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Rockdale County Water Resources Addressing & Rectifying Billing Concerns

  ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE    For Immediate Release September 21, 2021   CONYERS, Ga. – In a story that aired on Rockdale County’s Channel 23 (Comcast/Xfinity) and posted to social media platforms, Rockdale Water Resources (RWR) updated its customers on several recent topics of concern, including billing delays.   According to RWR Deputy Director, Vaughn Jamison, customers have experienced longer than normal billing cycles, which for many, has been a budgeting nightmare concern. As a result, some customers have…

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  ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE     For Immediate Release September 13, 2021   Pink Pooch Festival to Celebrate 10 Years Supporting Breast Cancer Awareness   CONYERS, Ga. – The Pink Pooch Festival and Survivor Walk is returning for their 10th Annual Celebration in support of Breast Cancer Awareness. The Pink Pooch Festival and Survivor Walk will take place Sunday, October 10 from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. at Richardson Dog Park, 3779 Union Church Road, Stockbridge, GA  30281. The…

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Schultz: Q&A with Falcons’ Grady Jarrett on defying odds, success, misery and giving back

  By Jeff Schultz (/author/jeff -schultz/) Aug 29, 2021 ATLANTA — The Falcons (https://theathletic.com/team/falcons/) ’ new regime of generalmanager Terry Fontenot and head coach Arthur Smith inherited no shortage of problems, including, but not limited to: an underachieving offense led by two stars well into the backnine of their careers; a defense that needed to be completely rebuilt; a roster that had backslidsince consecutive playoff appearances and a near Super Bowl win with three straight losing seasons; and salary-cap problems…

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RDOT to Open Highly Anticipated Roundabout This Friday

  ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE         For Immediate Release Aug. 26, 2021   RDOT to Open Highly Anticipated Roundabout This Friday ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – Rockdale County Department of Transportation (RDOT) will be opening the new roundabout at the Klondike Road, McDaniel Mill Road and Hurst Road intersection on Friday, August 27 beginning at 6 p.m. There will be no restrictions on the opening according to Pittman Construction, the contractor for this project.   The project, awarded…

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  ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE        For Immediate Release August 19, 2021   Rockdale County Stormwater Revenue Bonds, Series 2021 ROCKDALE COUNTY, GA. – On Tuesday, August 17, The Rockdale County Board of Commissioners approved the sale of $8.555 million in Stormwater Revenue Bonds. This financing is just one example of the Board’s continued commitment to serving Rockdale County’s citizens, residents, and rate payers. Proceeds from the sale of the Series 2021 Stormwater Revenue Bonds will be used…

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Rockdale County to Name Newly Added Teen Center After Native Hero Grady Jarrett

  ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE       For Immediate Release August 19, 2021   Rockdale County to Name Newly Added Teen Center After Native Hero Grady Jarrett ROCKDALE COUNTY, GA. – Rockdale County will host a ribbon cutting for their newly added teen center at Johnson Park, 1781 Ebenezer Rd SW, Conyers, GA 30094 on Tuesday, August 31 at 5 p.m. The center will be named after the native, Rockdale County High School graduate and Atlanta Falcons Defensive Lineman…

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Public Invited to Millage Rate Public Hearings

  ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE    For Immediate Release August 6, 2021   ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – The Rockdale County Board of Commissioners (BOC) has tentatively adopted a 2021 millage rate which will require an increase in property taxes by 7.94 percent. This tentative increase will result in a millage rate of 18.016 mills, an increase of 1.326 mills. Without this tentative tax increase, the millage rate will be no more than 16.69 mills. The proposed tax increase for a…

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Rockdale Residents May be Eligible for Rental Assistance Through the Georgia Department of Community Affairs

ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE   For Immediate Release August 5, 2021   ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – The State of Georgia received $552 million from the U.S. Treasury’s Federal Emergency Rental Assistance program to provide relief to individuals, families and landlords whose finances have been negatively impacted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds will be used to bring past due rent and utility payments current. Rockdale residents in need of assistance may be eligible for the program through the Georgia…

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Rockdale County Chairman and Commissioner Appointed to NACo Committees at Annual Conference

    ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE    For Immediate Release July 22, 2021    ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – At the recent National Association of Counties (NACo) Conference July 9-12 in Prince George’s County, Maryland, Rockdale County’s Chairman, Oz Nesbitt Sr., as well as Post I Commissioner, Sherri Washington, joined more than 2,000 county leaders for the first in-person meeting since before the pandemic began. After 18 months of bold leadership, county appointed and elected officials convened to discuss strategies to…

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Rockdale County Announces the Reopening of County Facilities to the Public

  ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE       For Immediate Release July 2, 2021   Rockdale County Announces the Reopening of County Facilities to the Public   ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – Rockdale County announces its facilities will reopen to the public on Tuesday, July 6, with the exception of Johnson Park, Senior Services and Animal Services. The County will follow CDC guidelines and no longer require masks to be worn by employees or citizens once the facilities officially reopen to…

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