Sapphire Bay update: Rowlett city council approves amendments to development’s Regulating Plan

Sapphire Bay update: Rowlett city council approves amendments to development’s Regulating Plan

ROWLETT, TX – February 25, 2021 — During a meeting on Feb. 24th, the Rowlett city council unanimously approved several amendments to the Regulating Plan for the Sapphire Bay development. Some of the major warrants that were approved by the council are as follows: Series of restaurants to replace movie theater The movie theater block […]

Message from City of Rowlett: Unity, rule of law, public safety

Message from City of Rowlett: Unity, rule of law, public safety

ROWLETT, TX – Jan. 15, 2021 – The City of Rowlett believes in democracy. We believe in unity, and the rule of law. The violence that transpired in Washington, D.C. last week not only violated these tenets, but struck at the very core of the values we hold sacred. And we, as those who are […]

Notice of Public Hearing before P&Z Commission of City of Rowlett

ROWLETT, TX – Dec. 27, 2020 – The City of Rowlett Planning and Zoning Commission will conduct a public hearing at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, January 12, 2021 and make a recommendation to City Council on an application by Adam Shiffer, Skorburg Company, to rezone the subject property from Single-Family Residential (SF-40) District to Planned Development […]

UPDATE: Investigation continues following fires at Rowlett senior living development

UPDATE: Investigation continues following fires at Rowlett senior living development

Update from the City of Rowlett and Rowlett Fire Department  ROWLETT, TX – Dec. 17, 2020 – On Saturday evening, a fire occurred in the Clubhouse of the Lakeview Pointe Senior Living development (7420 Lakeview Parkway) – this development is currently under construction and therefore unoccupied. The Rowlett Fire Department quickly extinguished the fire. On […]

Message from Baylor Scott & White-Lake Pointe regarding COVID-19 vaccine

Message from Baylor Scott & White-Lake Pointe regarding COVID-19 vaccine

ROWLETT, TX – Dec. 15, 2020 – Baylor Scott and White – Lake Pointe shared the following the message today regarding the availability of the COVID 19 vaccine. Dear Community Partners, For months, our best defense against COVID-19 has been mask wearing, hand washing and physical distancing. We are now on the cusp of adding […]

Rowlett’s 5 Star Wash & Dry offers FREE self-serve laundry services and prayer

Rowlett’s 5 Star Wash & Dry offers FREE self-serve laundry services and prayer

ROWLETT, TX – Dec. 15, 2020 – Do you know a family in need or someone who could use a hand up this holiday season? 5 Star Wash and Dry, located at 5211 Rowlett Road in Rowlett, not only offers FREE pickup and delivery with its regular laundry service, but thanks to two local church […]

Comprehensive Guide to All Things Christmas In & Around Rockwall County

Comprehensive Guide to All Things Christmas In & Around Rockwall County

  ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – Nov. 27, 2020 – With COVID-19 concerns top of mind, many families are foregoing travel plans, limiting group gatherings, and seeking new and creative ways to celebrate the season in an effort to stay safe. From virtual tree lightings and Reindeer Runs to live nativity scenes, our local calendar is […]

Rowlett’s own Evan Walker among three Texans named Rhodes Scholars

Rowlett’s own Evan Walker among three Texans named Rhodes Scholars

ROWLETT, TX – November 24, 2020 – Congratulations to Rowlett’s own Evan Walker, one of three Texas college students announced as U.S. Rhodes Scholars for 2021. The 32 scholars who won scholarships to Oxford University were elected virtually this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Evan is in her final year at the U.S. Military […]

Atmos Energy to donate home safety kits to Rowlett residents

Atmos Energy to donate home safety kits to Rowlett residents

GARLAND/ROWLETT, TX – November 6, 2020 – Atmos Energy will donate carbon monoxide alarms and energy efficiency kits for the fourth consecutive year to Rowlett residents this Saturday, November 7 at the Rowlett Citizens Corps Council Community Safety and Smoke Alarm Blitz. “We are thankful to Atmos Energy for their generous donation of this life saving […]

Election Results: City of Rowlett

Election Results: City of Rowlett

ROWLETT, TX (Nov. 5, 2020) Unofficial results for the City of Rowlett General Election are posted; the votes will be canvassed and made official at the November 17 City Council meeting. Our print edition is delivered free to ~15,500 homes in Rockwall and Heath, TX. To share your good news and events, email editor@BlueRibbonNews.com. Subscribe […]

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