City of Rowlett Shelter in Place Order in effect through April 3

City of Rowlett Shelter in Place Order in effect through April 3

(ROWLETT, TX – March 23, 2020) Rowlett Mayor Tammy Dana-Bashian amended the City’s Declaration of Local Disaster for Public Health Emergency and has issued a Shelter in Place order. This order mirrors the order put in place by Dallas County and affects everyone in the City of Rowlett, whether in Dallas or Rockwall County.  The […]

Rowlett Chamber of Commerce response to COVID-19

Rowlett Chamber of Commerce response to COVID-19

The Rowlett Chamber of Commerce is closely monitoring the reports of COVID-19 in the area and is taking precautions for all of our events and meetings. As of Tuesday, March 17, 2020 the Chamber is remaining open even while most staff are working from home. “Rowlett is open for business,” said Michael Gallops, president of […]

Cullins-Lake Pointe Elementary resumes normal activity following brief lockdown

(ROWLETT, TX) The Rowlett Police Department posted the following update on their Facebook page, following an incident at Cullins-Lake Pointe Elementary School that resulted in a brief lockdown: “Rowlett Police responded to Cullins Elementary School today around 12:30pm due to a disturbance involving a student. Due to the actions of that student, the school was […]

Rowlett Reviews to welcome Rose-Mary Rumbley

Rose-Mary is coming! Once again, the always entertaining, inimitable Rose-Mary Rumbley will join Rowlett Reviews on Tuesday, Feb. 18. Rose-Mary’s presentation will be ‘speaker’s choice’ and will, doubtless, be fun and interesting. Everyone is welcome to join Rowlett Reviews at 9:30 a.m. for refreshments and socializing prior to beginning of the review at 10. Rowlett […]

Official update from Rowlett Police: Joshua Parker’s disappearance ‘voluntary’

Official update from Rowlett Police: Joshua Parker’s disappearance ‘voluntary’

  (ROWLETT, TX) The Rowlett Police Department today shared the following update and press release regarding a missing person report for Joshua Parker: “First and foremost, we at the Rowlett Police Department would like to thank all agencies and persons who gave time and resources to assist in this investigation. Every investigation is different and […]

Garland ISD home to 13 Dell Scholar semifinalists

(GARLAND ISD/ROWLETT) Thirteen Garland ISD AVID students are vying for a chance to receive $20,000, a laptop, textbook credits and ongoing educational support. The high schoolers were recently named Dell Scholar semifinalists due to their academic rigor, ambition and perseverance. “I am proud to announce that 13 Garland ISD seniors were named Dell Scholar semifinalists,” […]

Rowlett Police SWAT Team assists in arrest in Texas A&M double homicide

Rowlett Police SWAT Team assists in arrest in Texas A&M double homicide

Suspect Arrested in Texas A & M University Commerce Double Homicide ROWLETT, TX – Today at about 3:15 p.m., the Rowlett Police Department SWAT Team assisted Texas DPS and the Texas Rangers in executing a search and arrest warrant for 21 year old Jacques Dshawn Smith at his residence located in the 8300 blk of […]

Rowlett-based Men & Ladies of Honor release latest ‘Men of Honor’ magazine curriculum

Rowlett-based Men & Ladies of Honor release latest ‘Men of Honor’ magazine curriculum

The Men & Ladies of Honor are excited to release their third and final installment of the “Men of Honor” magazine curriculum. The Men of Honor Magazine 3 is used in the Men of Honor program. Volume 3 has a heavy emphasis on servant leadership, and students are encouraged to use the skills and character […]

Artists ‘Round Texas introduce Public Art Program, welcome 2020 Board members

Artists ‘Round Texas introduce Public Art Program, welcome 2020 Board members

In keeping with the mission to promote the visual arts and artists in our community, Artists ‘Round Texas and the Rowlett Chamber of Commerce are sharing a new public art program. Art work from local artists is being displayed and are for sale at the Chamber building, 4418 Main St. in Rowlett. A 10% commission […]

Rowlett-based Men & Ladies of Honor organization moves into new headquarters

Rowlett-based Men & Ladies of Honor organization moves into new headquarters

Joining the ranks of such ministries as Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), I am Second, First Liberty, and Hope for The Heart, Rowlett based Men & Ladies of Honor move their global headquarters to the Hope Center. “We are excited about the collaborative opportunities that being in close proximity with other like-minded ministries provides,” says […]

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