Heath Mayor’s Message: Holiday blessings and festivities

(November 17, 2012) This is one of my favorite times of the year as we prepare for the holiday season ahead. From gathering around the Thanksgiving table with family, to festive celebrations with friends, and finally, the peace of a Christmas Eve candlelight service, I treasure each moment with friends and family. It’s also the […]

We’ve got good news: Blue Ribbon News goes to print!

We’ve got good news: Blue Ribbon News goes to print!

November 14, 2012 – When school lets out for the holidays, why do we call it Thanksgiving or Christmas “break”? With shopping lists, guest lists, and never-ending to-do lists, this time of year is busier than ever. But being busy is a good thing when you’re doing what matters most. At Blue Ribbon News, we’ve been bustling […]

Eclipse Fitness to host WineShare Rockwall’s first WineFest

(Rockwall – November 14, 2012) The community is invited to the first annual WineShare Rockwall WineFest 2012, coming to Eclipse Fitness from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, December 7. Sip, nosh and network at the event, which connects new people, new business and new wines.  There will be food and wine tastings, plenty of door […]

November Business of the Month recognized

(Rowlett – November 13, 2012) The Rowlett Chamber of Commerce has recognized  Sam’s Club #4783 as its November Business of the Month. Ambassador Vice Chair Kim Nguyen presented the plaque. Sam’s Club Members average savings of 34% vs. traditional retailers … Quality, name-brand merchandise at exceptional prices: It sounds simple enough, but at Sam’s Club, it’s […]

Caddo Mills Christmas Parade of Lights benefits local charities

(Caddo Mills – November 12, 2012) The Caddo Mills Lions are proud to sponsor the 2012 Caddo Mills Christmas Parade of Lights at 6 p.m. Saturday, December 8. One hundred percent of the $20 registration fee will be donated to local charities, including Clothing Caddo’s Kids. Caddo Mills ISD school groups register FREE. Entry forms are […]

Rockwall’s 29th annual tree lighting Nov 29

(Rockwall – November 12, 2012) Get ready to officially start the Christmas season in our hometown with an old-fashioned celebration at Rockwall City Hall  with the Annual Christmas Tree Lighting beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday, November 29 – a Christmas tradition now marking its 29th year. Festivities will include holiday music, craft making in Santa’s workshop for […]

Grand Marshal of Kiwanis Christmas Parade chosen

(Rockwall – November 9, 2012) Amy Parks-Heath Elementary student Courtney Kirk has been named the winner of a poster contest, which earned her the honor of serving as Grand Marshal of the 43rd Annual Christmas Parade presented by the Kiwanis Club of Rockwall County. The fourth grader’s artwork best depicted the parade theme “Through the Eyes […]

City of Rockwall employees are winning pumpkin artists

(Rockwall – November 8, 2012) Congratulations to the creative winners in the City of Rockwall’s Employee Advisory Committee Pumpkin Contest! 1st place (pictured above) Planning and Zoning employees; 2nd Place: Parks and Recreation employees;                   3rd Place: Sewer/Wastewater employees. Judges for the contest were council members Bennie Daniels […]

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 […]

Chamber, Leadership Garland Prayer Breakfast features Carry the Load co-founder, Clint Bruce

Former Navy Seal, Carry the Load co-founder Clint Bruce is key note speaker (Garland) November 7, 2012 – Join the Garland Chamber of Commerce as they celebrate “Hometown Leaders” during the  25th Annual Leadership Garland Prayer Breakfast, 7:30 to 9 a.m. Thursday, December 6 at the Curtis Culwell Center.Each year, the Chamber and Leadership Garland host the Prayer Breakfast as […]