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  • Search leads to discovery of deceased child in Heath

    A search by the Heath Department of Public Safety ended with the discovery of a deceased child Tuesday night in the 1700 block of White Road in Heath.

    April 23, 2014

  • Y supporters can leave mark through brick campaign

    Supporters of the JER Chilton YMCA can take part in a unique process to leave their mark on the building’s expansion-forever. Residents can now start purchasing personalized bricks, which will be placed outside the front door of the YMCA’s 12,000 square foot expansion, slated for completion this September.

    April 23, 2014

  • Rockwall council approves construction contracts

    For the second straight session, the Rockwall City Council approved construction contracts that would bring major upgrades to existing water connections and systems throughout the city.

    April 22, 2014

  • Disaster relief loans available to local businesses hit by drought

    Diminishing water levels have had an impact on Rockwall County, but thanks to a recent announcement by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), help is on the way for some local business owners in the form of low-interest federal disaster loans.

    April 21, 2014

  • Commissioners vote against elections office proposal

    Rockwall County Commissioners Court members mulled four options regarding the move of the county’s elections office on Tuesday, before voting down a recommendation from commissioner Lorie Grinnan.

    April 20, 2014

  • Hall opposes Ryan's budget

    On April 10, the House of Representatives passed House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s budget, a plan that includes $5.1 trillion in spending cuts over the next 10 years without changing the tax code.

    April 19, 2014

  • Stage 4 water restrictions becoming more likely

    Water Resource Strategist Dale Cherry gave the Rockwall County Commissioners Court some compelling information at the court’s regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday regarding current lake levels, and future drought and rainfall conditions in North Texas.

    April 18, 2014

  • CM_Boston Strong.jpg 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.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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.

    April 16, 2014

  • RGB_FM_552_expansion_meeting_4-15-14.jpg 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.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

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