Rockdale Commission Chairman Richard said he will seek to make amends for berating a local economic development official during a public meeting last week. But he said he acted with the best interests of the county at heart.
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Patrick’s ready to sell its holiday candy gift baskets
Frozen, LEGO and various electronics top National Retail Federation's wish list for kids this holiday season
Disney’s Frozen has dethroned Barbie this year as the toy at the top of many children’s holiday wish list, according to the National Retail Federation, with electronics and other toys making the cut as desired presents.
Rockdale Commissioner Oz Nesbitt said his Senior Citizen Holiday Turkey Drive and Giveaway provided more than 200 turkeys to senior citizens in need in time for the Thanksgiving holiday.
As Thanksgiving Day approaches, many Rockdale and Newton residents are looking forward to indulging in a succulent fried turkey, and the Covington Fire Department has a few safety tips for those wishing to fry their own bird.
Sheriff Ezell Brown promotes Justin Howell and Jennifred Price to rank of corporal and Vincent Loveless to the rank of sergeant.
My favorite column of the year, and the easiest to write, is the one that you are reading right now. Each year as the season of Thanksgiving approaches I realize that my blessings grow exponentially in total disproportion to my years on earth.
A Newton County man convicted of sexually abusing several young girls, including two family members, has been sentenced to three life sentences in prison.
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Lists includes family, church, grits and Newton Rams
With the Thanksgiving holiday approaching, the Citizen decided to ask some folks in Newton and Rockdale counties what they are thankful for, and the list included family, community, church, grits, kimchi, and the Newton High School football team’s success in the state tournament.
Young Conyers native holds Thanksgiving food drive to benefit those in need.
Annual event ‘brings our families together’
Children ages 3 and 4 performed in the annual Thanksgiving program at Heritage Hills Early Learning Center an event at at Heritage Hills Baptist Church that “brings our families together, and children learn about sharing and giving thanks,” said Lisa Dawkins, director of the preschool.
First reading of ordinance approved Tuesday
The first reading of an amended ethics ordinance that could — for the first time — lead to a fully-appointed Ethics Board was approved by Rockdale commissioners Tuesday morning.
An analysis of sales data and store circulars by two research firms contradicts conventional wisdom that Black Friday is when shoppers can get the most and biggest sales of the year.
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