Rockwall County Reports First Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

Rockwall County Reports First Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 25, 2020, 5:30PM) Health authorities have informed the City of Rockwall that there are now two confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Rockwall County. Health officials will monitor these cases and provide additional details as they become available, subject of course to patient confidentiality. Citizens should comply with the Rockwall County […]

Message from the Rockwall County Health Authority on COVID-19 (Sunday, March 22)

Message from the Rockwall County Health Authority on COVID-19 (Sunday, March 22)

From Gary Bonacquisti, Rockwall County Health Authority: We understand the frustrations of some in Rockwall County regarding COVID-19 testing and assure you we are doing our best to overcome these limitations. Well over 60 tests are out at labs pending for Rockwall County residents. Testing is continuing to increase throughout the region. However, turn around […]

Rockwall County Judge David Sweet: Coronavirus (COVID-19) UPDATE

Rockwall County Judge David Sweet: Coronavirus (COVID-19) UPDATE

  Rockwall County taking proactive approach to keep communities safe (ROCKWALL COUNTY – March 13, 2020) Rockwall County has been actively monitoring the situation regarding an outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). This is a rapidly changing situation, and Rockwall County is taking a proactive approach to ensure that the County is prepared for […]

Rockwall County Detention Center suspends visitation

Rockwall County Detention Center suspends visitation

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – March 13, 2020) The Rockwall County Detention Center has suspended all inmate visitation until further notice at the direction of the Texas Commission on Jail Standards. This is in relation to the prevention and mitigation protocols regarding COVID-19. The Rockwall County Detention Center does NOT have any confirmed cases of COVID-19. […]

Reagan Day Gala featuring PolitiChicks set for Saturday at Rockwall Hilton

Reagan Day Gala featuring PolitiChicks set for Saturday at Rockwall Hilton

The Republican Party of Rockwall County will host its annual fundraiser celebrating former President Ronald Reagan on Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Hilton Dallas Rockwall Lakefront. The theme of this year’s event is “The American Dream” and will feature keynote speakers Ann-Marie Murrell and Morgan Brittany of PolitiChicks. In 2011, Ann-Marie Murrell helped create a popular […]

SouperBowl: Rockwall County 4-H collecting beef sticks to tackle hunger

SouperBowl: Rockwall County 4-H collecting beef sticks to tackle hunger

The Rockwall County 4-H Beef Club will continue to collect beef sticks until Monday, Feb. 3, 2020. The Rockwall County 4-H Beef Club is participating in the nationally recognized program “Souper Bowl of Caring” and collecting individually wrapped beef sticks. The youth decided to collect snacks such as Country Archer Beef Sticks because they are […]

Rockwall County Primary Election early voting locations, hours

Rockwall County Primary Election early voting locations, hours

Early voting for the 2020 Rockwall County Primary Election will be February 18 through February 28. See early voting locations below. Election Day is 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 3. See election day locations and hours, also below. For more information, visit rockwallvotes.com, which includes a link to the candidates listing and sample ballot […]

Rockwall County early voting locations, hours

Rockwall County early voting locations, hours

Early voting for the 2020 Rockwall County Primary Election will be February 18 through February 28. See early voting locations below. Election Day is 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 3. See election day locations and hours, also below. For more information, visit rockwallvotes.com, which includes a link to the candidates listing for the 2020 […]

Rockwall County Commissioner Cliff Sevier Returns Pay Raise to Taxpayers

UPDATE (10:43am Nov. 8, 2019) Following the publication of this article, Rockwall County Commissioner Cliff Sevier shared the following update on Facebook:  “I received several e-mails asking if any of the other court members took a smaller pay raise, and gave money back to the County. I couldn’t answer the question at that time. However, […]

Rockwall County, TxDOT, area officials celebrate completion of improvements at I-30 & FM 3549

Rockwall County, TxDOT, area officials celebrate completion of improvements at I-30 & FM 3549

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – Oct. 28, 2019) Rockwall County Commissioners and area elected officials celebrated the completion of the IH 30/FM 3549 Interchange project last week with a ceremonial ribbon cutting ceremony. The IH 30/FM 3549 Interchange project began construction on September 6, 2016 at a total cost of $32, 822,301. Texas Department of Transportation awarded […]

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