Rockwall County Sheriff Candidate Andrew Hawkes receives endorsement from McKinney Police Association

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – Jan. 13, 2016) Andrew Hawkes, a 1989 Rockwall High School graduate, has received the endorsement of The McKinney Police Association. The association states, Andrew has “leadership qualities” and “is well regarded as an expert in the law enforcement community.” The Association strongly encourages the citizens of Rockwall County to vote for […]

Rockwall County Historical Foundation announces Sheri Stodghill Lecture Series 2016

(ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 11, 2016) The Rockwall County Historical Foundation and Rockwall County Historical Commission present the Sheri Stodghill Lecture Series 2016, which features programs of historical interest from noon to 1 p.m. in the third floor courtroom at Rockwall’s historic downtown courthouse, on the second Friday of the month unless otherwise noted*. These events […]

Candidate packets available now for City of Rockwall Municipal Election May 7

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – Jan. 4, 2016) The City of Rockwall is slated to call an election to be held on May 7, 2016 for the purpose of electing three City Council Members, one each for Places 2, 4 and 6. Terms for elected Rockwall City Council Members are for two years. All three incumbents, […]

Central American child refugees coming to Rockwall County

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – Dec. 9, 2015) Rockwall County received confirmation today from the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) that approximately 300 unaccompanied children of Central American descent between the ages of 12 and 18 will be relocated to a temporary camp at Sabine Creek Ranch in Rockwall County. Rockwall County received the following information from HHSC: HHSC […]

Rockwall County Open Space Alliance provides update, receives input at Master Plan community meeting

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – Dec. 3, 2015) The Rockwall County Open Space Alliance provided citizens the chance to review and give input on an Open Space Master Plan designed to preserve and protect natural systems, designate open spaces and corridors for future recreational considerations, and to establish trail connections throughout the County during a meeting […]

Rockwall County Sheriff’s Posse dedicates arena to founder Roy Hance

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 13, 2014) City officials and community members gathered at the Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office Nov. 7 to dedicate the Rockwall County Sheriff’s Posse Arena to its beloved founder, longtime Rockwall resident Roy Hance, who died on Jan. 4, 2015 at the age of 94. Special guests in attendance included Rockwall Mayor […]

Public Survey for Rockwall County Hazard Mitigation Action Plan

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – Nov. 13, 2015) Rockwall County is developing a Hazard Mitigation Action Plan that will address natural hazards that affect the County. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) defines Mitigation as sustained actions taken to reduce or eliminate long-term risk to people and property from hazards and their effects. Therefore, the goal […]

Rockwall County earns top award for Excellence in Financial Reporting

(ROCKWALL COUNTY,TX– Nov. 10, 2015) The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting was presented to Rockwall County today for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the Fiscal Year ended September 30, 2014. Awarded by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA), the Certificate of Achievement is the highest […]

Community meeting Dec 1 for Rockwall County Open Space Master Plan

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov 9, 2015) At a community meeting scheduled for December 1, 2015, citizens will be able to review and comment on an Open Space Master Plan for Rockwall County. The meeting will be held in Liberty Hall jury room at the Rockwall County Courthouse, 1111 East Yellow Jacket Lane, and will run […]

Rockwall County Veterans Day Celebration Wednesday

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – Nov 5, 2015) The Rockwall County Veterans Day Celebration will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, November 11 at the Rockwall High School Performing Arts Center on the Utley campus, 1201 T.L. Townsend Drive, just north of the Wilkerson-Sanders Memorial Stadium. Major General Gary Bunch, US Army (Retired) leading the planning […]

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