IT’S A TALE OF TWO PD’s
New timetable as decisions loom on old building
Apologies to Charles Dickens, but Rockdale is embarking not on a tale of two cities, but a tale of two police departments.
A timetable has been formulated for a new police station in the 300 block of East Cameron (US 79) to be occupied in July and August next year. Full Story
Filing gets underway for school, city races
Four places up for grabs in May
One election cycle comes to an end Friday with the swearing-in of a new president but by that time another will have already begun.
Wednesday, Jan. 18, is the first day to file for the May 6 city, school and special district elections in Texas and there will be four places up for grabs in 2017 in Rockdale. Full Story
Chamber 2017: Mardi Gras banquet planned
New directors introduced for annual meeting
The Rockdale Chamber of Commerce entered the new year Thursday with promises to turn its annual banquet, set for March 9, in a new direction.
“We either need to go big or go home,” Chamber Chair-Elect Terri Sandoval told the annual meeting noon luncheon gathering in the Patterson Center. Full Story
‘All Fired Up’ to feature VFD Friday
The annual “All Fired Up” fund raiser for the Rockdale Volunteer Fire Department is set for Friday at The Ranch, 415 West US 79.
Doors open at 6 p.m. and cover charge is $10 per person.
Band is The People’s Choice.
All door proceeds and tips go to the Rockdale Volunteer Fire Department. Full Story
Surplus food giveaway set for Thursday
The Capital Area Food Bank’s Mobile Pantry will hold its monthly distribution in Rockdale at 9 a.m. Thursday in the KC Hall parking lot, according to Denise Sifuentes, spokesperson.
“Volunteer helpers will be needed and greatly appreciated,” she said. “These distributions depend totally upon our volunteer helpers.” Full Story
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