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Hunt and Rockwall counties and much of the surrounding area of North Texas are entering into significant drought conditions, with the threat of grass and wild fires also increasing rapidly.

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Hundreds of jobs were added across Rockwall and Hunt counties during the spring, but the increase didn’t quite keep up with the demand for jobs, leading to slight increase in the county’s unemployment rates,

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A state appeals court has overturned the convictions and prison sentence handed down to a Hunt County man last year on multiple charges of indecency with a child.

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The Royse City Independent School District Board of Trustees has agreed to expand security procedures at district campuses during the upcoming school year.

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It is a story that continues to create attention from the national media, the 2005 murders of Dennis and Norma Woodruff, two former Rockwall County residents who were killed near Royse City.

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State Rep. Bryan Slaton, R-Royse City, says he intends to file legislation that protects children from drag shows and other “inappropriate displays” as soon as the next legislative session begins.

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A Royse City woman has been sentenced to the maximum punishment in prison after pleading guilty to a charge of intoxication manslaughter in connection with an accident that resulted in the death of a state appeals court judge from Rockwall.

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Many of us are looking forward to a long weekend as the Memorial Day holiday ushers in the unofficial start of summer.

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Royse City’s sales tax rebate for May is expected to be more than $680,000, a 23.04% increase from the $553,000 received in May 2021.

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Voters in Rockwall and Hunt counties will make their final choices Tuesday for party nominations in several races during the Democratic and Republican Party runoff elections.

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma’s Legislature gave final approval Thursday to another Texas-style anti-abortion bill that providers say will be the most restrictive in the nation once the governor signs it.

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Another network television program is scheduled this week to profile the case of Brandon Dale Woodruff, who stands convicted of killing his parents in 2005.

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Britton, White elected to Rockwall ISD school board

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A Royse City woman may be changing her plea next month in regard to a charge of intoxication manslaughter in connection with an accident that resulted in the death of a state appeals court judge from Rockwall.

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Voters will be heading to the polls Saturday to decide the fate of two proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution, trustees for the Rockwall Independent School School District, members of the Rowlett and Royse City city councils, three seats on the board of the Break Creek Special Utility…

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AUSTIN — A draft U.S. Supreme Court decision on access to abortion was leaked Monday evening, sending shockwaves throughout the country.

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Royse City ISD was recently recognized by the NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) Foundation as one of its Best Communities for Music Education for a fourth consecutive year.

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In recognition of their numerous campus and community projects, the Royse City High School Student Council was named a 2022 National Gold Council of Excellence by the National Student Council (NatStuCo) earlier this month.

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Royce City voters in both Hunt County and Rockwall County are heading to the polls this week to make their choices in the May 7 elections.

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State transportation officials have announced a proposal to widen another major roadway that passes through Royse City as a way to address traffic in Hunt, Collin and Rockwall counties.

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Vehicles of all shapes and sizes are expected in downtown Royse City next month at the 14th Annual Main Street Car Show.

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Royse City businesses are enjoying a strong year as the city reported another surge in the collection of sales tax rebate revenue.

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Forty-three of Royse City High School’s highest achieving seniors will be recognized as the district’s “Top Dogs” at a ceremony on Tuesday, April 26.

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He is already an all star in his hometown, and Taylor Hearn will be pitching for Texas next week.

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Seven residences in Royse City were damaged recently and three people were arrested when bullets from a round of target practice apparently went astray, according to police.

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Whether they live in Hunt County or Rockwall County, Royse City homeowners will no doubt see a hefty increase in property values when notices hit the mailboxes next month.

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hHunt and Rockwall counties added hundreds of jobs between January and February, although the unemployment rates in both counties held steady as the number of people seeking work rose during the interim.

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Royse City High School was placed on lockdown last week after an event triggered by social media led police to respond to a report of an armed suspect on campus.

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A trial date has been scheduled for Lauren Brooke Bohme, a Royse City woman charged with capital murder in connection with the death of a Greenville teenager in September 2020. District Judge Andrew Bench has scheduled a tentative start of jury selection for Dec. 5.
Bohme, 19, has pleaded no…

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Those who served in the Vietnam War will be honored during two ceremonies, one in Greenville and one in Royse City, on Tuesday, March 29, National Vietnam War Veterans Day.

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Royse City ISD invites members of the community to a kick-off meeting for its Community Collaborative, a project in which civic leaders, local pastors and the community at large will discuss promoting a positive school culture as Royse City continues to grow in size and diversity.

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Rockwall and Hunt counties each recorded slight rises in unemployment to start the year, although both reported record numbers of people on the job for the month of January, according to the Texas Workforce Commission.

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