Category: Rockdale

On Common Ground NewsSeptember 17, 2021
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Pictured left to right: RCPS Superintendent  Terry Oatts, RMSST/RCHS senior and 2022 National Merit Scholarship semifinalist Laura Goldgar, RMSST Director Amanda Baskett, RCHS Principal Eldridge Powell   Rockdale County Public Schools congratulates Laura Goldgar, a Rockdale Magnet School of Science and Technology (RMSST) / Rockdale County High School (RCHS) senior distinguished as a Semifinalist in […]

On Common Ground NewsSeptember 16, 2021
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  ROCKDALE COUNTY, GA–In celebration of National Preparedness Month, Rockdale County introduces Myisha Callaway, Operations Manager of the county’s 911 Communications. Calloway will mark her 10-year anniversary with the county in April 2022. She began her career with Rockdale as a trainer for the 911 Center.     Click the image for video:  

On Common Ground NewsSeptember 13, 2021
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ROCKDALE COUNTY, GA–Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) congratulates Gen. Ray Davis Middle School (DMS) on being named among the top 5 percent of Title I schools by the Georgia Department of Education (GADOE). The Title I Distinguished flag for 2021 Title I Distinguished Schools was recently presented to DMS administrators and teachers during a faculty […]

On Common Ground NewsSeptember 13, 2021
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    The Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office issued an alert today (Sept. 13) to residents in Rockdale, Newton, Walton and Barrow counties about a scam targeting senior citizens. Scammers are calling elderly residents pretending to be a relative in trouble with the law and needing bond/bail money. The scammers then connect the concerned victim with a person […]

On Common Ground NewsSeptember 6, 2021
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    ROCKDALE COUNTY, GA –A 38-year-old man was arrested in connection with a shooting that left three people injured on Sunday (Sept. 5) at Sudo’s Bar and Brill, 2270 Salem Road, S.E., a spokesperson for the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office said. James Simpson, of Covington, was charged with Aggravated Assault and Reckless Conduct and […]

On Common Ground NewsAugust 30, 2021
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  CONYERS, GA— Jerimiah Stanley, 14, now has wheelchair ramp, thanks to the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office and YellaWood lumber company.  Until recently, Stanley had to use a makeshift ramp made of a piece of plywood to enter and exit  the brick, ranch-style home that he shares with his 78-year-old grandfather, Arthur Franklin.    Last Tuesday, the Rockdale County […]


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