Building permits total over half million dollars for March
City building permits issued for the month of March totaled $519,678, according to Rockdale city hall officials.
Permits are way up for the month due in part to two new business buildings going up.
Rockdale Iron and Metal will construct a new warehouse at 1263 W. US 79. The $237,125 structure will be built by Reed Construction. Full Story
Milam County rates down for February
Jobless numbers decrease around area
AUSTIN—Milam County’s unemploy ment rate dropped half of a point for the month, with its seasonally adjusted jobless rate at 8.0 percent for February, according to numbers released by the Texas Workforce (TWC) on Friday.
Milam County’s unemployment rate was 8.5 percent in January. Full Story
Deadline April 30 for non-profit, some businesses property tax exemptions
CAMERON—Non-profit organizations may be totally exempt from property taxes, but to qualify, they must apply to the Milam Appraisal District no later than April 30. Full Story
A model opportunity
My daughter is 14, and she was recently offered a steady weekend modeling job. Do you have any advice on how to handle the money she earns?
Cynthia Dear Cynthia, Full Story
Doing business as....
Business filings in the Milam County Courthouse over the past week included the following:
David L. Fincher dba Budget Pest Control (v. 1,195, p. 142). Full Story
Repairs to Battleship Texas begin this month
The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department has contracted with Taylor Marine Construction, Inc. to make the first significant structural repairs to the Battleship Texas in more than 20 years. The battleship was commissioned in 1912. Full Story