SIGN OF THE TIMES—It’s a different Fourth of July this year, with case in 2012 after a much wetter spring. Fireworks stands report no kind of fireworks ban in Milam County. Fireworks stands, including better sales this year, as buyers are able to purchase more kinds of this one operated by longtime fireworks merchant Jerry McPeek of fireworks. Fireworks may only be used in rural areas of the county. Rockdale, are open for business. In 2011, due to a severe drought, Municipalities, including Rockdale, have ordinances prohibiting their sales of fireworks with fins and sticks were banned. That isn’t the use.