Tag: Conyers

On Common Ground NewsSeptember 28, 2018
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Helping Hands Outreach Clinic, 2442 Lake Rockaway Road, Conyers, is hosting a series of workshops designed to teach individuals the basics of diabetes, how to self-manage diabetes, how to follow a diabetic-friendly diet, and therapeutic ways to manage stress, which can impact diabetes control. The first workshop, “An Overview-Diabetes 101,” was held on Sept. 18. […]

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 14, 2017
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Written by Sheriff Eric Levett Many Rockdale residents were impacted in one way or another by the recent tropical storm that hit Georgia as a result of Hurricane Irma. From power outages to school closings, Rockdale was impacted and our community showed its strength and cooperation during the crisis. I am extremely proud of Rockdale […]

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 […]


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