Farmers Market to open June 6 in Downtown Rockwall

Farmers Market to open June 6 in Downtown Rockwall

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 23, 2020) The return of the Rockwall Farmers Market will be Saturday, June 6 from 8 a.m. to noon in Downtown Rockwall. The season will continue every Saturday through September 26, 2020. LISTED AS ONE OF THE “BEST FARMERS MARKETS” IN THE DALLAS AREA Rockwall Farmers Market was established in 2008 […]

Services announced for Father Monaghan, Pastor of Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church-Rockwall

Services announced for Father Monaghan, Pastor of Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church-Rockwall

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 23, 2020) It is with great sadness that we share news of Father George Patrick Monaghan, pastor of Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Rockwall and a priest of the Diocese of Dallas for 40 years, who died May 18, two days after his 67th birthday. Visitation will be […]

Texas Workforce Commission extends payment deadlines for designated reimbursing employers required to pay share of unemployment benefits

Texas Workforce Commission extends payment deadlines for designated reimbursing employers required to pay share of unemployment benefits

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott yesterday announced that the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has extended payment deadlines for designated reimbursing employers that are required to pay a share of unemployment benefits. Designated reimbursing employers include non-profits, local governments, school districts and other qualifying employers who reimburse TWC for the full amount of unemployment benefits to […]

Governor Abbott deploys Texas Task Force 2 to North Texas following tornado touchdown

Governor Abbott deploys Texas Task Force 2 to North Texas following tornado touchdown

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott last night deployed resources, including Texas Task Force 2 (TTF2), to the North Texas area following severe weather and a tornado touchdown that has caused damage in Montague County. Earlier in the day, Governor Abbott placed resources on standby in preparation for a potential severe weather incident. In addition to […]

Toyota of Rockwall partners with Toyota/Lexus Minority Owners Dealership Association and the Salvation Army to feed local families in need

Toyota of Rockwall partners with Toyota/Lexus Minority Owners Dealership Association and the Salvation Army to feed local families in need

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 22, 2020) Toyota of Rockwall, Toyota/Lexus Minority Owners Dealership Association and the Salvation Army provided 240 boxes full of groceries for local families in need at the Rockwall dealership today. TLMODA is a group of minority automotive dealers dedicated to sustaining diversity and inclusion within the automotive world. Recognizing the devastating […]

Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management COVID-19 Update (5/22/2020)

Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management COVID-19 Update (5/22/2020)

From the Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management (ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – May 22, 2020) We have received five additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 from DSHS. Two cases are in the City of Rockwall. One case is in Royse City. Two cases are in Fate. One person is in their 20’s. One person is in their […]

Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission awards $3.71 Million in recreational trail grants to Texas communities

Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission awards $3.71 Million in recreational trail grants to Texas communities

(AUSTIN—May 21, 2020) The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission approved $3.71 million dollars in grants to fund 22 motorized and non-motorized recreational trail-related projects across the state. The National Recreational Trails Fund (NRTF) funds recreational trail construction, renovation and acquisition. The grants are funded from a portion of the federal gas tax generated by gasoline […]

Busy Atlantic hurricane season predicted for 2020

Busy Atlantic hurricane season predicted for 2020

Multiple climate factors indicate above-normal activity is most likely (MAY 21, 2020) An above-normal 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is expected, according to forecasters with NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, a division of the National Weather Service. The outlook predicts a 60% chance of an above-normal season, a 30% chance of a near-normal season and only a […]

Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office Maintenance Sergeant Sanchez named Rockwall County Employee of the Quarter.

Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office Maintenance Sergeant Sanchez named Rockwall County Employee of the Quarter.

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – May 21, 2020) The Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office would like to congratulate Maintenance Sergeant Sanchez on being selected and recognized by Rockwall County as Employee of the Quarter. Sergeant Sanchez is responsible for the overall maintenance and supervision of the inmate worker program for the entire agency. Even in the wake of […]

Jason Ross congratulates DNI Ratcliffe on his Senate confirmation

Jason Ross congratulates DNI Ratcliffe on his Senate confirmation

Ross recently launched his campaign to replace John Ratcliffe as U.S. Congressman for the 4th District of Texas ROCKWALL, TX (Press Release) – Conservative Republican candidate for the Texas 4th congressional district and former District Chief of Staff Jason Ross offers his sincere congratulations to newly confirmed Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe.   “John Ratcliffe has been my […]

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