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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 Commissioner Doreen Williams Recognized for Academic Achievement in the Lifelong Learning Academy

ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release May 4, 2022  Contact: Schuyler Harding, Director ACCG Communications O: (404) 589-7808, C: (404) 780-1954 ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – ACCG, Georgia’s County Association, recently awarded Rockdale County Commissioner Post 2, Doreen Williams, with a certificate for successfully completing the Economic and Community Development specialty track requirements in the Lifelong Learning Academy. Commissioner Williams was honored during the 2022 ACCG Annual Conference at the Savannah Convention Center. ACCG and the Carl Vinson Institute of…

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Rockdale County to Host 1st Electronics Recycling & Paper Shredding Event of 2022

ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release May 3, 2022 ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – Keep Conyers-Rockdale Beautiful (KCRB) is holding the first of two Electronics Recycling & Paper Shredding events in 2022 for Rockdale residents and business owners on Sat., June 4, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., in the parking lot of 1400 Parker Road, Conyers, 30094. The free, half-day event will provide the public a place to safely discard and recycle old documents and electronics, regardless of working…

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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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Rockdale County Approves Market Study Increasing Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour for County Workers

    ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE     For Immediate Release April 18, 2022   ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – On Tuesday, April 12, 2022 the Rockdale County Board of Commissioners approved amendments to the 2022 Classification and Pay Plan as well as the County’s Operating Budget following the completion of a Market Study. The Rockdale County Department of Talent Management partnered with PayScale to complete the market study, with the goal to fairly compensate employees and remain competitive within the…

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