Rockdale News


Women's conference set for weekend

Women in the Newton and Rockdale communities are invited to attend a conference designed just for them this weekend.

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Pets available for adoption this week in Newton, Rockdale counties

Many dogs and cats are available for adoption this week at the Newton and Rockdale animal shelters.

Veterans job fair set for Wednesday

Veterans seeking jobs are invited to attend a job fair Wednesday in Walton County.

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Motorola awarded Rockdale public safety radio contract

Rockdale County will move forward on a $5 million contract to upgrade its public safety radio system despite public opposition leading up to the vote by the Board of Commissioners.

Undercover buys lead to drug arrest

Complaints about possible drug activity led the Rockdale County Sheriff's Office to make an arrest Tuesday.

Rockdale seeks GDOT help with 15 road projects

Two sections of McDaniel Mill Road are included on a list of requested road improvements.

Home destroyed by fire

A Rockdale County home was destroyed by fire Tuesday.

Rockdale ethics ordinance going back to drawing board

The Rockdale County Board of Commissioners will take up revising the county's ethics ordinance this month with the goal of getting into compliance with the local law.

Neighbor aids in theft suspect's arrest

A man was arrested Saturday after he allegedly tried to steal an air conditioning unit.

T-SPLOST may not be on ballot this year

Members of Rockdale County's legislative delegation answered questions at a town hall meeting Wednesday.

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Hanging Around: J.H. House opens new playground

J.H. House Elementary School finally raised enough money to purchase new playground equipment for the school.

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14-year-old reels in 28-pound catfish

Bailey Ferguson shows off a monster catfish he caught in a private lake in western Rockdale County recently. The catfish weighed in at about 28 pounds.. His father, Daryle Ferguson, was there when Bailey, 14, made the big haul.. His grandfather Bill Ferguson said Bailey is a natural fisherman and

Conyers/Rockdale arts council intensifies fundraising efforts

The Conyers Rockdale Council for the Arts is ramping up its efforts to raise money this year.

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Myers named Rockdale's Employee of the Year

Rockdale County Board of Commissioners named Tammy Myers of the State Court as the 2011 Rockdale County Employee of the Year.





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