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Time off donor bank divides BOC, county employees

Time off donor bank divides BOC, county employees

CONYERS - The Rockdale County Board of Commissioners (BOC) approved a new paid time off (PTO) policy for its employees and some department directors may not ...

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Cigna increases county medical insurance again

Cigna increases county medical insurance again

CONYERS - Rockdale County healthcare premiums will see another double-digit increase for the second consecutive year in 2016.

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Posted: sep. 01, 2015 7:27 p.m.
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It's Electric: Rockdale unveils electric vehicle charging station

It's Electric: Rockdale unveils electric vehicle charging station

CONYERS - Rockdale County Tax Commissioner RJ Hadley unveiled the county's first public electric vehicle charging station as part of his ongoing clean air and ...

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Posted: aug. 29, 2015 4:57 p.m.
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Cameras at trail for surveillance, not security

Cameras at trail for surveillance, not security

CONYERS - The language used to describe the new camera system being installed along the South River trail will be altered slightly.

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Posted: aug. 18, 2015 5:39 p.m.
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Rockdale County settles discrimination case with former employee

Rockdale County settles discrimination case with former employee

CONYERS - A federal court case involving the county and a former disgruntled employee, alleging a ‘hostile work environment’ and threats of ‘retaliation,’ has come to ...

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Posted: aug. 07, 2015 3:49 p.m. | Updated: aug. 08, 2015 11:30 a.m.
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Pastor and county at odds in the Milstead improvement project

Pastor and county at odds in the Milstead improvement project

CONYERS - The Milstead Community Improvement Project has hit a major roadblock in its development and could result in several residents not receiving storm water services.

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Posted: aug. 05, 2015 9:58 a.m.
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Traffic signal synchronization, more biking/walking options in works

Traffic signal synchronization, more biking/walking options in works

Rockdale County has established a Complete Streets Policy, aimed at accomodating walking and biking, and has begun synchronizing traffic signals.

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Posted: aug. 04, 2015 1:50 p.m.
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BOC holds first strategic planning meeting

BOC holds first strategic planning meeting

CONYERS - The current Rockdale Board of Commissioners (BOC) held their first strategic planning meeting for commissioners to generate some ideas and set goals for the ...

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Posted: jul. 24, 2015 4:44 p.m.
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BOC approves pay scale increase for county employees

BOC approves pay scale increase for county employees

CONYERS - The Rockdale County Board of Commissioners (BOC) approved raising the county's pay range in order to compete with surrounding areas when it comes ...

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Posted: jul. 24, 2015 4:36 p.m.
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Name of new position causes stir at Rockdale County Commission meeting

Name of new position causes stir at Rockdale County Commission meeting

CONYERS - What's in a name? For the Rockdale County Board of Commissioners (BOC) the answer is a lot.

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Posted: jul. 23, 2015 4:20 a.m.
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Sheriff: 400 bags trash collected since March

Sheriff: 400 bags trash collected since March

CONYERS - Rockdale County Sheriff Eric Levett wants to let the entire county know that his department is doing everything it can to help in keeping ...

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Posted: jul. 23, 2015 4:11 a.m.
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BOC strategic planning retreat July 21

BOC strategic planning retreat July 21

The Board of Commissioners (BOC) is holding a public Strategic Planning Retreat meeting on Tuesday, July 21 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m ...

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Posted: jul. 14, 2015 3:40 p.m. | Updated: jul. 15, 2015 8:10 a.m.
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Bed and breakfast special permit denied in south Rockdale County

Bed and breakfast special permit denied in south Rockdale County

CONYERS - After months of discussion, the Rockdale County Board of Commissioners (BOC) voted to deny a special permit for a bed and breakfast in south ...

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Posted: jul. 14, 2015 12:27 p.m.
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Nesbitt will run to be Rockdale chairman in 2016 election

CONYERS- The race for the Rockdale County chairman seat will soon add another contestant. 

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Posted: jul. 10, 2015 5:33 p.m. | Updated: jul. 10, 2015 11:30 p.m.

Oden proposes gun policy for retiring employees

CONYERS- Rockdale County Chairman and CEO Richard Oden proposed a policy be adopted that will govern how county employees can purchase their service firearm from ...

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Posted: jul. 09, 2015 7:07 a.m. | Updated: jul. 09, 2015 10:00 a.m.

County looks at dip into fund balance to clean Rockdale streets

CONYERS - Halfway through the county's fiscal year, Rockdale County Chairman Richard Oden decided to have a discussion with the two county commissioners related to ...

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Posted: jul. 07, 2015 4:22 p.m.

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