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Friday Aug 22 | On Common Ground News

Rockdale residents give thumbs down to garbage pickup proposal

Rockdale County residents packed a town hall meeting and overwhelmingly voiced their opposition to a proposed countywide curbside garbage collection program.

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Friday Aug 22 | Daily Kos

Backwater Georgia County SWAT gets new RV.

I was at a gas station today in said dinky county and happen to glance at the newspaper sitting on the counter.

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Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

Friday Aug 22 | On Common Ground News

Rockdale County Sheriff's Office to host gun safety classes

The Rockdale County Sheriff's Office is set to host two citizen gun safety classes.

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Friday Aug 22 | On Common Ground News

Rockdale County Sheriff's Office to host gun safety classes

The Rockdale County Sheriff's Office is set to host two citizen gun safety classes.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Daily Kos

Backwater Georgia County SWAT gets new RV.

I was at a gas station today in said dinky county and happen to glance at the newspaper sitting on the counter.

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Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

Tue Aug 19, 2014

MDJonline.com

Lembeck set to receive a $33K raise

The Marietta Board of Education is expected to vote tonight on increasing Superintendent Emily Lembeck's base salary by about $33,000, or 20 percent, according to Randy Weiner, board chairman.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Cobb County, GA, Gwinnett County, GA

Sat Aug 09, 2014

On Common Ground News

Rockdale residents receive words of encouragement at drug court graduation

For three Rockdale County residents, Aug. 7 marked a day of change, of new beginnings and a second chance at living a life of sobriety.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Modern camp meetings build on rich heritage of faith, family

York Griscom, center, puts his arm around his grandmother Sara Stone, 91, during a prayer at the evening worship service during camp meetings of the Smyrna Presbyterian Church in Conyers on June 24. “I would have married him anyway,” said the 85-year-old retired teacher from Covington.

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Related Topix: Conyers, GA, Covington, GA, Newton County, GA, Upson County, GA, Salem, GA, Emory University

Thu Aug 07, 2014

On Common Ground News

New director ready to take the lead at Rockdale Extension office

Rockdale gardeners should see a smooth transition from the "bug lady" to the "plant guy" when they visit the Rockdale County Cooperative Extension office in Conyers.

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Related Topix: Conyers, GA, University of Georgia, Gwinnett County, GA

Sat Aug 02, 2014

WDUN-AM Gainesville

New facilities, enhanced security greet returning students

Though some students in Georgia have already returned to the classroom, most of those in northeast Georgia will be going back over the next few days.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Barrow County, GA, Hall County, GA, Chattahoochee (Atlanta, GA), Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Fri Aug 01, 2014

On Common Ground News

Conyers Resident Arrested for Operating an Unlicensed Home Health Facility at Her Home

The Conyers Police Marshal along with Code Enforcement and the Department of Community Health investigated and charged Sharon Ann Seats, 46, for operating an unlicensed home health facility out of her home at 1213 Creek Forest Court in Conyers.

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Related Topix: Conyers, GA

On Common Ground News

Rockdale residents, county officials celebrate federally-funded home makeover program

It's been 10 years since Joy Freeman has used a bathtub. Thanks to a grant from the Rockdale Community Home Investment Program , the Rockdale senior citizen can now safely soak in her brand new handicap-accessible bathtub.

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Related Topix: Conyers, GA

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Barrow County News

New school year in Barrow brings many changes

With the end of July comes the end of summer for all Barrow County School System students as school starts Friday, Aug. 1. It's certainly an early start most metro Atlanta districts begin Aug. 4 but it's not the first; Rockdale County students returned to class Monday.

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Related Topix: Barrow County, GA, Statham, GA, Education Etc.

Examiner.com

Back to school for Metro Atlanta students: Key information you should know

Thousands of Metro Atlanta students are returning and preparing to return to classes for the 2014-2015 school year.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Adamsville (Atlanta, GA), Education Etc., Henry County, GA, Hampton, GA

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