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The Rockdale County Tax Commissioner’s Office will be closed on Monday, July 26, due to unforeseen circumstances. The office will remain closed until further notice. Registration renewals can be completed at any MVD Self-Service Kiosk location around the state, including at Kroger in Conyers Square, 1745 GA-138 SE. Conyers, GA 30013. Additionally, property tax payments and […]


        Here’s the list of Georgia leaders, professionals who  will serve        ATLANTA—Governor Brian P. Kemp announced appointments to various state boards, authorities, commissions, councils, and other state organizations. Georgia State Board of Architects and Interior Designers Cynthia Trimble has practiced as a professional interior designer for over 37 years. She […]


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      ATLANTA — Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms will host the second annual Virtual LGBTQ Opportunity Fair, Thursday, July 29, 10 a.m. – 1p.m. The Mayor’s Virtual LGBTQ Opportunity Fair continues Mayor Bottoms’ historic initiative to leverage the combined power of government, the corporate sector and local non-profits to ensure LGBTQ Atlantans are prepared and ready to thrive in the […]


  Five Student Conservation Association interns, sponsored by The Nature Conservancy of Georgia’s CITY program, took part in a six week internship, maintaining trails and conserving ecosystems. Seen here with LA Allen, GDEI Training and Education Specialist at The Nature Conservancy, who helped manage the program.    SCA interns helped park rangers spread mulch at […]


        The DeKalb County Board of Education will hold the following virtual meeting on Monday, July 26, 2021: 10:00am        VIRTUAL CALLED MEETING BOARD RETREAT/EXECUTIVE SESSION for the purpose of discussing permitted matters regarding personnel and legal. The meeting agenda is attached and can be accessed online by going to:, click on Leadership, go […]

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