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Rockdale County to Host 2022 Employment Summit

  ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE     For Immediate Release July 27, 2022   Rockdale County to Host 2022 Employment Summit   ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – Rockdale County is partnering with Georgia Department of Veteran Services, Georgia Work Source and Eastside eSport League to host an Employment Summit on Friday, July 29, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Johnson Park Gym, 1781 Ebenezer Road SW, Conyers. This Employment Summit will connect the community directly to current Rockdale County openings…

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Public Invited to Millage Rate Public Hearings

  ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE   For Immediate Release July 12, 2022   Public Invited to Millage Rate Public Hearings ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – The Rockdale County Board of Commissioners (BOC) today announces its intention to adopt a 2022 millage rate which will require an increase in property taxes by 45.42 percent. This tentative increase will result in a millage rate of 20.758 mills, an increase of 6.483 mills. Without this tentative tax increase, the millage rate will be no…

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Rockdale County Earns Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE    For Immediate Release June 22, 2022     Rockdale County Earns Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – Rockdale County Department of Finance recently received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report for the 2020 fiscal year. This award acknowledges local governments who go beyond the minimum requirements of…

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Rockdale County appoints new Public Relations Director

  ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE    For Immediate Release May 26, 2022   Contact: Melisa Mims, Director Department of Public Relations (770) 278-7056   Rockdale County appoints new Public Relations Director   ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – Rockdale County Board of Commissioners (BOC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Melisa Mims as its new Public Relations Director. Mims’s has more than 20 years of management experience, including strategic development and execution, an impressive history of planning and executing marketing campaigns,…

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Chairman Nesbitt to Host 1st Shop Talk Since the Pandemic

  ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE     For Immediate Release May 18, 2022     ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – Rockdale County Chairman, Oz Nesbitt, Sr., will host the first Shop Talk forum since late 2019. The event, usually held at local barbershops to connect the community with government staff and officials, will now include salons as well. This first event of 2022 will be held at J’La Hair Designs, 1046 Iris Drive SW Unit E, Conyers on Saturday, June 11…

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Rockdale County Parks and Recreation Invites the Public to Annual Summer Concert Series

  ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE     For Immediate Release May 17, 2022   Rockdale County Parks and Recreation Invites the Public to Annual Summer Concert Series   ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – The Rockdale County Department of Parks and Recreation is hosting its annual Summer Concert Series. The event will feature various artists on Sundays between June and September! The FREE concerts will take place from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. at Costley Mill Park, 2599 Salem Church Road, Conyers,…

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Rockdale County EMA to partner with Dr. Doreen Williams, Commissioner Post 2, to Focus on Community Resiliency and Disaster Preparedness

    ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE   For Immediate Release May 12, 2022   Rockdale County EMA to partner with Dr. Doreen Williams, Commissioner Post 2, to Focus on Community Resiliency and Disaster Preparedness Rockdale County, Ga. – Rockdale County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) announced during their presentation at the Wednesday, May 11 Capital Improvement Planning Work Session that the department will focus on community resiliency as a part of the overall protection of the community when responding to disasters.…

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Rockdale County Chairman Oz Nesbitt, Sr. to Serve on ACCG’s Board of Managers

  For Immediate Release May 9, 2022   Contact: Schuyler Harding, Director ACCG Communications O: (404) 589-7808, C: (404) 780-1954   Rockdale County Chairman Oz Nesbitt, Sr. to Serve on ACCG’s Board of Managers Atlanta, Ga. – Rockdale County Chairman Oz Nesbitt, Sr. was recently appointed to the Association County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG) Board of Managers. Nesbitt will serve as one of four National Association of Counties (NACo) Board Representatives. The 2022-2023 Board of Managers was sworn in during…

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Rockdale County Assembles Task Force to Consider Next Steps on Judicial & Administrative Government Complex

  ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 19, 2022 Rockdale County Assembles Task Force to Consider Next Steps on Judicial & Administrative Government Complex ROCKDALE COUNTY, GA – Rockdale County has assembled a task force of six citizens and three County representatives to help develop an overall plan for a new Judicial & Administrative Complex in Olde Town Conyers. This task force will have access to elected officials and department heads to discuss their overall needs in…

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