Tag: Rockdale

September 7, 2017

Parent Academy returns to Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) on Saturday, Sept. 23, for its 13th semester of improving lives and instilling a love of life-long learning. The half-day event offers free classes for parents, teens and tweens at Rockdale Career Academy (RCA), 1064 Culpepper Road, Conyers, 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Online registration is […]

July 23, 2017

Pampering was the order of the day during a special mentoring program, which was held on Saturday to get high school girls ready for the new school year. Voices of Faith’s Youth Ministry hosted the “Back-to-School Royal Pampering Party” at its Rockdale County campus on Saturday, July 22. Deaconess June Hawkins Jones said the mentoring […]

May 31, 2017

Rockdale County government, Conyers Rockdale Council for the Arts (CRCA) and the Conyers Rockdale Economic Development Council Film Office are partnering to present a workshop on business and professional opportunities Georgia’s growing filming industry is providing. The workshop will be held on Saturday, June 24, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Black Box Theater […]

May 19, 2017

The Rockdale Recycling Center, 1200 Sigman Road, Conyers, is now accepting glass from Rockdale County residents. The Recycling center accepts glass jars, bottles and other containers that are clear, brown or green. Glass should be empty, rinsed clean and free of lids. Residents seeking to recycle their glass items can visit the Recycling Center and […]

May 19, 2017

ATLANTA Atlanta Caribbean Carnival set for Memorial Day weekend The Atlanta Caribbean Carnival will be held on Saturday, May 27, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m., at Central Park, 400 Merritt Ave. N.E., Atlanta. The annual celebration features Caribbean music, cuisine, and costumes with a noon parade. For more information and parade route, visit www.atlantacarnival.org.   […]

April 7, 2017

Rockdale County Chairman Oz Nesbitt, Sr. will host the 4th Annual Easter ham giveaway on Sunday, April 9, 3 p.m., at the Olivia Haydel Senior Center, 1240 Dogwood Drive S.W., Conyers. The “Lend-A-Ham” initiative offers one free ham to seniors in need. Last year, more than 300 hams were given away. Nesbitt says he hopes […]

April 7, 2017

A small fire broke out at Rockdale County’s Hightower Trail Elementary School over the Spring Break, but fire officials said students will not be impacted. Classes will resume on Monday as scheduled. Fire Chief Dan Morgan said firefighters quickly extinguished the fire after an alarm went off. Morgan said a piece of equipment that was […]

April 7, 2017

Partnership for Community Action, Inc. is accepting applications from low-income families who need help with their energy bills. The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) provides those who meet federal income guidelines $310 or $350 toward gas or electric bills for the once-a-year assistance. Rockdale and Newton County residents may apply at 1261 Commercial […]

May 31, 2016

  Rockdale Chairman Richard Oden was among the community leaders who honored veterans from Rockdale County at the Walk of Heroes. More than 300 people attended the Memorial Day program. The Megacamp youth performed the national anthem, led by Bryan Lezama, founder of the Conyers Arts Conservatory – Youth Encouragement of the Arts. ‬

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