Join Atmos Energy in preparing for winter

Join Atmos Energy in preparing for winter

GARLAND, TX – Oct. 30, 2023 – The transition from hot summer nights to cozy fall days is here. Atmos Energy remains focused on year-round preparations for the winter heating season. We also have tips to help you stay safe and conserve energy so you can be ready for winter too. All year round, from […]

Northeast Dallas County Kiwanis Club and Rowlett Lions Club partner for Rowlett Citywide Food Drive

Northeast Dallas County Kiwanis Club and Rowlett Lions Club partner for Rowlett Citywide Food Drive

Rowlett, TX (September 13, 2023) – September is Hunger Action Month. Unfortunately, the number of people who need assistance with food continues to grow in our community. In fact, over 27% of children under 18 in Dallas County live in households that have experienced food insecurity in the past year. We need your help to […]

Rockwall boutique is ‘Taylor-made’ for success

Rockwall boutique is ‘Taylor-made’ for success

Rockwall, TX (August 22, 2023) – Concerts have evolved to larger-than-life experiences, perhaps more so since the pandemic ceased life as we once knew. Now, post-pandemic attendees are embracing a live big or go home attitude. Taylor Swift’s “The Eras Tour” is making a statement like none other. Dressing the part makes the statement. But […]

Texas Quiltworks: Celebrating 20 Years!

Texas Quiltworks: Celebrating 20 Years!

  Rockwall, TX (August 2, 2023) – Twenty years ago, as of August 3rd, Texas Quiltworks opened its doors to the Rockwall community and beyond. Glenn Hall had recently retired from many years of working in the corporate world and he asked his wife, Judy, “What do we do now?” She stated, “Open a quilt […]

Garland ISD wins ‘Top Transportation Teams’ award among six school districts

Garland ISD wins ‘Top Transportation Teams’ award among six school districts

    Garland, TX (June 27, 2023) – On June 21, 2023, Transfinder, the leader in school transportation management software, announced the first-ever Top Transportation Teams award recipients. Six outstanding winners from Indiana, Michigan, New York, and Texas have been recognized for their exceptional contributions to the transportation industry. Transfinder established two categories: departments with […]

Local Girl Scout completes Gold Award Project for big cats

Local Girl Scout completes Gold Award Project for big cats

WYLIE, TX (May 15, 2023) Service to others does not always have to mean serving people! When Nicole Alvarez was looking for a project for her Girl Scout Gold Award, she had cats in mind. BIG CATS! The Gold Award is the highest award that can be earned as a Senior and Ambassador and projects […]

24 Hour Challenge: Dallas Sidekicks, community come together to support disabled veterans, first responders

24 Hour Challenge: Dallas Sidekicks, community come together to support disabled veterans, first responders

UPDATE (11am May 5, 2023) – The 24 HR Challenge has been postponed to May 13th.  Sadly, Captain Jamie “Bill” Graham with the McKinney Fire Department died in car accident on Wednesday. He was a member of CrossFit Lavon and was going to participate in this event. Staff Sergeant retired Jason Morgan with the Air […]

5 Loaves Beacon of Hope Ministry: New Facility Announced to Sold-Out Room

5 Loaves Beacon of Hope Ministry: New Facility Announced to Sold-Out Room

  Sachse, TX (April 26, 2023) – “I want everyone to be able to say they were ‘on the edge of their seats.’” said Audrey Wallace, Founder and Director of 5 Loaves Food Pantry. More tables and chairs were moved into the sold-out space at Chase Oaks Church – Woodbridge in Sachse, Texas on Friday […]

Rowlett Area Chamber Board Unanimously Supports Garland ISD Bond Propositions A, B, and C

Rowlett Area Chamber Board Unanimously Supports Garland ISD Bond Propositions A, B, and C

Rowlett, Texas, (April 21 , 2023) – The Rowlett Area Chamber & Visitors Center Board of Directors unanimously voted to support and endorse all three of the Garland ISD Bond Propositions that will be on the May 6th ballot. Each of the propositions were carefully reviewed and discussed by the Board of Directors who considered […]

Garland ISD Board of Trustees approved calling for 2023 bond election

Garland ISD Board of Trustees approved calling for 2023 bond election

GARLAND ISD (Feb. 14, 2023) – Residents of Garland, Rowlett, and Sachse will have an extra item to consider on the May 6, 2023, ballot. At a special meeting on February 14, the Garland ISD Board of Trustees approved calling for a bond election. If passed, the bond would modernize aging facilities, enhance student safety, […]