Rockdale tax rebates down for the year
County totals continue to fall by almost 17%
Texas Comptroller Susan Combs announced last week that November state sales tax revenue totaled $1.84 billion, up 8.7 percent compared to November 2009. However, those increases are not showing so well within the local economy.
The City of Rockdale’s rebate check for December 2010 was down 16.5 compared to their check in December 2009. Rockdale received 42,014 this month. Full Story
Volunteers still needed Tuesday for Roundup
The Christmas Season is here, the time of year when “Love Came to the Earth.” That is shown everyday during this season with people helping each other. One of those ways of caring is the Christmas Roundup. Donations are still being taken all around town for this worthwhile cause. This is the collection for needy families of toys, blankets, and canned goods. Full Story
Practice space heater safety during winter
With the drop in temperatures, firefighters are seeing more and more fires caused by people just trying to stay warm.
Firefighters are reminding residents that many of these fires can be prevented, if heating sources like space heaters and fireplaces are just used safely.
Some safety tips to follow when warming up your home this winter: Full Story
FEEDING THE MULTITUDES–
FEEDING THE MULTITUDES–Almost 300 people went through the lines at the free meal provided by the City of Milano on Saturday at the Milano Civic Center, according to city secretary Carolyn Vinton Full Story
Easy ways to extend your holiday budget
The holiday season can prove an exercise in financial flexibility for many families. Full Story
Doing business as....
Business filings in the Milam County Courthouse over the past week included the following:
Donald R. Schuerman dba Schuerman Cattle Co. (v. 1,136, p. 864).
Thomas Doss dba Navalo (v. 1,137, p. 292).
Sheng Jiang Wang dba The Great Wall (v. 1,137, p. 341). Full Story