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Rockwall County voters will be making a lot of choices during the Nov. 2 elections, with early voting starting Monday.

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The number of individuals with the COVID-19 virus both in Rockwall County and across North Texas continues to rapidly decrease, while the total of those who have recovered rises.

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Merchants in Royse City continue to report sharp increases in the amount of business they are seeing this year, not only when compared to 2020, but to the same point in 2019.

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Downtown Royse City is expected to be filled Saturday with music, food and fun as the Royse City Chamber of Commerce presents the 31st Annual Fun Fest.

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After a couple weeks of the COVID-19 virus slowing down in Rockwall County, October started with a slight increase in the number of active cases and another spike in the number of reported deaths.

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Rockwall County residents are being encouraged to take part in the November elections and to make sure they are registered to vote.

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The pace of COVID-19 cases in Rockwall County has declined dramatically, with the number active cases cut almost in half in one week’s time.

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Several hundred people in Rockwall and Hunt counties found jobs during the summer, as the local employment status continues to improve

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CORRECTION: The story in the Sept. 9 edition mistakenly noted that Texas Health Hospital in Rockwall had opened the antibody infusion center, which was incorrect. The center is being operated by Rockwall County.

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One person was critically injured early Monday morning when two 18-wheelers collided along Interstate 30 in Royse City.

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A ceremony is planned at the Rockwall County Courthouse Saturday in commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terroristic attacks.

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The Royse City Police Department is seeking the public’s help in apprehending two suspects who reportedly conducted multiple vehicle burglaries late last month.

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A Garland man will remain in the Hunt County Detention Center, after he was arrested earlier this month for allegedly robbing an Amazon delivery driver and leading officers in a chase which ended in a crash on the Lake Ray Hubbard bridge.

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Hundreds of residents from Rockwall and Hunt counties entered the workforce and found jobs this summer, as local unemployment declined significantly between June and July and especially when compared to the same point one year earlier.

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The Royse City Independent School District has begun reporting new cases of COVID-19 among students and staff members.

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The elected official representing Hunt and Rockwall counties in Washington D.C. is making visits across his North Texas district this week.

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Rockwall County continues to report hundreds of new cases of COVID-19 this week, with multiple deaths attributed to the virus.

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Getting to and through the Garland/Mesquite/Dallas area from Royse City and Rockwall County will likely be more of challenge in the neat future, with multiple lane and exit closures scheduled along Interstate 30 and the interstate’s connection to Interstate 635.

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Two Rockwall County cities are each proposing substantial increases in their property tax rates in the next fiscal year’s budget.

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A total $10,000 reward remains in effect for anyone with information leading to the arrest of the person or persons who murdered a Royse City woman 11 years ago.

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The Royse City ISD Education Foundation and Royse City Main Street have teamed unto offer a school supply drive to assist local students with the start of the fall semester.

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Rockwall County and the surrounding area of North Texas continues to report a recent jump in the numbers of COVID-19 cases, with the start of the fall semester just a few weeks away.

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Officials with the Rockwall Independent School district joined earlier this month with Fate Mayor David Billings,  Fate City Council members and city officials and the namesake of the new Lupe Garcia Elementary School for a tour of the facility, scheduled to open for the fall semester.

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A final decision as to whether to put a proposed Emergency Services District proposition on the November ballot is up to the Hunt County Commissioners Court.

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After a few months of improving employment, Rockwall and Hunt counties each recorded increases in their unemployment rates to start the summer, with about 850 jobs lost across the region during June.

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A Dallas man was arrested in Caddo Mills during the weekend and was charged with cruelty to animals for transporting multiple sheep in the trunk of his car.

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A University of Texas report focused on February’s winter storm describes massive natural gas failures — in both distribution and storage — as the primary cause for statewide power outages during the storm and loss of life.

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The initial stage of flood risk data collection efforts to support creation of the first-ever Regional Flood Plan for Texas’ Trinity River Basin will wrap up later this month. This critical effort is being undertaken by the Trinity Regional Flood Planning Group (Trinity RFPG), a group formed…

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