Republican Dana K Macalik announces candidacy for Rockwall County Commissioner

Republican Dana K Macalik announces candidacy for Rockwall County Commissioner

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (July 8, 2021) Rockwall City Council Member Dana Macalik announced her candidacy in the Republican Primary for Rockwall County Commissioner, Precinct 2.  Current County Commissioner Lee Gilbert recently announced he will not seek re-election. “Commissioner Lee Gilbert has been a model for common-sense conservative leadership and has been a true asset for our […]

Rockwall County Candidate Forum set for April 8 at Courthouse

Rockwall County Candidate Forum set for April 8 at Courthouse

ROCKWALL, TX – April 1, 2021 – The public is invited to the upcoming Rockwall County Candidate Forum from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 8 at the Rockwall County Courthouse, Liberty Hall, 1111 E. Yellowjacket Lane. The event is presented by the Rockwall County Republican Party. David Peek, Rockwall County Treasurer, will serve as […]

Rockwall County transitions from COVID waitlist to mass vaccination notification list

Rockwall County transitions from COVID waitlist to mass vaccination notification list

From Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management ROCKWALL, TX – March 15, 2021 – Rockwall County is transitioning from the waitlist to a mass vaccination NOTIFICATION list. The Helping Hands/Rockwall County vaccine waitlist has been closed. Over the next few weeks, the county will continue to utilize the original waitlist to ensure all 1A and […]

TexasSpeaks seeks Rockwall County’s input on issues, assets within community

TexasSpeaks seeks Rockwall County’s input on issues, assets within community

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – March 12, 2021 – TexasSpeaks is being conducted in Rockwall County and across the State of Texas to allow the citizens of Texas to provide their input on the assets and issues in their communities. The local branch of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has a rich history of providing […]

Federal assistance available to Rockwall County residents and businesses affected by severe winter storms

Federal assistance available to Rockwall County residents and businesses affected by severe winter storms

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TEXAS – February 25, 2021 – Low-interest federal disaster loans are now available to Texas businesses and residents as a result of President Joe Biden’s major disaster declaration resulting from last week’s winter storms. The declaration currently covers 77 Texas counties, including Rockwall County. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Small […]

Rockwall County COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic: ‘I Volunteered And So Should You!’

Rockwall County COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic: ‘I Volunteered And So Should You!’

Editor’s Note: Thank you to Rockwall resident Bill Watts for sharing this Letter to the Editor about volunteering to help at COVID-19 vaccination clinics.  ROCKWALL, TX – February 8, 2021 – I’m Bill Watts and I volunteered to help at a vaccination center in Rockwall, TX. I support Helping Hands Rockwall, a local charity, and read […]

Message from Rockwall County Judge David Sweet on COVID-19 Vaccine

Message from Rockwall County Judge David Sweet on COVID-19 Vaccine

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 5, 2020 – Rockwall County Judge David Sweet shared the following message today regarding the COVID-19 vaccine in Rockwall County: “We do not have any control (we’re trying, we’re pushing) in the approval of providers to administer the vaccine or how many allocations they receive. Rockwall County has been exceedingly aggressive […]

Terry Garrett sworn in as Rockwall County Sheriff this morning

Terry Garrett sworn in as Rockwall County Sheriff this morning

ROCKWALL, TX – January 1, 2021 – Terry Garrett, joined with his wife Dr. Shelley Garrett and family, was sworn in on January 1, 2021, by 382nd District Judge Brett Hall as the 18th Sheriff of Rockwall County. Sheriff Garrett began his 40-plus-year career in public safety in 1976, while still in high school, working […]

Comprehensive Guide to All Things Christmas In & Around Rockwall County

Comprehensive Guide to All Things Christmas In & Around Rockwall County

  ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – Nov. 27, 2020 – With COVID-19 concerns top of mind, many families are foregoing travel plans, limiting group gatherings, and seeking new and creative ways to celebrate the season in an effort to stay safe. From virtual tree lightings and Reindeer Runs to live nativity scenes, our local calendar is […]

Rockwall County District Attorney to participate in leadership development program

Rockwall County District Attorney to participate in leadership development program

County Official Selected for Leadership 254 AUSTIN, TX – Nov. 10, 2020 – The Texas Association of Counties has selected Rockwall County District Attorney Kenda Culpepper to receive a scholarship and participate in Leadership 254, its leadership development program for county officials. The program is designed to advance the leadership skills of county officials to […]

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