Local recording artist creates music with purpose

(ROCKWALL, TX – June 29, 2016) Brandon Jenkins has always been passionate about his music. But in recent years, his life has been inspired by a new passion that he says has utterly consumed and transformed him: his relationship with God. As a 12-year-old in Michigan, Jenkins was mesmerized the very first time he experienced […]

Royse City Chamber welcomes new members and musical fun at June luncheon

Royse City Chamber welcomes new members and musical fun at June luncheon

(ROYSE CITY, TX—June 22, 2016) The Royse City Chamber of Commerce met Tuesday, June 21 to recognize new members and announce future plans. Chamber Executive Director Julia Bryant welcomed Belinda Epps and Sandra Smith with Epps Reality and Jennifer Krolczyk with Farmers Insurance as the newest member of the chamber and presented each of them […]

Young artists win at A&M Commerce competition

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 17, 2016) Two up and coming young pianists were selected as winners of their respective divisions at the recent Texas A&M Commerce Sonata-Sonatina Competition. The event was held Saturday, March 5, 2016 in the concert hall of the university.  Over 80 young pianists competed in 15 divisions of required repertoire. Winner […]

Local talent Katie Stewart makes music with a message

(ROCKWALL, TX – September 23, 2015) When listening to local musical talent Katie Stewart’s recently released first album, “High Tech World,” it becomes clear that the messages of her songs are just as unique as the music itself. “I think of myself as a songwriter/singer, not really a singer/songwriter,” Katie said. “The message to me […]

Local steakhouse, nightclub serves up good times for nearly three decades

ROYSE CITY, TX (March 16, 2015) As the saying goes, everything’s bigger in Texas. And if there’s any place that exemplifies that phrase to a tee, it would have to be Southern Junction Nightclub and Steakhouse. Located at 5574 Highway 276 in Royse City, Southern Junction offers the distinctive experience of a steakhouse serving up good […]

Williams Middle School Orchestra rocks All-Region Orchestra Audition

ROCKWALL,TX. (October 14, 2014) On Saturday, October 11,  the Williams Middle School Orchestra students participated in the Middle School All Region Orchestra Auditions at Richardson High School. Out of hundreds of students that auditioned, Williams Middle School had 18 musicians selected to perform with the organization.  Included in this honor were the following students: (front […]

Royse City 4th Fest includes fireworks, live bands

Celebrate freedom at the Royse City 4th Fest 2012. Festivities begin begin at 7 p.m. Friday, June 29 at the Royse City High School, located on FM 2642 between Interstate 30 and FM 35. There will be live music, sponsored by Southern Junction, concessions, games, family entertainment and more. Fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m. To submit your news […]

Frisco presents Music in the Square

Texas Instruments Jazz Band kicks off summer concert series (Frisco) May 17, 2012 – Frisco Square announces Music in the Square, a free, weekly summer event that kicks off June 8 and continues through July on Simpson Plaza. Music in the Square will feature a unique line-up of talented musicians from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. […]

Dodie’s: New ownership, New Orleans experience

Dodie’s: New ownership, New Orleans experience

CLICK HERE FOR DISCOUNT COUPON (Rockwall) July 2, 2012 – With summer sunsets and hot bands playing Concerts by the Lake at The Harbor, it’s the perfect time to stop by Dodie’s Cajun Diner and say hello to new owners Mike McRae and Gabe Nicolella. The restaurant’s outdoor patio not only delivers a spectacular view of sailboats […]

‘Blast’ your senses with instrumental, visual pageantry

‘Blast’ your senses with instrumental, visual pageantry

(Richardson) Following triumphant successes in London, on Broadway and across North America, BLAST!, winner of the 2001 Tony Award for “Best Special Theatrical Event,” and the 2001 Emmy Award for “Best Choreography,” will return to the Eisemann Center in Richardson for two performances, Saturday, Nov. 12 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 13 at 2 […]