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More students enroll in GPC Dual Enrollment program

The Dual Enrollment program continues to grow at Georgia Perimeter College.

Four running for Conyers mayor

Qualifying for the Municipal Election closed at 4:30 p.m. Friday. The mayoral election in Conyers is the most hotly contested, with four candidates: incumbent Randy Mills, Michael Thomas Zanetti, Kathy Lorraine Harvey and Olivia Ware.

DNR reminds hunters dove season opens Sept. 7

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division is reminding hunters to be safe and responsible during dove hunting season which begins Sept. 7.

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Newton County's Drive Time band to perform on Square in Covington

Newton County's Drive Time band to perform on Square in Covington

With some 40 years as a professional musician, pianist Mack McKibben has played in his share of duos, trios and bigger bands, and he’s also had untold solo performances. But rarely has McKibben been as enthused as he is with his latest group, an 11-member corporate and show band called Drive Time.

Serial robbery suspect faces charges in Nevada

A multi-jurisdictional task force formed Thursday to apprehend an armed robbery suspect made quick work of the task.

Oden takes part in economic development trip to Taiwan

Rockdale Board of Commissioners Chairman Richard Oden has been invited on an economic development trip to Taiwan.

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KRAUTHAMMER: Shamed into war?

Having leaked to the world, and thus to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, a detailed briefing of the coming U.S. air attack on Syria — (1) the source (offshore warships and perhaps a bomber or two), (2) the weapon (cruise missiles), (3) the duration (two or three days), (4) the purpose (punishment, not “regime change”) — perhaps we should be publishing the exact time the bombs will fall, lest we disrupt dinner in Damascus.

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Tigers lose in overtime to start the season

Alcovy looked like they pulled out a win after scoring on a third and goal situation only to have the play called off. Unfortunately, the Tigers failed to score on fourth down from the 1-foot line giving Jones County a 17-14 win on Friday.

Tech blows out Elon in season opener

ATLANTA - The season opener went about as well as it could’ve for Georgia Tech. Vad Lee threw two touchdown passes and rushed for another and the Yellow Jackets amassed 557 total yards in a 70-0 victory over Elon at Bobby Dodd Stadium.

Rockdale Citizen Poll for Sept. 1, 2013

Rockdale Citizen Poll for Sept. 1, 2013

Newton Citizen Poll for Sept. 1, 2013

Newton Citizen Poll for Sept. 1, 2013

Eastside scored on final drive to top Newton 34-28

Turnovers and penalties ended up being the difference in Eastside’s 34-28 win over county-rival Newton at Homer Sharp Stadium to start the high school football season on Friday.

Community Calendar for Sept. 1, 2013

Community Calendar for Sept. 1, 2013

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