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January 4, 2018
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  Starting on Monday, Jan. 8, Goodwill of North Georgia is hosting a series of job fairs throughout the week, opening its doors to thousands of job seekers who are looking for a job or a better job in the new year. Each of the nonprofit’s 13 career centers will host a multi-employer job fair, […]

October 2, 2017
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Rockdale County Board of Commissioners (BOC) named Marian McDaniel, formerly the Assistant Fire Chief of the Atlanta Fire Rescue Department, as Rockdale County Fire-Rescue’s new Deputy Fire Chief. She began her duties today (Oct. 2). McDaniel brings nearly two decades of knowledge in public safety and emergency service to Rockdale County. Starting her career as […]

September 15, 2017
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Crews at the Stonecrest Command Center set up transformers and other equipment needed to restore power to homes and business in DeKalb County. Photos by Glenn L. Morgan/OCGNews DeKalb CEO Michael Thurmond has declared a local state of emergency in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. The tropical storm that followed Irma caused widespread damage throughout […]

September 7, 2017
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Officials at Piedmont Healthcare have signed an asset purchase agreement with LifePoint Health, the owner of Rockdale Medical Center, to make Rockdale the eighth hospital to join Piedmont’s Atlanta-based health system. The move comes nearly three years into a clinical affiliation between Rockdale Medical Center and Piedmont that has enabled Rockdale to open a new […]

September 3, 2017
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Conyers Middle School are planning to show their support for victims of Hurricane Harvey. The school is collecting donations Sept. 5-13. Houston, Texas officials have reported thousands of people have been evacuated and are now in shelters in need of supplies. Conyers Middle is seeking donations of bottled water, canned food, coins, clothing and toiletry […]

September 3, 2017
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    Gov. Nathan Deal, joined by First Lady Sandra Deal, members of the King family, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and other dignitaries, unveiled the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. statue before a crowd gathered on the grounds of the northeast quadrant of the State Capitol on Aug. 28. The eight-foot-tall bronze statue, which stands […]

August 29, 2017
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                Gov. Nathan Deal, joined by First Lady Sandra Deal, members of the King family, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, and other dignitaries,  on Monday unveiled the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. statue at the northeast quadrant of the State Capitol. The eight-foot-tall bronze statue was created with locally […]


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