Unemployment rate down slightly in Milam
Texas rate highest its been since mid-1980s oil bust
Unemployment numbers across the state are the highest since 1987 and Milam County remains in double figures in jobless percentage, according to reports released Friday by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). Full Story
ID required to qualify for homestead exemption
CAMERON—Effective Sept. 1, a person applying for a residential homestead exemption will be required to include a copy of the applicant’s drivers license (or DPS identification card) and a vehicle registration receipt. Full Story
Columns to showcase local businesses
Hello Rockdale. As I thought about what to put in my column this week I thought about all of our great members and wonderful businesses we have in our community.
I decided that I wanted to showcase one or two businesses each week to hopefully get the word out on what our businesses have to offer you, the citizens. Full Story
Doing business as.... Business filings in the Milam County Courthouse over the past week included the following:
Regina Carter dba Zion Tabernacle (v. 1,153, p. 451). Full Story
Annual city-wide garage sale Sept. 3
It’s that time again to empty your trunks and put gas in the car. It is City Wide Garage Sale time.
The Rockdale Chamber of Commerce will host its annual City Wide Garage Sale on Saturday, Sept. 3, Chamber president Deedra Jacob announced.
This year the Chamber has decided to host this event free of charge to any citizen that wishes to sign up. Full Story
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