Rockdale News


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Locals compete on ‘Family Feud’

Cheryl Boochee has been watching “Family Feud” since it started its run three decades ago, and she always hoped she could bring her family on the show. It took more than one audition, but Boochee never gave up.

Early voting begins Oct. 14

Early voting begins Oct. 14; deadline to register to vote is Oct. 7

Conyers man dies in fall at Turner Field

A Conyers man died of injuries sustained in a fall Monday evening at Turner Stadium.

Rockdale physician, wife killed in plane crash

A physician at Rockdale Medical Center and his wife were killed in a small plane crash Sunday.

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Longtime BOE members leave Rockdale seats

Two very familiar faces will be absent from the Rockdale County Board of Education this year.

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Historic election tops stories in Rockdale

An election that captured the attention of Rockdale residents for more than half the year was the biggest story in Rockdale County in 2012.

Lawsuit an ongoing story in Newton

An unusual lawsuit filed by a principal in the Newton County School System served as a focus for many readers for about half of 2012.

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Baxter top Newton story of 2012

News that Baxter International will open a bio-pharmaceutical manufacturing facility in Stanton Springs isn’t just the top story of the year — it may well be one of the top stories in the history of Newton County.

Salem Overlay tabled

The Board of Commissioners recently tabled a vote on the proposed Salem Overlay, based on public feedback.

Augusta National adds first 2 female members

For the first time in its 80-year history, Augusta National Golf Club has female members.

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Chick-fil-A sandwiches become a political symbol

All of a sudden, biting into a fried chicken sandwich has become a political statement.

June 5 Health Reports

Health Reports for June 5

Experts warn high temperatures can cause heat stroke

Experts warn of summer heat dangers.

Qualifying wraps for primary elections

Qualifying wrapped on Friday.

Newton CItizen Poll for May 27

The Newton Citizen Poll for May 27