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First candidate files for city special ballot

The Dec. 21 special election to fill an unexpired east ward Rockdale City Council term got its first candidate last week.

Denise Holmes Wallace, an administrative assistant to the Milam County Judge, filed on Friday, according to City Secretary Terry Blanchard.

The city has called the Dec. 21 special election to fill the unexpired east-ward term created by the recent resignation of Melody Dawson.

Deadline to file at City Hall is 5 p.m. Oct. 21.

SCHEDULE—Oct. 22 is the first day to apply for a mail-in ballot at City Hall.

Those desiring mail-in ballots must apply by Dec. 14.

Write-in candidates will have


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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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