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The Walmart Neighborhood Market location at 850 W Rusk St closed at 2 p.m. Thursday as part of a company-initiated program to allow third party cleaning crews time to thoroughly clean and sanitize the building.

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Rockwall County added almost 1,000 new COVID-19 cases in a week, along with a half-dozen more deaths attributed to the virus.

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WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pointedly did not rule out that he might eventually vote to convict the now twice-impeached President Donald Trump, but he also blocked a quick Senate impeachment trial.

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Rockwall County residents had begun receiving vaccinations against COVID-19 to start 2021, as hundreds of new cases of the virus were reported.

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Rep. Patrick Fallon, the newly elected congressman representing Hunt and Rockwall counties in Washington, issued a statement this afternoon concerning the incidents which occurred at the U.S. Capitol when protesters forced their way into the building and disrupted the certification of the el…

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The Walmart Supercenter will reopen at 7 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 6, after being closed earlier this week because of COVID-19 concerns.

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Sentencing has been postponed against a Rowlett man, one of two individuals originally charged with capital murder in connection with the February 2019 homicides of two people in Royse City.

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Rockwall County saw a boost in the number of patients who had recovered from COVID-19 heading into the Christmas holiday, but also logged another death attributed to the virus.

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Rockwall County’s economy lost some Christmas spirit as the Texas Workforce Commission reported hundreds of jobs were lost between October and November.

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Rockwall County continues to see a rise in the numbers of deaths connected to COVID-19 but has also reported more recoveries from the virus than new cases in the past week.

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Sentencing is set next week for a Rowlett man, one of two individuals originally charged with capital murder in connection with the February 2019 homicides of two people in Royse City.

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There are still multiple events and activities planned in Royse City and Rockwall County, designed to help area residents get into the Christmas spirit.

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Rockwall County is among the rest of North Texas counties ordered to require reductions in the occupancy of many businesses because of rising numbers of people hospitalized with the COVID-19 virus.

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Rockwall County noted a huge jump in COVID-19 cases reported during the Thanksgiving break, offset a bit by another increase in recoveries.

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A teenage female suspect from Royse City has been identified and is being sought in connection with a reported homicide in Greenville.

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Hundreds of people found jobs across Hunt and Rockwall counties at the start of fall, as the region’s economy continued to recover from the record unemployment reported during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Royse City Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying suspects involved in a reported strong-armed robbery.

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North Texas will get a chance next week to see a documentary examining the controversial deaths of Dennis and Norma Woodruff, two former Rockwall County residents who were killed near Royse City 15 years ago, as the producers seek another appeal in the case.

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Rain has been in short supply in North Texas during the past few weeks, with at least one measurement indicating the region is already back under drought conditions.

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Rockwall County’s COVID-19 statistics continue to rise sharply, with a notable increase in the number of patients hospitalized with the virus during the past week, and another death reported during the interim.

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The city of Royse City continues to reap the benefits of a hectic September of shopping, although the across the state is still suffering from the impact of COVID-19.

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With the cold weather season approaching, one local organization is hosting an event that will hopefully help warm the hearts and bodies of area residents.

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The identities of two Abilene residents, killed last Thursday in a plane crash in Rockwall, have been identified.

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Dozens of Rockwall County residents remain in local hospitals with COVID-19, as the number of active cases of the virus continues to surge.

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Preparations are underway to celebrate the Christmas season in Royse City, with announcements of the Christmas Tree Lighting and the annual Christmas Parade of Lights.

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Another television program is planning to feature the story 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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Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States on Saturday, positioning himself to lead a nation gripped by the historic pandemic and a confluence of economic and social turmoil.

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Detectives with the Rockwall Police Department are asking for the public’s help to identify multiple burglary suspects.

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Veterans will be the center of attention in Royse City this weekend as the local American Legion is hosting an event designed to offer veterans a variety of services.

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The North Texas Municipal Water District, which serves about 80 cities and communities in a 2,000-square-mile area across 10 counties, including all of Rockwall County and much of southern Hunt County, has announced an agreement on an amended wholesale water services contract.

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Voters in Rockwall County came out in record numbers Tuesday, to elect Republicans to local offices and support GOP candidates for regional, statewide and national races.

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The presidential race in Texas looks more competitive than it has been in decades. More than 8 million Texans have already voted early. Many candidates will opt for social distancing instead of their normal results watch parties. And there's a decent chance we won't know many of the results by the time everyone goes to bed. If you're planning on watching the votes tick in, here are a few things to keep in mind.

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Even in the middle of a pandemic, there are still lots of opportunities in Royse City and the nearby communities to scare up some fun and candy this Halloween.

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Rockwall County reported adding three more deaths related to COVID-19 in the past week, as well as dozens of recoveries from the virus.

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Royse City voters will be heading to the polls next week to help decide who will be the next president of the United States.

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