CONYERS -- Thousands of people became an extended family as they united to say a final farewell to Investigator Brian Lamar Mahaffey, a fallen Rockdale County Sheriff's Office deputy who gave the ultimate sacrifice.
COVINGTON -- Newton County School System Superintendent Steven Whatley presented a tentative 2010-11 school year budget Tuesday that is $8.6 million less than the current year's budget.
MANSFIELD -- Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center is offering a day of free outdoor fun for the entire family with its annual JAKES Day celebration from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
COVINGTON -- Commissioner of Agriculture Tommy Irvin, Georgia's longest serving statewide official, was the guest of honor at the dedication of a cabin named in his honor at the Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center on Wednesday.
COVINGTON -- Area libraries recently received a collection of books as part of a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
CONYERS -- Music lovers and other residents will get the chance to hear live opera while helping a new local group provide a resources for special-needs children.
CONYERS -- In tune with the pleasant spring weather, a free outdoor movie will be shown this weekend and organizers are encouraging residents to bring their lawn chairs and blankets.