Category: Other News

January 3, 2022
Attorney-General-Chris-Carr-1.jpg

6min1680
  ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr and Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) Commissioner Kathleen E. Toomey, M.D., M.PH, are warning Georgians to beware of potential scams related to the heightened demand for COVID-19 testing. “We urge all Georgians to be on the lookout for fraudulent COVID-19-related practices, specifically as it pertains to testing,” […]

January 3, 2022
Georgia-Power-11.jpg

3min1620
    ATLANTA – As a large weather system moved across the state bringing several inches of rain, snow and high winds, Georgia Power is responding to service interruptions as quickly and safely as weather conditions allow, officials said. Crews from around the state are engaged in restoration activities, including damage assessment to determine what restoration […]

December 28, 2021
Gwinnett-C.jpg

1min2440
    GWINNETT COUNTY, GA– For the third year in a row, the Gwinnett County Solicitor-General’s Office is responding to concerns for public safety by announcing that recommendations for sentencing for any person convicted of reckless celebratory discharging of firearms in Gwinnett County will be: 12 months confinement and/or a $1000 fine Confiscation of the […]

December 20, 2021
gdot-logo-transportation-1024x811.jpg

6min2020
    ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT) announced today the suspension of construction-related lane closures on heavily traveled interstate highways and state routes near major shopping areas and tourist locations. The suspension will be effective beginning 5 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 23, until 5 a.m. Monday, Dec. 27 for the Christmas holiday. The […]

December 14, 2021
clip_image001-1280x1280.jpg

2min3780
  ATLANTA– Breanna Thomas has been appointed as Georgia’s new Deputy Commissioner of State Programs, Human Resources for the  Department of Human Services (DHS). DHS Commissioner Candice L. Broce announced a change to the Department’s Executive Leadership team on Dec. 14. Thomas, who has served as the Department’s Assistant Deputy Commissioner for Operations since October, […]

December 9, 2021
Hank-Johnson-22.jpg

2min4040
  DECATUR, GA – On Monday, Dec. 13, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) is holding a telephone town hall to update Fourth District constituents on what’s happening in Washington, including highlights on the American Rescue Plan, the bipartisan infrastructure law, the Build Back Better Act, and what they mean for Georgia. Johnson will also […]


About us

On Common Ground News is published daily by On Common Ground, Inc (OCGNEWS.COM). The newspaper serves DeKalb, Gwinnett, Rockdale and Metro Atlanta.

The opinions expressed by writers and contributors are not necessarily those of the publisher or the newspaper’s advertisers.

No portion of this newspaper may be reproduced in any form without the written permission of the publisher.

We reserve the right to reject material and advertisements we deem inappropriate.


On Common Ground News
P.O. Box 904
Lithonia, GA 30058


(770) 679-5607

editor@ocgnews.com


Latest News


By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: On Common Ground News, 1240 Sigman Road, Conyers, GA, 30012, https://www.ocgnews.com. You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact