City gets $56,305 rebate check
MDD up more than 10 percent from Dec. 2013
State sales tax revenue for December was $2.66 billion, according to State Comptroller Susan Combs.
The figure represents an 11.4 percent increase for the state of Texas over December of 2013.
Of the state total, $645.9 million will be distributed to cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose districts, like the Rockdale Municipal Development District (MDD). Full Story
More turkey winners listed
Another 31 turkeys given as promotion comes to an end
Winners of the Chamber’s turkey giveaway promotion for Dec. 8-12 have been announced by the Chamber of Commerce.
The final day of the promotion was Tuesday, Dec. 16.
Thirty-one shoppers were awarded $15 turkey purchase coupons, sponsored by local businesses. The promotion ended Full Story
Membership letters to be distributed
The Thorndale Area Chamber of Commerce would like to thank the community for its support of othe recent Christmas Parade, silent auction and arts and crafts show.
A good time was reported by all who attended. The TACC looks forward to sharing more events with the community in the New Year of 2015. Full Story
City waste water operator to retire
Garza retires Friday after 17 years of service
Irene Garza, a life-long Rockdale resident, has been a waste water operator for the City of Rockdale for 17 years.
“She has been responsible for keeping the city safe through testing in the lab,” said City Secretary Terry Blanchard. Full Story
BUSINESS OF THE MONTH
BUSINESS OF THE MONTH—Farmers Insurance has been dubbed business of the month by the Rockdale Chamber of Commerce. Each month the Chamber names a local business as “Business of the Month” and provides signage to be displayed for the duration of the distinguishment. Full Story