A fugitive from Miami facing federal charges on allegations of armed robbery was arrested this week in Rockdale County by agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Local authorities have responded to two complaints about people who allegedly attempted to intimidate their victims by claiming to be law enforcement officers.
Newton County officials continue to wrestle with overflowing trash and recyclable bins at the county’s 11 convenience/recycling centers.
Thousands of dollars worth of stolen electronics, beauty supplies recovered
A high-sped chase in Atlanta that ended when the suspect crashed on the interstate resulted in the arrest of an East Point man accused of robbing several cellular phone stores in Conyers and Covington and the recovery of several thousand dollars worth of stolen electronics and beauty supplies.
It took a Rockdale County jury two and a half hours to find James Wansley Edwards, 22, guilty of felony murder, criminal attempt to commit armed robbery, two counts of aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.
Critics say federal permit allows more Atlanta sewage overflow into streams and rivers
The Georgia Environmental Protection Division approved a new federal Clean Water Act permit for Atlanta that critics say will allow more untreated sewage overflows into area waterways, including the South River in Rockdale and Newton counties and the Chattohoochee River basin.
Progressive Club to recognize those who integrated Rockdale schools
Citizens Progressive Club honors those who integrated Rockdale schools in 1965.
Newton County officials continue to wrestle with the problems of overflowing trash and recyclable bins at the county’s 11 convenience/recycling centers. These photos show the status of the Adams Circle convenience center on Friday morning, Aug. 21. (Staff Photos: Alice Queen)
Two Rockdale County men have been arrested in connection with the shooting death of Lee Marvin Hardeman outside the Ashford Brook apartments on Rockmont Circle last week.
Issues with the county’s solid waste management program got some commissioners stirred up at Tuesday’s regular meeting, although no decisions were reached to resolve any of the issues.
Concepts developed to convert overgrown block on north side into a public park
Planners in Oxford, Ga., have engaged in discussions about converting an overgrown city block on the north side of town into a family-oriented city park.
Newton County Sheriff's Office deputy struck by alleged drunk driver at Hwy. 81/Crowell Road intersection
A Conyers woman was arrested for DUI after she crashed into the side of a deputy’s patrol vehicle while driving through a four-way intersection in Newton County known for its traffic congestion.
The following charges and arrests were reported by the Newton County Sheriff’s Office, Covington Police Department, Oxford Police Department, Porterdale Police Department, the Georgia State Patrol and Georgia Pardon and Parole.
An Atlanta man has been charged with robbery after he allegedly snatched puppies out of the hands of a woman who was trying to sell them.
Snapping Shoals EMC is urging customers not to be taken by a telephone scam circulating in the local service area that appears to be targeting senior citizens, customers with foreign names and businesses.
- 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, Aug. 19-25
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- Newton blotter, July 29-Aug. 4
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- Newton blotter, July 15-21
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