Tag: Rockdale

October 4, 2017
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It’s time to clean out those closets, cabinets, garages and attics. Pack up your household goods, toys, clothes, and other items and head to the community yard sale. The event will be held on Saturday, Oct. 21, 8 a.m. until 2 p.m., at the government annex building parking lot, 1400 Parker Road, Conyers. The fee […]

October 3, 2017
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Rockdale County residents are invited to an open house at Costley Mill to see the county’s newest park. The official grand opening is spring 2018, but citizens can tour the grounds, learn about planned improvements, speak one-on-one with the Board of Commissioners, and meet the Parks and Recreation staff at the open house on Saturday, […]

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 14, 2017
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Rockdale County Stormwater Utility is seeking volunteers to participate in the 2017 Storm Drain Stenciling Day on Saturday, Sept. 30, 8 a.m. to1 p.m., at Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers. Registration for the event ends Sept. 22. The event will educate the public about the significance of stormwater and the serious impact […]

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 7, 2017
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  The Ludie Banks family proved that its family reunion is still going strong with a big picnic on Sept. 3, Labor Day weekend. This year marked the 65th annual gathering the Banks have held. “We always have our reunion on the first Sunday in September. Ours is the longest held reunion in the county,” […]

September 7, 2017
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Rockdale County’s Board of Commissioners (BOC) has named Brian Allen, formerly the Director of the Gwinnett County Department of Transportation (DOT), as Rockdale County’s new Director of Transportation. Allen began his duties on Sept 5. He will oversee the county’s road projects and maintenance of county vehicles. Allen has decades of experience in government management […]


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