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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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Updated: may. 21, 2015 5:57 a.m.

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.

County warns of scammers posing as fire inspectors

Rockdale County Fire-Rescue (RCFR) officials are warning small business owners in the Conyers-Rockdale area of individuals fraudulently posing as fire inspectors to solicit money from these businesses for inspections. These fake fire safety inspectors go into businesses or small restaurants and claim they check fire extinguishers and sprinkler systems. Then, they do a quick inspection and ask for cash.

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Posted: may. 04, 2015 12:20 p.m.

Third and final ethics board member chosen

After seven years, Rockdale County now has a full board for its ethics commission.

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Posted: may. 02, 2015 8:36 p.m.

Probate judge recording captures concerns over finishing first term, affair

A tape released online of a conversation between Probate Judge Charles K. Mays Sr. and Freya Pearson, the woman who is suing Mays for more than $20,000 in alleged backpay, reveals that Mays acknowledged her services but said he didn't have enough money to pay her and expressed concerns he might not be able to finish his first term.

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Posted: may. 01, 2015 2:05 p.m. | Updated: may. 01, 2015 10:30 p.m.
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ACCG appoints Chairman Oden to national and state boards

ACCG appoints Chairman Oden to national and state boards

As Rockdale continues to position itself locally, regionally and nationally, the county is pleased to announce the appointment of Chairman and CEO Richard Oden to serve in two distinguished roles that will enhance quality of life for stakeholders who live, work and play in the County. 

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Posted: apr. 30, 2015 2:52 p.m.
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Citation ability expansion approved

The Rockdale County Board of Commissioners (BOC) approved a resolution that will grant certain positions in county departments the authorization to issue citations to citizens.

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Posted: apr. 28, 2015 9:59 p.m. | Updated: apr. 29, 2015 8:06 a.m.

Third ethics board member chosen

After seven years, Rockdale County now has a full board for its ethics commission.

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Posted: apr. 28, 2015 9:29 p.m.

Fire dept. to celebrate new units with community

The public is invited to an exciting celebration to dedicate four new Rockdale County Fire-Rescue (RCFR) trucks to serve the community. 

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Posted: apr. 27, 2015 5:23 p.m.
Husband, wife look at bid for Probate Judge, Clerk of Courts

Husband, wife look at bid for Probate Judge, Clerk of Courts

Janice and Tolbert Morris have been serving the community in some capacity since they came to Rockdale County 15 years ago, whether it’s starting a free health clinic or serving in law enforcement. Now, they’re looking at serving in a new way. The husband and wife team announced they are forming exploratory committees for two 2016 elected positions – Probate Judge for Tolbert and Clerk of State and Superior Courts for Janice. 

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Posted: apr. 24, 2015 12:41 p.m. | Updated: apr. 24, 2015 11:30 p.m.
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RCSO to host an open house

The Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office is set to host an open house on April 25. The open house is designed for citizens and visitors to have an opportunity for a behind the scenes tour of the sheriff’s office and jail facility.

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Posted: apr. 16, 2015 1:04 p.m.
KCRB receives national and state awards

KCRB receives national and state awards

Rockdale County announced that Keep Conyers-Rockdale Beautiful (KCRB) is the recipient of two national and state awards for its unwavering efforts in making the community cleaner, greener and more thriving. 

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Posted: apr. 15, 2015 3:19 p.m.
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Commissioners hold off on citation writing expansion

Rockdale County department directors will have to wait before their subordinates will be allowed to write citations for ordinance violations.

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Posted: apr. 14, 2015 6:03 p.m.

More county departments able to issue citations

The Rockdale Board of Commissioner (BOC) heard an ordinance change that will update the county's record books with the current structure of its departments.

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Posted: apr. 10, 2015 10:48 a.m.

BOC discuss more improvements for Milstead community

The Rockdale County Board of Commissioners (BOC) could spend over $500,000 on the next phase of the Milstead community improvement project. 

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Posted: apr. 08, 2015 2:09 p.m.

More elevated seating for commissioners' meeting room built

The room where the Rockdale County Board of Commissioners meet will look a little different when the board reconvenes next Tuesday, April 7.

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Posted: mar. 31, 2015 7:51 p.m.

Ethics board changes approved

A proposal to simplify the appointment process to the three-member ethics board, which hears complaints against the Rockdale County Board of Commissioners, passed unanimously March 27 after previously failing to receive support. The second reading was waived as well.

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Posted: mar. 27, 2015 4:49 p.m.

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