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 […]

Local competitive girls soccer team, RISE8, seeks to fill roster

Local competitive girls soccer team, RISE8, seeks to fill roster

ROCKWALL, TX – June 8, 2020 – A local high-level, competitive girls soccer team, RISE8, is seeking to add a quality player to complete its 07G roster for the Fall 2020/Spring 2021 season. This is great soccer family with no club fees, with practices in the Rowlett – Rockwall area. Open practices | Tryouts | […]

Drive-thru COVID-19 testing available at Rowlett Walmart beginning Friday

Drive-thru COVID-19 testing available at Rowlett Walmart beginning Friday

Drive-thru COVID-19 testing available at Rowlett Walmart (2501 Lakeview Parkway) beginning Friday, May 15 Testing available Monday/Wednesday/Friday 7-9am (the days/hours could increase depending on demand) Appointment is required – visit DoINeedaCOVID19Test.com (registration/appointments for our Rowlett location site will open Thursday, May 14 – 24 hours before the first appointment) Who can be tested? The drive-through testing […]

Parade of Lights May 13 to honor Rockwall, Rowlett and Garland first responders

Parade of Lights May 13 to honor Rockwall, Rowlett and Garland first responders

(ROWLETT, TX – May 11, 2020) With social distancing and masks, you are invited to experience the First Responder Parade of Lights set for 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 13 at the main campus of Baylor, Scott & White -Lake Pointe. Participating first responders include Rowlett Fire/EMS, Rowlett Police, Rockwall Fire/EMS, Rockwall Police, Garland Police/SWAT and […]

City of Rowlett offers Small Business Stimulus Grant Program

City of Rowlett offers Small Business Stimulus Grant Program

(ROWLETT, TX – April 19, 2020) Small businesses in the City of Rowlett, like small businesses throughout the country, are suffering financial hardships as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Estimates suggest that lost consumer spending may reach $16.5 billion across the Dallas-Fort Worth region between March and October of 2020. As a result, many small […]

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