Welcome to the Herald Banner's one-stop resource for information about candidates and issues on the 2018 General Election ballot, for residents of Hunt and Rockwall counties. Inside this section are overviews of the biggest races, links to information on every candidate in contested races, Q&As with candidates in contested races, sample ballots, recent local news about the election, and information on voting early and on Election Day, Nov. 6. Read more

A Garland man sentenced to prison more than a decade ago for two armed robberies and a residential burglary in Greenville, is back in local custody again in connection with a June shooting incident in Wolfe City.

While technology continues to evolve and the job skills needed for someone to remain competitive in the professional world constantly change, old-fashioned “good habits” like time management, determination, teamwork and being “teachable” are still valuable lessons to pass along to young people.

A local man who was involved in an altercation with law enforcement agencies on New Year’s Eve 2014 was taken into custody after an armed standoff with deputies Saturday.

Alabama-based band Shenandoah returns to the Texan Theater later this month, bringing their blend of country, bluegrass and gospel styles to the stage.

Hunt County races

Running for the position of Justice of the Peace for Precinct 3 in Hunt County are Republican Christie Roundtree and Democrat Weldon Wilson. Roundtree, who lives in the Webb Hill community of Wolfe City, is the chief court clerk for Hunt County Precinct 4 JP David McNabb. Learn more about Ro…

Running for the position of Justice of the Peace for Precinct 2 in Hunt County are Republican Kerry Crews and Independent Carol Davis. Crews is a 14-year former police chief in Commerce. Find Crews' Herald-Banner Q&A responses here.Davis is a former university professional who has also e…

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Lilli Hallam, 68, of Quinlan, TX passed away on Sept. 15, 2019 arrangements are pending with Lynch Funeral Service in Greenville, TX.

Recent Election News

As today's 5 p.m. deadline to register to vote has approached, elections administrators in the area have noticed a sizable surge in voter registrations, officials said.

On Election Day this November, voters residing in the Greenville Independent School District will be asked to decide whether to approve a so-called “swap and drop” that restructures the school property tax – billed as a safe, no-cost way for the district to get more state funds.

If voters in Greenville vote ‘No’ on the proposed school district swap and drop, their total property tax rate will still go down, the Herald-Banner has confirmed.

Democratic candidates, Mike Collier for lieutenant governor and Kendall Scudder for State Senate District 2, “campaigned with and for” one another at a town hall meeting at Texas A&M University-Commerce Thursday.