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On Common Ground NewsOctober 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 […]

On Common Ground NewsSeptember 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 […]

On Common Ground NewsSeptember 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 […]

On Common Ground NewsSeptember 7, 2017
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  Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is expanding his emergency declaration to include 24 additional counties, with a total of 30 counties now included in a state of emergency in preparation of Hurricane Irma, which is being called the strongest Atlantic storm in recorded history. Deal also issued a mandatory evacuation order for all areas east […]


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