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Public Invited to Attend BOC Holiday Drop-In

  For Immediate Release November 13, 2019   ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – The Rockdale County Board of Commissioners invites citizens to its Annual Holiday Drop-In on Tues., Dec. 10, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at the J.P. Carr Community Center, 981 Taylor St., Conyers, 30012.  The informal, drop-in event is planned to bring in holiday cheer, to wrap up 2019 and provide the public with an opportunity to meet elected officials, County leaders and staff. During this free holiday-themed drop-in,…

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Commissioners Round Up – November 12, 2019

At today’s voting session, there were three special recognitions and presentations presented to Rockdale County Board of Commissioners. MaryBeth Hornbeck, Fun with Fresh Food Program won the National Extension Association Recognition Award Rockdale County Wellness Program managed by Rockdale County’s Talent Management received a national award from Cigna Healthcare for the second time A Planning and Development Initiatives Presentation was provided by Director Kc Krzic, Planning and Development Department During the Unfinished Business session, there was a vote on the…

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Rockdale County Announces Transportation Program for Veterans

As Rockdale County observed Veteran Day, the Board of Commissioners announced they will launch the Veterans Transportation Program (VetTP) for low income veterans residing in Rockdale County.  The program will provide transportation services to veterans needing assistance to medical appointments at the Atlanta VA Medical Hospital located in Decatur, Georgia. VetTP is a partnership between the Rockdale County Senior Services and the Georgia Department of Veterans Services.  “The transportation program will offer qualified veterans and their families transportation services for…

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COMMISSIONERS ROUND UP – NOVEMBER 5, 2019

On Tuesday, November 5, 2019, the Rockdale County Board of Commissioners held a public hearing on the proposed 2020 Appropriations.  Following the public hearing, there was a work session of the Board of Commissioners. All current programs and services will be continued to be funded as presented by Finance Director Roselyn Miller.  The presentation to the Rockdale Board of Commissioners included the following highlights: Invest in Employees – Compensation model and incentives Demolition of Unsafe Structures Parks & Recreation –…

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Rockdale County Chairman to Host “Coffee with the Chairman” Event

ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release October 31, 2019   ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – Rockdale County Chairman Oz Nesbitt, Sr. will be hosting a community event, Coffee with the Chairman, on Friday, November 15 from 8:00 a.m.to 10:00 a.m. at Starbucks Coffee House, located at 1515 Hwy 138 SE, Conyers, GA 30013. Coffee with the Chairman is a citizen-focused event that centers on interacting and engaging with residents in an “open air” dialogue. The event is free and open…

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2019 Small Business Summit

Rockdale County is please to announce the Fall, 2019 Small Business Summit. This year’s summit will feature a Resource Fair on Thursday, November 7th, from 4 – 8 PM. Local Businesses, Government Agencies, and Private Partners will host small businesses and entrepreneurs looking for assistance in business growth and development. At 6 PM, the County will host a local business owner panel featuring lessons learned in the world of small business. November 8th will feature information sessions from 8:30 to…

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“Celebrate the Holiday Season at Rockdale County’s Second Annual Lights @ Costley Mill”

Rockdale County’s newest holiday attraction, Lights @ Costley Mill will transform Costley Mill Park into a holiday wonderland with thousands of multi-colored lights creating a glowing canopy throughout the park.   To kick off the holiday season, visitors can enjoy hot chocolate and roasted marshmallows, capture photos with visitors from the North Pole, face painting, a petting zoo, and much more.   “We are excited about the holiday season in Rockdale,” says Rockdale County Chairman Oz Nesbitt, Sr. “Visit Costley Mill Park…

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Rockdale County Kicks Off the Holiday Season

Rockdale County Officials will kick off the holiday season with the lighting of the Christmas Tree on Friday, November 22, 2019, at the Historic Rockdale County Courthouse.  The program, featuring caroling, a dance troupe and other family-friendly activities, will begin promptly at 6:30 pm.  Followed by an official visit from Santa Claus who will illuminate the Christmas Tree. The event will usher in the holiday season in Olde Town Conyers and offers an evening of nonstop entertainment, which is FREE…

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Rockdale County UGA Extension Office Wins National Award for Nutrition Program

ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE   For Immediate Release October 29, 2019   ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. –A Rockdale County UGA Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Agent, MaryBeth Hornbeck, was honored at the National Extension Association for Family and Consumer Sciences (NEAFCS) 85th annual session. Hornbeck received the First Place National NEAFCS Family Health and Wellness Award at the conference held September 30 – October 3, 2019 in Hershey, Pennsylvania. The theme was “Nurturing the Richness of Lifelong Learning”. In receiving the…

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