Milam County jobless rate back up to 10.8%
Despite higher rates, state adds 19,100 jobs
Unemployment rates are on the rise throughout the state including Milam County, according to reports released Friday by the Texas Workforce Commission. Jobless numbers rose to 10.8 in Milam County for November 2010, compared to 10.5 the same time last year. Full Story
Christmas season is a time of many blessings, thanks
Denice Doss A s we enter Christmas week I am especially grateful and thankful to be where I am today. The Chamber is a blessing to me and as we work together in 2011 I know that great things are coming for the Chamber and for Rockdale.
I hope that you and your family have wonderful holidays. I hope your business stays strong and prosperous. I wish for you blessings beyond measure. Full Story
Doing business as....
Business filings in the Milam County Courthouse over the past week included the following: Abandonment of Assumed NameBizhou Liu dba The Great Wall(v. 1,137, p. 362). Assumed NamesLee F. Bock and Alma A. Bockdba Horse Haven Rescue & Adoption Ranch (v. 1,137, p. 362). Full Story
Thorndale Chamber ‘hams’ it up this season
Thor nda le A rea Chamber of Commerce (TACC) “ hammed” it up at the recent Christmas Parade. For the past several weeks, merchants in Thorndale had tickets available in their places of business for chances on a free ham to be drawn following the parade in Thorndale. Full Story
Appliance rebates now available for consumers
New application for rebates post-purchase
The Texas Appliance Mail- In Rebate Program has begun, enabling Texas consumers to earn rebates on ENERGY STAR appliances such as washing machines, dishwashers, water heaters and more. The rebates will be distributed to qualified consumers on a first-come, first-served basis for appliances purchased on or after Dec. 20. Full Story
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