Panthers, Pumas & Pancakes: In-Sync Exotics to host Valentine’s breakfast

Panthers, Pumas & Pancakes: In-Sync Exotics to host Valentine’s breakfast

In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center, located at 3430 Skyview Drive in Wylie, will host a Panthers, Pumas & Pancakes Valentine’s Breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15. Enjoy coffee, juice, fruit, all-you-can-eat pancakes and a self-guided tour around the sanctuary. In-Sync is home to over 70 rescued exotic cats. The nonprofit […]

EastTex Regional CERT to host free emergency preparedness training

EastTex Regional CERT to host free emergency preparedness training

CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) is a program through FEMA to help train and organize local citizens to help during disasters or other times of need. EastTex Regional CERT is sponsored by the Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management, and are an all-volunteer organization that helps local law enforcement, fire, and emergency management during public […]

Women in Need’s Chocolate Indulgence to benefit victims of domestic violence

Women in Need’s Chocolate Indulgence to benefit victims of domestic violence

Mark your calendars and join Women in Need (WIN) for their annual Chocolate Indulgence event on Friday, February 14 at Hidden Creek, 215 Chris Cuny Parkway in Heath. A special VIP sponsorship cocktail party is set to begin at 5:30 p.m.; doors open to the public at 6. Guests will enjoy a memorable Valentine’s evening of […]

Rockwall Summer Musicals kicks off decade of dancing with tenth anniversary celebration

Rockwall Summer Musicals kicks off decade of dancing with tenth anniversary celebration

Back in 2011, a shift in the Rockwall County arts scene began as The Sound of Music and Oklahoma! ushered Rockwall Summer Musicals into the community. And now with 18 full-scale “Broadway in your Backyard” musical productions produced, 2020 ushers in the theatre’s tenth anniversary season. A celebration is in order! This Saturday, January 18, […]

Rockwall man wins $10,000 as nation’s Nerf Champion

Rockwall man wins $10,000 as nation’s Nerf Champion

Rockwall resident Jared Guynes, who many in our community know and love as a Guinness World Record holder and administrator of the Rockwallian Facebook group, was recently named Nerf Ultra Champion – a coveted title that came with a $10,000 prize and a one-of-a-kind Golden Nerf Blaster. Jared competed in the invitational tournament in New York City […]

Samee’s to give away free pizza for a year in honor of Roma’s Books

Samee’s to give away free pizza for a year in honor of Roma’s Books

By now you’ve probably heard that Roma’s Books, located at 555 E. I-30 in Rockwall (a couple doors down from Samee’s Pizza Getti Italian Bistro & Lounge and across from 24 Hour Fitness) is preparing to close its doors for good. A Store Closing Sale is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday, January 22. But when […]

Rockwall City Council seats on ballot in May 2, 2020 General Election

Rockwall City Council seats on ballot in May 2, 2020 General Election

The City of Rockwall will soon be calling an election to be held on May 2, 2020 for the purpose of electing the three City Council Members – one each for Places 2, 4 and 6.  Terms for all elected Rockwall City Council Members are for a period of two years. All incumbents – John […]

Rockwall family in running for $10,000 as America’s Funniest Home Videos finalist

Rockwall family in running for $10,000 as America’s Funniest Home Videos finalist

Show airs 6pm Sunday, January 19 on ABC After being flown out to Los Angeles over Thanksgiving for filming of America’s Funniest Home Videos, the Sullivan family of Rockwall reminds everyone to tune in to ABC at 6 p.m. Sunday, January 19 for the airing of the show in which the winner of the $10,000 […]

Manny’s Uptown Tex-Mex restaurant opens in Heath

Manny’s Uptown Tex-Mex restaurant opens in Heath

Residents of Heath recently welcomed a new Tex-Mex restaurant to the neighborhood. Manny’s Uptown Tex-Mex Restaurante held a grand opening for its new location adjacent to the Tom Thumb and Gianni’s Italian Bistro on Jan. 9. The restaurant was founded by Manuel “Manny” Rios, a retired Army veteran. The restaurant business has always been a […]

girlSTRONG: Rockwall YMCA program builds strength, confidence and character

girlSTRONG: Rockwall YMCA program builds strength, confidence and character

This spring, the J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall will seek to help girls become strong in both mind, body and spirit with its girlSTRONG program. The brainchild of Rockwall YMCA Health and Wellness Director Diana Fulton, this empowering program invites girls ages 10-16 to eight weeks of fitness and healthy group discussions designed to build […]

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