Ribbon cutting for Two Friends Beauty Salon

(Royse City – November 9, 2012) The Royse City Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome Two Friends Beauty Salon to their membership. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held during an Open House event on November 8 at the salon, which is located at 220 W. Main Street in Royse City. Employees are (from left) […]

FUMC Royse City celebrates 125 years, hosts annual Lord’s Acre

(Royse City) November 9, 2012 – Royse City was settled in 1885 and named after G. B. Royse, who was instrumental in getting the Missouri, Kansas, and Texas (MK&T) Railroad line brought from Greenville to Dallas through Rockwall County. Family legend has it that Royse informed the MK&T Railroad people that he would donate the […]

JFK: the Rockwall connections

(Rockwall – November 8, 2012) The Rockwall County Historical Foundation, in conjunction with the Rockwall County Historical Commission, presents the next topic in its Brown Bag Lecture Series: JFK – The Rockwall Connections. Closely coinciding with the anniversary of President Kennedy’s assassination, the program will focus on Rockwall residents who had connections to this moment […]

Royse City Chamber names November Yard of the Month

(Royse City – November 8, 2012) Congratulations to Jason Lawler at 3217 Spruce Street on being chosen as the Royse City Chamber of Commerce Yard of the Month winner. The purpose of the program is to recognize Royse City’s citizens who demonstrate above-average efforts in maintaining their property, thereby contributing to the overall appearance of the […]

Rest Haven to honor area veterans with old-fashioned USO Canteen

Rest Haven to honor area veterans with old-fashioned USO Canteen

(Rockwall) November 7, 2012 – For almost 40 years, Rest Haven Funeral Home and Memorial Park in Rockwall has taken great pride in honoring local veterans with various programs and celebrations. This year, Rest Haven will again recreate the nostalgic atmosphere of an old-fashioned USO Canteen, with festive decorations and music on Friday, November 9. […]

Habitat for Humanity dedicates Rockwall home

Habitat for Humanity dedicates Rockwall home

(Rockwall) November 5, 2o12 –The Rockwall Chapter of Habitat for Humanity dedicated their latest house at 304 Ross St. on Saturday, October 27.Saturday afternoon a large group of volunteers, board members and family members gathered as the president of Habitat, John Cote, led the dedication for the newest family, Jeffery and Meliza Davidson. The Davidsons […]

Royse City Main Street presents lighted Christmas parade

(Royse City) November 1, 2012 – Royse City Main Street presents Texas Christmas on Main Street, which includes a Christmas Holiday Lighted Parade, visits with Santa, puppet shows, tree lighting, and Holiday Market. Festivities begin at 4:30 p.m. The tree lighting is at 5:30 in the Courtyard of City Hall. The lighted parade starts at […]

Mistletoe & Holly Bazaar at First Christian Church Rockwall

(Rockwall) November 1, 2012 – Shop indoor and outdoor booths and discover crafts, jewelry, candles, scrapbooking items, purses, cookware, kitchen tools, handmade soaps, honey, fragrances, cosmetics and more from local vendors at the Mistletoe and Holly Bazaar. The event will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, November 10 at First Christian Church, 3375 Ridge […]

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Table sponsorships available for Royse City Christmas Luncheon, Benefit

(Royse City) October 29, 2012 – Royse City Main Street will host its fourth annual Christmas Luncheon and Benefit at noon on Thursday, December 6 at First Baptist Church , 900 Pullen St. in Royse City. Local businesses and small groups may sponsor a table for 8 guests. The sponsorship levels are: Gold, $1,000; Silver, $500; […]