Rockdale is a great place to live. I am reminded of that over and over again as good people step forward to get involved. And then I hear those who moan about the town and I would like to encourage those people to join in. Full Story
Milam County’s jobless rate rose slightly to 10.9 percent in August, according to the Texas Workforce Commission.
Milam’s rate was based on a labor force of 11,149 with 9,937 working and 1,212 out of work.
Milam’s rate increased two-tenths of a point from July’s 10.7 mark. The 10.9 rate is the same as in August 2009. Full Story
Human resource workshop set Oct. 1
The Rockdale Chamber of Commerce and Workforce Solutions of Central Texas Business Center are teaming up to sponsor a “Human Resourse 101 Workshop” on Friday, Oct. 1 at the Rockdale Workforce Center. Full Story
Circus coming to Thorndale
The Thorndale Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) announced the Culpepper and Merriweather Circus is coming to Thorndale. The circus will be at the Thorndale City Park on Thursday, Sept. 30 with performances at 5:30 and 7 p.m. The three ring circus will have tickets on sale at the Rockdale Federal Credit Union, Downtown Cafe, Thorndale City Hall and Rodenbeck Farm and Ranch. Full Story