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 […]

Blue Ribbon News Senior Spotlight: Maddie Mulliken, Rockwall High School

Blue Ribbon News Senior Spotlight: Maddie Mulliken, Rockwall High School

(ROCKWALL, TX – April 29, 2020) Maddie Mulliken is a senior at Rockwall High School. She also attended Grace Hartman Elementary and Williams Middle School. Maddie is a three year member of the Rockwall High School Stingerettes and currently serves as the Vice President. She has studied dance for the past 14 years and is a […]

Coronavirus Antibody Drive-Thru Testing available in Heath Wednesday and Thursday

Coronavirus Antibody Drive-Thru Testing available in Heath Wednesday and Thursday

(HEATH, TX – April 27, 2020) Cornoavirus Antibody Drive-Thru Testing is being offered in Heath on Wednesday, April 29, and Thursday, April 30, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Hidden Creek, 215 Chris Cuny Parkway. The cost is $50. For more information on the specific type of test provided at this location, such as […]

Traffic shift on SH 276 in Rockwall County next week

Traffic shift on SH 276 in Rockwall County next week

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – April 22, 2020) WEATHER PERMITTING, traffic on State Highway 276 between SH 205 and Farm-to-Market 549 (FM 549) will shift from its current configuration to a divided roadway on Tuesday, April 28 at 9 a.m. Westbound traffic will be placed on the newly constructed roadway and eastbound traffic will remain 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 […]

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