The Rockdale News was recently recognized at the Georgia Press Association's 2010 Better Newspaper Contest with six awards.
The winners and categories are:
(in Division I, weekly papers of 15,000 circulation or more and media associate members)
"Flooded" (Sept. 26, 2009), 3rd place
Layout and Design, 2nd place
David McCoy, Humorous Column, 1st place
Roger Cannon, Sports Feature Photograph, 1st place
Nick Margiasso, Sports Writing, 3rd place
Lisa Hetzel, Religion Coverage, 3rd place
The Rockdale News is a local, community paper created in 2009 to serve the residents of Conyers and Rockdale County.