Category: Coming Up

On Common Ground NewsSeptember 15, 2021

The new SeaQuest Aquarium at Stonecrest Mall is recruiting for several positions as the sea-and-land adventure prepares for its grand opening in a few weeks. SeaQuest is inviting perspective candidates to attend its job fair, which will be held on Sept. 23, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.    General Manager Grant Williams, III said he […]

On Common Ground NewsSeptember 14, 2021

  ROCKDALE COUNTY,GA—Keep  Conyers-Rockdale Beautiful has set a new date for its Electronics Recycling & Paper Shredding event. The event, which was scheduled this month will be held in October, due to anticipated inclement weather. Officials said that the paper shredding truck used during the event is inoperable during rainy weather. The event will take […]

On Common Ground NewsSeptember 8, 2021

    STONECREST, GA –Stonecrest Parks and Recreation and District 3 Councilwoman Jazzmin Cobble have planned a day of family fun on Saturday, Sept. 18, 4 to 9 p.m, at Fairington Park. The headlining attraction is the Screen on the Green showing of Toy Story 4 (PG) at dusk. An Entrepreneur Expo will surround the […]

On Common Ground NewsSeptember 5, 2021

  DECATUR, GA– DeKalb County Cooperative Extension will host “September Gardening” virtual classes for free. The September schedule is as follows:  “Seasonal Color,” Sept. 2, noon “Gardening on a Budget,” Sept. 7, noon “Testing for Water Quality,” Sept. 9, noon “Water Quality and Treatment,” Sept. 16, noon “Hot topics In and Outside the Garden,” Sept. […]

On Common Ground NewsSeptember 5, 2021

      DECATUR, GA– In observance of Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 6, garbage, recyclable materials and yard trimmings collection for residential customers will be based on a revised schedule as follows:  Monday, Sept. 6 – Labor Day observed. No sanitation collection service. Tuesday, Sept. 7 – Residential customers whose regularly scheduled collection day is […]

On Common Ground NewsSeptember 1, 2021

  Photo cutline: Hikers enjoying the scenery as part of the Daisy Days Triple Hike Challenge.         STONECREST, GA– Daisy Days, the celebration of metro-Atlanta’s autumn flowers, begins today (Sept. 1) and runs throughout the month of September. Participants can complete the Daisy Days Triple Hike Challenge by hiking three of four possible mountains to earn the prize: Arabia […]

On Common Ground NewsAugust 26, 2021

Fifth annual event set Aug. 27   DECATUR, GA—IIn celebration of National Procurement Month, DeKalb County will host its Fifth Annual Reverse Trade Show and Procurement Summit virtually.  The DeKalb County Purchasing and Contracting Department (P&C) encourages current and prospective vendors, along with the public, to take advantage of this opportunity to learn how to […]

On Common Ground NewsAugust 17, 2021

DEKALB COUNTY, GA—Registration is now open for the nine-week “Chess for Success” program offered by Orrin “Checkmate” Hudson, founder of Be Someone. The training will will be held every Saturday from Sept. 4 to Oct.30, with a chess tournament planned for Oct. 30. There will be $500 in prizes awarded to winners who are DeKalb County residents. Classes will […]

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