Free COVID-19 testing at Lake Pointe Church in Rockwall Monday

Free COVID-19 testing at Lake Pointe Church in Rockwall Monday

ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 24, 2020) Free COVID-19 testing will be available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. this Monday, Oct. 26 at Lake Pointe Church, 701 E. I-30 Frontage Road. There are no requirements for testing and results will be available in 48 to 96 hours. Please, no eating or drinking 15 minutes prior to […]

Rockwall equestrian wins world title

Rockwall equestrian wins world title

ROCKWALL, TX – October 20, 2020 — Local equestrian Jessica Blackmon-White of Black Star Sport Horses in Rockwall won a world title at the Morgan Grand National and World Championship Show in Oklahoma City last week. The championship win is the second for Blackmon-White and her first riding the Morgan horse breed, claiming the title […]

Health Bytes: Rockwall YMCA to present free webinar on managing anxiety, depression during COVID-19

Health Bytes: Rockwall YMCA to present free webinar on managing anxiety, depression during COVID-19

ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 6, 2020) The JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall, in partnership with Texas Health Hospital Rockwall, will present a free webinar on Managing Anxiety and Depression during COVID-19, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22. The guest presenter will be Dr. Vineeth Kumar, a local board certified physician with Sandknop Health Group […]

Local young man starts up artisan soap business in response to isolation from COVID

Local young man starts up artisan soap business in response to isolation from COVID

ROCKWALL, TX – September 30, 2020 — Meet Artisan Zachary Wincent. Zach is part of a new movement of adults furloughed from jobs and using creative methods to stay engaged, develop a needed product and receive income from the venture. Unable to work or attend his day program (secondary to medical restrictions around COVID risk), […]

Rowlett High School cancels varsity football games through Oct. 9

Rowlett High School cancels varsity football games through Oct. 9

ROWLETT, TX (Sept. 29, 2020) Garland ISD is fortunate to partner with the Garland Health Department to ensure the health and safety of our students, staff and community. A Rowlett High School football player has tested positive for COVID-19, and out of an abundance of caution, other team members will quarantine for 14 days. Rowlett […]

Couple reunited: Rockwall health and rehab center welcomes first visitor in six months

Couple reunited: Rockwall health and rehab center welcomes first visitor in six months

ROCKWALL, TX (Sept. 28, 2020) Mrs. Peterson, a resident at Highland Meadows Health and Rehab in Rockwall, received a long-awaited embrace from her husband this morning as the facility opened its doors for Essential Caregiver Visitation – the first time in six months. Highland Meadows, located at 1870 John King Blvd., has remained COVID-19 free […]

Project Sparkle shines bright for frontline healthcare workers during COVID-19

Project Sparkle shines bright for frontline healthcare workers during COVID-19

ROCKWALL, TX – September 17, 2020 — During these dark times of pandemic, Rockwall entrepreneur Christy Goodman and her team at Park Lane Jewelry are looking to shine a light on frontline healthcare workers with Project Sparkle. The kindness campaign delivers beautiful Sparkle Boxes filled with jewelry and appreciation notes to those overstressed, overworked healthcare […]

Rockwall Nursing Care Center reports positive COVID-19 cases

Rockwall Nursing Care Center reports positive COVID-19 cases

ROCKWALL, TX (September 9, 2020) The City of Rockwall was recently informed that a long-term care facility has reported a number of positive COVID-19 cases. The Rockwall Nursing Care Center has had 19 residents and 7 staff members test positive for the virus this week. In following state guidelines, the nursing home, located at 206 […]

Rockwall School of Music brings families together in harmony for National Grandparents Day Sept. 13

Rockwall School of Music brings families together in harmony for National Grandparents Day Sept. 13

ROCKWALL, TX – September 9, 2020 — A local music school is preparing students to share their music with their grandparents for National Grandparents Day on Sept. 13. The Rockwall School of Music will connect grandparents with their grandchildren in a creative way by inviting them to join their grandchild’s music lesson remotely. This provides […]

Lakeside Florist moves to new location

Lakeside Florist moves to new location

The 20-year-old flower shop is now serving customers at 506 N Goliad ROCKWALL, TX – September 2, 2020 — Lakeside Florist has provided fresh flowers and service with a smile to the Rockwall community since Tommie Wells opened her business in the year 2000. This summer, she celebrated their move to a new location at […]

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