AUSTIN—Texas Comptroller Susan Combs said that state sales tax revenue in November was $2.41 billion, up 2.8 percent compared to November 2012.
Combs sent out $579.6 million in December local sales tax allocations last week to cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts. That is up 5.0 percent compared to the same time in 2012. Full Story
RDA DECORATION WINNERS—
The Rockdale Downtown Association recently announced winners of its Christmas decorations contest. First place $100 prize went to Antique Queens. Second place $50 went to Talk of the Town Salon Hair Salon and the third place $25 went to Western Divas Boutique Salon and Spa. Full Story
Thorndale Chamber welcomes new business
The Christmas Open House for Thorndale’s newest business was up and running for the holiday season. Thorndale Floral hosted an Open House on Saturday, with beautiful decorations for the holidays in every area of their new location in downtown Thorndale, 101 South Main Street. Full Story
Chamber looking for volunteer directors
The Rockdale Chamber of Commerce is looking for those interested in becoming a member of its board of directors, according to Chamber chairman Mike Walko. Full Story