Downtown Rockwall announces Daycation event to kick off Fourth of July weekend

Downtown Rockwall announces Daycation event to kick off Fourth of July weekend

UPDATE (June 2 “The decision has been made to postpone the Downtown Daycation event set for July 3 in historic downtown Rockwall. Although shops and restaurants will be open for business, the cornhole tournament, lawn games, food trucks and related activities will be rescheduled. The Downtown Rockwall Association looks forward to hosting this event in […]

Message to Rockwall community from Mayor Jim Pruitt regarding COVID-19

Message to Rockwall community from Mayor Jim Pruitt regarding COVID-19

From Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt to the community: I wanted to share with you my growing concern surrounding the COVID-19 virus which has swept through our nation and around the world. Our thoughts and prayers go out to those who have been adversely impacted already or will be impacted in the coming days, weeks, and […]

COVID-19 Update from Rockwall County Health Authority: Zero confirmed cases in Rockwall County, but community spread is assumed

COVID-19 Update from Rockwall County Health Authority: Zero confirmed cases in Rockwall County, but community spread is assumed

Message from Rockwall County Health Authority  (ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – March 20, 2020) Please be advised, as of 12 p.m. Friday, March 20, there have been ZERO confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Rockwall County under public health monitoring. The Rockwall County Health Authority has spoken to physicians seeing patients all over the county for suspected COVID-19 […]

Important message to the community from our Blue Ribbon News team

Important message to the community from our Blue Ribbon News team

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – March 17, 2020) Our Blue Ribbon News partners and advertisers are facing unprecedented challenges, as you know. Thank you for supporting locally-owned small businesses, and stepping up to help the nonprofits that serve this community. It’s amazing to see Rockwall County come together, even when physically we have to distance ourselves. Please follow Blue Ribbon […]

EastTex Regional CERT to host free emergency preparedness training

EastTex Regional CERT to host free emergency preparedness training

UPDATE 1/19/21: The Jan 25 class was cancelled. CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) is a program through FEMA to help train and organize local citizens to help during disasters or other times of need. EastTex Regional CERT is sponsored by the Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management, and are an all-volunteer organization that helps local […]

Community pep rally for Jackets Friday in Rockwall’s downtown square

Community pep rally for Jackets Friday in Rockwall’s downtown square

In celebration of the Rockwall Jackets football team earning a trip to the 2019 6A Division 1 State Semifinals Game, the Downtown Rockwall Association invites everyone to come out to the Historic Courthouse on the square for a Community Pep Rally, hosted by the Rockwall High School Jacket Backer Booster Club,  at 6:30 p.m. Friday, […]

‘We Are Rockwall’ expects to feed 800 people at annual community-wide Thanksgiving dinner

Efforts include Winter Clothing Drive  * Article updated at 11:15am Nov. 4 to include additional drop box locations *Article updated at 1:40pm Oct. 25 to include a list of drop box locations)  (ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 23, 2019) Collection boxes are being placed at several locations throughout Rockwall County this week, where folks can drop […]

Community welcome at free ‘Stop the Bleed’ class Nov. 2

Community welcome at free ‘Stop the Bleed’ class Nov. 2

UPDATE (4:34PM Oct. 29, 2019) – This event has been cancelled. Stay tuned for new date. (ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 23, 2019) Do you know how to respond in a crisis? Traumatic bleeding injuries may occur as the result of a motor vehicle accident, severe weather event, or even an active shooter incident – but […]

Rowlett Chamber, CGI Announce Community Video Program

(ROWLETT, TX – March 18, 2019) CGI Communications, Inc. is proud to announce the renewed Community Video Program in Rowlett! The Community Video Program will be an innovation to the way that the Rowlett Chamber of Commerce markets itself to new families, residents and business owners. Rowlett Chamber of Commerce will feature these videos directly on […]

‘We Are Rockwall’ Thanksgiving Meal Open to Community

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 24, 2018) Everyone is welcome at the FREE, annual “We Are Rockwall” Community-Wide Thanksgiving Meal from 12 to 2 p.m. at Cain Middle School. There will be games, free flu vaccines, dental giveaways, blessing bags (groceries), raffle prizes, preparedness packs, and more. We Are Rockwall (WAR) organizes events connecting local churches and non-profit […]

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