Hunt County has recorded its largest one-day increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases so far, with 10 new cases reported overnight.
Thousands of families across Rockwall County and the surrounding area will be assisted Friday, as the local Toyota dealership is partnering with the Salvation Army for a major food drive.
Rockwall County’s statistics of individuals confirmed with the COVID-19 virus continue to rise, with nine deaths reported at a long-term care facility.
A Caddo Mills man has pleaded not guilty to a charge of murder in connection with a stabbing death in Greenville in January.
Rockwall County continues to see a surge in the numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases and has reported a fifth death connected to a local long-term care facility.
The booming housing market in Rockwall County appeared to take a breath last month with dips reported in the numbers of new listings and sales.
The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Rockwall County has risen into the triple digits, including 15 in Royse City, with three deaths reported at a Rockwall long-term care facility.
The Rockwall County Office Of Emergency Management has provided an update on the status of the COVID-19 virus outbreak at a local long-term care facility, with three fatalities now reported.
In a virtual phone call on April 24, district administrators from Royse City ISD listened as Capturing Kids’ Hearts Founder Flip Flippen announced the district as a National Showcase District.
The Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management is continuing an effort to gather supplies of personal protective equipment for the county’s medical professionals and first responders during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rockwall County has seen a rapid increase in the number of conformed COVID-19 cases, both at a local extended care facility and across the county and has recorded the county’s first death connected to the virus.
The Royse City ISD Education Foundation has been selected as the recipient of the 2020 Texas Education Foundation Network Outstanding Achievement Award. The honor is awarded to the RCISD Education Foundation for the organization’s Dog Pen Grant.
Rockwall and Hunt counties lost almost 2,000 jobs between February and March as the local unemployment rate surged to its highest level in years because of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
More than 80 confirmed cases of individuals the COVID-19 virus had been reported across Rockwall and Hunt counties as of Tuesday morning, including four cases in Royse City.
On Aug. 3, 2010 Heather Leann Pope of Royse City was found deceased and buried in a shallow grave behind an abandoned residence in the 10100 block of Cedar Hill Road in Quinlan.
A Rowlett man, one of two individuals charged with capital murder in connection with the February 2019 homicides of two people in Royse City, may be intending to plead guilty later this month.
The Royse City Independent School District Education Foundation has announced the Royse City High School Top Dogs for 2020.
AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today issued an Executive Order implementing Essential Services and Activities Protocols for the entire state of Texas. The protocols direct all Texans to minimize non-essential gatherings and in-person contact with people who are not in the same household. The …
The Texas Department of Public Safety has started implementing Governor Greg Abbott’s order mandating a self-quarantine for individuals coming to the New York area, New Orleans and other COVID-19 hot spots. Information from the DPS:
Rockwall County continues to report three confirmed cases of COVID-19, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services.
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, another area governmental entity has chosen to postpone its election which had been scheduled for May 2.
The Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management is reporting the county’s first confirmed cases of COVID-19.
AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today held a press conference to provide an update on incoming supplies of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and other resources to aid Texas’ response to COVID-19. The Governor announced that the newly established Supply Chain Strike Force has already secured…
The Rockwall County Commissioners Court Tuesday extended the county’s Declaration of Local Disaster and issued a stay at home order due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
UPDATE 1 p.m.: The formal disaster declaration resolution has been added to the Hunt County web site, which details the county's stay at home order and list which types of essential services are allowed to stay open. www.huntcounty.net/upload/page/9857/docs/Disaster%20Resolution%20STAY%20IN%…
AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott issued the following statement after the Texas Supreme Court issued an emergency order suspending residential eviction proceedings through April 19, 2020, unless there is a threat of physical harm or criminal activity:
WASHINGTON — The income tax filing date has been pushed back from April 15, to July 15, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said.
U.S. Congressman John Ratcliffe (R-Fate) has issued emalls to the Chambers of Commerce in House District 4, offering information on resources for smll businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic:
Rockwall County Sheriff Harold Eavenson issued the following statement this afternoon concerning his department's response to the COVID-19 pandemic:
Rockwall County Judge David Sweet issued the following announcement this afternoon concerning the issuance of a disaster declaration for the county due to the COVID-19 pandemic:
Rockwall County Judge David Sweet released a statement Saturday concerning the local response to the coronavirus/COVID-19 epidemic.
AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today activated the Texas National Guard to be prepared to assist with response efforts for COVID-19. This preparative measure will ensure that the Texas National Guard can assist in various forms throughout the state when needed. Healthcare workers and first re…
The Royse City Independent School District has announced it will be closed through April 3, and implement online learning during the interim as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today announced that he has waived the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) testing requirements for the 2019-2020 school year. Additionally, Governor Abbott is requesting that the Department of Education (DOE) waive federal testing requireme…
Rockwall County Judge David Sweet released the following statement this morning concerning the local response to the cornonaviurus/COVID-19 epidemic:
The Herald-Banner offices will be closed to the public until further notice because of the Coronavirus outbreak. We are doing our due diligence to help prevent exposure for our employees and the public. Our phones will remain operational during normal working hours between 8 a.m. and noon an…
The National Weather Service has cancelled Saturday’s planned Skywarn storm spotter training program in Rockwall due to fears of the coronavirus/COVID-19.
This Week's Circulars
- County, region loses thousands of jobs
- COVID-19 case, test numbers reach milestones
- COVID-19 cases surge in Rockwall County
- Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Rockwall County reaches triple digits
- Hunt County records ten new COVID-19 cases overnight, two from Royse City area
- Ninth COVID-19 death reported at Broadmoor Medical Lodge
- Arraignment hearing scheduled in double homicide case
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