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LAWRENCEVILLE— The Gwinnett District Attorney’s Office is commemorating the 40th anniversary of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week this week, April 18 to 24. This year’s theme is Support Victims. Build Trust. Engage Communities. “We kicked off our events by mailing a written message from District Attorney Patsy Austin-Gatson along with a bookmark detailing community resources […]

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        Roots Down will install edible, native landscapes at five libraries   DeKalb County District 5 Commissioner Mereda Davis Johnson is launching edible landscapes at five libraries in her district as part of a wider Fruitful Communities initiative led by Roots Down. Residents are invited to attend the groundbreaking ceremony at the […]

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  Site will feature a farmers’ market, array of outdoor activities   LITHONIA—DeKalb County officials on Monday, April 19, joined Super District 7 Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson for the groundbreaking of the $1.4 million Education, Market, Botanicals, Agriculture and Recreational Center (E.M.B.A.R.C.) Youth Farm. The farm will be developed on the 50-acre site of the former […]

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DECATUR,GA – The DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs has installed five new Chronolog photo stations in honor of Citizen Science Month. The Chronolog stations are located in Mason Mill Park and Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve. During April, volunteers from all over the world become involved in research by participating in local […]

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  CONYERS, GA–Rockdale County Chairman Oz Nesbitt, Sr. is encouraging members of the community to join in a county-wide cleanup on Saturday, May 1. Check-in for the event will be held at 8 a.m. at the county government annex located at 1400 Parker Road. The Chairman’s Countywide Cleanup will include  Rockdale County officials, department directors and staff, […]

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Notice is given that the Rockdale Board of Elections will  hold a regular meeting on Friday, April 23, 2021 at 4pm, per the details below and agenda attached.   Meeting is scheduled as follows:   WHAT:             Regular Board of Elections Meeting   WHEN:            Friday, April 23, 2021   TIME:               4:00pm   WHERE:          In-Person: Rockdale Board […]

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Iffat Walker, Founder & Executive Director of CAN   CONYERS, GA – Community Action NOW! (CAN) is partnering with D.O.P.E. Healing Inc., Personified Lab Services, RxMTM Consultants and Philadelphia Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM Georgia) to launch “ROCKTHESPREADROCKDALE,” a free COVID-19 vaccination, testing and vaccination education initiative. CAN has joined forces with other local Rockdale organizations and churches […]


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