On the level!
New RPD, jail will solve many problems
Even the oldest Rockdale residents can’t remember a time when the police station was any place other than where it’s located right now— downstairs in the 121-year-old former City Hall building.
On Aug. 22, the city council selected a new site for a brand new police station, a row of lots curving around the car wash at the San Gabriel-Cameron (US 79) corner. Full Story
Brinkley deaths drawing ‘plea’
2-20 years option for sentencing
A Rockdale resident indicted for manslaughter in connection with the March, 29, 2014, highway crash which took the lives of a prominent business developer couple was expected to deliver an “open plea” Wednesday afternoon (Aug. 31) in 20th District Court, according to Prosecutor Bill Torrey. Full Story
$750,000 water line grant aids new business
PARI Olefins, 50 jobs in 5 years, heading to business-tech park
In a development economic backers term “a huge step” for Rockdale, the City of Rockdale has obtained a $750,000 state grant to provide a 12-inch water line to serve the H. H. Coffield Business & Technology Park on FM 487. Full Story
Garage sales set Saturday and before
The first Saturday in September is Rockdale’s annual citywide garage sale.
While Saturday is the big day, a number of garage sales will start early on Friday and a few even on Thursday.
About 50 garage sales are expected. See ads in this Reporter on pages 5A and 4D. Full Story
Labor Day closings announced
Monday is Labor Day and some South Milam County schools will be out, some won’t.
• Rockdale and Thorndale schools, including Thorndale St. Paul’s, will not have classes, but there will be regular class days in the Milano and Gause ISDs.
• There will be regularly scheduled garbage pickup in Rockdale on Monday and throughout next week. Full Story
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