Nothing is guaranteed, especially in football. Buford found that out the hard way on Friday.
Tracy McGrady says he is ready to surprise skeptics who believe he no longer can perform as an elite NBA player.
Organizers of the U.S. flag disposal ceremony at the Georgia Veterans War Memorial has rescheduled the event for 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 14.
Last week's rescue of a Rockdale County dog that had been trapped in a well for a week garnered national attention, with the People For the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) recognizing county firefighters with an award presentation.
The Development Authority of Rockdale County agreed to fund a promotional video that will bring former Pittsburgh Steeler quarterback and NFL hall of fame member Terry Bradshaw to tout the business opportunities in Rockdale County.
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Today, we honor some of Santa's helpers by making this Christmas treat -- reindeer cupcakes.I can't remember where in the world I first saw the recipe for reindeer cupcakes. It may have been online or in a magazine. Either way, the recipe has stayed in my memory long enough for
For the 17th straight month, Georgia's tax collections rose 7 percent last month and are nearly 7 percent ahead of last year.
Nikki Sheree Ballew and Nicholas Sean Sorrells were married Sept. 30. Dr. John Pearrell officiated the ceremony.. The bride is the daughter of Pauline Ballew of Covington. She is employed with Newton Federal Bank.. The groom is the son of Wade and Joan Sorrells of Covington. He is employed with
Steven and Linda Sikes of Conyers announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Gail Sikes of Bryon, to Walter Anthony Kennedy of Warner Robins, son of Lonnie and Susan Kennedy of Long Branch, N.J. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mat and Ann Turner of Conyers and the late Lewis and Quita Sikes of Brunswick.
Westbury Health & Rehabilitation residents, from left, Lorenzo Raston, Paulette Heinz and Kelly Smith pose by the Angel Tree in the front lobby. Each resident of the facility has an angel on the tree with their Christmas wish and the community is invited to come and adopt an angel.
Catharine "Cassie" Tiffany Mattox and Travis Carlson Hotchkiss were married Oct. 8 in Charleston, S.C.. The ceremony took place on the Great Lawn in front of the South Carolina Aquarium and the reception was held inside the aquarium.. The bride is the daughter of Charles and Emily Mattox of San
A soldier who survived a bullet creasing his head during shootings that left two of his Army roommates dead at their base camp in Iraq told a military judge Friday that he can't remember being shot or who pulled the trigger.
Newt Gingrich loves selling himself — both as a presidential hopeful and as a for-profit author.
Friends were mourning the death of former Georgia state Sen. Robert Brown, the fiery leader of the chamber's Democrats for six years, who was found dead at his home Thursday.
A Gainesville man has been sentenced to life prison in connection with a deadly shooting at a housing complex in the northeast Georgia city.
The Toys for Tots program gained a few hundred more toys last weekend thanks to the efforts of one Conyers teen. Anna Barnes, who holds the title of Miss Georgia Teen America, organized what she called "A Queen for Claus" event which drew about 40 other pageant contestants and their
You kind of know what you want for Christmas.. Truthfully, you hadn't thought much about it before now. You've been so busy decorating, checking off your gift list, and wrapping presents that you never stopped to consider what you wanted to find beneath the tree. But everybody's been asking lately
I guess it had been more than a year that I had been thinking that I wasn't as funny as I used to be. When you make your living with witty observations and entertaining stories, this isn't an asset you want to lose.I fretted a bit, thinking that stress and problems were slowing the quick draw of my wit.
Falcons running back Michael Turner has rushed for 651 yards and 11 touchdowns in his last six games against the Panthers.
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Nikki Sheree Ballew and Nicholas Sean Sorrells were married Sept. 30. Dr. John Pearrell officiated the ceremony.
Conyers The Rockdale swim team took care of a trio of teams Thursday at Johnson Park. The Bulldogs won the overall event 407-to-321 over Heritage with the boy's winning handily over Eastside, 207 points to 172, and the girl's having to sweat out a 200-197 victory over the Patriots.
The accolades keep rolling in for the Heritage football team. After head coach Chad Frazier was named Region 8-AAAA coach of the year and defensive lineman Ryan Watson was picked as the defensive player of the year, the Patriots put nine other players on the all-league lists Friday. The first team was littered with Patriots as linebacker Chase Alford was one of five unanimous first-team selections. Alford was joined by running back Quami Stanley, offensive lineman Harrison Baize, linebacker Dustyn Moore, defensive back Jamaal Lane and kicker Harrison Kulp.
Catharine "Cassie" Tiffany Mattox and Travis Carlson Hotchkiss were married Oct. 8 in Charleston, S.C.
Steven and Linda Sikes of Conyers announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Gail Sikes of Bryon, to Walter Anthony Kennedy of Warner Robins, son of Lonnie and Susan Kennedy of Long Branch, N.J.
Mrs. Mamie Lou Scarborough of Oxford, passed away December 7, 2011, at the age of 93. She was born in Wrightsville, GA, on March 6, 1918, to the late Dr ...
Mr. Joe Robert James, age 69 of Conyers, died Wednesday, December 7, 2011. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Gladys James. He is survived by his ...
Joseph “J. C.” Ward, passed away December 8 at age 100. He was a much-loved and longtime resident of Covington, having moved here in 1950 to establish ...