News for Saturday, June 29, 2013


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Revolution show appreciation with autograph signing

CONYERS -- For three years, the Georgia Revolution men's and women's soccer teams have been playing under the Rockdale Youth Soccer Association. For three years, they have been thankful to the community for its support. This year was no different as they showed their fans their appreciation with an autograph

Osby helps MGBA with his arm, bat

MARIETTA -- On the opening day of the World Wood Bat 18-Under National Championship, Darren Osby made a great first impression.. The right-hander tossed 6 innings of one-run ball as the Conyers-based MGBA Braves played to a 1-1 tie with the East Cobb Bluejays at Sir

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Mark Shields: William Faulkner and the Republican future

If history is a semi-reliable guide, then 2014 ought to be a pretty good year for Republicans.

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Darrell Huckaby: The one thing we can't tolerate is intolerance

Tolerance. It's an overused word these days.

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Rob Jenkins: How us 'old folks' killed off Facebook

According to a recent story in the UK Guardian, Facebook's meteoric rise may finally have leveled off.

Businesses, residents contribute to fireworks celebration

Covington's fireworks celebration will be bright, thanks to the contributions of local businesses and residents.

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Fifty-year-old Conyers appliance business comes to an end

On Saturday, Ray Garner closed the doors of his 50-year-old Conyers appliance store, the Trading Center, but not for lack of business.

Experts urge citizens to put safety first when using fireworks

Experts urge safety when using fireworks over Fourth of July.

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Rotarian of the Year named

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Hospital Authority donates AEDs to county facilities

The Hospital Authority of Rockdale County is partnering with the county to install AEDs at 11 public locations.

Teens charge in car break-ins

Three teens have been charged in connection with car break-ins in south Rockdale.

RWR warns of possible water testing scam

Rockdale Water Resources is warning customers about a possible water testing scam.

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Officials: Keep trash, yard waste out of storm system

Covington residents are asked to keep debris out of roadways.

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Local man awarded military honor

Newton resident William Ike Robertson was awarded the Meritorious Service Award by Congressman Austin Scott.