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Revision proposed to ethics board appointment process

The newly instituted ethics board ordinance could have another change in how the board members are selected.

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Sheriff's Office designates safe sale locations for in-person transactions

The Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office is offering the use of its headquarters parking lot and lobby for residents looking for safe places to conduct transactions arranged online. 

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Posted: feb. 27, 2015 2:19 p.m.

Winter storm rain helped EMA preparations

The sun is beaming down through mostly clear blue skies today in Rockdale County. 

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Posted: feb. 27, 2015 1:56 p.m.

Sheriff Levett to host virtual town hall meeting

Rockdale County Sheriff Eric Levett will take to Facebook for a virtual town hall meeting. 

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Posted: feb. 18, 2015 5:20 p.m.

Vote deferred on Oden SUV

Being one commissioner short of a full board, the other two commissioners decided to defer the vote on the board chairman's request for a new SUV to a later meeting.

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Posted: feb. 10, 2015 5:11 p.m. | Updated: feb. 10, 2015 5:15 p.m.

State of the County breakfast March 5 and address March 12

Rockdale County will hold its state of the county address in a new format with a stakeholders' breakfast on March 5 and a community evening address on March 12.

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Posted: feb. 10, 2015 5:30 p.m.
Electric vehicle charging accomodations discussed for county law changes

Electric vehicle charging accomodations discussed for county law changes

More and more people have bought electric, 100 percent battery-powered vehicles that release zero emissions or plug-in hybrids, vehicles with both an electric motor and a regular gasoline engine that kicks in once the electric motor is depleted, and county officials have taken notice.

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Posted: feb. 05, 2015 11:07 a.m.
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Homeowners/Civic Associations meeting Feb. 12

Residents are invited to attend the upcoming meeting of the Rockdale Coalition of Homeowners and Civic Associations (RCHCA) on Thurs., Feb. 12, 6 - 7 p.m., at the J.P. Carr Services Community Room, 981 Taylor St., Conyers, 30012.

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Posted: feb. 03, 2015 4:32 p.m. | Updated: feb. 04, 2015 8:02 a.m.

BOC defers Oden's new vehicle request

Rockdale County Chairman and CEO Richard Oden will have to continue to drive his ten-year-old vehicle a little while longer. 

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Posted: jan. 28, 2015 11:24 a.m.
Rockdale sees 20 percent drop in crime

Rockdale sees 20 percent drop in crime

Rockdale County Sheriff's Office officials proudly reported that the county saw a significant decrease in crime - especially in burglaries - this year, the second year in a row that crime has dropped.

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Posted: jan. 26, 2015 6:10 p.m.
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New SUV for Oden questioned by Williams

Post 2 County Commissioner Doreen Williams had some questions about a vehicle requisition by Rockdale County Chairman Richard Oden.

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Posted: jan. 21, 2015 12:08 a.m.

County Chief of Staff appointed to Development Authority in split vote

The first disagreement of 2015 among the Rockdale Board of Commissioners was about who should be the next person to sit on the Rockdale County Development Authority.

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Posted: jan. 14, 2015 12:31 a.m.
Community Emergency Response class open for enrollment

Community Emergency Response class open for enrollment

If you're interested in helping your community and neighborhood during emergencies, take note of this free upcoming class. The Rockdale County Fire-Rescue (RCFR) and the Conyers-Rockdale Emergency Management Agency (EMA) are seeking interested citizens to serve in its next Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) class.

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Posted: jan. 12, 2015 11:45 a.m.
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RCSO awarded grant for new breathalyzer

The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety has announced the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office as one of 10 law enforcement agencies in Georgia to receive an Intoxilyzer 9000 grant worth $8,400. 

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Posted: jan. 09, 2015 3:54 p.m.
KRCB closes out 'green year' on high note

KRCB closes out 'green year' on high note

Keep Conyers-Rockdale Beautiful closed a very "green year" on a high note as the winner of a Keep Georgia Beautiful Governors Circle Award. KCRB's efforts in 2014 included several environmental stewardship events with the goal of educating the public about the importance of litter prevention, beautification, waste minimization, and the benefits of improved livability.

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Posted: jan. 08, 2015 1:26 p.m.
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Sheriff's Office to issue body cameras for deputies

The Rockdale County Sheriff's Office is attempting to equip each deputy with their own body camera, using federal funds from siezed drug assets.

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Posted: jan. 06, 2015 8:04 p.m.

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