National TV ‘Discovers’ Rockdale
Pearl Harbor survivor’s 1964 Lincoln featured on ‘Fast N’ Loud’ series
Ruth Davis won’t have to look out in her driveway and “see” her late husband—Pearl Harbor survivor Harold Davis—tinkering with his beloved 1964 Lincoln Continental any more. Full Story
POSGCD ‘drilled’ over Alcoa water
Over 100 oppose permit as board delays decision
They just didn’t buy it.
A crowd of over 100, sometimes emotional, sometimes downright angry, showed up in the Milano Civic Center Tuesday evening to protest Alcoa’s water drilling plans. Full Story
City eyes assistance for firms
Businesses seek abatement, help with sewer quandary
Acknowledging the “post-Alcoa” era, the City of Rockdale expressed an interest Monday in giving special business incentives for firms providing employment for Rockdale-area workers. Full Story
(Some) buildings recover from crash
Some downtown buildings are coming back from the crash of a wall Aug. 29-30.
Cliff’s Tavern re-opened during the past week and Ram Optical and O’Barr Rost Realtors buildings have been cleared to re-open as soon as renovation work is complete, according to Lon Williams, city code enforcement officer. (O’Barr Rost moved across the street and stayed open.) Full Story
LCRA: ‘Too early’ for Alcoa pact info
The Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) signed a preliminary purchase agreement with Alcoa, and made its first public appearance in the Milam County area during the past week, but there are still more questions than answers about the river authority’s plans. Full Story
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