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ON STANDS NOW: 2012 Primary Guide
2012 Map of Voting Precincts in Rockdale County, JPEG

On July 31, polls open from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. and voters will have to go to their local precincts, not to the Board of Elections office. Voters can call the Rockdale County Board of Elections Office at 770-278-7333 to check which precinct and polling station they are assigned. Photo ID will be required. For more information, call the Board of Elections office, or visit

2012 Rockdale County Precincts & Locations:
Barksdale: Barksdale Elementary School
Bethel: Presbyterian Church of the Resurrection
Conyers: Conyers First United Methodist Church
Fieldstone: Life Church
Flat Shoals: Flat Shoals Elementary School
Honey Creek: Honey Creek Elementary School
Hightower: Hightower Trail Elementary School
The Lakes: Rockdale County Public Works Building
Lorraine: Union United Methodist Church
Magnet: Cross Pointe Christian Church
Milstead: Conyers Middle School
Olde Town: Pine Street Elementary School
Rockdale: Rockdale Baptist Church
Salem: Salem High School
Sheffield: J.H. House Elementary School
Smyrna: Heritage High School
St. Pius: St. Pius X Catholic Church
Stanton: Edwards Middle School

Heading to the polls on Tuesday but having a hard time keeping track of who's running for what? And wondering what this TSPLOST thing is that everyone keeps talking about?

Well this week we feature the 2012 Primary Guide, with a guide to the candidates for contested primaries and races for local county seats (Commission Chairman Democrats, Post 1 Commissioner Democrats and Republicans, Sheriff Democrats), judicial (Rockdale County Superior Court Judge, Probate Court Judge Democrats), Board of Education (Post 1, 2, 4, 5), and state House seats (District 90, 92, 109, 113, 114). (For a list of all candidates and seats, see the sample ballots attached above as PDFs to this online article).

Plus a brief background on the T-SPLOST.  So pick up your copy today at any of the locations below.

Here's a list of where you can find The News:

McDonalds: 1320 Klondike Rd SW, Conyers, GA 30094
Bojangles: 1970 Highway 138 NE  Conyers, GA 30013
Covington News and Rockdale News: 1166 Usher St NW, Covington, GA
Walgreens: 12955 Brown Bridge Road  Covington, GA 30016
BP Food Mart: 3501 Salem Rd. ( across from Kirkland Rd.)
Ingles on Salem Rd.
Park and Ride at former Church in the Now (now Springfield Baptist), Dogwood Dr.
Cheveron Food Mart, Eastview Rd.
Rockdale Hospital, Emergency Room, Milstead Ave.
Rockdale Medical Hospital new main entrance
Walgreens: 1510 Milstead Ave.
Publix: 1591 Ga Hwy 20
Scottish Tobacco: Sigman Rd in Fred's Shopping Center
Cheveron Food Mart: 993 Sigman Rd.
Park N Ride at Chambers Drive, off Sigman Rd.
Evans Pharmacy on Main St Conyers
Shell on West Ave & Green St
Flash Foods Corner off Hwy 138 Ebenezer Rd.
Quik Chik on Klondike Rd.
USA Package on West Ave.
Subway on West Ave.
American Deli on West Ave, next to grocery store
Texaco Plaza, Klondike Rd. SW
Chick-fil-a on 138
Kroger on Hwy 138 and also on flat Shoals
Roly Poly on Hwy 138 and Flat Shoals
Oaks Diner on Flat Shoals Rd.
Cindy Nails
Walgreens #10479 on Hwy 138
Crossroads Cheveron on Hwy 138 & Hwy 212
Publix on Hwy 212 
Ingles on Hwy 20 & Honey Creek Rd.
4669 Hwy 20, corner of Bell Rd.

Or if you'd like to sign up for our special $5/year subscription offer for home delivery, so you don't miss any editions of The News, call Teresa Fricke at 678-750-5016.


Sample Ballot - Primary 2012 july 31 DEMOCRATIC BALLOT GP 2012
Sample Ballot - Primary 2012 july 31 REPUBLICAN BALLOT GP 2012
Sample Ballot - Primary 2012 july 31 NONPARTISAN BALLOT GP 2012
2012 Rockdale Precincts