‘Click off!’ county tells employees
Survey reveals computers logged into Facebook five hours a day
Milam County commissioners will look at ways to limit access to social networking sites by county employees after a survey indicated the average employee spends as much as five hours per day logged into Facebook. Full Story
Rockdale’s Strelsky Miracle Network ‘state champ’
Two thousand eleven is going to be so much better than 2010 for 13-year-old Dustin Strelsky of Rockdale.
On Jan. 20, 2010, Dustin sustained a spinal cord injury, leaving him in a wheelchair, in a wreck near Hearne that also injured his mother and sister and took the life of a 73-year-old Jacksonville resident. Full Story
Acosta gets 2-year term as treasurer
CAMERON—Milam County Treasurer Linda Acosta will continue serving in that post for at least two more years.
County commissioners on Monday unanimously named Acosta as county treasurer after accepting a “letter of decline” from County Auditor Danica Lara, who had been elected to the treasurer position for four years on Nov. 2. Full Story
NO WHITE CHRISTMAS, BUT...You couldn’t have told the difference and even made for some slippery railings and porches. Full Story
Some closings for New Year’s Eve Friday
New Year’s Day falls on Saturday and is pretty much a “normal” Saturday as to who’s open and who’s closed, with a few individual exceptions. There are some changes for Friday, New Year’s Eve:
• Rockdale City Hall will be closed Friday and the city library will be closed Friday and Saturday. Full Story
Swearing-in set Saturday
Swearing-in ceremony for incoming Milam County officials is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday (New Year’s Day) in the 20th District courtroom, second floor of the courthouse in Cameron. Full Story