Rockwall ISD shares safety measures for school bus riders amid COVID-19

Rockwall ISD shares safety measures for school bus riders amid COVID-19

ROCKWALL, TX – July 30, 2020 – What safety measures will be in place for Rockwall ISD bus riders this school year? Terry Penn, RISD Director of Transportation, said that safety measures include wearing a mask and sanitizing hands when boarding and disembarking the bus. Only one student will be allowed per seat, except for […]

City and HEDC provide financial relief to Heath businesses

City and HEDC provide financial relief to Heath businesses

Safety of Citizens, Employees and Customers Top Priority in “Opening Heath” (HEATH, TX – June 23, 2020) As the global COVID-19 pandemic became local in March, the Heath City Council and Heath Economic Development Corporation (HEDC) and Heath Municipal Benefits Corporation (HMBC) moved swiftly to bring aid to Heath businesses. On April 1, the Council […]

Rockwall County Library to open Monday with these safety guidelines

Rockwall County Library to open Monday with these safety guidelines

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 30, 2020) The Rockwall County Library will open its doors Monday, June 1 after “redecorating” to ensure patron and staff safety during the pandemic. Temporary hours will be Monday and Wednesday 10-6, Tuesday and Thursday 10-8, and Friday 10-5. This also means a temporary change in services. ⁠ “We understand these temporary […]

Courage and Safety

Courage and Safety

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 4, 2020) Alex Messenger stood in front of the grizzly, slowly backing away and speaking in low tones as the bear ran toward him and stopped in false charges. That was Alex’s training, the last thing one should do is run from a 1000-pound predator that can sprint like Usain Bolt. […]

Texas Health Hospital Rockwall nationally recognized with ‘A’ safety grade

Texas Health Hospital Rockwall nationally recognized with ‘A’ safety grade

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 1, 2020) Texas Health Hospital Rockwall was awarded an ‘A’ in the spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade recognizing the hospital’s continued achievement in providing safe, quality health care. The Safety Grade is a letter grade assigned to all general hospitals across the country and updated every six months, assessing how well the hospital […]

City of Heath assists businesses, urges caution in re-opening

City of Heath assists businesses, urges caution in re-opening

COVID-19 UPDATE: City and HEDC Provide Financial Relief to Local Businesses; Safety of Citizens, Employees and Customers Top Priority in “Opening Heath” (HEATH, TX – April 24, 2020) The Heath Economic Development Corporation (HEDC) and Heath Municipal Benefits Corporation (HMBC) held an emergency virtual meeting yesterday to provide an update on its actions regarding the […]

Atmos Energy workers enhancing public safety protocols, wearing face masks

Atmos Energy workers enhancing public safety protocols, wearing face masks

April 6, 2020 –With your continued safety in mind, you will now see us wearing face coverings in your communities. In light of new data about the spread of Covid-19, along with widespread evidence of coronavirus illness in communities around the country, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended on Friday that all […]

Heritage Christian Academy in Rockwall Hires Safety & Security Director

Heritage Christian Academy in Rockwall Hires Safety & Security Director

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 7, 2019) Heritage Christian Academy has hired Michael Ashlock to serve as the school’s new Safety and Security Director. Ashlock comes to HCA from both the private and public sector where he has more than 20 years experience in all phases of general security and investigations with particular strengths in leadership, […]

Rockwall police, DA to present ‘Keeping Kids Safe on the Internet’

(ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 5, 2019) Rockwall County District Attorney Kenda Culpepper and the Rockwall Police Department will give a presentation on “Keeping Kids Safe on the Internet” from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 12.  The Reinhardt Elementary School PTA will host the presentation at Virginia Reinhardt Elementary School, located at 101 South Clark […]

Summer Safety: Take protective steps during mosquito season

(ROCKWALL, TX – July 12, 2018)  The City of Rockwall is encouraging residents to take proactive steps during the hot summer months to help protect against mosquito-borne illness. Mosquitoes are worst especially at dusk and dawn, and they can spread illnesses such as West Nile virus and Zika. Here are a few ways to reduce exposure: […]

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