Nominations open for 2022 Annual Best of Rowlett

Nominations open for 2022 Annual Best of Rowlett

ROWLETT, TX (Nov. 17, 2022) – The Rowlett Area Chamber & Visitors Center announced that nominations are open for the 2022 Annual Best of Rowlett. The community is invited to nominate their favorite businesses, events, organizations and more in 57 categories. Nominations will be taken online by visiting https://www.thebestofrowlett.com/Contender/Nominate through November 29, 2022. Businesses are […]

City seeks public input in ‘ReCode Rowlett’ survey

City seeks public input in ‘ReCode Rowlett’ survey

ROWLETT, TX (Oct. 13, 2022) The City of Rowlett has launched the ReCode Rowlett public input survey. City staff are working with Clarion Associates to update the Rowlett Development Code (RDC) and Form Based Code (FBC) to respond to current needs and emerging development trends. The project team wants to hear from residents, visitors, community […]

Open letter from Rowlett Chamber president: The time to secure Texas’ future is now

Open letter from Rowlett Chamber president: The time to secure Texas’ future is now

ROWLETT, TX (Oct. 10, 2022) From the global pandemic to the ongoing war in Ukraine to Chinese threats to Taiwan, the United States is dealing with an unprecedented supply chain crisis that continues to hurt our economy, imperil our national security, and create shortages of everyday products for Americans. Semiconductors used to power our most […]

Rowlett Lions Club donates $16,500 to local charitable causes

Rowlett Lions Club donates $16,500 to local charitable causes

ROWLETT, TX (Oct. 6, 2022) The Rowlett Lions Club has been a generous supporter of local and state charities since its inception in 1966.  The $16,500 raised in the quarter ending September 30, 2022 has been donated to organizations such as the Texas Lions Camp for Children with Disabilities, Rowlett Needy Children’s Fund, Society of […]

Rowlett Arts & Humanities Commission announces photography contest winners

Rowlett Arts & Humanities Commission announces photography contest winners

ROWLETT, TX (Sept. 26, 2022) People, Places & Things served as both the contest theme as well as the categories for judging in the Rowlett Arts and Humanities recent photography contest.  To recognize the changing digital photography landscape, the Commission added a new category of Phone images.  There were many terrific entries in each category. […]

Adventures with BRN: Taking the reins for carriage driving lesson

Adventures with BRN: Taking the reins for carriage driving lesson

ROWLETT, TX (Sept. 26, 2022) Laurel Ridge Stables is a gorgeous, tree-lined equestrian facility located on Dexham Road, right off Highway 66 in Rowlett. Trainer Hanna Deviney was gracious enough to host my family recently for a carriage driving lesson. My family loves horses, but we don’t often get the chance to be around them, […]

City of Rowlett: Work begins on the Dalrock ‘curve’ Sept 29

City of Rowlett: Work begins on the Dalrock ‘curve’ Sept 29

ROWLETT, TX (Sept. 23, 2022) Safety improvements meant to slow traffic coming into the curve on Dalrock Road just north of the Princeton Road split will begin Thursday, September 29. The project is anticipated to last approximately 2 months. During this time, the northbound lane of Dalrock Road will be closed and vehicle travel in […]

‘Yarn Bombing’ to be unveiled at Rowlett’s Harvest Market on Main

‘Yarn Bombing’ to be unveiled at Rowlett’s Harvest Market on Main

Rowlett Arts & Humanities Commission Supports Fiber Arts Display In a Big Way! ROWLETT, TX (Sept. 13, 2022) Have you heard of “yarn bombing”? Recently, a group called WIPs, an acronym for work in progress, approached the Rowlett Arts & Humanities Commission about using their talents in supporting the arts in Rowlett. WIPs is a […]

NTTA Traffic Advisory: WB I-30 to NB PGBT closed overnight, Sept. 9-10

NTTA Traffic Advisory: WB I-30 to NB PGBT closed overnight, Sept. 9-10

NTTA TRAFFIC ADVISORY! ROWLETT, TX (Sept. 8, 2022)  Overnight closure for NTTA maintenance: This closure is needed for bridge maintenance. September 9–10 ( 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.) Westbound Interstate 30 in Garland to northbound President George Bush Turnpike (PGBT) direct-connector ramp. Detour to northbound PGBT: Drivers will take the Bass Pro Dr. exit and […]

Rowlett police seek help identifying credit card thief

Rowlett police seek help identifying credit card thief

ROWLETT, TX (Aug. 30, 2022) The Rowlett Police Department reached out through social media today for the public’s help in identifying a suspect: Rowlettonians! Assemble!!! Hopefully the overdramatic intro caught some of y’alls attention because we need your help, news team! We had a person steal a mother’s purse while she was taking her child […]

1 2 3 46