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  • Candlelight vigil set May 16 for Rockdale County Deputy Walter Jenkins, Jr.
    CONYERS, GA—A candlelight vigil will be held in memory of Rockdale County Sheriff’s (RCSO) Deputy Walter D. Jenkins, Jr. on Monday, May 16, 7:30 p.m., in the parking lot of the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office, 911 Chambers Drive, Conyers.

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May 14, 2022

    ATLANTA — The Atlanta City Council will consider legislation during Monday’s meeting on May 16 outlining increased oversight, accountability, resident participation, and a commitment to improved project delivery for the “Moving Atlanta Forward” infrastructure initiative (Legislative Reference No. 22-O-1369). The full Council meeting will be held in person at 1 p.m. in the Council Chamber […]

May 14, 2022

  CONYERS, GA—A  candlelight vigil will be held in memory of Rockdale County Sheriff’s (RCSO) Deputy Walter D. Jenkins, Jr. on Monday, May 16, 7:30 p.m., in the parking lot of the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office, 911 Chambers Drive, Conyers. Deputy Jenkins was killed after being struck by a vehicle while directing traffic in a […]

May 13, 2022

  DEKALB COUNTY, GA– On May 16, a portion of Lullwater Road Northeast, between The By Way Northeast and North Decatur Road, will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., while crews work to replace 24-inch-diameter stormwater pipe. Traffic will be detoured to Oakdale Road. This section of Lullwater Road NE will reopen on […]

May 13, 2022

  CONYERS, GA—Installation services will be held on Sunday, May 15, for the Rev. Dr. Constance L. Abbott, who has been appointed the new pastor of the historic Macedonia Baptist Church Conyers. Macedonia, located at 2052 Barton St. in Conyers, was founded in 1873 and is one of the oldest African-American churches in Rockdale County. […]

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May 10, 2022

  STONE MOUNTAIN, GA – Today, Chapel Hill Elementary School teacher Aisha Chadwick got a surprise delivery after it was announced that she was one of 10 national recipients of the Amazon Future Engineer Teacher of the Year Award. The recognition is presented annually to 10 dynamic teachers across the nation who promote diversity, equity, […]

May 5, 2022

    The DeKalb County Board of Education will hold the following meeting on Monday, May 9, 2022, in the J. David Williamson Board Room, Robert R. Freeman Administrative Complex, 1701 Mountain Industrial Boulevard, Stone Mountain, Georgia 30083. BOARD MEETING 11:30am       Executive Session for the purpose of discussing permitted matters and Work Session 5:45pm         Community […]

May 5, 2022

  CONYERS, GA– In appreciation of the extraordinary dedication of Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) teachers and staff and as part of recruitment and retention efforts, Superintendent Terry Oatts recently announced a proposed increase for teachers and staff. Rockdale is raising the teacher pay scale by $4,000 and giving a step increase to all employees […]


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        STONECREST, GA— Stonecrest Resorts, a commercial real estate development company, tonight (March 10) announced Phase 2 plans to turn the former Sears building located in The Mall at Stonecrest into a family entertainment and lifestyle destination. The $17 million adaptive reuse project will be called Priví and feature a food hall […]

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