Rockwall County Library, roads, and jail expansion among topics of discussion during Commissioners Court meeting

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – April 30, 2018) The Rockwall County Commissioners Court met on Tuesday, April 24, to discuss revisions to the County Library’s Borrower’s Card Policy, updates on the county’s Transportation Plan, jail expansion, and several other important action items on the agenda. The Commissioners Court unanimously approved to add driver’s license search capability to […]

Mayors provide city updates at Rockwall Chamber Luncheon

Mayors provide city updates at Rockwall Chamber Luncheon

(ROCKWALL, TX — March 2, 2018) The mayors of Rockwall, Heath, Fate, McLendon-Chisholm and Royse City provided updates and answered questions on their respective cities during the Rockwall Chamber Partnership Luncheon on Feb. 21. Here are some of the highlights from their presentations on what’s happening and what’s to come in Rockwall County. Rockwall Mayor […]

$6.8 million dollars approved for Fate roads

(FATE, TX – Dec. 8, 2017) Fate City Council approved a $6.8-million-dollar investment on road repairs and construction during the Monday, December 4 City Council meeting.  Several projects included are the reconstruction of the railroad crossing at Riding Club Road, Ben Payne Road and at the FM 551/HWY 66 intersection.  Rochelle Road will receive crack […]

Traffic Alert: Rockwall’s Historic Bailey Home Moves to Harry Myers Park Tuesday

(ROCKWALL, TX – June 12, 2017)  In the early years of the City of Rockwall, local historians say the Baileys owned a hotel, drug store, grocery store and part of a cotton gin. Now the family’s home, currently located at 301 North Goliad Street, will be moved to the site of the Rockwall County Historical […]

Magness provides history of Rockwall roads in Historical Foundation lecture series

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 29, 2017) Did you know that from the 1800s into the 1900s, Rockwall County had very little road construction equipment and that repairs to roads fell on the shoulders of the landowners and citizens? The Rockwall County Historical Foundation welcomed County Commissioner David Magness for its Sheri Stodghill Lecture Series on Friday, […]

Heath: FM 740 Traffic Alert for Monday, Aug 24

(HEATH, TX – August 24, 2015) Weather permitting, Las Lomas Drive at FM 740 will be closed for an extended period of time to reconstruct that intersection and the northbound lanes of FM 740. The closure will begin at 8 a.m. August 24 and continue through July 2016. DETOUR: Traffic wanting to access Las Lomas […]

Heath Mayor’s Message: Three things that will positively impact city’s future

June 15, 2012 – The City of Heath is a community of great progress, and great promise. We are at the threshold of some major developments in our City, and serving as your Mayor at this time is both an honor and privilege that I take very seriously. While there are many things that we can […]