Ronda Rich column
Terri Schlichenmeyer reviews “No Sad Dogs”
Conyers gears up for 33rd annual Olde Town Fall Festival
The streets of Conyers’ historic district will come alive Oct. 26 when the 33rd annual Olde Fall Festival brings crafts, food, live music and children’s activities to Commercial and Center streets.
They all come with some kind of a price and all with a certain amount of disappointment but still Rodney keeps trying. He likes to help people. It’s something as deeply born in him as his constantly smiling blue eyes or wit that is quicker than a summer storm that brews when it comes up a cloud. He helps us all, so much so that there is often little time left to help himself.
Ghost tours of Gaither Plantation feature both history, hauntings
The Central Georgia Paranormal Society is pairing up with the East Georgia Paranormal Society for the second year in a row to present Halloween at Gaither’s Plantation Ghost Tours on Oct. 25 and 26 from 4 to 9 p.m. Cost for the tours is $5 for adults and $3 for children 10 and under.
Any self-respecting Southern woman has a list of casserole recipes a mile long ready to bake at a moment’s notice. You got a sickness or a death in your family, we’ve got just the casserole for you.
Terri Schlichenmeyer book review of “Drama High.”
“Lost in Yonkers,” directed by Weldon Durham for the New Depot Players, opens this week and runs at 8 p.m., Oct. 10 to 12, and 17 to 19 and at 3 p.m. on Oct. 13 and 20. Tickets are $20, and $16 for seniors 60 and over and students with ID.
I still laugh at that story but, more important than that, it has become a life’s truth for me. Know what you are and be what you are. Don’t switch back and forth. Stick to who you are.
34th Annual Great Miller Lite Chili Cook-Off moves to Conyers
What’s been a tradition at Stone Mountain Park since 1979 will now become a part of Conyers’ annual special events attractions when the Great Miller Lite Chili and BBQ Cook-Off takes place at the Georgia International Horse Park this year. The Chili and BBQ Cook-Off is scheduled for Oct. 5 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and features over 200 chili teams and 30 barbecue teams, as well as corn bread and Brunswick stew competitors, preparing their best dishes for judges.
In the year 1900, our planet held 1.6 billion people. Now, just over 100 years later, the world’s population has doubled — twice. It took an unbelievable “twelve years…to go from 6 to 7 billion” people. For scientists, that’s a sobering cause for concern — especially since humans add another 80 million people to the earth each year.
Your mind’s made up. There’s no going back once you’ve made a choice between Door No. 1 or Door No. 2. You’re not a waffler, you weighed pros and cons, and you’re confident you picked correctly. Or not.
By chance, we happened upon him in a small gift shop. The clerk, recognizing me, laughed and said, “What a coincidence! She just bought a copy of your book!” She gestured toward a small woman browsing through a group of men’s sweaters.
Conyers native presents country music festival in Covington
Rockdale County native Adam Potts was born to work in the construction industry, but he’s got big plans to build a business of his own. The 29-year-old Potts, who is part of the family that owns and operates Conyers-based Potts Construction, has set his sights on working in the music industry as a concert and event promoter.
Southern Belle Farm uses agri-tourism to grow
In 2004, the Carter family stood at a crossroads with Southern Belle farm, located on the outskirts of McDonough in Henry County. They had to choose either to sell the 330 acres of land to developers, as other farmers had done with their property during the real estate boom, or keep it in the family.
- RONDA RICH: Memories of late stock car racer Davey Allison precious
- TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER: Let the tail-wagging ‘Dogs of Christmas’ put you in the holiday spirit
- Contemporary Christian bands team up to deliver evening of holiday favorites in Conyers
- JAMES BEHRENS: Meditate on the mystery of God during Advent
- JOE LAGUARDIA: We should acts as ‘priests’ in our daily lives by serving God and others
- Covington couple adopts five siblings
- TONY ELDER: Committing to Christ is just the beginning of your spiritual journey
- ORRIN MORRIS: Bitterweed can be a scourge for dairy farmers
- JOHN PEARRELL: Old Testament stories of human struggle to define good and evil still relevant today
- New Depot Players present Christmas comedy 'Southern Belles'
- Rockdale County High School Class of 1963 reunion
- Conyers Garden Club learns about bees and pollination
- Conyers Garden club competes in Yellow Daisy Flower Show
- Anaida Pabon turns 100 years old
- Cadets launch rockets from the Covington Municipal Airport
- Kaitlyn Cole named Miss GA Jr Preteen
- Pilot Club of Conyers names Sweetheart for 2013
- Oxford Lions Club honors member
- Women's Club learns about breast cancer awareness non-profit
- The Conyers Garden Club awards the Yard of the Month for August
- Military news for October
- Locals graduate from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C
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