Rockwall sheriff’s deputy receives certificate of achievement

Rockwall sheriff’s deputy receives certificate of achievement

(ROCKWALL, TX — September 25, 2017) Rockwall County Judge David Sweet presented a certificate of achievement to Rockwall County Sheriff’s Deputy Steven Saric during the Sept. 14 meeting of Rockwall County Commissioners Court. Saric is a former Rockwall County detention officer. He is the first non-certified sheriff’s office employee to participate in a special program […]

Funding approved for widening of FM 549, improvements to SH 276

Funding approved for widening of FM 549, improvements to SH 276

(ROCKWALL, TX — August 25, 2017) The Regional Transportation Council has approved funding for two Rockwall County transportation projects, Precinct 4 Commissioner David Magness announced during a Tuesday special meeting of Rockwall County Commissioners Court. “It was a big day for us,” Magness said of the Aug. 10 meeting when the funding was approved. The […]

Commissioners Court approves 2017 tax rate

Commissioners Court approves 2017 tax rate

(ROCKWALL, TX — August 25, 2017) The Rockwall County Commissioners Court on Tuesday, Aug. 15  unanimously approved a proposed 2017 effective tax rate of 34.98 cents per $100 valuation, which is about 2.63 cents below the current rate. The lower proposed tax rate is based on the first draft of the Fiscal Year 2018 budget […]

Letter to the Editor: Rockwall County Thoroughfare Plan

(ROCKWALL, TX — July 28, 2017) Rockwall County Commissioners Court is moving forward to update the county’s comprehensive thoroughfare plan, which will serve as a guide to continued identification and implementation of long-range transportation projects in Rockwall County. The Commissioners Court has been actively involved in the transportation business for almost two decades. On a […]

Commissioners Court recognizes Kaden Newton of Mac & Cheese and Pancakes

Commissioners Court recognizes Kaden Newton of Mac & Cheese and Pancakes

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 28, 2017) The most famous kid in Rockwall was honored for his efforts in fighting childhood hunger in the county this morning during the Rockwall County Commissioners Court meeting. Rockwall County Judge David Sweet read the following proclamation recognizing 7-year-old Rockwall resident Kaden Newton and his nonprofit Mac & Cheese and […]

CASA balloon release event raises awareness of child abuse

CASA balloon release event raises awareness of child abuse

(ROCKWALL, TX – April 18, 2016) Lone Star CASA board members and volunteers joined Rockwall residents in recognizing Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness month in Rockwall County with a balloon release on the steps of the historic courthouse on Thursday, April 14. The event featured a special performance by the Amy Parks-Heath Elementary School Lighthouse […]

Rockwall County Commissioners Court, Transportation Consortium say ‘vote YES’ to Proposition One

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (October 21, 2014) The Rockwall County Commissioners Court and the Rockwall County Transportation Consortium, which is made up of the county and all the cities in the county, recently announced their unanimous support for Proposition One on the November 4 ballot. This position was explained at a press conference yesterday, and their […]

Volunteers’ time is money for Rockwall County Library

(Rockwall) April 10, 2012 – In a proclamation read by Judge Jerry Hogan, the Rockwall County Commissioners Court designated April 8-14 as National Library Week in Rockwall County. Kathleen Broze, president of Friends of the Library, and 2011 Hartman Award recipient Carolyn Duckworth presented Judge Hogan a facsimile check for $255,679.20 representing the value of volunteer […]

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