Right place, right attitudes
“N othing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.”—Thomas Jefferson Full Story
‘POP’ CULTURE—Tom Britton, the inspirational speaker who spoke to the Rockdale Chamber of Commerce’s annual banquet Thursday in the RJH Commons, doubles as a magician. Full Story
City building permits for month up again
March projects totaled $61,300
Things continue to look better in the Rockdale building market as $ 61,300 in building permits were issued in the month of March. It is the largest monthly total thus far for the fiscal year.
Nu mber s were up for t he month, with $47,175 in permits issued in February.
March’s numbers bring the fiscal year’s total, which started in October 2011, to $226,425. Full Story
Thorndale Chamber sets two May events
Thorndale Area Chamber of Commerce met on March 27 in their regular meeting. The directors scheduled two upcoming events: a “Meet the Candidates” meeting scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday, May 7, and their annual Awards Open House set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 15. So save these important events on your calendar. Full Story
Property tax exemptions reduce service-disabled veterans’ taxes
CAMERON—Veterans with a service- connected disability may reduce their property taxes in 2011 by filing exemption forms at the Milam County Appraisal District office. Some veterans may qualify for a Disabled Veteran Residence Homestead Exemption. Full Story
Doing business as....
Business filings in the Milam County Courthouse over the past week included the following: Assumed Names Angela Nichols dba Crossroads Pilot Car Service (v. 1,169, p. 66). Lan H. Duong dba Phoenix Nail Salon (v. 1,169, p. 257). Full Story
Private applicator training, testing set April 20th in Franklin
A private applicator training and testing will be held on Friday, April 20 at the Pridgeon Communit y Center in Franklin. The training will begin at 8:30 a.m. with the test to be given at 1 p.m. The Community Center is located at 351 Cooks Lane in Franklin. Please call 979-828-4270 if you would like to register for the course. Full Story