Building permits only $10,700 for November
City building permits were down for the month at $10,700. That is compared to $33,500 in permits that were issued in October.
The November 2011 per- mits amount brings the total for the 2011 calendar year to $905,318.19.
October began a new fiscal year for the city, so the fiscal year total is now at $44,200. Full Story
Downtown Association elects officers, selects decor winners
The Rockdale Downtown Association elected new officers as well as announced winners of the downtown Christmas decoration contest at the group’s meeting on Monday night, according to president Chris Dyess.
Officers for the 2012-2013 term are: Chris Dyess, president; Elaine Gerren, vice president; Rita Juergens, treasurer; Toby Johnson, secretary. Full Story
Thorndale Chamber sets two ribbon cuttings for Saturday
Two exciting events are on tap for this weekend. First, the Thorndale Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for Barron’s Hamburger Haven at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 10. Make plans now to come out and help celebrate this new business in Thorndale. They serve hamburgers, drinks and other delicious short orders. Full Story
Doing business as....
Business filings in the Milam County Courthouse over the past two weeks included the following:
Abandonment of Assumed Names
Eugene E. Brymer dba Operators Unlimited (v. 1,160, p. 394).
Jack T. Hubert dba The Hair Co. (v. 1,160, p. 248). Full Story
Weekend events brought about ‘special time’
Rockdale just concluded their annual Christmas weekend and what a success it was. I was so pleased that the rain, although much needed, held out till Sunday. I want to take a moment to thank everyone who donated supplies or volunteer hours to make this weekend what it was. Full Story