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Questions at NSP town hall on demolishing blight

Questions at NSP town hall on demolishing blight

A town hall focused on Rockdale County's Neighborhood Stabilization Program proved very informative for the citizens who showed up Thursday night.

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Rockdale to update day care regulations

Rockdale County is currently in the process of changing its laws governing child and adult day care centers.

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Posted: sep. 16, 2014 6:52 p.m.
$3M jail renovation moves forward

$3M jail renovation moves forward

A renovation project for the Rockdale County Jail, funded by the penny sales tax, is set to be completed nearly $3 million dollars.

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Posted: sep. 10, 2014 8:37 p.m.
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Town hall on NSP and blight Sept. 18

A town hall meeting about possible changes to the use of Rockdale Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) funds will be hosted by Rockdale County Commissioner JaNice Van Ness on Thursday, Sept. 18, 6 p.m., at the Rockdale County Government Annex, Lobby B, 1400 Parker Road in Conyers.

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Posted: sep. 08, 2014 10:33 p.m.

Tax Commissioner internship for college students open

The Rockdale County Tax Commissioner's Office is accepting applications for its LAUNCH- Leadership Achievement Using New Collegians at Home - internship program. The paid internship, offered by Rockdale County Tax Commissioner RJ Hadley, provides students the opportunity to develop workplace and leadership skills, while serving the citizens of Rockdale. The deadline to apply is Monday, Sept. 22.

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Posted: sep. 04, 2014 3:45 p.m.

Job fair 'Ready to Work Talent Search' Sept. 2 at library

Are you looking for a job in the clerical or dispatch fields, or know someone who is?

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Posted: sep. 02, 2014 2:54 a.m.

Rockdale jail to start new drug treatment program

Rockdale County and the Rockdale County Sheriff's Office will receive $85,924 in grant money from the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council to develop a new program that will assist inmates with substance abuse issues being held in the Rockdale County Jail.

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Posted: aug. 25, 2014 2:56 p.m.
Sheriff's Office gains new SWAT armored vehicle

Sheriff's Office gains new SWAT armored vehicle

The Rockdale County Sheriff's Office's new armored BearCat SWAT vehicle is ready for operation and even hit the Rockdale streets Thursday afternoon. But this new vehicle doesn't mean the RCSO is becoming militarized, says Sheriff Eric Levett

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Posted: aug. 22, 2014 12:26 a.m.
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Closer to home: Deputy incentives to live in county discussed

Commissioners took another look at a program to lure current and future county employees in to live in Rockdale County at the Rockdale County Board of Commissioners work session Tuesday morning.

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Posted: aug. 21, 2014 2:07 p.m.
The ayes have it: Trash collection town hall sees overwhelming opposition

The ayes have it: Trash collection town hall sees overwhelming opposition

The Trash Collection Town Hall hosted by Post 1 Commissioner Oz Nesbitt was almost over before it began Tuesday evening.

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Posted: aug. 19, 2014 9:59 p.m.
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Tougher parking and public safety tow laws passed

Rockdale County received a new parking ordinance after the board unanimously approved a proposal for the new law Tuesday morning.

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Posted: aug. 13, 2014 8:08 p.m.

Tax Commissioner talk Aug. 26

Rockdale County Tax Commissioner RJ Hadley will host his next Tax Commissioner Talk, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at J.P. Carr Services Community Room, 981 Taylor Street in Conyers. Residents are invited to attend the open session to discuss motor vehicle and property tax matters with Tax Commissioner Hadley. 

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Posted: aug. 12, 2014 7:29 p.m.

NSP blight proposal stalls, town hall to be held

The Rockdale County Board of Commissioners elected to not use Neighborhood Stabilization Program funds to demolish and redevelop blighted structures at its regular meeting Tuesday morning.

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Posted: aug. 12, 2014 7:04 p.m.

Ethics law changes back to drawing board

Two proposals for changes to how the ethics board is appointed both died for lack of a second at the Commissioners' meeting Tuesday, sending both back to the drawing board.

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Posted: aug. 12, 2014 6:59 p.m.

Ethics laws, NSP funds on BOC agenda

The Rockdale County Board of Commissioners will have a lot to consider at tomorrow’s regular meeting as they hear proposals on amending parking laws, deciding how to spend the Neighborhood Stabilization Program funds and choosing the best way to select an ethics board.

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Posted: aug. 11, 2014 6:22 p.m.

Second trash collection town hall Aug. 19

The community is invited to a second town hall meeting on possible changes to residential trash collection on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 6 p.m. at Johnson Park.

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Posted: aug. 01, 2014 7:55 p.m. | Updated: aug. 04, 2014 6:50 a.m.

Rockdale Sheriff's Citizens gun safety courses, Sept. 13, Oct. 11

The Rockdale County Sheriff's Office is set to host two gun safety classes for civilian residents.

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Posted: aug. 01, 2014 7:39 p.m. | Updated: aug. 04, 2014 5:51 a.m.
Making a Splash Pad

Making a Splash Pad

The sound of children’s laughter may fill the air again in one corner of Milstead when a “splash pad” and park reopens where the Milstead pool once stood. 

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Posted: aug. 01, 2014 8:27 p.m. | Updated: aug. 02, 2014 8:24 p.m.
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BOC asks who should be on ethics commission

Two different proposals  – one from Commission Chairman Richard Oden and one from Commissioner JaNice Van Ness – on who should sit on the ethics board will be on the hot plate at Tuesday’s Board of Commissioners work session. 

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Posted: aug. 01, 2014 8:17 p.m. | Updated: aug. 01, 2014 10:12 p.m.

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