Rockdale News


AREA STUDENTS: Locals graduate from various colleges

Locals graduate from various colleges including: Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, Georgia Institute of Technology, Oxford College, the University of North Georgia and Valdosta State University.

HONOR ROLL: Porterdale Elementary School

Porterdale Elementary School names students to the honor roll.

AREA STUDENT NEWS: Locals graduate from Georgia College and Piedmont College

Locals graduate from Georgia College and Piedmont College

HONOR ROLL: Oak Hill Elementary School

Oak Hill Elementary names students to the honor roll.

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Rockdale Magnet School graduate awarded 5K scholarship from credit union

A Rockdale Magnet School for Science and Technology senior was one of the five students selected for a $5,000 scholarship.

Choral Guild awards scholarship to those pursuing musical degrees.

The Covington/Conyers Choral Guild has awarded $500 scholarships to two graduating seniors who intend to pursue vocal music degrees.

RCSO: 2 Newton Co. men charged with armed robbery, murder

Two Newton County men have been arrested in Rockdale County in connection with a shooting Sunday that left a Covington man dead.

Police arrest armed man loitering around school

Conyers police have arrested an armed man who was seen loitering early Wednesday morning around Pine Street Elementary School.

Conyers considers changes to sign ordinance

Conyers officials are considering changing its sign ordinance in an effort to give business owners the option of posting banners and other temporary signs more frequently.

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High winds bring down trees, power lines

NCSS reschedules portion of CRCT

High winds that blew through the east metro area early Wednesday morning brought down some trees, power lines, and even contributed to the Newton County School System rescheduling standardized testing planned for the day.

Rockdale BOE OKs additional teachers

RCPS to add 39 more teachers for next year

In preparation for the upcoming school year, the Rockdale County Public Schools Board of Education has approved teacher allotments for 2014-15, with the addition of a few more instructors from the previous year.

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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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