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Keep Conyers-Rockdale Beautiful Hosts Bring One for the Chipper Program

ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release January 4, 2020 ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – Keep Conyers-Rockdale Beautiful (KCRB) and the Conyers Home Depot will join together to host the Bring One for the Chipper Program in Rockdale County at the Home Depot, located at 1330 Dogwood Drive, Conyers, GA 30013 on Sat., Jan. 9 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. The Chipper program offers citizens the opportunity to dispose their cut trees at a central location in the community, while…

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Rockdale County Board Of Elections Will Keep All 16 Precincts Open on Jan. 5 Election Day

ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release December 30, 2020 CONYERS, Ga. – At an emergency meeting on Tues., Dec. 29, 2020, the Rockdale County Board of Elections unanimously voted to seek a court order to reduce its Election Day polling sites from 16 to four, after several poll workers at the Parker Road early voting facility tested positive for COVID-19. At the time of the meeting, seven workers, four of them Election Day managers, tested positive for COVID-19. Out…

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Rockdale County Senior Services Receives Four Grants from Meals on Wheels America

ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release December 29, 2020 CONYERS, Ga. – Rockdale County Senior Services received four Meals on Wheels America (MOWA) grants during 2020. The grants were received and implemented between July and December 2020. This funding provided Senior Services the ability to serve Rockdale seniors age 60 and up with expanded support during the COVID crisis. The four grants included the Friendly Visitor Program for $5,000 which provided virtual emotional support for 31 participants during the…

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Rockdale County Postpones Swear-In Ceremony for Newly Elected Officials

ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release December 17, 2020 ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – Rockdale County has postponed the 2020 Swearing-In Ceremony that was scheduled to take place on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 in the Rockdale County Auditorium. The event was originally going to be streamed live but has been postponed due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases in Conyers and Rockdale County. The county has also been categorized as having a high transmission rate according to information provided…

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Rockdale Water Resources Relocates to New Customer Care Center

ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release December 14, 2020 ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – Rockdale Water Resources (RWR) will be relocating to its new Customer Care Center located at 940 South Main St. NE, Conyers, GA, 30012. In preparation for this move, Rockdale Water Resources Customer Care will be closed on Friday, December 18, 2020 and will reopen on Monday, December 21, 2020. RWR is asking that all new service request and customer care inquiries be addressed before December 18th…

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Chairman Oz Nesbitt, Sr. Hosts Economic Development Empowerment Session for Small Businesses in Rockdale County

  For Immediate Release December 9, 2020    Chairman Oz Nesbitt, Sr. Hosts Economic Development Empowerment Session for Small Businesses in Rockdale County   ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – Chairman Oz Nesbitt, Sr. held the first in a series of Economic Development Empowerment Sessions for small business owners and entrepreneurs in Rockdale County on Fri., Dec. 4 at the Costley Mill Event Center, 2599 Salem Church Road in Conyers. The interactive session was designed to offer economic development growth strategies, guidance,…

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Rockdale County Board of Assessors Debuts New Online Homestead Exemption Application

ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE   For Immediate Release December 8, 2020 ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Rockdale County Board of Assessors launched the Homestead Exemption online application, which will eliminate the need for residents to file for an exemption in person. Homeowners can file for an exemption by going to rockdalecountyga.gov, going to the “County Departments”  tab, hovering over “Board of Assessors” and clicking on “Homestead Exemptions”. From there, they should click on the…

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Rockdale County Hosts Building Dedication for Magistrate and Probate Courts

ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE   For Immediate Release December 1, 2020 ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – The Rockdale County Board of Commissioners (BOC) held a dedication ceremony for the new Probate and Magistrate Court Building on Tues., Dec. 1 at its location, 874 North Main Street NW, Conyers, GA 30012. The program started with remarks from Probate Judge Clarence Cuthpert, Jr. and Magistrate Judge Phinia Aten, followed by comments from Commissioners Sherri Washington and Dr. Doreen Williams. The dedication ended with…

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Rockdale County BOC to Continue Funding for the Conyers Rockdale Economic Development Council

ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release November 20, 2020 ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – Rockdale County Board of Commissioners (BOC) has elected to continue funding for the Conyers Rockdale Economic Development Council (CREDC). The BOC contributes $170,000 to the CREDC annually to support economic development and business growth in the county. “In addition to Public Safety, Economic Development remains a top priority,” Chairman Oz Nesbitt, Sr. says. “The CREDC is an essential component in the overall success of Conyers-Rockdale County,…

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COMMISSIONER’S ROUND UP – November 10, 2020

The Rockdale County Board of Commissioners held a voting session on Tuesday, November 10, 2020, at the Rockdale Auditorium.   The meeting began with the invocation and Pledge of Allegiance by Pastor Kay Francis Smith or Excel Church Worldwide. Following the pledge and invocation, Brenda Poku, Director of the Conyers-Rockdale Library and a library staff member gave a presentation sharing updates on items the library is working on including their new strategic plan, facilities, programs and accessibility. Rockdale County Wellness and…

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