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  • Georgia Power restores service to 110,000+ customers Sunday during Winter Storm Izzy
    ATLANTA– Managing through waves of high winds, snow and freezing rain, thousands of Georgia Power workers are restoring power for customers Sunday( Jan. 16) as Winter Storm Izzy continues through the state.


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January 13, 2022

Connection may cause water outages   DECATUR, GA–DeKalb County and its contractors will continue the water meter replacement on Appalachee Drive. Work is planned for Tuesday, Jan. 18, through Friday, Jan. 21, unless unforeseen circumstances arise. As crews connect the new water main, residents may experience periods of low to no water pressure during the […]

January 13, 2022

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded $5 million in grants to develop a diverse talent pool of aviation maintenance technicians. The Aviation Maintenance Technical Workers Workforce Development Grants were awarded to organizations that will teach technical skills and prepare participants to pursue aviation maintenance careers. “A career as […]

January 13, 2022

    DECATUR, GA­­—The DeKalb Board of Registration and Elections unanimously selected its next executive director during a recent meeting and initiated plans to hire Keisha Smith ahead of the 2022 election cycle. Smith will take the helm on Feb. 14. With nearly two decades of progressive leadership roles in both the public and private […]

January 11, 2022

    Rockdale County, GA—The Rockdale County Think Tank is hosting an MLK Day Celebration on Monday, Jan. 17, 2 p.m., at 1524 Flat Shoals Road, S.W., Conyers. The community is invited to attend the “Black on Black Love Again Celebration” in honor of the national Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday “We just want […]



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December 14, 2021

    CONYERS, GA– Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) is formally exploring the expansion of the Office of School Safety with the creation of a Public Safety Division. After years of researching the merits of establishing a Public Safety Division and School Safety Officers within RCPS, Superintendent Terry Oatts, in consultation with the RCPS Office of […]

December 9, 2021

    CLARKSTON, GA — Twenty-nine-year-old Shay Sheha immigrated to Georgia from Zanzibar two years ago and has already made a huge impression. So much so that he has been named the 2022 EAGLE (Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education) winner for Georgia Piedmont Technical College(GPTC). In March, Sheba will to compete with winners from […]

December 8, 2021

    CONYERS, GA– The Rockdale County Board of Education (BOE) was recently recognized by the Georgia School Boards Association (GSBA) with the third Leading Edge Award, which highlights school districts that are leading the way in ensuring students are competitive in an ever-changing global market. The Rockdale County BOE was recognized for its innovative partnership […]

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