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  • Gwinnett County Legislative Delegation to hold press conference on revised redistricting maps
    ATLANTA – Members of the Gwinnett County Legislative Delegation will hold a press conference on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 9:30 a.m., at the South Wing Steps of the Georgia State Capitol.

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April 19, 2021

ROCKDALE COUNTY – The Rockdale County Board of Commissioners (BOC) has appointed Terrence Simpkins as Rockdale’s new Director of Stormwater Management. Simpkins joins Rockdale County with more than 25 years of experience in stormwater infrastructure, project management, floodplain management, and compliance monitoring. Originally from South Carolina, Simpkins received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering […]

April 18, 2021

          CONYERS—The historic Bald Rock Baptist Church and Pastor Christopher Shipp celebrated two of its congregation members as Rockdale County centenarians today (April 18). The Rev. Willie Clarence Banks, 100, and Deacon John Henry Penn, 101, were honored during Bald Rock’s drive-in Men’s Day worship service, marking a page in the […]

April 18, 2021

Slutty Vegan Founder Pinky Cole, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Senior Vice President Rick Wade headline online business forum   STONECREST—New Birth Senior Pastor Jamal Bryant is hosting a virtual conference for current business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs on April 24, at 10 a.m. Featuring Slutty Vegan Chief Executive Officer and Founder Pinky Cole and U.S. […]

April 15, 2021

  STONECREST—Willie “Willa” Moss celebrated her 100th birthday in pandemic style–wearing a mask and seated in a wheelchair on her porch flanked by masked family members and friends. A drum line and  dancers serenaded the District 5 resident who became a centenarian on April 14. Moss’ daughter, Dr. Felicia Mayfield, hosted the event.   Stonecrest […]

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July 20, 2016

Thursday, July 21 Open House RCPS 9th Grade Rising ninth graders at Rockdale, Heritage and Salem high schools have Open House on Thursday, July 21, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.   Friday, July 22 RCPS Student Registration Temporary Location RCPS Student Registration will be located at 1143 West Avenue until Friday, July 22, noon. To […]

July 20, 2016

On Friday, July 22, 9:30 a.m., Facebook, the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce and Decide DeKalb Development Authority will host a Boost Your Business seminar in Clarkston. The seminar will be held at the Clarkston Community Center, 3701 College Ave. The free event is open to the public and aims to teach local small business owners […]

July 15, 2016

By Valerie J. Morgan President Barack Obama’s legacy will not only be recorded in history books when he leaves office at the end of the year. The nation’s first black President—the 44th commander in chief–will leave a legacy specifically in DeKalb County at a new elementary school that will become Georgia’s first to be named […]


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