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    Rockdale County Supervisor of Elections Cynthia Willingham has issued a report showing 9,106 voters casts ballots during the Early Voting Period, which began on Monday, May 2 and ended on Friday, May 20.


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May 22, 2022

    Rockdale County Supervisor of Elections Cynthia Willingham has issued a report showing 9,106 voters casts ballots during the Early Voting Period, which began on Monday, May 2 and ended on Friday, May 20. The turnout represents about 15 percent of Rockdale’s 60,582 active voters. A breakdown of the unofficial results are as follows: […]

May 22, 2022

  ATLANTA – The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) has selected its next Riders’ Advisory Council (RAC), the all-volunteer body dedicated to helping improve the transit experience for customers. The new, 30-member council is comprised of people drawn from MARTA’s service area – the City of Atlanta, DeKalb, Fulton and Clayton counties. RAC members do not vote and serve for […]

May 22, 2022

  STONE MOUNTAIN, GA–They began during the height of the COVID pandemic—all retired women who began fishing together at a beautiful, private lake. Over a year later, the Stone Mountain Hookers, the name they adopted, are still having fun, fishing regularly, and all the while learning the important basics of angling.   Baiting a hook? […]

May 22, 2022

            ATLANTA – This summer, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra(ASO) returns to Piedmont Park’s Oak Hill for two free Concerts in the Park: “From Paris to Piedmont” on June 15 and “Hooray for Hollywood” on June 22. Piedmont Park’s Oak Hill is located at 371 Tenth St., downtown Atlanta. On Wednesday, June 15, Associate Conductor Jerry Hou leads the […]

May 22, 2022

    DEKALB COUNTY, GA—The DeKalb County Sanitation Division will host a free paper shredding event on Saturday, June 11, 8 a.m.-noon, at the DeKalb County Sanitation Division’s Central Transfer Station, 3720 Leroy Scott Drive, Decatur. The annual event is returning for the first time since the pandemic forced the shutdown of many businesses and […]

May 22, 2022

  LITHONIA, GA – New Bethel AME Church, 8350 Rockbridge Road, will host a vaccine clinic on Sunday, June 5, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  and will provide $100 gift cards to those who receive their vaccine.     Vaccines are provided free of charge and the vaccine site is open to the public. The event is […]



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May 10, 2022

  STONE MOUNTAIN, GA – Today, Chapel Hill Elementary School teacher Aisha Chadwick got a surprise delivery after it was announced that she was one of 10 national recipients of the Amazon Future Engineer Teacher of the Year Award. The recognition is presented annually to 10 dynamic teachers across the nation who promote diversity, equity, […]

May 5, 2022

    The DeKalb County Board of Education will hold the following meeting on Monday, May 9, 2022, in the J. David Williamson Board Room, Robert R. Freeman Administrative Complex, 1701 Mountain Industrial Boulevard, Stone Mountain, Georgia 30083. BOARD MEETING 11:30am       Executive Session for the purpose of discussing permitted matters and Work Session 5:45pm         Community […]

May 5, 2022

  CONYERS, GA– In appreciation of the extraordinary dedication of Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) teachers and staff and as part of recruitment and retention efforts, Superintendent Terry Oatts recently announced a proposed increase for teachers and staff. Rockdale is raising the teacher pay scale by $4,000 and giving a step increase to all employees […]

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