Rockwall city election slated for May 11

(January 25, 2013) Five members of the Rockwall City Council up for election this year say they will be on the May 11 ballot. Council members David White (Place1), Bennie Daniels (Place 3) and Michelle Smith (Place 5) and Mayor Sweet will be candidates for another two-year term. Council member Jim Pruitt was appointed last fall […]

City of Rockwall partners with Duck Regatta in 2013

City of Rockwall partners with Duck Regatta in 2013

Duck fest to return to Harbor bigger, better (ROCKWALL-December 27, 2012) Mark your calendar for September 20 -21, 2013 when the Rockwall Rubber Duck Regatta  returns to The Harbor for a fun-filled, community-wide Duck Fest benefiting the Boys & Girls Club of Rockwall County and Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County. The second annual event is slated to […]

City of Rockwall News Briefs

Rockwall park named for former mayor (ROCKWALL – December 5, 2012) A planned 50 acre north community park in the City of Rockwall has been named in honor of former mayor Alma Williams Howard. Howard served on the city’s park board for 10 years and on the Rockwall City Council for eight years, including two years […]

Service provider contracts approved by Rockwall Council

October 24, 2012 – The Rockwall City Council approved contracts funding STAR Transit and Rockwall County Committee on Aging for the upcoming year at its regular meeting on October 15. STAR Transit provides public transportation in Rockwall County. A big portion of STAR’s ridership is in the City Limits of Rockwall. The council funds $20,000 […]

Rowlett senior recognized for act of heroism

(Rowlett) September 29, 2012 – Taking a health sciences course during her sophomore year of high school, Rowlett senior Kristiana Barbosa could only hope that what she learned would one day help save someone’s life. That day came this summer while working at Whataburger. An elderly man began choking on his meal. “He was waving […]

Heath Mayor’s Message: Meet the City Council

September 7, 2012 – The City of Heath is blessed to have an extremely talented and intelligent group of individuals serving on the City Council.  As Mayor, it is truly an honor for me to serve with them.  As you get to know each Councilmember better, I think you will agree that we are fortunate to […]

Rockwall City Council to fill vacant seat

(Rockwall) August 22, 2012 – The Rockwall City Council is accepting applications from residents interested in serving on the council in Place 2, which is currently held by Mark Russo.  Recently elected as the Republican nominee for Rockwall County Justice of the Peace in Precinct 3, Russo has submitted his resignation from the council effective September […]

City of Rockwall news briefs

Small tax rate reduction August 10, 2012 – There will be no tax hike in fiscal 2012-2013 for City of Rockwall property owners – in fact, they will pay a slightly lower rate. Rockwall city council members asked that the staff reduce the existing tax rate of 50.31 cents per $100 valuation to the calculated […]

State 4-A Hawks Baseball Champs to lead Heath’s parade

State 4-A Hawks Baseball Champs to lead Heath’s parade

Parade route changed to end at baseball field (Heath) June 21, 2012 – The City of Heath’s Annual Independence Day Parade on Wednesday, July 4 will be led by the 2012 State 4-A Heath Hawks Baseball Championship team. The parade route has been changed to end at the Hawk’s Baseball Field, where a special program […]

Rockwall Mayor’s Message: Downtown improvements, street improvements

(Rockwall) June 10, 2012 – Two of the five capital improvement projects on the May 12 ballot were approved by our residents – Downtown Improvements and Street Improvements. You, the voters, have spoken – and this City Council is committed to listening to you. The city has started the planning process for the downtown project. […]