Rockdale News


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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Friends of the Library elect 2012 officers

The Friends of the Nancy Guinn Library held their annual general meeting in January at the library and elected new officers for 2012.

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Don't let lightning catch you off guard

Lightning is a deadly "by-product" of thunderstorms which are very common in Georgia.

Legislation to address Rockdale Election Board

Local legislation scheduled to be introduced at the Georgia General Assembly in the coming days will address membership appointments to the Rockdale County Board of Elections and Voter Registration.

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Rockdale sheriff announces re-election bid

Rockdale County Sheriff Jeff Wigington made it official by announcing Wednesday he will run for reelection to a fifth term this year.

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Two arrested in separate pot grow operations

Two people were arrested over the weekend in connection with unrelated marijuana grow operations.

Conyers man charged in burglary of friend's home

A Conyers man is charged with burglarizing his friend's house.

Plan ahead for tornado safety

Rockdale Sheriff Jeff Wigington advises residents to plan ahead for safety during a tornado.

Four students arrested in Salem High fight

Seven Salem High School students were involved in a Tuesday morning brawl that resulted in the arrest of four individuals.