 76, and long-time resident of Rockwall, TX, passed away on January 25, 2021. He was born January 12, 1945, in Hillsboro, TX, to Jack Barry Cowley and Harriett Ann (Allen) Cowley. Jack received his undergraduate degree from UT Austin and his law degree from […]

Federal assistance available to Rockwall County residents and businesses affected by severe winter storms

Federal assistance available to Rockwall County residents and businesses affected by severe winter storms

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TEXAS – February 25, 2021 – Low-interest federal disaster loans are now available to Texas businesses and residents as a result of President Joe Biden’s major disaster declaration resulting from last week’s winter storms. The declaration currently covers 77 Texas counties, including Rockwall County. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Small […]

Registration underway for Rockwall Citizen Fire Academy

Registration underway for Rockwall Citizen Fire Academy

ROCKWALL, TX – February 25, 2021 – The Rockwall Fire Department’s Citizens Fire Academy will start March 18, 2021 and run through May 27, 2021. Class will meet on Thursday evenings from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Fire Station #2, 920 Rockwall Parkway, plus one full Saturday. Tuition is free. This is an opportunity […]

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 […]

Free Financial Wellness Workshop at Rockwall YMCA March 17

Free Financial Wellness Workshop at Rockwall YMCA  March 17

ROCKWALL, TX – February 25, 2021 – JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall,  located at 1210 N. Goliad St., will host a free Financial Wellness Workshop from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 17, featuring a discussion on home buying and selling, estate planning, and saving for those big life moments. Get tips on mortgages, […]

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