April 15, 2021 On Common Ground News

Conyers sets Taste of Spring and Car Show May 1

  CONYERS, GA—The Taste of Spring Festival and Conyers Car Show will be held in Olde Town Conyers on Saturday, May 1, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More than 60 arts and crafts exhibitors and food vendors will line the streets of the historic district while the Conyers Car Show, sponsored by Redline Event Productions, […]
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March 15, 2021 On Common Ground News

Gaylord Palms Resort kicks off Spring season

Guests can enjoy family-friendly activities, water park thrills, Easter fun and more         KISSIMMEE, FL–Guests can officially Spring It On at Gaylord Palms, with the all-new “Once Upon a Spring” programming, family-friendly activities, Easter events, water park thrills, rejuvenating spa treatments and more. Guests can enjoy the perfect springtime retreat—from  seasonal décor and hundreds of vibrant […]
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March 12, 2021 On Common Ground News

Georgia AG Carr: How to avoid summer vacation rental scams

ATLANTA – Many Georgians are starting to think about summer travel plans. While some will opt for traditional hotel stays, many will look online in hopes of finding less expensive or more unique accommodations. Unfortunately, ads for online vacation rentals are not always what they seem. Our office is encouraging Georgians to exercise caution if […]
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August 2, 2018 On Common Ground News

History, culture await: “2019 Memorials of World War II” trip to London and Paris

The Conyers-Rockdale Chamber of Commerce is now accepting reservations for its “2019 Memorials of World War II European Tour.” The public is invited to join the Chamber on this unforgettable 10-day trip, which includes tours of London, England and Paris, France on the 75th anniversary of D-Day when Allied forces invaded northern France bringing World […]
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April 13, 2018 On Common Ground News

Conyers-Rockdale Chamber of Commerce invites travelers to experience Thailand

The Conyers-Rockdale Chamber of Commerce is accepting reservations from the public for its Thailand Odyssey set for late this summer. The trip, open to anyone who wants to go, will transport visitors to some of Thailand’s most popular places offering a glimpse into the culture, history and lives of its people. The nine-day adventure, Sept. […]
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April 20, 2021 On Common Ground News

Commissioner Mereda Davis Johnson launches “Fruitful Communities” initiatives at District 5 libraries

        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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April 20, 2021 On Common Ground News

DeKalb County officials hold groundbreaking for youth farm

  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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April 20, 2021 On Common Ground News

DeKalb District Health Director Sandra Ford accepts job with the White House

DEKALB COUNTY, GA– DeKalb County Board of Health officials are hosting a farewell celebration on Friday, April 23, for Dr. Sandra Elizabeth Ford, District Health Director and CEO of the DeKalb County Board of Health. Ford has accepted a job with the Biden Administration that will begin on May 10. Ford, who has served for more […]
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April 20, 2021 On Common Ground News

Stephenson High takes lead to win DCSD Boys’ Track and Field Championship

By Mark Brock DCSD Athletics Specialist   Sitting in ninth place with just 12 points coming out of the field events, the Stephenson Jaguars roared to 76 points on the track winning six events to pass Decatur for an 88-79 lead to take the 2021 DCSD Boys’ Track and Field Championships title over the weekend. […]
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April 20, 2021 On Common Ground News

Gwinnett District Attorney’s Office honors National Crime Victims Rights Week

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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April 20, 2021 On Common Ground News

Commissioner Mereda Davis Johnson launches “Fruitful Communities” initiatives at District 5 libraries

        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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