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Rockwall County’s overall statistics regarding COVID-19 have slowed, even as the numbers of individuals hospitalized with the virus has increased significantly.

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February’s prolonged winter storm did little to chill the amount of sales taxes collected at local merchants.

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Residents of Fate will have opportunities this month to do a little spring cleaning, by participating in a Community Cleanup this Saturday followed by a bulk trash drop-off on April 24.

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The National Weather has increased the chances for severe weather in Hunt and Rockwall counties Friday afternoon and overnight. The latest update calls for the potential of up to baseball-size hail:

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A trial date has been set in September for a Royse City woman on a charge of intoxication manslaughter involving an accident which resulted in the death of a state appeals court judge from Rockwall.

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A state appeals court intends next week to hear the case of a Royse City woman, who received the maximum punishment after being convicted of murder in connection with the shooting death of her husband.

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United States Representative Pat Fallon, who represents the Fourth Congressional District of Texas, which includes Rockwall and Hunt counties, has scheduled an online Tele-Town Hall this evening, concerning the situation at the United States/Mexico border.

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Both Hunt and Rockwall counties saw slight increases in unemployment between January and February, with the upticks jobless claims even more significant when compared to the same point 12 months earlier.

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The Easter Bunny is going to be busy, as there will be lots of Easter eggs to find this weekend, with two big hunts planned in Royse City and Caddo Mills.

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SHERMAN, Texas – A Nigerian national based in Plano, Texas has been sentenced to federal prison for violations related to a bank fraud and money laundering conspiracy in the Eastern District of Texas, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Nicholas J. Ganjei today.

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For the second time this week, powerful and possibly severe thunderstorms are expected to cross the region this afternoon and throughout the night.

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Monday is National Vietnam Veterans Day, and marks the 48th anniversary of when the last American combat troops leaving Vietnam in 1973.

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The Royse City Police Department has issued an alert, noting there are scammers pretending to be officers with the department trying to obtain personal information from local residents.

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March 24-27 marks the 68th Annual Rockwall Youth Fair at a new location, Rockwall County Courthouse, 1111 East Yellow Jacket Lane.  The purpose of the Rockwall Youth Fair is to promote the education, constructive talents and leadership skills of the youth of the community by conducting clini…

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Monday, March 29 is National Vietnam War Veterans Day, and marks the 48th anniversary of when the last American combat troops leaving Vietnam in 1973.

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The Royse City Police Department is issuing a notice of scammers pretending to be Royse City Police Officers trying to steal personal information:

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More than 2,600 Rockwall County residents received the first vaccination against COVID-19 during the past week, while more than 9,000 have been fully vaccinated.

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidelines Monday morning about how people can go about with their lives after becoming fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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When the U.S. Senate narrowly passed the third round of economic stimulus as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the main headline was the $1,400 per person checks that many Americans would receive, but there’s plenty of other things in the $1.9 trillion bill that will be felt here in  Roc…

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The two government officials representing Hunt County in Austin provided an update last week on the status of the current session of the Texas Legislature.

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A state appeals court intends next month to hear the case of a Royse City woman who received the maximum punishment after being convicted of murder in connection with the shooting death of her husband.

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Lauren Brooke Bohme, 18, of Royse City was taken into custody in Colorado in mid-January by the United States Marshal’s Service on a warrant on a charge of murder involving the death of Ismael Rincon, 15, of Greenville.

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The region’s water provider is reminding residents to conserve usage this week as efforts continue to make repairs to breaks in water systems damaged by the winter storm.

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There will be a contest to see who will be the next Royse City Mayor in the May 1 municipal election, while three incumbent candidates running for city council are running for reelection unopposed.

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At least two of three Arkansas residents indicted in connection with a major drug bust in Royse City in October have pleaded not guilty.

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More than 8,000 Rockwall County residents have received at least the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, with almost 2,900 people receiving the vaccination within the previous seven days.

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A reservoir project is almost complete in Fannin County and soon be impounding water to supply areas across North Texas, including all of Royse City and Rockwall County.

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Once a year, the agency helping lead the fight against domestic violence in Rockwall and Hunt counties has a sweet way of raising funds.

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There was some Christmas cheer, employment wise, in Hunt and Rockwall counties as more than 1,000 jobs were added to the region’s business rolls in December.

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A new Rockwall county commissioner has been named to fill a vacancy on the court, which was the result of the sudden passing of a long-standing member of the panel.

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