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March 3, 2021

    ATLANTA – Members of the Rockdale County House Legislative Delegation will host a virtual town hall meeting on Thursday, March 4, 6:30 – 8 p.m. via Zoom.   State Representatives Rhonda Taylor (D-Conyers), Regina Lewis-Ward (D-McDonough), Sharon Henderson (D-Covington), Doreen Carter (D-Lithonia) and Tom Kirby (R-Loganville) will discuss recent election legislation and give […]

March 3, 2021

    The Fulton County Board of Commissioners will hold a virtual meeting via the Zoom platform with the mayors of the county’s 15 cities on Friday, March 5. The board plans to discuss COVID-19 vaccination programs as well as transportation funding.   The meeting can be viewed live at: https://www.fultoncountyga.gov/watch-fgtv  


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February 25, 2021

CONYERS, GA– Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) will host an online teacher job fair on Saturday, March 6,  9 a.m. – 12 p.m.   Candidates are invited to pre-register at www.rockdaleschools.org/jobfair.   “We seek outstanding candidates for teaching positions in the 2021-2022 school year. All 22 RCPS schools will be represented and interviews will be […]

February 23, 2021

Superintendent Cheryl Watson-Harri   At tonight’s “State of the District” address, DeKalb County School District (DCSD) will announce its plans for students to begin returning to classrooms under Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines. In Phase Two and Phase Three, cohorts of students will participate in hybrid, in-person learning based on their choice to attend school. […]

February 22, 2021

The DeKalb County Board of Education will hold the following meetings on Monday, February 8, 2021 in the J. David Williamson Board Room, Robert R. Freeman Administrative Complex, 1701 Mountain Industrial Boulevard, Stone Mountain, Georgia 30083. 11:30am       Virtual Community Input Meeting 1:00pm         BOARD MEETING Executive Session for the purpose of discussing permitted matters. Combined Work […]

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The Conyers-Rockdale Chamber of Commerce is accepting reservations from the public for its Thailand Odyssey set for late this summer. The trip, open to anyone who wants to go, will transport visitors to some of Thailand’s most popular places offering a glimpse into the culture, history and lives of its people. The nine-day adventure, Sept. […]


DeKalb County Extension announces the sixth season of Fresh on DeK, DeKalb County’s Mobile Farmers Market, which travels throughout the county offering nutrition education and fresh grown fruits and vegetables for sale. The season will be open from June 1 to Sept. 18. Fresh on DeK brings fresh fruits and vegetables to DeKalb County.   […]


  In honor of Black History Month, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) recognized four local sheriffs and a groundbreaking Georgia General Assembly secretary with Pioneer Awards for their service to Georgia’s Fourth Congressional District — and their work to break down barriers and make history in the state.   “We are currently living in a pandemic, […]




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