Category: Rockdale

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    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 […]

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CONYERS, GA– Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) will offer a virtual option for K-12 students in addition to the five-days-a-week in-person default option for the 2021-2022 school year.   The elementary virtual option will have teachers solely designated for virtual classes. The middle and high school virtual option will be through our existing Rockdale Virtual […]

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ROCKDALE, GA—Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) high schools – Heritage and Rockdale County – were named 2021 Advanced Placement (AP) Honor Schools by State School Superintendent Richard Woods, a distinction RCPS high schools have achieved for more than 11 consecutive years.   Superintendent Terry Oatts  praised RCPS for its  accomplishment.   “Our unwavering commitment to […]

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CONYERS, GA—Associate Probate Court Judge Gary Washington is now the official Judge of the Rockdale County Probate Court. Washington’s appointment on March 1 follows the appointment of Judge Clarence Cuthpert, Jr. to Rockdale County State Court. Washington assumes the duties effective immediately.   “I am excited to take this next step in serving my fellow […]

On Common Ground NewsFebruary 25, 2021
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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 […]

On Common Ground NewsFebruary 23, 2021
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The Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office (RCSO) and Flock Safety are hosting a virtual community safety event on Feb. 24, 6:30 p.m. The event is being held to discuss how Flock Safety cameras and local residents can work with RSCO to help deter and solve crime in the Rockdale area. Flock Safety, an Atlanta-based startup, offers […]

On Common Ground NewsFebruary 21, 2021
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        The Rockdale County Department of Stormwater Management will now manage Land Disturbance Permitting (LDP) processes due to new state mandates. Effective March 29, 2021, all LDP applications, including fees, are to be submitted directly to Rockdale County Stormwater Management. This function was previously managed by the Rockdale County Planning and Development […]

On Common Ground NewsFebruary 20, 2021
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The Rockdale County Democratic Party recently held its virtual swearing-In ceremony announcing its newly elected and appointed officers.   Rosalyn Ridgeway is the new chair of  the Rockdale Democratic Party. The swearing-In seremony was performed by the Honorable Phinia Aten, Chief Magistrate Judge of Rockdale County and the keynote speaker was State Sen. Tonya P. […]

On Common Ground NewsFebruary 20, 2021
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The Rockdale County Department of Stormwater Management will now manage Land Disturbance Permitting (LDP) processes due to new state mandates. Effective March 29, 2021, all LDP applications, including fees, are to be submitted directly to Rockdale County Stormwater Management. This function was previously managed by the Rockdale County Planning and Development Department. Any project where […]


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