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Volunteers Needed for Rivers Alive Cleanup

ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE   For Immediate Release September 20, 2022 Volunteers Needed for Rivers Alive Cleanup   ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – (September 16, 2022) Volunteers are needed for a Rivers Alive community waterway cleanup planned for Saturday, October 8 at Pine Log Park from 9:00AM – 12: 00PM. The cleanup is sponsored by Rockdale County and the City of Conyers governments. Volunteers will be provided with gloves, safety vests, masks, water, and will receive a free t-shirt. “Conyers Walmart…

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Rockdale County to Host 2nd Electronics Recycling & Paper Shredding Event of 2022

  ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE   For Immediate Release Sept. 16, 2022    Rockdale County to Host 2nd Electronics Recycling & Paper Shredding Event of 2022   ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – Keep Conyers-Rockdale Beautiful (KCRB) is holding the second of two Electronics Recycling & Paper Shredding events in 2022 for Rockdale residents and business owners on Sat., Oct. 8, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., in the parking lot of 1400 Parker Road, Conyers, 30094. The free, half-day event will…

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Chairman Nesbitt to Host 2nd Shop Talk of 2022

  ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE     For Immediate Release Sept. 15, 2022   Chairman Nesbitt to Host 2nd Shop Talk of 2022   ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – Rockdale County Chairman, Oz Nesbitt, Sr., will host the second Shop Talk forum of the year. This event, held at local barbershops and salons, connects the community with government staff and officials. This event will be held at Headquarterz Barbershop located at 1180 West Ave SW C, Conyers, GA 30012 on Saturday,…

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Rockdale County Board of Elections Celebrates National Voter Registration Day

    ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE   For Immediate Release September 13, 2022   Rockdale County Board of Elections Celebrates National Voter Registration Day ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – In recognition of National Voter Registration Day on Sept. 20, the Rockdale County Board of Elections is hosting a “Know Before You Go” voter information rally.  Citizens are invited to stop by the Board of Elections Office at 1115 West Avenue, SW from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm on September 20 to:…

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GWINNETT, NEWTON, ROCKDALE COUNTY LEADERS HOLD FIRST-EVER COLLABORATIVE MEETING

NEWS RELEASE Gwinnett | Newton | Rockdale County Governments GWINNETT, NEWTON, ROCKDALE COUNTY LEADERS HOLD FIRST-EVER COLLABORATIVE MEETING   (Lawrenceville, Ga., Sept. 6, 2022) – Three county commission chairpersons recently got together with one goal – to sustain and strengthen bonds in public health, mental health and communications. Gwinnett County Chairwoman Nicole Hendrickson planted the seeds for the idea of what’s now named the Tri-County Collaboration Meeting. The inaugural event, hosted by Rockdale County Chairman Oz Nesbitt, also included Newton County…

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Rockdale Senior Service Announces the Epic Return of the “Eagle”

ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE   For Immediate Release Sept. 6, 2022   Rockdale Senior Service Announces the Epic Return of the “Eagle”   ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – Rockdale County is proud to announce the return of the Veteran Transportation Program via the specially designed vehicle called the “Eagle”. This program assists honorably discharged Rockdale County veterans of any age with trips to the Veterans Hospital in Decatur and the VA clinics in Stockbridge and Covington. Veterans may be picked up…

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Rockdale County Board of Elections Voting Options for Upcoming Elections

ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release August 22, 2022 Rockdale County Board of Elections Voting Options for Upcoming Elections ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – Rockdale County Board of Elections offers several ways for citizens to vote as conveniently as possible for the General Election occurring on November 8, 2022. Monday, Aug. 22, 2022, is the first day a voter may request for a Mail Absentee Ballot. Voters can make the request online or obtain the request form by visiting: https://securemyabsenteeballot.sos.ga.gov/s/. …

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Rockdale County Board of Commissioners Vote on Millage Rate

ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE   For Immediate Release August 16, 2022     ROCKDALE COUNTY, GA. – The Rockdale County Board of Commissioners (BOC) voted to approve a millage rate of 18.69 mills for Fiscal Year 2022 during a Called Meeting on Tuesday August 16, 2022. This is an increase of 2 mills from the 2021 millage rate, which was set at 16.69 mills. The increase of 2 mills was approved to support the debt service associated with the Judicial…

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Rockdale County to Host Small Business Training Program

  ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE       For Immediate Release Aug. 10, 2022     ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – Rockdale County is partnering with the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center to host a small business training program. The Rockdale County Small Business Training program’s purpose is to support business formation, job growth and economic profitability as business owners and emerging entrepreneurs navigate changing economic landscapes.   Training topics include funding, financial management, business planning, strategy, operations, marketing,…

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Rockdale County Evaluates Cost Saving Measures Ahead of FY 2023

    For Immediate Release August 5, 2022   ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – Following the Board of Commissioners (BOC) first two Millage Rate Hearings on Tuesday, August 2, County leadership began evaluating cost saving measures for fiscal year 2023. “Rockdale County is taking proactive steps to reduce the cost structure, while continuing to offer services the community needs,” Mark Lewis, Executive Finance Director said. “The County will continue to monitor the economic situation and make appropriate decisions to remain consistent…

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