Heath Department of Public Safety offers Safe Exchange Zone

Heath Department of Public Safety offers Safe Exchange Zone

HEATH, TX – July 7, 2020 – The Heath Department of Public Safety is now offering citizens and visitors a Safe Exchange Zone for online transactions, child custody exchanges, and other face-to-face meetings. The Safe Exchange Zone is located outside of the Heath DPS station at 200 Laurence Lane. The location is well-lit and multiple […]

Historical Foundation exhibit at Bailey House pays tribute to Rockwall as ‘Wedding Capital of Texas’

Historical Foundation exhibit at Bailey House pays tribute to Rockwall as ‘Wedding Capital of Texas’

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (July 7, 2020)  Did you know Rockwall was once known as the Wedding Capital of Texas? In the 1940s and 50s, a marriage license could be obtained at all hours of the night –  thanks to a local doctor who kept his practice open late to provide blood tests, and a night watchman […]

State Fair of Texas officially canceled for 2020 season

State Fair of Texas officially canceled for 2020 season

(ROCKWALL, TX — July 7, 2020) The State Fair of Texas is officially canceled this year in light of the recent spike in COVID-19 cases in North Texas. The State Fair of Texas Board of Directors made the decision to vote against opening the fair this year in light of the recent spike in COVID-19 […]

Heath announces 10 winners in Hometown Decorating Contest

Heath announces 10 winners in Hometown Decorating Contest

HEATH, TX – July 4, 2020 –  There were 30 entries to choose from in the Hometown Heath Decorating Contest this Fourth of July. Although the decision making was not easy, the ten winners are: Cindy & Mike deMasi, McCrummen Lane Dave & Cathy Berrera, Terry Lane Douglas & Meredith Barkley, Luther Lane Stacey Schulte, […]

Fair winds and following seas: Rockwall remembers life and legacy of Captain Scott Self

Fair winds and following seas: Rockwall remembers life and legacy of Captain Scott Self

(ROCKWALL, TX – July 1, 2020) Sail With Scott founder and former Rockwall mayor Scott Self passed away on June 30th. Scott succumbed to complications with cancer while on hospice at his home at the age of 70. To call Scott an experienced sailor would be an understatement. He first learned at the young age […]

Back to Business: Rockwall communities shop local to help retail through COVID-19 pandemic

Back to Business: Rockwall communities shop local to help retail through COVID-19 pandemic

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 29, 2020) With the phased re-opening of the Texas economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many struggling local businesses are breathing a collective sigh of relief as they try to return to a new normal. Although area restaurants and small businesses are heavily impacted by COVID-19, many around the county are better […]

With latest win, Rockwall six-year-old becomes fastest Kid Kart racer in Texas

With latest win, Rockwall six-year-old becomes fastest Kid Kart racer in Texas

(ROCKWALL, TX – June 29, 2020) When Royce Vega of Rockwall enters first grade at Heritage Christian Academy this fall, he’ll have some great stories to share about his summer adventures. Royce just earned his first state Kid Kart win on the Texas Racing Sprint Series at Speedsportz in Houston. His mom, Danielle Vega, explains that […]

UPDATE: Rockwall’s Downtown Daycation event postponed

UPDATE: Rockwall’s Downtown Daycation event postponed

(ROCKWALL, TX – June 26, 2020) “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 […]

Rockwall welcomes new Pettinger Nature Preserve with ribbon cutting

Rockwall welcomes new Pettinger Nature Preserve with ribbon cutting

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 25, 2020) Rockwall Parks and Recreation hosted a ribbon cutting for the new Pettinger Nature Preserve – a 26-acre preserve located behind the Walgreens in north Rockwall. The project is named after the property’s owners Wesley and Hedwig Pettinger, who dedicated the land (nearly $700,000 in value) to Rockwall Parks and […]

Save the date: Rockwall County Sheriff’s Posse RoundUp Nov. 7 to feature family fun, chili cookoff

Save the date: Rockwall County Sheriff’s Posse RoundUp Nov. 7 to feature family fun, chili cookoff

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – June 25, 2020) Save the date! The Rockwall County Sheriff’s Posse has been a staple of Rockwall County communities since 1991. The group is made up of a wide variety of citizens from all types of backgrounds and occupations. They are businessmen, medical professionals, community leaders, horse trainers, pastors, ranchers, lawyers […]

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