Uncategorized

Rockdale County Courthouse Remains Open for Essential Court Business

PUBLIC NOTICE Revision Date: April 3, 2020 The Rockdale County Courthouse remains open for essential court business during the public health emergency.  Every division of the Rockdale County Clerk of Superior and State Courts Office will be open for business Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., however access to each service area will be restricted to scheduled appointments only. Should you need to conduct essential court business in-person at the Courthouse, please contact the applicable telephone number below…

Read More

Rockdale County to Enact Mandatory Shelter in Place Ordinance

For Immediate Release March 25, 2020 Rockdale County to Enact Mandatory Shelter in Place Ordinance ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – In an effort to reduce and prevent the spread of COVID-19, Rockdale County Board of Commissioners (BOC) is issuing a 14-day mandatory Shelter in Place. This order will go into effect starting Thurs., March 26, 2020 at 12:01 a.m. and will expire Wed., April 8 at 11:59 p.m., unless extended by further action of the BOC. The decision for the Shelter…

Read More

Chairman Nesbitt to Host 2nd Conference Call Focusing on COVID-19 For Local Clergy and Funeral Homes

ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release March 25, 2020 ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – In an effort to spread education and awareness of COVID-19, Rockdale County Chairman, Oz Nesbitt, Sr., will host a conference call with local clergy and local funeral directors on Thurs., March 26 at 12:30 p.m. This comes after the initial conference call on Mon., March 23rd updated almost 80 participants! The phone number is (478) 201-9175. Once dialed in, participants should enter in the Access Code:…

Read More

Board of Assessors Reminds Citizens of April 1 Applications Deadline

For Immediate Release March 24, 2020   Board of Assessors Reminds Citizens of April 1 Applications Deadline ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – In light of COVID-19, Rockdale County Board of Assessors Office wants to remind all citizens that the April 1 deadline to file for Homestead Exemption and Conservation Use Valuation Assessment (CUVA) is approaching. This also applies to the deadline to file return of tangible personal property of business enterprises, boats and airplanes as well as ad valorem taxes on…

Read More

Chairman Nesbitt Strongly Encourages Residents To Stay Home

For Immediate Release March 22, 2020    Chairman Nesbitt Strongly Encourages Residents To Stay Home ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – Out of an abundance of caution and in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Rockdale County Chairman, Oz Nesbitt, Sr. is strongly encouraging Rockdale residents to stay at home. Residents are encouraged to stay at home unless it is an essential need including picking up groceries, going to the pharmacy or it is an essential medical need. The CDC’s…

Read More

UPDATE: Rockdale County Remote Work Plan in Effect

For Immediate Release March 20, 2020   UPDATE: Rockdale County Remote Work Plan in Effect  ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – Out of an abundance of caution, Rockdale County Government is taking measures to reduce the potential spread of COVID-19. Rockdale County enacted a Daily Operation Protocol that went into effect, Mon., March 16 at 3 p.m. and extends through the week of March 23. Executive county officials will make their decision on whether to continue the protocol into the next week…

Read More

Chairman Nesbitt to Host Conference Call Focusing on COVID-19 For Local Clergy and Funeral Homes

ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release March 19, 2020 ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – In an effort to spread education and awareness of COVID-19, Rockdale County Chairman, Oz Nesbitt, Sr., will host a conference call with local clergy and local funeral directors on Mon., March 23 at 1:30 p.m. The phone number is (605) 472-5416. Once dialed in, participants should enter in the Access Code: 248640. After announcing their first and last name, we would ask that participants mute their…

Read More

Chief Magistrate Judge Phinia Aten Continues to Wed Georgia Couples during Coronavirus Crisis

For Immediate ReleaseContact: Patricia Carreker,Clerk of Magistrate Court(770) 278-7792Patricia.carreker@rockdalecountyga.gov Chief Magistrate Judge Phinia Aten Continues to Wed Georgia Couples during Coronavirus Crisis (Conyers, Georgia) Chief Magistrate Judge Phinia Aten will continue to officiate courthouse weddings in Rockdale County, during the Georgia State of Emergency, while almost all other Georgia judges and many religious leaders have discontinued weddings due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Rockdale County Magistrate Court will perform individual weddings, by appointment, this Friday, March 20, 2020, starting at…

Read More

Statement From Rockdale County Animal Care and Control Center During the COVID 19 Pandemic

The Rockdale Board of Commissioners is monitoring the rapidly evolving situation around COVID-19 closely, and due to the concern over the safety of Rockdale County Animal Care and Control Center staff and community, measures were taken to mitigate the short- and long-term effects of COVID-19.  Based upon recommendations set forth by the National Animal Care and Control Association, the center will implement the following: Suspend low priority/non-emergency activity such as non-aggressive stray animal pick-up, leash law and licensing complaints, barking…

Read More

Board of Commissioners Announce Canceling of Meetings Throughout Rockdale County

For Immediate Release March 17, 2020 Board of Commissioners Announce Canceling of Meetings Throughout Rockdale County   ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – As a precautionary measure, to reduce the spread of COVID-19, please be advised that the Rockdale County Board of Commissioners has cancelled their Board meetings for the remainder of March 2020.  Rockdale County Board of Commissioners CANCELLED THE FOLLOWING MEETINGS:  CANCELLED: Evening Work Session: Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. – Assembly Hall located at 901 Main Street, Conyers, Georgia 30012  CANCELLED:…

Read More