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South Rockdale bed and breakfast application moves on to commission vote July 14

CONYERS - A couple seeking to turn their south Rockdale home into a two-bedroom bed and breakfast now faces a vote by the Board of Commissioners after last week's public hearing.

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Updated: jul. 04, 2015 3:52 a.m.

Reception for Chief Deputy Freeman

Reception for Chief Deputy Freeman

Sheriff Eric J. Levett and the members of the RCSO wish to invite the public to a going away reception for Chief Deputy Richard Scott Freeman.

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Posted: jun. 22, 2015 10:37 a.m.
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Tag office closed Friday due to power outage

The Rockdale County Tax Commissioner's Office will be closed today, June 19, due to a power outage. Friday, June 19 renewal deadlines will be extended to Monday, June 22 without penalty.

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Posted: jun. 19, 2015 11:36 a.m.

Rockdale Channel 23 'Trails' video honored with marketing award

The Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP) recently awarded Rockdale 23, the county's government-access channel, with as its Hermes Creative Gold Award for the concept, writing and design of the county's Try the Trails video.

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Posted: jun. 18, 2015 5:32 p.m.

Work on Lakefield Dam and Reservoir in Rockdale will continue

CONYERS - The Rockdale County Board of Commissioners (BOC) approved moving forward with the rehabilitation project on the Lakefield Dam and Reservoir during its voting session Tuesday.

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Posted: jun. 10, 2015 1:43 p.m.
Tax Commissioner RJ Hadley Earns Second Consecutive NACO Award

Tax Commissioner RJ Hadley Earns Second Consecutive NACO Award

For the second consecutive year, Rockdale County Tax Commissioner RJ Hadley has received an Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties (NACO). Started in 1970, the awards program honors innovative, effective county government programs that enhance services for residents.

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Posted: jun. 09, 2015 8:12 p.m.
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Lakefield Dam rehabilitation back on

CONYERS - The Rockdale County Board of Commissioners (BOC) had a discussion about continuing the rehabilitation project on the Lakefield Dam and Reservoir during its work session Tuesday.

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Posted: jun. 04, 2015 6:53 p.m.

Portion of street closing for several months in Rockdale County

A block of Lambeth Way, approximately 600 feet west of the intersection with Old Salem Road, will be closed to all traffic beginning Friday, June 5th. 

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Posted: jun. 04, 2015 12:16 p.m.

New bike trails to be proposed for South Rockdale Community Park

CONYERS- The Rockdale County Department of Recreation and Maintenance, along with the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) and Southern Off-Road Bicycle Association (SORBA) Atlanta, is inviting the public to a meeting to learn about developing recreational mountain bike trails at South Rockdale Community Park and on the DeCastro Property. 

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Posted: jun. 03, 2015 2:06 p.m.

Rockdale Tax Commissioner RJ Hadley named finalist for Ga. Tax Commissioner of the Year

CONYERS - Rockdale County Tax Commissioner RJ Hadley was recently named a finalist for Georgia Tax Commissioner of the Year by the Georgia Association of Tax Officials (GATO). Hadley, the only first-term tax commissioner serving on GATO's legislative committee, was nominated for his innovative leadership and ongoing efforts to further issues related to citizen engagement and tax collection in the state.

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Posted: jun. 01, 2015 3:06 p.m.
Rockdale Clerk of Courts names nonprofit donation recipients

Rockdale Clerk of Courts names nonprofit donation recipients

CONYERS - Four local non-profits will be able to do more good work in community with donations from the Clerk of Superior and State Courts office, awarded in a luncheon Friday afternoon.

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Posted: may. 29, 2015 1:39 p.m. | Updated: may. 29, 2015 5:00 p.m.
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Unemployment rate for Rockdale County drops in April

CONYERS - Rockdale County had another successful month with more citizens finding work. 

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Posted: may. 28, 2015 11:50 a.m.

Three fires in one night for Rockdale County Fire Rescue

In a span of three hours, the Rockdale County Fire-Rescue responded to three separate calls related to structure fires last night, according to Rockdale Fire Chief Dan Morgan.

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Posted: may. 26, 2015 3:38 p.m.
Rockdale hiring new firefighters

Rockdale hiring new firefighters

Rockdale County Fire-Rescue (RCFR) is now accepting applications for the position of Firefighter until Friday, June 12.

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Posted: may. 20, 2015 6:39 p.m. | Updated: may. 21, 2015 5:57 a.m.
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New pavilions at Johnson Park in works

Johnson Park could be getting three new pavilions installed.

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Posted: may. 20, 2015 12:45 a.m. | Updated: may. 20, 2015 7:44 a.m.
Milstead Park splash pad open for play

Milstead Park splash pad open for play

Posted: may. 20, 2015 12:49 a.m.
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Prestigious award given to county HR department

Prestigious award given to county HR department

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Atlanta has awarded the Rockdale County Department of Human Resources its 2015 Pegasus Awards of Excellence in Human Resources.

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Posted: may. 14, 2015 5:24 p.m.
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Ethics board holds first meeting, appoints officers and alternate member

The Rockdale Board of Ethics held its first meeting Wednesday evening to establish some basic board functions.

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Posted: may. 13, 2015 8:29 p.m.

BOC defers bed & breakfast special use permit, goes back to planning commission

The Rockdale County Board of Commissioners (BOC) deferred an ordinance vote back to its planning commission in order to clarify an unlawful vote that took place a month ago. 

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Posted: may. 13, 2015 3:46 p.m.

Milstead Park splash pad opening May 18

The Rockdale County Department of Recreation & Maintenance is inviting the public to the Milstead Park ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday, May 18, 5 p.m., at Milstead Park, 1665 Main Street, Conyers 30012.

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Posted: may. 13, 2015 5:10 a.m.

A look at cameras for park trails using SPLOST funds

The Rockdale County SPLOST Oversight Committee approved a number of items for the at their Monday meeting, mostly those pertaining to needs for the Parks and Recreation department.

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Posted: may. 05, 2015 9:03 p.m. | Updated: may. 06, 2015 8:57 p.m.

Pet disaster relief trailer offered to county by Conyers Kennel Club

A local non-profit organization wants to help the county's emergency department by purchasing a new relief trailer for pets.

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Posted: may. 06, 2015 12:10 a.m.

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