Rowlett Chamber announces Hometown Heroes at virtual awards banquet

Rowlett Chamber announces Hometown Heroes at virtual awards banquet

ROWLETT, TX (September 15, 2020) The Hometown Heroes Awards Banquet hosted by the Rowlett Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Baylor Scott & White – Lake Pointe, was held Friday, September 11, 2020. The event was held via Zoom and featured videos of the winners receiving their awards and included a mixology class as well […]

Rowlett Mayor Tammy Dana-Bashian appointed to Executive Board of North Central Texas Council of Governments

Rowlett Mayor Tammy Dana-Bashian appointed to Executive Board of North Central Texas Council of Governments

ROWLETT, TX (August 14, 2020) Congratulations to Rowlett Mayor Tammy Dana-Bashian and the entire Rowlett community. Today the mayor was appointed to serve on the Executive Board of the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG). NCTCOG’s Executive Board, composed of 17 locally elected officials, and one ex-officio non-voting member of the legislature, is the […]

Rowlett Chamber leader selected for Economic Recovery fellowship

Rowlett Chamber leader selected for Economic Recovery fellowship

Gallops one of 42 nationwide selected to participate ROWLETT, TX (August 3, 2020) — Michael Gallops, Rowlett Chamber of Commerce President/CEO, has been selected by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) to study economic recovery and resilience strategies with 41 other chamber of commerce professionals from communities throughout the United States. The Fellowship […]

Rockwall city council approves renaming of SH 66 bridge to ‘Heroes Bridge’

Rockwall city council approves renaming of SH 66 bridge to ‘Heroes Bridge’

ROCKWALL, TX — (July 21, 2020) The Rockwall city council voted unanimously to approve a resolution supporting the renaming of the SH 66 bridge between Rowlett and Rockwall to the ‘Heroes Bridge.’ The resolution comes as a show of support for the #WalkTheBridge movement started in 2018 by the Third Watch LE Motorcycle Club to […]

COVID-19 Update from City of Rowlett (7/8/2020)

COVID-19 Update from City of Rowlett (7/8/2020)

From the City of Rowlett ROWLETT, TX – July 8, 2020 – The first chart  illustrates confirmed COVID-19 case counts numbers as of 7pm Tuesday, July 7 (the total case counts in the county, age, and gender sections of the table only add up to 262 because we are still working on obtaining information for […]

Rowlett Youth Advisory Council accepting applications through June 30

Rowlett Youth Advisory Council accepting applications through June 30

Deadline to apply is Tuesday, June 30  (ROWLETT, TX – June 29, 2020) Attention Rowlett teens – are you looking for ways to get involved and give back to YOUR community? If so, the Rowlett Youth Advisory Council (RYAC) is now accepting applications! Comprised of seven regular members, along with three alternatives, who are sophomores, […]

Public Service Announcement from Rowlett Chamber, police regarding Saturday’s planned protest

Public Service Announcement from Rowlett Chamber, police regarding Saturday’s planned protest

(ROWLETT, TX – June 12, 2020) The Rowlett Chamber, like many of you, is deeply disturbed by the senseless killing of George Floyd. The country is hurting right now. We cannot adequately express our condolences for all the pain and loss so many are experiencing. We have only seen peaceful protests in Rowlett even while […]

VIP preview of RetroCade, Rockwall County’s first dedicated barcade

VIP preview of RetroCade, Rockwall County’s first dedicated barcade

Grand Opening Friday, June 12 (ROWLETT, TX – June 10, 2020) This evening, Blue Ribbon News was excited to be among a limited number of guests invited to a VIP Preview of RetroCade, Rockwall County’s first dedicated bar space arcade. Located at 6320 Dalrock Road in Rowlett (Suite 100, behind Whataburger, next to Chiloso), RetroCade […]

Official COVID-19 update from Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management (6/9/2020)

Official COVID-19 update from Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management (6/9/2020)

From the Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management (ROCKWALL, TX – June 9, 2020) Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management (RCOEM) has received six new confirmed cases from Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS). Four cases are in Rockwall. One case is in Royse City. One case is in Fate. Two people are in […]

Rowlett water tower to light up crimson & gold in honor of George Floyd

Rowlett water tower to light up crimson & gold in honor of George Floyd

ROWLETT, TX – June 8, 2020 – The City of Rowlett announced on Facebook that the Rowlett downtown water tower will be lit in crimson and gold tonight (Monday, June 8) in remembrance of George Floyd. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner has asked cities nationwide to take part in this remembrance of Mr. Floyd, a graduate of […]

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