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
Grant assures Reporter file history online
Attention genealogists and Rockdale history buffs. The most anticipagted online research resource for our town’s history is on the way. Full Story
City mulling cost of splash park
Effect on tax rate concern for council
City council members okayed the next fiscal year’s budget and tax rate in a special session Thursday and discussed a proposal which might have an effect on a future rate.
The council tabled for further study a request that the city pitch in $50,000 as part of an estimated $250,000 expenditure for a “splash park” on the grounds of the Patterson Civic Center. Full Story
Deja vu all over again
Second high-speed cycle chase in 4 months for cop
Milam County certainly isn’t like the big city jurisdictions you see on Cops, or those other highspeed action reality shows that populate television nowadays.
But don’t try to tell that to Ofc. Carlos Paniagua of the Buckholts Police Department. Full Story
NEW CAT IN TOWN
Think RHS mascot Rocky the Tiger looks different this year? You’re right. Full Story