CRACK!—Redbud Street, located near the crest of Rockdale’s highest hill, will get some attention from the City of Rockdale in 2017. Roots from large trees in an “island” in the street have cracked the pavement and made walking and driving an adventure on the one-block street. Full Story
DPS reports 5 South Milam crashes
Changing weather conditions, that included, rain, fog and high winds were factors in several highway crashes investigated during the past week in South Milam County, according to the Department of Public Safety (DPS)
Trooper Zach Martinez was called to a two-vehicle crash at 12:08 p.m. Jan. 11 at the US 79-Texas 36 intersection in Milano. Full Story
Help is on the way
HELP IS ON THE WAY—When the Rockdale City Council recently prioritized streets for 2017 infrastructure projects, San Gabriel was the consensus No. 1 choice. In addition to paving problems (this is the block between Thrall and San Andres), an underground water line will also be replaced. Full Story
Superintendent in Thorndale ISD gets extension
THORNDALE—School trustees in Thorndale have extended the contract of Supt. Adam Ivy.
Meeting last week in regular session, the board also joined a near-unanimous chorus of school districts throughout the state in urging the Texas Legislature to repeal the state’s new A-F ratings system. Full Story
Major street repairs targeting Highland
Residents of the older part of Highland Avenue can expect to be dodging city crews over the next couple of weeks as they restore the driving surface after some major problems developed in recent days. Full Story
Market on Main
Rockdale Downtown Association is sponsoring the monthly Market on Main from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Main Street, downtown Rockdale.
The event is held on the third Saturday of each month. Vendor cost is $20 per spot with the first 20 registered getting their spot for free. Full Story
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