Rockwall County Elections Department receives Outstanding County Election Website award

Rockwall County Elections Department receives Outstanding County Election Website award

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – April 25, 2018) The League of Women Voters of Texas recently presented Rockwall County Elections Administrator Chris Lynch and staff of the Rockwall County Elections Department with the Outstanding County Election Website award, in recognition of their efforts in providing accurate and easily-accessible voter information on the county elections website – […]

Voting goes digital in Rockwall County

Voting goes digital in Rockwall County

(ROCKWALL, TX — February 12, 2018) If you plan to vote in the upcoming elections, you’ll have to put away your pens and paper. Voting is now 100% digital in Rockwall County. Elections Administrator Chris Lynch said last year, the Rockwall County Commissioner’s Court voted to approve funds for brand new electronic voting machines. “This […]

Letter to the Editor: Citizens for McLendon-Chisholm Oppose Tax Rollback

(MCLENDON-CHISHOLM, TX – April 16, 2016) Several citizens in McLendon-Chisholm, a small incorporated community in Rockwall County, have joined together as Citizens for McLendon-Chisholm (C4MC) to advocate against the tax rollback initiative that will be on the May 7 ballot. Our position for opposing the rollback is that it will only result in a 3 […]

Vote now in the Rockwall Chamber Choice Awards

(ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 9, 2016) Voting is underway in the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce Choice Awards. The community is encouraged to visit to vote for their favorite and most deserving local businesses and organizations in seven different categories. VOTE HERE: You may vote once per day through 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 15. […]

Rockwall County Commissioners Court, Transportation Consortium say ‘vote YES’ to Proposition One

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (October 21, 2014) The Rockwall County Commissioners Court and the Rockwall County Transportation Consortium, which is made up of the county and all the cities in the county, recently announced their unanimous support for Proposition One on the November 4 ballot. This position was explained at a press conference yesterday, and their […]

Rockwall County Historical Foundation earns grant, in running for additional $10,000

“A donation of $2,000 can do good for our community — but a check for $10,000 could do a whole lot more” (Rockwall) July 30, 2013 – The Rockwall County Historical Foundation will receive a $2,000 grant, thanks to The Fite Agency and Safeco Insurance. And with your help, they could get $10,000 more from […]

Vote now to help Equest win Gypsy horse for North Texas veterans

Vote now to help Equest win Gypsy horse for North Texas veterans

VOTE HERE (Wylie) June 20, 2013 – Equest Therapeutic Horsemanship has an opportunity to win a Gyspy horse to assist North Texas veterans in their transition to civilian life through its Hooves for Heroes program.  This one horse can make a difference in the lives of dozens of veterans who are suffering from PTSD as […]

Dobbs students vote in mock presidential election

(Rockwall ISD) November 1, 2012 – Fourth grader Nicole Patino casts her vote in Dobbs Elementary’s mock presidential election. Using the school’s iPad technology,  students voted by scanning the QR code under their candidate’s picture. Votes were tallied immediately into a Google document and the winner was announced at the end of the school day: […]

Local resident in running to perform at Jingle Bell Ball with Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber

Cast your vote for Travis McClung October 26, 2012 – Rockwall-Heath’s very own Travis McClung has been placed by producers in an online competition called Z100’s Hometown Hero of New York City. The winner with the most votes will perform at Z100’s “JingleBall 2012,” along with Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, The Wanted, and others. To vote […]

Vote to help local school win up to $50,000 grant

Voting is now open following a competitive nomination period, and Draper Intermediate in the Wylie ISD seeks community help to win up to $50,000 in the Clorox Company’s Power A Bright Future grant program. Help Draper secure funding to “Cultivate 21st Century Fluencies Through Project Based Learning” by visiting or text clorox7208 to 44144 […]