U.S. Chamber awards Rowlett Area Chamber with 4-star accreditation

U.S. Chamber awards Rowlett Area Chamber with 4-star accreditation

ROWLETT, TX – November 8, 2021 — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has awarded the Rowlett Area Chamber & Visitors Center with its designation of Accredited with 4 Stars for its sound policies, effective organizational procedures, and positive impact on the community. The Rowlett Area Chamber receiving this accreditation is truly an acknowledgement of their […]

Adventures with the Editor: Pumpkin Nights

Adventures with the Editor: Pumpkin Nights

ROCKWALL, TX – October 11, 2021 — Recently, my wife Julie and I were invited to explore the fantastical lands featuring over 5,000 hand carved real and artificial pumpkins at Pumpkin Nights in Dallas/Fort Worth. The experience set at Howell Family Farms in Arlington (4016 W Division St, Arlington, TX 76012) lets folks walk through […]

Fall-themed fun things to do in Rockwall County and beyond

Fall-themed fun things to do in Rockwall County and beyond

Events are subject to change; Check their respective websites for info on social distancing measures. Fall Festivities at Lakeside Florist WHAT: Fall Festival featuring special sale prices on a lovely selection of fresh fall flowers and live plants, raffle drawings and free snacks; Wine & Design where you can create your own arrangement inside a […]

New at the Zoo: Exploring Elephant Springs and More at the Fort Worth Zoo

New at the Zoo: Exploring Elephant Springs and More at the Fort Worth Zoo

ROCKWALL, TX – June 29, 2021 — Trips to the zoo are one of my favorite summer traditions, and we are so lucky to have some of the best zoos in the country right here in DFW! Thanks to its unique exhibits and exotic animals, the Fort Worth Zoo has been ranked the Number 1 […]

Lori Bailey named new principal at Linda Lyon Elementary School

Lori Bailey named new principal at Linda Lyon Elementary School

ROCKWALL, TX (June 23, 2021) Lori Bailey was named the new principal of Linda Lyon Elementary School at the monthly board meeting, June 21, 2021. Mrs. Lori Bailey continues her service in this new role at Linda Lyon Elementary School. Mrs. Bailey has served students in public education for 16 years, including the past year […]

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; […]

Teams forming for Rockwall Rotary Club Clay Shoot, supporting local scholarships

Teams forming for Rockwall Rotary Club Clay Shoot, supporting local scholarships

ROCKWALL, TX – February 23, 2021 – The Rockwall Rotary Club welcomes you to join them as they host the Rotary Clay Shoot at 11 a.m. Friday, April 16 at Texas Gun Ranch. Clay shooting translates into scholarships at the Rockwall Rotary Clay Shoot. Teams of clay shoot enthusiasts gather at the Texas Gun Ranch […]

Rockwall Police investigate fatal collision early this morning at Chandlers Landing

Rockwall Police investigate fatal collision early this morning at Chandlers Landing

ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 23, 2020) On Friday, October 23, 2020, at approximately 1:09 a.m., the Rockwall Police Department responded to a request for assistance from Rowlett Police Department who was attempting to stop a vehicle that was fleeing from them near IH 30 and Horizon Road. Before Rockwall officers could respond, the pickup fleeing from […]

Official COVID-19 Update from Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management (7/21/2020)

Official COVID-19 Update from Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management (7/21/2020)

ROCKWALL, TX – Latest official COVID-19 update from Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management:

Lake Pointe Church seeks donations to help feed local school kids, elderly

Lake Pointe Church seeks donations to help feed local school kids, elderly

(ROCKWALL, TX – April 29, 2020) Lake Pointe Church wants to make sure that the most vulnerable have meals during this pandemic. Lake Pointe Church has partnered with ISDs and Child Protective Services to ensure Rockwall County children continue to eat while schools are closed. Lake Pointe has also partnered with Meals on Wheels Senior Services […]

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