City rebates up in February
County check down, MDD amount rose
AUSTIN—Texas Comptroller Susan Combs said that state sales tax revenue in January was $2.3 billion, up 8.3 percent compared to January 2013.
Combs sent out $802.1 million in February local sales tax allocations last week to cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts. That is up 8.2 percent compared to the same time in 2013. Full Story
Thorndale ‘meet the candidates’ well attended
I n spite of the weather the Thorndale Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) had a good turnout for their Meet the Candidate event. In attendance were candidates from both the Democratic and Republican parties to share their personal information and their goals and ideas on how they would like to represent the citizens of Milam County. Full Story
Shredder at Chamber March 7
The commercial cross shredder will be back in Rockdale on Friday, March 7, according to Chamber secretary Denise Brock. The community service project is sponsored by the Rockdale Chamber of Commerce and Rockdale Rotary Club. Full Story
Veolia was presented with the Chief’s Choice award at the combined Officer of the Year/Firefighter of the Year banquet held Saturday at a packed KC Hall. Pictured above are Rockdale Volunteer Fire Department chief Ward Roddam (left) and Doug Calame, representing Veolia. Full Story
AG AND OUTDOORS BRIEFS
T’dale Ag Boosters name winners
THORNDALE—Thorndale Ag Booster Club has announced the January and February winners of its 2014 52 Gun Raffle, according to spokesperson Rebecca Garcia.
Winners for January were: James Gill, James Brymer and Darrell Malish (Weeks 3 & 4). Full Story
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