Recovering


Reporter/Mike Brown Reporter/Mike Brown Slowly, a half block in the heart of downtown Rockdale is recovering from the Aug. 29-30 collapse of a century old firewall that damaged five businesses. “Police tape” is still up at Cameo Insurance which may have to be razed along with Cameron Avenue (US 79) neighbor Old Tyme Friends Antiques. The news is better around the corner on Main Street. Ram Optical rep-opened last week, joining Cliff’s Tavern as one of two who are back in business after the big collapse. O’Barr Rost Realtors remains in business across the street from the location which was damaged by the falling wall.


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The burn ban for Milam County has been lifted. Burning is always prohibited in the county's municipalities.


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