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Chamber sets annual meeting for Thursday

The Rockdale Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual meeting at 12-noon Thurasday in the New Salem Clubhouse at Fair Park.

Denise Brock, Chamber secretary said all Chamber members are invited to attend.

She said chili, coffee, tea and desserts will be provided.

‘Skywarn’ storm spotter training ahead on Monday

The National Weather Service (NWS) will hold a “Skywarn” severe weather program Monday in conjunction with Milam County Emergency Management.

Hours are 7 to 9 p.m. in the Rockdale Volunteer Fire Department meeting room, Bell and Wilcox.

Mark Fox, NWS spokesman, said the two-hour “storm spotter” program will be in multimedia format and will feature new video from 2012 storms.

The program is free, open to the public and no advance registration is necessary,” Fox said.

“Even if you don’t become a storm spotter you can learn how storms form and develop,” he said.


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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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