Category: Rockdale

Publix Brings Nutritious Food to Rockdale Families with RER

Publix Super Markets, Inc. with the extraordinary generosity of their customers and Publix associates is helping children and families have the nutritious food they need by providing Rockdale Emergency Relief with a $26,550 grant from the Food For All Campaign. Publix raises funds to support agencies that fight hunger while advocating self-sufficiency at the local level.

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3 Little Things Campaign Kickoff

I am using this little space in this friendly little newspaper to try and do something that hopefully will have a not-so-little impact. A community is not only made great by natural beauty, proximity to desirable areas and existing capital base. A community is made enjoyable by the people who live there. It is how they approach their daily lives. Do they know and love their neighbors, despite the flaws?

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Discover the Taste

The discovery of great food is always a worthy venture. After all, cuisine is an excellent expression of local culture. When traveling, it’s always nice to find a fun way to check out the food scene. A great way to connect yourself to this food adventure nationwide is to attend a “Taste of” festival.

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Fun with Fresh Food

Are you trying to raise your children or grandchildren to be good eaters? Is every meal a struggle to get the kids to eat enough fruits and veggies? Are you looking for some free entertainment over the summer? Well, you are in luck! UGA Extension has a solution to all these issues in the form of the Fun with Fresh Food program.

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Rockdale County Planning and Development prepares for Final Public Meeting

Rockdale County Planning and Development Department announces the final upcoming public meeting for the Comprehensive Plan 2040. The meeting will be held March 22, 2018, at the Parker Road Government Annex, located at 1400 Parker Road. This drop in event will include a brief presentation that will be starting at 5:30 p.m. and again at 6:30 p.m. The presentations will be followed by input activities for citizens, which will help the planning department establish the needs and opportunities for land use and potential development in Rockdale County.

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Origins, Legends and a Tavern

Imagine yourself walking downtown in Ireland, listening to Irish medleys. The flutes, the bagpipes, and the fiddles fill the air with an ambiance of celebration. The aroma of corned beef and cabbage, fresh baked soda bread and scones and bratwurst cooking in the restaurants fills the streets. The first St. Patrick’s Day took place on March 17, 1762. The holiday is a celebration of the work of St. Patrick and takes place every year on the anniversary of his death (believed to be on March 17, 461).

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Volunteers Encouraged to Sign Up for 2018 Great American Cleanup

CONYERS, Ga. – Keep Conyers-Rockdale Beautiful (KCRB) announces registration is now open for the Great American Cleanup (GAC) onSat., April 28, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., at Pine Log Park Pavilion, 1500 Ga. Highway 138, Conyers, 30012. 

The half-day event, which KCRB hosts in partnership with the City of Conyers and Rockdale County, encourages citizens to pick up garbage, tires and other debris around the community, and teaches youth about the importance of litter prevention and recycling.

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