News for Friday, June 22, 2012


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Letter: Douglas will preserve quality of life in District 1

John Douglas welcomes Baxter to our community. However, he also supports the comprehensive land use plan that provides for a rural and semi-rural lifestyle in District 1.

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Rob Jenkins: Could weird animal behavior be a sign of the apocalypse?

I've noticed that the wild things seem to be behaving a bit strangely these days.

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Darrell Huckaby: How do I love my Big Green Egg? Let me count the ways

I was already interested in becoming an Egghead. Now I am committed to being one.

Letter: Sales tax should go to rapid rail

I would strongly recommend no new funds for the GDOT unless it all goes to rapid rail.

Couple awakes to find armed man in their bedroom

An armed man broke into a Conyers apartment while the residents were asleep inside.

Morgan named interim chief of Fire and Rescue

Rockdale County has named Capt. Dan Morgan interim chief of Fire and Rescue.


Rockdale Citizen Poll -- June 24

Newton Citizen Poll for June 24, 2012

Newton Citizen Poll for June 24, 2012.

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Yard of the month for May

Conyers Garden Club yard of the month for May.

Oak Hill Elementary School

Oak Hill Elementary School — Honor Roll

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Hightower Elementary names May Students of the Month

HIghtower Elementary School - Trailblazers of the Month

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Garden Club helps with two projects

Conyers Garden Club performs community improvement projects

Church Activities

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Revolution host Jacksonville Saturday

It’s another big weekend for the Georgia Revolution soccer team.