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An outdoor emergency warning system has been worked into the City of Fate’s upcoming budget for 2019-2020 fiscal year, which consists of two outdoor sirens.

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State Rep. Justin Holland (R - Heath) issued a scathing statement recently regarding the unexpected announcement of closure of the Rockwall office of the Texas Department of Family Protective Services.

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Fate City Council unanimously approved a zoning application and concept plan for a Spec’s Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods at Monday night’s regular meeting. 

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Makerspace Greenville, a non-profit community workshop and creative laboratory where people can – for a small monthly fee – use high tech machines like 3D printers and laser cutters for their projects, is in the process of expanding at its location into the former Habitat for Humanity Restor…

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A Harris County man has been placed on probation and fined after pleading guilty to an indictment filed in connection with his alleged role in a fatal multi-vehicle accident along Interstate 30 in Hunt County.

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The Royse City American Legion Post 100 is looking forward at the coming year at its annual banquet as officers will be installed in their positions. They’ll also reflect on the past year’s accomplishments this Saturday.

Last summer, drought conditions threatened farmers’ crops and drove up hay prices in North Texas, but the rainy weather experienced this year has affected agriculture in the Hunt County area almost as much.

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The Rockwall County Commissioners Court last Thursday discussed a possible participation in a federal grant system, called the Southwest Border Rural Law Enforcement Information Sharing and Interdiction Assistance Grant program.

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The Hunt County Commissioners Court has received a proposal on a plan to possibly reopen the former Hunt County Juvenile Detention Center facility for adult inmates, although there are additional concerns with renovating the property in downtown Greenville.

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The merger between L3 Technologies and Florida-based Harris Corp. was finalized over the weekend with the newly named L3Harris Technologies debuting Monday on the New York Stock Exchange under ticker symbol LHX, according to a company press release.

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Oftentimes in today’s music business, labels, artists and even fans can get caught up in genre “purity tests,” where they debate the criteria for what constitutes “real metal” or “real blues” –  but the Scooter Brown Band, a group often touted as “real country” will soon bring their modern A…

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Jurors in the capital murder trial of Chacey Poynter saw the final texts between Poynter and her husband, Robert Louis Poynter III, on the night he was shot and killed.

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Teachers and staff working for Royse City ISD will get a raise this fall as the RCISD school board voted to increase pay at their meeting last Monday night. 

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The Royse City Independent School District Board of Trustees will change its employee compensation plan to add salary increases dictated through Texas House Bill 3, school finance legislation signed into law Tuesday by Gov. Greg Abbott.

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This report is the first of a series on 316 BJJ, a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu gym based in Rockwall. This story looks at how Scott “Country” Paille, a professor at the gym, uses his knowledge and skills in martial arts to help veterans who suffer from PTSD.

With only a week left until the Royse City High School Class of 2019 graduation, the Herald-Banner caught up with the valedictorian and salutatorian of the graduating class. Graduation is scheduled 7 p.m., May 28 at the Curtis Culwell Center, located 4999 Naaman Forest Boulevard in Garland.

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With recent advancements in drone technology that has made it more affordable for casual hobbyists, racing has become a new fad that can be enjoyed by many.

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Whenever an American soldier dies, a group of volunteer motorcycle enthusiasts makes sure the veteran doesn’t make their last ride alone; ordinary Americans who give their time to show respect and pay tribute to those who have paid the ultimate price in service to their country.

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Carolyn Reilly Livingston was born June 13, 1952 to Philip and Faye Kersh in Jackson, Mississippi. She was raised in Memphis, Tennessee and attended Memphis State University. She married Larry Livingston on February 24, 1997 in Rockwall, Texas. They owned and operated Air Max Heating and Air…

Carolyn Reilly Livingston was born June 13, 1952 to Philip and Faye Kersh in Jackson, Mississippi. She was raised in Memphis, Tennessee and attended Memphis State University. She married Larry Livingston on February 24, 1997 in Rockwall, Texas. They owned and operated Air Max Heating and Air…