Two Conyers families are hosting teenage orphans from Latvia for the summer through the Christian non-profit New Horizons for Children.
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CONYERS — Officials at Rockdale County Public Schools hope local organizations and businesses might be able to help out with the first district parent academy.
CONYERS — After nearly 200 educators in Atlanta Public Schools were accused of cheating on the state's Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests, parents from all over Georgia are concerned that it could happen in their local school systems.
Carol Bowden hasn't had children in her house for several years. Her two daughters are grown and live on their own. But for a few weeks this summer, she and her husband Steve are once again taking the role of parents — to children who have come half way around the world to experience the love of a family.
COVINGTON — Rose King knows all about sacrificing for the greater good. She has six family members in the military, including one son serving in Afghanistan and one set to deploy in January.
I told my wife that we were finally going to cultivate a beautiful garden this year.
A few days off and being "unplugged" does something great for the soul.
Last weekend, we offered a retreat here on writing and spirituality.
Growing up in the inner city in the '60s, I recall with horror the violence of race riots that swept across this country from East to West and from North to South.
Today we examine a wildflower that lives in water.
There is a certain store I've seen advertised, but have not yet visited.
This recipe -- Veg-All pockets -- was created on a whim.