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Early voting for President, Congress, State, local elections begins today

Early voting for President, Congress, State, local elections begins today

ROCKWALL COUNTY – Early voting began across Texas today for US President, Congress, state and local elections, and will continue through Nov. 4. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 8. Rockwall County residents who are registered to vote can do so using either paper ballots or voting machines at either the Rockwall County Library, Heath City […]

Fate Council approves Smith Park rental for Rockwall County Balloon Festival Nov. 11-12

Fate Council approves Smith Park rental for Rockwall County Balloon Festival Nov. 11-12

FATE – The Fate City Council voted 5-1 last night to approve entering into an agreement with The Rockwall News LLC to rent Smith Family Park for the first annual Rockwall County Balloon Festival, Nov. 11-12. As many as 10-20,000 people are expected to attend from across North Texas, where hot air balloon festivals typically […]

New Rockwall County EMS contract offer will save thousands, cut response time by 30%

New Rockwall County EMS contract offer will save thousands, cut response time by 30%

ROCKWALL – Rockwall County EMS (Emergency Medical Services) is offering Rockwall County a new contract proposal to start a year early which they say will save the County and local cities hundreds of thousands of dollars, immediately reduce ambulance response times in rural areas by 30 percent and enable EMS to open a second and third location in Heath and Fate, […]

Free legal clinic for retired, disabled veterans Oct. 5 in Dallas

Free legal clinic for retired, disabled veterans Oct. 5 in Dallas

DALLAS – Metroplex Veterans Legal Services is conducting a free legal clinic for veterans who are retired or have combat-related injuries at the law firm of Sidley Austin LLP, 2021 McKinney Ave, Suite 2000, Dallas 75201. The Veterans must be receiving or have received military retirement pay either from a military disability or after 20 […]

I-30 construction project begins to add entrance, exit ramps at John King Blvd.

I-30 construction project begins to add entrance, exit ramps at John King Blvd.

ROCKWALL – Construction began Tuesday on an estimated seven month I-30 ramp reversal project that will make it easier to enter and exit the freeway between John King Blvd. and State Highway 205. There will be temporary lane closures during construction and the City will provide future updates as the project progresses. According to a […]

Want to serve on Heath City Council? Justin Holland to resign

Want to serve on Heath City Council? Justin Holland to resign

HEATH – City of Heath Council member Justin Holland has announced his intent to resign from the Heath City Council, now that he has secured the Republican nomination for Texas House District #33. The general election is Nov. 8, 2016. Heath residents interested in being considered for Holland’s seat should contact Mayor Brian Berry or […]

John Keating: HD33 race ‘far from over;’ military, overseas votes still must be counted

John Keating: HD33 race ‘far from over;’ military, overseas votes still must be counted

FRISCO – Did Heath City Council member Justin Holland really win the House District 33 Republican Primary Run-Off Election tonight by 99 votes? Frisco City Council member John Keating is certainly not conceding. In fact, he’s stating the race is “far from over” on his John Keating for Texas Facebook page. Although Holland did receive […]

Justin Holland squeaks by Keating, wins HD33 GOP Run-Off Election

Justin Holland squeaks by Keating, wins HD33 GOP Run-Off Election

HEATH -Heath City Council member and Regal Realtors owner Justin Holland (left) squeaked by Frisco City Council member John Keating by 99 votes tonight and won the Texas House District 33 Run-Off Election. Holland received 4,027 votes (50.6%) to Keating’s 3,928 (49.4%). Or in another way of putting it, Rockwall County beat Collin County, 5,258 […]

Don’t forget to vote; today is TX Primary Run-Off Election Day

Don’t forget to vote; today is TX Primary Run-Off Election Day

ROCKWALL – Today is your last day to vote in the Texas Primary Run-Off Election, from 7 am to 7 pm. Early voting ended last week. There are 5 races which required a run-off election after the March 1 Texas Primary Election, including one local race for the District 33 State House seat between Heath […]

Will Justin Holland be 1st Rockwall Republican ever elected to represent our County in TX House?

Will Justin Holland be 1st Rockwall Republican ever elected to represent our County in TX House?

ROCKWALL – Will Heath Council member and Regal Realtors owner Justin Holland become the first Rockwall County Republican to ever be elected to represent Rockwall County in the Texas House? If he wins the May 24 Republican Primary Run-Off Election for Texas House District 33, he will be well on his way since Rockwall County […]

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