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BOSTON STRONG: Rockwall running club comes together for memorable day
Without hesitation, Carrie Varner is going back to Boston, and this time she’s bringing a few companions and a coach. Varner, 54, and member of the Rockwall Running Club, will be competing in Monday’s Boston Marathon, along with her coach, Barrett Hopper.
Sales tax rebates up for some, down for others
Rockwall County saw an increase in the amount of sales tax refunds it received in February as compared to January, but also saw a significant decrease in the amount received as opposed to the same time last year, according to the most recent sales tax report released Wednesday by the Texas Comptroller’s office.
PAVING THE WAY: TxDOT provides first look at future expansion of FM 552
Rockwall County may see perhaps its biggest road improvement project come to light in the next four years, with a proposed six-lane expansion to FM 552 stretching between Texas 205 and 66.
Heart of Heath 5K to include new 'Bunny Dash'
The City of Heath will celebrate Easter weekend with the 2014 Heart of Heath 5k Run/Walk on Saturday, April 19.
County postpones talk of elections office relocation
The Rockwall County Commissioners Court postponed taking any action on potentially moving the county’s elections office during its regular scheduled meeting on Tuesday.
Hubbard Estates plan withdrawn
A third time was not a charm for TK Lawless last week.
In front of a standing room only crowd at City Hall, the Heath Planning and Zoning Commission voted 5-0 denying approval for the Hubbard Estates planned development situated at the northwest corner of Terry Lane and Smirl Drive. On Tuesday night, the new plan didn’t even reach the city council.
Fate council approves new city manager
The Fate City Council has at last made a final decision on the hiring of a city manager.
After another lengthy executive session to start a regular meeting Monday night, the council unanimously voted to hire Michael Kovacs to fill the position.
Lineup announced for Concert by the Lake series
It’s almost time … time to grab your lawn chairs, beach towels and cold refreshments and head down to The Harbor for the latest installment of the Concert by the Lake series.
A TASTY SUCCESS: Chamber event sees large turnout for 21st installment
A total of 73 local businesses and seven nonprofit organizations came to Rockwall High School on April 3 to make the 21st anniversary of the Taste of Rockwall and Business Expo one of the most successful installments ever.
RISD school board candidates will face off Monday
The Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees will have just one chair up for grabs in next month’s general election, but with four candidates competing for that one spot, things could get interesting.
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