City of Heath honors staff: IT Director Carter Smith named 2020 Citywide Employee of the Year

City of Heath honors staff:  IT Director Carter Smith named 2020 Citywide Employee of the Year

HEATH, TX – Dec. 30, 2020 – The Grinch did not steal the City of Heath Staff Christmas party, which took place via ZOOM on December 18 and included lunch delivered in multiple locations, and a party pack with celebration items including a flute and sparkling juice for a farewell toast to 2020. So in a […]

Rowlett Chamber seeks awards nominees, Masquerade Ball set for Jan 30

Rowlett Chamber seeks awards nominees, Masquerade Ball set for Jan 30

ROWLETT, TX – Nov. 3, 2020 – Each year the Rowlett Chamber of Commerce recognizes several categories of outstanding businesses; it is now time for the 2020 annual awards cycle to begin. Winners will be presented at the Chamber’s Annual Awards Banquet on January 30, 2021. The event will have a Masquerade Ball theme. Every […]

Two local residents to be honored at Women of Color STEM Conference

Two local residents to be honored at Women of Color STEM Conference

ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 7, 2020) Two area residents are being honored for their careers in science, technology, engineering and math at the national Women of Color STEM Virtual Conference October 8-10. L3Harris Technologies employees Carmen Anderson and Anjali Manly are among 40 women nationwide being honored across 15 categories at the conference this year. Anderson […]

Rowlett Chamber announces Hometown Heroes at virtual awards banquet

Rowlett Chamber announces Hometown Heroes at virtual awards banquet

ROWLETT, TX (September 15, 2020) The Hometown Heroes Awards Banquet hosted by the Rowlett Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Baylor Scott & White – Lake Pointe, was held Friday, September 11, 2020. The event was held via Zoom and featured videos of the winners receiving their awards and included a mixology class as well […]

Rockwall High School’s Walk the Line nominated for CARA Awards

Rockwall High School’s Walk the Line nominated for CARA Awards

(ROCKWALL, TX) The Rockwall High School Walk the Line A cappella Show Choir was recently nominated for three Contemporary A Cappella Recording Awards (CARA) Awards.  CARA is similar to the Grammy’s but for the contemporary a cappella industry. “It’s very rare to ever receive a nomination, and this year we received three,” said Leia Browning, […]

Rockwall Jacket Babes JV Drill Team wows judges, brings home awards

Rockwall Jacket Babes JV Drill Team wows judges, brings home awards

(ROCKWALL, TX) The Rockwall High School Jacket Babes Junior Varsity Drill Team, under the direction of Brittany Shaver, competed at American Dance/Drill regional competition on Saturday, February 22 at Plano Senior High. The Jacket Babes and their Officers both received the Gussie Nell Davis Award of Excellence, Sweepstakes and a  Platinum Best Overall award for their […]

Williams Middle School Theatre earns awards for UIL One-Act-Play

Williams Middle School Theatre earns awards for UIL One-Act-Play

(ROCKWALL, TX) The Williams Middle School Theatre Department recently competed in the UIL One-Act Play at Forney High School, walking away with several awards. Both Molly Snowden and Cooper Fore received All-Star Honorable Cast Mentions and Cameron Sturkie received the All-Star Tech Award for his work as Stage Manager for the production. Blue Ribbon News […]

Rockwall Police Department honors C.O.P. volunteers for service to the city

Rockwall Police Department honors C.O.P. volunteers for service to the city

(ROCKWALL, TX) If you’ve ever seen one of these patrol vehicles around Rockwall and wondered who’s behind the wheel, it’s a member of the Rockwall Police Department’s Citizens on Patrol (C.O.P.) – citizen volunteers who either live or work in the City of Rockwall and have successfully completed the Citizens Police Academy and a C.O.P. […]

Local businesses honored, winners named at Rockwall Chamber’s 2019 Game Changers Awards

Local businesses honored, winners named at Rockwall Chamber’s 2019 Game Changers Awards

CONGRATS to tonight’s BIG WINNERS at the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce “Game Changers” Awards! A record 630 Chamber partners packed the Hilton as local businesses were honored at the 90s-themed event presented by Lakeside Bank. Stay tuned as we continue to update the photo gallery! WINNERS ARE: Excellence in Community Involvement – Texas Health […]

Local businesses honored, winners announced at Rowlett Chamber Awards Banquet

Local businesses honored, winners announced at Rowlett Chamber Awards Banquet

The Rowlett Chamber of Commerce’s 41st Annual Awards Banquet was held Saturday, January 25 at the Hella Temple in Garland. The banquet kicked off with a performance of Chicago by the wonderful young ladies of the Rowlett Dance Academy and included a Roaring Twenties theme with gangsters, flapper girls and even a murder mystery! The […]

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