Rowlett ranked in Top 50 Best Small Cities to Start a Business

Rowlett ranked in Top 50  Best Small Cities to Start a Business

ROWLETT, TX (May 5, 2021) – On April 27, 2021, Go.Verizon.com released its “The Best Small Cities to Start a Small Business” report. In that report, Rowlett is ranked as the #44 best small city for small businesses in the U.S. Go.Verizon.com examines six metrics to determine the ranking that include: Education level of the […]

SBA stands ready to assist Texas businesses and residents affected by the severe winter storms

SBA stands ready to assist Texas businesses and residents affected by the severe winter storms

ROCKWALL, TX – February 22, 2021 — Low-interest federal disaster loans are now available to Texas businesses and residents as a result of President Biden’s major disaster declaration, U.S. Small Business Administration’s acting Administrator Tami L. Perriello announced. The declaration covers 77 Texas counties as a result of the severe winter storms that began on […]

Rockwall ISD Finance Department honored by Texas Association of School Business Officials

Rockwall ISD Finance Department honored by Texas Association of School Business Officials

ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 19, 2020 – The Rockwall ISD Finance Department was recently honored for exhibiting excellence in school purchasing Operations by Texas Association of School Business Officials (TASBO). “It’s a worthwhile program that continues to grow since its inception in 2009,” said Tracy Ginsburg, TASBO Executive Director. “The Award of Merit was created […]

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 […]

Rockwall EDC announces results of Rockwall Job Fair

Rockwall EDC announces results of Rockwall Job Fair

ROCKWALL, TEXAS – (September 23, 2020) The Rockwall Economic Development Corporation hosted the Rockwall Virtual Job Fair on Friday, September 18, 2020 and experienced a great level of success. The event had initially been planned as a live in-person job fair, but the COVID-19 pandemic forced a pivot to an online virtual platform. Thirteen Rockwall […]

Texas ranked Best Business Climate in America

Texas ranked Best Business Climate in America

July 29, 2020— Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statement after Business Facilities Magazine named Texas the state with the Best Business Climate in America: “Texas has built an unmatched economic environment that allows businesses to grow, innovate, and create more jobs for Texas workers. We have shown repeatedly that the Texas model of low […]

Rockwall Police investigating damage to Z’s Catfish overnight

Rockwall Police investigating damage to Z’s Catfish overnight

From the Rockwall Police Department: (ROCKWALL, TX – June 19, 2020) During the overnight hours of June 18, 2020, Z’s Catfish Cafe, located at 127 Kenway Drive in Rockwall was damaged when an unknown vehicle drove into the front of the business. The suspect vehicle then backed out of the location and fled the scene. […]

City of Heath assists businesses, urges caution in re-opening

City of Heath assists businesses, urges caution in re-opening

COVID-19 UPDATE: City and HEDC Provide Financial Relief to Local Businesses; Safety of Citizens, Employees and Customers Top Priority in “Opening Heath” (HEATH, TX – April 24, 2020) The Heath Economic Development Corporation (HEDC) and Heath Municipal Benefits Corporation (HMBC) held an emergency virtual meeting yesterday to provide an update on its actions regarding the […]

City of Heath approves local business stimulus program

City of Heath approves local business stimulus program

Helping Heath Businesses Bridge the Gap to the CARE-Act (HEATH, TX – April 1, 2020) Today during a virtual emergency meeting, the Heath City Council unanimously approved a local business stimulus program recently developed and also unanimously approved by the Heath Economic Development Corporation(HEDC) and Heath Municipal Benefits Corporation (HMBC). The program will tap up to […]

KE Andrews to Break Ground on 80,000 sq. ft. Office Building in Rockwall

(ROCKWALL, TX – July 11, 2019) Construction on a new office project in Rockwall is slated to begin this November. The 80,000 sq. ft. facility will be home to KE Andrews, a state and local tax firm. The site encompasses about 10 acres just north of 2504 Ridge Road, overlooking Lake Ray Hubbard. The employees […]

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