Royse City ISD Community,
In response to Bill Burford’s letter to the editor, I am one of the “liberal Democrats” running for office in Rockwall County. It is quite humorous to read his letter and listen to his opinions as I was once a “dyed in the wool” Republican, moving to Texas in 1988, voted for Reagan during my…
Election Day is fast approaching. On May 4th, 2019, we get to decide who will become our new Mayor and City Council person for Place 6. We also have 9 City Charter amendments to consider.
One of the major subjects being debated in Austin is Property Tax relief. The focus of the arguments seems to be how much the tax RATE can be raised each year without voter approval. The Governor has set a goal of a 2% raise.
I have recently relocated to Texas and have been to the Department of Public Safety office three times, attempting to get my Texas driver’s license. It is easier to get a U.S. passport than a Texas driver’s license!
We are seeing record numbers going to the ballot box. People are weighing all of their options and determining who to vote for. In the midst of this hard fought election, we have seen a former elected official “switching sides” to support a pro-choice, open-borders, anti-gun Democrat, over o…
The din of federal politics almost extinguishes serious discussion of local issues. That said, Rockwall County voters ought not to take our eye off the political ball for the Nov. 6 election. County politicians want us to approve a $50 million bond for a 400-bed jail.
The City of Fate is nearing the end of the budget process. The budget is prepared every year based on what residents, staff and the City Council view as important issues.
I would like to share my thoughts on the City of Fate’s proposed 2018-19 budget. It is important to remember the Fate budget process is a collaboration between the City Manager, City Staff, City Attorney, Mayor, and the City Council.
This Week's Circulars
Deanna Lou Simmons of Terrell, Texas was born Jan. 3, 1937 in Royse City, Texas to Dean and Opal (Howell) Wester. She went to be with our Lord and Savior on Jan. 19, 2021 at the age of 84. Deanna graduated from Royse City High School in 1955, then moved to Mesquite to raise her family for ap…
- Two charged with organized retail theft
- State court to hear Poynter appeal
- COVID-19 hospitalizations rising in Rockwall County
- Jury trial scheduled in fatal 2020 crash
- Increased threat of severe weather in area
- Services planned for local business owner, athlete, mother
- Most older Rockwall County residents vaccinated against COVID-19
- Royse City police officer recuperating from accident
- Boy Scouts to add virtual zoo to Royse City Park
- Rockwall County voters to make decision on bonds, boards May 1
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