Velocita plan: Sandow, Texas
CEO says development will emphasize rural values, high tech, green lifestyles
The vision of Velocita Holdings’ CEO Doug Hutchison for a high-tech “green” city at the site of Alcoa’s Rockdale Operations came into sharper focus Tuesday during a meeting of the Rockdale Rotary Club. Full Story
A SALUTE TO VETERANS
A SALUTE TO VETERANS—And the veterans saluted back Thursday during four Veterans Day ceremonies, one at each Rockdale ISD school campus. Full Story
City okays pact with Chamber
Heated, emotional words fly in session
The City of Rockdale approved its annual contract designating the Chamber of Commerce to manage hotel/motel tax funds Monday in one of t he more contentious council sessions in decades. Full Story
Thanksgiving service Tuesday
First Baptist hosts event at 7:3o p.m.; offering to benefit RCS
Minister Leonard Navarre of Valley View Christian Church, Edgewood, New Mex ico, w ill deliver the message at Rockdale’s annual Community Thanksgiving service, scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church. Full Story
RHS baseball field work ‘on time, within budget’
Well, almost. But Rockdale ISD trustees did hear Supt. Dr. Howell Wright report work on RHS baseball diamond renovation is a home run, so far.
“We’re well within budget and the time frame,” Dr. Wright said, noting the project is to be completed by Jan. 1. Full Story
No changes after Nov. 2 vote canvass
No changes were reported to vote totals tabulated the evening of Nov. 2 in Milam Count y’s general election after county commissioners conducted a canvass Friday, according to County Clerk Barbara Vansa.
Commissioners met in special session at the Milam Courthouse. Full Story
STASH THE TRASH
STASH THE TRASH—There was a lot of trash to stash Saturday as the City of Rockdale hosted a fall cleanup at Fair Park. Full Story
an early paper
Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, The
will print one day early next week. This is done each year so area mail subscribers can receive their paper on Wednesday instead of having to wait until after the holiday. Full Story
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