A 29-year-old Newton County man was found shot and killed this weekend outside a home in western Newton County.
The first round of Georgia Milestones results for school systems released Monday afternoon showed that Rockdale County students are generally in line with statewide results released earlier this fall.
Newton County School System’s results on the Georgia Milestones test are consistent with the statewide results of the new high-stakes test that will determine whether students can advance to the next grade level.
Rink available for public use and private parties through Feb. 8
The Ice Days ice skating rink, a holiday tradition in Rockdale County, Ga., opens Saturday, Nov. 14, at the Olde Town Conyers Pavilion.
The Big Haynes Creek Nature Center at the Georgia International Horse Park is a hidden gem in Conyers, particularly in the autumn when the fall colors are in full array, showcasing the granite outcropping and the preserved wetlands. The Nature Center features discovery stations depicting the eco-system and the plants and animals that live in the area. There are also more than 5 miles of trails for hikers, mountain bikers and horseback riders that wind through the nature center. The Nature Center is open year round from sunrise to sunset. (Staff photo: Aimee Jones)
Who was responsible for creating the mound? What is the meaning behind the shape? When was it built, and why?
Rockdale County students recently participated in the Extension Service Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging Competition, coming away with several awards.
As part of the Conyers Garden Club’s Celebration of Veterans’ Day, members placed a wreath created by Susan Turner at the Blue Star Memorial Highway Marker located at the site of Dinky in downtown Conyers.
Young Americans Christian School’s drama students won the Georgia Independent Christian Athletic Association regional competition for their One Act Play. The judges also picked five best actors and three were from YACS.
Seah Odum, 15, of Oxford will compete for the title of Miss Georgia Teen USA 2016 on Nov.19, 20, and 21 at the Henry County Performing Arts Theatre in McDonough.
Rockdale/Conyers Planning Commission approves preliminary plat plan for some residential units
The Conyers/Rockdale Planning Commission on Thursday night approved — with qualifications — a Phase 1 preliminary plat plan for Eastmore, a large proposed mixed-use development in Conyers, Ga.
The 2015 Rockdale Middle School Oratorical Competition showcased how the event has grown over the years. This year’s event featured more of everything — more students and more schools participating and more scholarship money given away.
Georgia Perimeter College was designated No. 2 in the nation as “Best for Vets” among two-year colleges in the Military Times magazine’s annual ranking.
Newton County School System was recognized with the Golden Radish Award, a prestigious state-wide farm to school distinction which acknowledges the outstanding leadership of school representatives building comprehensive farm to school programs.N
Festivities include carriage ride, Santa appearance and more
Covington’s annual Lighting of The Square festivities will take place on Nov. 19, with Santa lighting The Square, carriage rides and more.
- Conyers police schedule forum on interaction with officers
- Bettye Jenkins
- Carmen Velez
- Carol Ann Waltemyer
- Patricia "Pat" Christensen
- Debra Anne (Holcombe) Hughes
- Terrence "Terry" Wilson
- Archie Mulkey
- Audrey Austin
- Solomon Lewis, Jr.
- Newton blotter, Nov. 11-17
- Rockdale blotter, Nov. 10-16
- Rockdale blotter, Nov. 3-9
- Newton blotter, Nov. 4-10
- Newton blotter, Oct. 28-Nov. 3
- Rockdale Jail Blotter, Oct. 27-Nov. 2
- Rockdale blotter, Oct. 20-26
- Newton blotter, Oct. 21-27
- Rockdale blotter, Oct. 13-19
- Newton blotter, Oct. 7-13