A post-secondary education concept for the secondary level -- that what Georgia State Superintendent John Barge hopes House Bill 186 is for Georgia high schools.
CONYERS -- The Rockdale County Board of Commissioners reached an agreement Monday with Pratt Industries to pay for costs relating to a 2010 outage at the Upflow Anaerobic Sludge Blanket (UASB) wastewater pre-treatment facility.
The Rockdale County Board of Commissioners reached an agreement Monday with Pratt Industries to pay for costs relating to a 2010 outage at the Upflow Anaerobic Sludge Blanket (UASB) wastewater pre-treatment facility.
The Rockdale County Board of Commissioners has approved the first reading of a $55.7 million budget.
Rockdale County is renewing a design contract for another overpass over Interstate 20.
A basketball event will be held to raise funds for a mother and daughter injured in a September shooting.
Elks Aidmore Children's Center will host its 13th annual Turkey Trot 5K run and 1 mile walk Saturday, Nov. 19, to raise funds for continuing its programs to assist youth and their families in crisis.
CONYERS -- Keep Conyers-Rockdale Beautiful is asking Rockdale residents to participate in the nationwide day of recycling drive.
CONYERS -- Lynn Brown and Garvin Haynes were removed Friday from the county Board of Elections by Rockdale County Superior Court Judge Sidney Nation. Neither are eligible for reappointment to the board.
CONYERS -- Relay for Life is gearing up for its 2012 campaign.
Keep Conyers-Rockdale Beautiful wants county residents to think 'recycle' all year long.
Relay for Life will hold its kickoff event Tuesday, Nov. 15 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Rockdale Career Academy.
Lynn Brown and Garvin Haynes were removed Friday from the county Board of Elections by Rockdale County Superior Court Judge Sidney Nation. Neither are eligible for reappointment to the board.
A Covington family will welcome its 11th child on 11-11-11.
Veterans will be honored Friday during a ceremony at the Rockdale County Walk of Heroes/Veterans Memorial Park.
CONYERS -- Opinions on Sunday retail alcohol sales in Rockdale County will have a second chance to be heard.
Rockdale residents will have a second opportunity to speak out on Sunday retail alcohol sales at the Board of Commissioners' Nov. 8 meeting.
Apartment complexes within the city limits will now be limited thanks to changes to local zoning ordinances approved by Conyers City Council.
National EMS will host its annual chili cook off on Wednesday, Oct. 28.
The city council approved the installation of bicycle sharrows, or lanes, on Main Street, Pine Log Road, Rowland Road and Milstead Avenue Wednesday.
Revitalizing local neighborhoods is on the agenda for the Rockdale County Board of Commissioners.
An increase in court days is putting a strain on some Rockdale County departments' budgets.
A scheduling mishap changed the career path of Joel McElhannon.. During his senior year of college at the University of Georgia, McElhannon, a 1991 Heritage High School graduate, was supposed to take a legislative process class with Charles Bullock, a Southern politics professor at the university.
BOC plans town hall meeting on matter next month
The Rockdale County Board of Commissioners is considering a resolution to add Sunday sales to the presidential primary election in 2012.
When the city of Conyers took over management of the Cherokee Run Golf Course, it knew it would take a lot of work to restore the course to its former glory.
The Rockdale County Parks and Recreation Department will begin construction on the Lorraine Trailhead -- an access point for the South River Trail -- in the next few weeks, according to Andrew Hammer, Rockdale County's special projects manager.
Rockdale Water Resources debuted online pay and pay by phone last month and officials said the transition has been smooth.
Rockdale County officials are reviewing the sign ordinance to bring the county ordinance more in-line with the sign ordinance recently passed by the city of Conyers.
The city of Conyers honored its public safety officers at the city council meeting last week for service during two high profile armed robberies.
SPLOST revenues have been higher than expected in Rockdale County, according to a report given at the 2011 SPLOST Oversight Committee.
A Rockdale County resident said at Monday's 2011 SPLOST Oversight Committee meeting that the Request For Proposal (RFP) for the radio system caters to a specific contractor.
CONYERS — The Rockdale County Board of Commissioners will vote on whether or not to add a second Board of Equalization in Rockdale County.
A five-year rate study for Rockdale Water Resources shows the need for incremental rate increases
United Way of Rockdale County will host its first major fundraising event of 2011 Thursday with its 11th annual barbecue luncheon. The barbecue will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and is sponsored by Jim 'N Nicks Bar-B-Q.JJ
The Rockdale County Board of Commissioners is working to clarify contracts with vendors and increase transparency in its dealings with vendors.
The Conyers Kennel Club will hold a Meet-a-Breed event Tuesday.
Local residents and some elected officials weighed in President Obama's jobs program at Tuesday's Board of Commissioners meeting.
The Conyers department of planning and inspection services presented changes to the city's zoning plan at the City Council's annual retreat on Aug. 25. The proposed zoning included changes to Townhouse district for single families, Multi-Family Residential zone and Village Design district, and discussions about the Mixed-Use and Opportunity zones.
The rise of half-finished or vacant subdivisions in Rockdale County has led to an increase in something else -- illegal dumping.
Rockdale County is home to some of the best water in the state, according to the Georgia Association of Water Professionals.
The city of Conyers is slowly moving forward with plans to establish a business incubator.
The pavers are only the first step in the progression of the paths.
After handing out flyers at Conyers Fabulous Fourth Festival, Tommy Clack realized how few people knew Rockdale County was home to a veterans war memorial.
CONYERS — The pavers are only the first step in the progression of the paths.
Photographers, grab your cameras. The Big Haynes Creek Wildlife Festival is hosting a "Backyard Wildlife Photo Contest."