Category: Rockdale


Conyers Council member Connie Alsobrook CONYERS, GA—District 2 City Council member Connie Alsobrook is offering ID copies to the elderly, disabled and others who live in her district who plan to vote by absentee ballot. The service is free. Alsobrook’s initiative is in response to SB 202, the controversial bill that was signed into law […]


The Gwinnett Newton Rockdale (GNR) Health Department has announced that COVID-19 vaccination appointments are now being administered by the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH).   To schedule an appointment to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, Rockdale residents can visit or   Residents can also text ‘VAX’ to 1-844-554-4024 to be notified of any appointment openings nearby. […]


    Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) congratulates the Valedictorians and Salutatorians of the Class of 2021. The Valedictorians and Salutatorians were notified in a surprise announcement on the morning of Friday, March 26, 2021 by a caravan of administrators, counselors, teachers, and School Resource Officers (SROs) driving to each student’s home to present a […]


CONYERS, GA– The Rockdale County Animal Services Division has debuted its new website separate from the Rockdale County website, which comes after the division was moved under the Emergency Management Agency (EMA).   It provides citizens one location to access ordinances, a wish list, rabies alerts, events calendar, available pets for adoption, staff pictures with […]


CONYERS—The Conyers Police Department is currently conducting the annual Service Satisfaction Survey for calendar year 2020.   The goals of the service satisfaction survey are to measure levels of citizen concern for safety, police performance, public confidence in the department as well as to provide an opportunity for public comment on police performance.   Chief […]


CONYERS, GA—Conyers Police Department’s K9 Wick, handled by Officer Brandon DeCosse, will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.  K9 Wick’s vest will be embroidered with the sentiment “Born to Love-Trained to Serve-Loyal Always.”  Delivery is expected within eight to ten weeks. […]


CONYERS, GA–Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) is joining in a statewide celebration this week to salute the efforts of local school board members. The week of March 15-19, 2021 has been proclaimed School Board Appreciation Week in Georgia. The weeklong observance calls attention to the contributions of local boards of education.   Superintendent Terry Oatts […]


Notice is given that the Rockdale Board of Elections will meet on Monday, March 15, 2021, 4:30 p.m., for the purpose of certifying the 90TH House District Special Democratic Primary Election Runoff, which was  held March 9, 2021.  This election involved only the Lorraine Precinct in Rockdale County and portions of Henry and DeKalb counties.   […]

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