ATLANTA - The Braves finalized their 25-man roster on Saturday, optioning pitcher Buddy Carlyle to Triple-A Richmond and handing Jeff Bennett the final spot in the bullpen.
Berry College's Matt McCalley was named the Southern States Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week on Monday.
PHOENIX - Surprise, surprise. UCLA is back in the Final Four.
CONYERS - A 28-year-old Stone Mountain man died Friday night after he lost control of his motorcycle, according to the Rockdale County Sheriff's Office.
CONYERS - Mikel Hunter was a multi-dimensional player for the Heritage football team.
On the Georgia statehouse grounds, in the very shadow of the gold-domed Georgia State Capitol, stands a statue of Eugene Talmadge, who was elected governor of Georgia four times. The inscription on the base reads, "I may surprise you, but I will never deceive you."
CONYERS - Laying new sod or creating new landscaping for a business or subdivision usually requires a strong back and plenty of sweat. This year, however, the state has added a new burden.
CONYERS - Keep Conyers-Rockdale Beautiful volunteers are hoping to encourage the public to pitch in for the annual Great American Cleanup.
CONYERS - The Rockdale County Board of Education has approved $44,500 to fund its high school summer school program and summer enrichment camp.
Staff photo: Lee Depkin
CONYERS - Just in time for yard and garden warriors to start another growing season, the Rockdale County Board of Commissioners voted to drop some watering restrictions in place due to drought conditions last year.