View Mobile Site

Header

Newton Medical to pick partner by January

The Newton Medical Center (NMC) expects to pick an equity partner in January, according to a presentation given by CEO Jim Weadick at a meeting of the Covington Rotary Club Tuesday.

Read More

School taxes on table for Acuity incentives

The issue of possible school tax abatements over five years for Acuity was brought up at Thursday night's meeting, at the request of the Conyers-Rockdale Economic Development Council, said school board Chairman Jim McBrayer.

» Read More
Posted: nov. 14, 2014 12:32 p.m.

New guidelines on incentive packages for economic development council

In the wake of last week's controversy over a surprise tax abatement deal for Acuity Brands, the Conyers Rockdale Economic Development Council on Nov. 11 agreed to create guidelines for how corporate incentive packages are approved. That especially means keeping all key government agencies in the loop.

» Read More
Posted: nov. 11, 2014 12:10 p.m.

Infinity Network Solutions acquires CompuNet

Infinity Network Solutions, Inc., an information technology services company for small to mid-sized businesses and public sector agencies, announced today the acquisition of CompuNet, Inc., a full service Networking and Internet solutions provider located in Macon.

» Read More
Posted: oct. 29, 2014 3:17 a.m. | Updated: oct. 29, 2014 7:05 a.m.
Acuity to expand Rockdale, Dekalb facilities and bring 700 more jobs

Acuity to expand Rockdale, Dekalb facilities and bring 700 more jobs

Acuity Brands will expand its operation, creating 700 jobs and investing more than $16 million into Rockdale and DeKalb counties over the next five years, announced Governor Nathan Deal's office Monday morning.

» Read More
Posted: oct. 20, 2014 1:10 p.m.
1 Image
Horror film 'The Ring 3' base in Rockdale

Horror film 'The Ring 3' base in Rockdale

A major horror movie-"The Ring 3"-will start production in Conyers just in time for Halloween and remain based here for at least six months, the Conyers Rockdale Economic Development Council learned on Oct. 14.

» Read More
Posted: oct. 14, 2014 7:32 p.m. | Updated: oct. 14, 2014 8:04 p.m.
1 Image

RMC expands services for stroke patients with 24/7 neurologist access

Rockdale Medical Center is expanding telemedicine technology to provide emergency neurology services anytime for stroke patients.

» Read More
Posted: oct. 09, 2014 2:34 a.m.

'Vacation' movie reboot films in Covington, 'Constantine' shoots in north Rockdale

Twelve Oaks has been the backdrop to many film and TV scenes, but the iconic historic building that most associate with "Gone with the Wind" transformed into something completely different for three days this week: a sorority house in Tennessee, littered with red cups, partying college students and a few A-list movie stars.

» Read More
Posted: oct. 03, 2014 8:44 p.m.
SSEMC Linemen don pink hats for breast cancer awareness

SSEMC Linemen don pink hats for breast cancer awareness

Snapping Shoals EMC's linemen will be making a fashion statement and an effort to educate members and employees about breast cancer prevalence and early detection during the month of October.

» Read More
Posted: oct. 01, 2014 11:20 p.m.
1 Image

Sales tax holiday on energy-efficient appliances

October is once again a great time to commit to saving both water and energy and so Rockdale County is supporting a special effort around water conservation.

» Read More
Posted: sep. 26, 2014 5:30 p.m. | Updated: sep. 30, 2014 5:44 a.m.

Please wait ...