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About 22 miles of roadway in Rockdale County will be restriped this year with more durable and visible road markings and new reflective raised pavement markers. Rockdale County has awarded Conyers-based Pittman Construction with the SPLOST #2A Contract. Pittman will utilize Peek Pavement Marking to refresh pavement markings on the 22 miles of arterial roadways, […]


Chad Suddeth, Athletic Director at Rockdale County High School, has been recognized by the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association as a Certified Athletic Administrator. Coach Suddeth is one of an elite group of interscholastic athletic administrators nationwide to attain this level of professionalism. To earn this distinction, Coach Suddeth has demonstrated the highest level of […]


  Rockdale County Board of Commissioners Chairman Oz Nesbitt, Sr. will host a conference call with local clergy and local funeral directors on Thursday, April 23, 3:30 p.m. Clergy and funeral directors should call (701) 802-5410. Participants should enter in the Access Code: 4042664. After announcing their first and last name, participants should mute their phone to prevent feedback and […]


  Rockdale Supervisor of Elections Cynthia Willingham said her office began mailing  absentee ballots April 21 for the June  9 elections. State officials announced on April 9 that Georgia’s May 19 elections were pushed to June 9 due to health risks concerning COVID-19. Officials said many poll workers across the state had quitand elections officials […]


Rockdale County Government is implementing a hiring freeze effective immediately, officials said today (April 20). The hiring freeze includes all Rockdale County departments, except the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office. The freeze will last until further notice, county officials said. “The hiring freeze is based upon 30 days of no to very slow revenues streams. It’s […]


Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) congratulates its valedictorians and salutatorians of the Class of 2020. The valedictorians and salutatorians were notified in a surprise announcement on April 17 with administrators, counselors and teachers driving to each student’s home with a sign. Rockdale students, like other students across the state of Georgia, were ordered to stay […]


Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) has released its  End of the Year Guide 2019-2020 with  protocols for grades, transcripts, retention/promotion, graduation, prom, student registration and more. Families are strongly encouraged to read the RCPS End of the Year Guide at Important dates include: May 7 – Last day of Independent Learning Days (last day […]

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