Council member resigns - Free Access
Rockdale City Council member Melody Dawson quits position
Melody Dawson, Rockdale City Council east-ward member since being elected in May, 2011, resigned her position on Thursday (Sept. 5). In her resignation letter to Mayor John King, Dawson cited "balancing time between family obligations," a two-hour commute to a job with 10 to 12-hour work days and "volunteer service for my community." Full Story
Weekend antique show scaled back - Free Access
Appraisers will still appear Saturday at Wolf Park
The antique show scheduled for downtown Rockdale this weekend (Sept. 6-7) has been scaled back. Full Story
Antiques, garage sales—’Nuff Said
Town’s new era dawns with September events
A new era in Rockdale events—marketing and maybe even the way a community views itself—dawns this weekend.
The traditional citywide garage sale has been transformed into a weekend event, with a giant, free downtown antique fair Friday and Saturday and garage sales in all areas of town Saturday and Sunday. Full Story
Rockdale medical firm will get CTH
Cameron hospital to have new name
The Central Texas Hospital era is ending in Cameron as the facility is about to be acquired on a permanent basis by Rockdale based Little River Health Care.
Soon- to- be- former CTH formally severed its ties with ex-owner Dr. Tariq Mahmoud in 20th District Court on Friday. Full Story
There haven’t been any bigger in Rockdale in three decades. The Hunter’s Chase Senior Apartments, now under construction on East Belton Avenue, are a $4.5-million project, with 33,400 square feet in each level, a total space of 100,200 square feet. End Game Development is developing the project and Deer Creek Construction is the contractor. Full Story
‘Peace—And also with you’
Presbyterians to observe 60 years on Sept. 15
‘Antecedent’ congregation built church 100 years ago
The congregation of First Presbyterian Church wants Rockdale to have peace.
To that end, it will formally dedicate its new Memorial Prayer Garden in a Sept. 15 ceremony at the church, corner of Alcoa and Coffield (1600 Alcoa). Full Story
Pat and Mary Janca of La Grange announce the engagement of their daughter, Kaylee Marie Janca of La Grange to Michael Ray Haas Jr. of Tomball, son of Micael Ray Haas Sr. Full Story
Justin Behrens and Braegon Caffey of Round Rock announce the birth of their daughter, Reeve Harper Behrens, at 10:52 p.m. Aug. 21, 2013, in Seton Williamson Women’s Center in Round Rock. She weighed in at 7 pounds, 1 ounce and measured 20¼ inches long. Full Story
Tigers threegame stretch could be treacherous
Jeff Miller’s mantra of playing anybody, anyplace anytime will be put to the test over the next three weeks as his Tigers take on three very scary teams.
Big Blue kicked off the season with an impressive 47-21 victory over a Salado team that is trying to work out some kinks under a new coach. Full Story
Burnet on the cusp of return rockdale at burnet
Bulldogs expected to battle Brownwood for title in state’s toughest district
Burnet has not won more than eight games since it appeared in the Class 3A state championship in 2003.
But in Kurt Jones’ second season at the helm, you get the feeling the Bulldogs are on the cusp of returning to past glories. Full Story
Opening night: rave reviews
Caffey becomes Tigers alltime leading receiver
rockdale 47 salado 21
Season openers are usually well renowened for using the verb “jitters” somewhere in describing a team’s play.
The Rockdale Tigers , opening night performance at Tigerland Field Friday received rave reviews after soundly sacking Salado 47-21 in the first game of the year. Full Story
City building permits jump to over $9 million
New water tower, senior living apartment complex push total
A new water tower on Allday Street and a correction on last month’s city permit totals have pushed Rockdale’s building permits to over $9 million dollars for the fiscal year, according to Rockdale city hall officials. Full Story
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Information on resolving consumer complaints
I f you have a credit card, deposit account or a loan, at some point in your life you may have an issue with a lender, financial institution or credit card company. Sometimes the company is liable and sometimes you are, but regardless of who’s ultimately responsible, the process of pursuing a resolution could test the patience of a saint. Full Story