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Demolition work begins in restoration of ‘Old 1895’

The preconstruction demolition phase of Vision Historic Preservation Foundation’s restoration of the 1895 Rockdale City Hall began April 19 with the removal of interior nonload-bearing walls. The foundation purchased the historic building from the city of Rockdale in November 2020, with plans to restore and create a new purpose for the building. Honoring its historic significance, the building has been dubbed The 1895.

SOAR donates to American Legion

SOAR donates to American Legion

The Steelworkers Organization of Active Retirees donated money to the American Legion on Thursday at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall in Rockdale. Shown left to right, front row, are Ron Rabinowitz, Debbie McKimmey and David Gerren, and back row, left to right, Jeff Nicholas, Jim McKimmey, Peggy Eckman, Boyd Taylor and Taylor Carpenter. Reporter photo

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