County officials have taken additional steps to regulate temporary commercial activities, such as food sales, carnivals, festivals and events hosted by charities.
PORTERDALE -- The stage is now set for voters in Porterdale to decide if they will allow retail sales of beer and wine in their city on Sunday.
OXFORD -- Oxford's new police chief says he's living out his dream -- policing a small town where he can get to know both the law-abiding citizens and the usual suspects by their first name.
* Brian Shane Aaron, 28, 6102 N. Dearing St., probation violation.* James Gerald Aikens II, 21, 10 East Palmetto St., Porterdale, probation violation.* Joshua Joseph Baker, 34, 1296 Magnolia Ridge, Monroe, probation violation.* Myra Annie Barnhill, 52, 4056 Fairburn Ave., Atlanta, probation violation.
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OXFORD — Oxford's new police chief says he's living out his dream — policing a small town where he can get to know both the law-abiding citizens and the usual suspects by their first name.
A three-weekend run of the campy musical 'Little Shop of Horrors," opens on Aug. 4 at Center Street Arts in Olde Town Conyers. Presented by the New Depot Players, "Little Shop of Horrors" is the story of a hapless flower shop worker who is manipulated into feeding a bloodthirsty plant human sacrifices.
Rising sixth-grader Jai Brooks tackles something before school starts that is usually a challenge to those entering middle school -- she's learning to open her locker at Clements Middls School during a day camp session held for new students.
COVINGTON -- Although students may still be enjoying sleeping in late or hanging out by the pool, the first day of school is right around the corner.
COVINGTON -- With more abandoned and unfinished subdivisions in the county, and foreclosures booming, reports of illegal dumping in residential areas have increased.
CONYERS -- Newspaper advertising veteran Bob McCray has joined Southern Community Newspapers Inc., parent company of the Rockdale Citizen and Newton Citizen, as vice president of advertising.