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Bike-Share Stations Coming to Rockdale County!


For Immediate Release

October 30, 2023

ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – On November 7th, at 8:30 a.m., the C.E. Steele Community Center will host a momentous event as the Rockdale County Parks & Recreation Department introduces an innovative, turnkey, community-based pedal bike-share program, appropriately named “2Wheel Fitness,” in Rockdale County.

The central idea of the 2Wheel Fitness bike-share program is to offer a unique mobility solution to both residents and non-residents. This program is designed to promote wellness, exercise, and fun while also introducing the joys of biking to previously underserved demographics in the county. The program’s pedal bike stations will be strategically located at the following community centers, all easily accessible through a user-friendly mobile app:

  • Johnson Park (1781 Ebenezer Road SW)
  • Wheeler Park (1400 Parker Road SE)
  • C.E. Steele Community Center (1040 Oakland Avenue SE)

Through the user-friendly mobile app, Movatic, customers will enjoy a seamless experience. They can create an account, unlock a bike with a simple QR code scan upon payment confirmation, and return the bike after a pleasant and secure ride within the scenic landscapes of Rockdale County.

For additional information, please contact Johnson Park at 770-278-7295.


Rockdale County Celebrates Outstanding Women at the 2023 Rockin’ Women Awards!


For Immediate Release

October 25th, 2023

ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – Chairman Oz Nesbitt, Sr. hosted the Rockin’ Women of Rockdale County event to honor and recognize local women for their remarkable achievements. Nominees and their families came together for an afternoon of celebration.

The Rockin’ Woman Award recognizes exceptional commitment to work and community. The following women received the coveted award:

  • Stacey Castillo
  • Janie Jones
  • Sharon Webb
  • Sheila Benefield
  • Dr. Kelly Arrington-Wilkins
  • Charlotte Gellert
  • Ro Bourne
  • Chandra Terry
  • Takosha Swan
  • Amelia Adams
  • Mary Kitchens
  • Lily Hardy
  • Dr. Shivern Jeter
  • Chelsea Phillips
  • Nichele Ford
  • Bridget Benito
  • Jeneifer Threadcraft
  • Cheryl Miles Board
  • Dabney Kentner
  • Gwen Butler
  • Dr. Aduke Aremu
  • Alisha Sanders
  • Sherry Snipes
  • Olandria Bing


These remarkable women have made invaluable contributions to their community and have set a shining example for others.

These remarkable women have made invaluable contributions to their community and have set a shining example for others.

The 2023 Rockin’ Women of Rockdale Awards saw record nominations, showcasing the growing recognition of women’s achievements in Rockdale County. The event celebrated local women’s hard work, dedication, and contributions that positively impacted their community.

If you know any Rockin’ women in Rockdale County who deserve recognition, consider nominating them for the upcoming 2025 Rockin’ Women in Rockdale Awards.


Reimagining Rockdale: Join Us for a Strategic Planning Community Event



For Immediate Release September 18, 2023

ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – The Rockdale County Board of Commissioners is hosting a Reimagine Rockdale Strategic Planning Community Event on Wednesday, September 27, 2023, 5:00 P.M. – 7:30 P.M. at Restoration Storehouse, 1400 Parker Rd SE, Conyers, GA 30094. The Rockdale County Board of Commissioners is thrilled to invite all residents back to participate to develop our strategic future together. This innovative “Building the Strategy” event is a follow-up to the community visioning event which took place last month. It will shape the future landscape of Rockdale County. The event aims to further explore feedback received from residents and other community stakeholders.

Our collaboration will provide valuable insights and ideas from our diverse community, guide decision-making, and set realistic goals for our county’s growth and development.

The Reimagine Rockdale Strategic Planning Event will be an engaging and innovative experience designed to include adult residents and youth from all walks of life. It will feature:

  • Interactive Activities: Envision and articulate what Rockdale County may become within 5 to 20 years. Share aspirations and ideas for a thriving community that caters to everyone’s needs.
  • Robust Discussions: Explore data and engage in discussing themes of infrastructure, public safety, technology, sustainability, public health, social services, community design, and more.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with fellow residents, local businesses, and community organizations to forge strong partnerships to drive our collective vision forward.

This event activates a vital next step in our collective journey toward a vibrant, resilient, and sustainable future for Rockdale County.

For more information or to complete the survey, please visit www.reimaginerockdaletogether.com.


Community Leaders Join Forces to Tackle Homelessness in Rockdale County


For Immediate Release

September 7, 2023

ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – A powerful coalition of community leaders are coming together to address the critical issue of homelessness in Rockdale County. The Joint Conyers-Rockdale Homeless Task Force, initiated by Chairman Oz Nesbitt Sr., will include selected members put forth by Chairman Nesbitt Sr., Conyers Mayor Vince Evans, and Rockdale County School Superintendent Dr. Terry Oats as they collaborate to find ways to address homelessness in Rockdale County.

The Joint Homelessness Task Force is a collaborative effort driven by a shared commitment to positively impact the lives of homeless individuals and families in the community. It will be composed of fifteen (15) selected and dedicated task force members from various sectors, including Non-Profit Management, Social Services, Education, Mental Health, and Public Safety. The task force will be challenged to identify and develop quantifiable recommendations to combat homelessness within Rockdale County.

Chairman Oz Nesbitt Sr. expressed his support for the initiative, saying, “The housing crisis and homelessness is an issue that affects communities across the United States, and that includes Conyers and Rockdale. This task force is a step toward progress as we begin to address homelessness in our community. We have talked about it long enough, and it’s time for Rockdale to do something about it!”

An informal informational kick-off meeting will be held in October, followed by the establishment of regular meetings during the first quarter of 2024. Members will be asked to engage actively throughout the upcoming months, meeting as often as necessary to achieve the desired outcomes of this community-focused initiative successfully.

Additional task force updates will be provided as the initiative develops.



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