News for Sunday, June 5, 2011


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ON THE BEAT: Wedding a real stresser for bride's mom

On the Beat is an occasional reporting of various crimes and complaints confronted by law enforcement personnel in Newton County in the course of their duties. It is compiled by News Editor Barbara Knowles, who can be reached at

'Bridging the Gap': Students, residents bond at Magnolia House

CONYERS — Almost every week during this past school year, high school students Clare Morganelli and Lindsey Theodore visited J.B. Blankenship at the Magnolia House, an assisted living facility in Conyers.

CPD to use new precinct

CONYERS — The Conyers Police Department will operate a precinct from the Conyers Housing Authority property on Irwin Bridge Road.

Garden Club to celebrate National Garden Week

CONYERS — The Conyers Garden Club will celebrate National Garden Week with a "Lunch and Learn" event Wednesday, June 8, at the Olde Town Pavilion.

KCRB holds recycling drive for electronics

CONYERS — Remember when VCRs and fax machines were an integral part of daily life? Not anymore. Now with the capability to upload and send documents or even view movies from a laptop or cellphone, these items — and much more — are quickly becoming obsolete and simply collecting dust.