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ELVIS HAS LEFT THE BUILDING—Actually he’s left the Rockdale Volunteer Fire Department. Elvis McQuinn (R) has retired after a 27-year career with the Rockdale VFD, including a long stint as chief. The Rockdale City Council honored McQuinn with a certificate of appreciation Monday prior to its January council meeting. Making the presentation was Mayor Larry Jones, while Police Chief Thomas Harris looked on. McQuinn is a three time winner of the RVFD’s Firefighter-of-the-Year award, in three different decades, sharing the honor in 1985 and winning it in 1995 and 2002. 
Reporter/Mike Brown ELVIS HAS LEFT THE BUILDING—Actually he’s left the Rockdale Volunteer Fire Department. Elvis McQuinn (R) has retired after a 27-year career with the Rockdale VFD, including a long stint as chief. The Rockdale City Council honored McQuinn with a certificate of appreciation Monday prior to its January council meeting. Making the presentation was Mayor Larry Jones, while Police Chief Thomas Harris looked on. McQuinn is a three time winner of the RVFD’s Firefighter-of-the-Year award, in three different decades, sharing the honor in 1985 and winning it in 1995 and 2002. Reporter/Mike Brown

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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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