‘B is for Beekeeping’: Fate resident publishes children’s alphabet book

‘B is for Beekeeping’: Fate resident publishes children’s alphabet book

A portion of all book sales will be donated to nonprofits dedicated to the conservation and protection of honeybees FATE, TX (July 18, 2022) After two years in the making, Fate resident Justin Weiss has just published a must-have children’s book for all beekeeping enthusiasts. “This week something really cool happened. Well…actually it took two […]

Kukka by Sally Kilgore: Digging Quietude

Kukka by Sally Kilgore: Digging Quietude

ROCKWALL, TX (July 19, 2022) I wandered into the garden this morning to sit with my blank pages, not knowing what I might write.  It took moments for the words to come. Please bear with me through another garden column.  I try not to write about the garden incessantly, but this time of year (ok, […]

Fate resident honored for heroism after pulling children from burning car

Fate resident honored for heroism after pulling children from burning car

FATE, TX (July 6, 2022) Last night, the Fate City Council proclaimed July 6, 2022, as “Sean James Day” in the City of Fate in recognition of his heroic lifesaving act of extracting three children passengers from a burning car along the Kansas Turnpike. We are grateful for Mr. Sean James for having made this […]

Marvin Washington of Fate named YMCA Father of the Year

Marvin Washington of Fate named YMCA Father of the Year

ROCKWALL, TX (June 16, 2022)Each June we celebrate Father’s Day, BUT did you know Father’s Day started at the YMCA? Father’s Day was founded by Sonora Louis Smart Dodd, daughter of a single father who served in the Civil War. Her father was widowed when his wife (Mrs. Dodd’s mother) died in childbirth with their […]

Splash pad at Robert Smith Family Park closed due to safety precautions

Splash pad at Robert Smith Family Park closed due to safety precautions

FATE, TX (June 9, 2022) The following update was released on City of Fate’s Facebook page today following concerns reported by two individuals reporting sick children who visited the park on Sunday. More information and updates can be found at www.FateTX.gov/SplashPad. Robert Smith Family Park – Splash Pad Update: We have been contacted by two […]

Open letter to City of Fate citizens from Mayor David Billings

Open letter to City of Fate citizens from Mayor David Billings

FATE, TX (May 24, 2022) Today is election day for Democratic and Republican primary run-offs. This election will choose the nominees  for many state and county offices.  These elections are important. In Rockwall County, we have two races that are extremely important to the future of our city – Rockwall County Judge and Rockwall County […]

Rockwall Rotary honors officers, firefighters of the year at Public Safety Awards Luncheon

Rockwall Rotary honors officers, firefighters of the year at Public Safety Awards Luncheon

ROCKWALL, TX (April 29, 2022) The Rockwall Rotary Club hosted its Annual Public Safety Awards Luncheon yesterday, honoring  our police, fire, paramedics and other first responders for their courage, sacrifice, contributions and service to our community. Rotary President Kevin Pate and Rotary Vocational Services Director Shane Hollas presented the awards along with various department representatives. […]

Downtown Fate Block Party and opening of Food Haul Saturday

Downtown Fate Block Party and opening of Food Haul Saturday

FATE, TX (Feb. 18, 2022) – Food Haul, a unique project to activate a vacant downtown Fate block, is set for its official ribbon cutting at 11 a.m. this Saturday, February 19, 2022. The Food Haul is a collaboration of five food trucks (Smoak Town BBQ, Shayna’s Place, Rollin’ Beans Coffee Co., Mamaritas, and Taco […]

Iron Ranch brings $15 million luxury flex-office development for small business, car enthusiasts to Rockwall/Fate

Iron Ranch brings $15 million luxury flex-office development for small business, car enthusiasts to Rockwall/Fate

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 3, 2022) — Iron Ranch Development is bringing a $15 million luxury flex-office development for small business and car enthusiasts to a site on I-30 in Rockwall/Fate. Alan Ackerman said “the Flex-office automobile concept will be constructed on 8 acres formerly the Aries spa location on I-30 frontage road between Love’s truck […]

Open letter to City of Fate residents from Mayor David Billings

Open letter to City of Fate residents from Mayor David Billings

FATE, TX (Dec. 30, 2021) Happy New Year! To be honest, it has been quite a year, again.  However, my heart is full of gratitude, humility, and I feel blessed. We are blessed to live in such a great city. We are blessed to have city team members who continually demonstrate an esprit de corp […]

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