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Rockdale Phone Poll March 25

March 25 Rockdale Citizen Poll

Woman thwarts kidnap attempt in Hobby Lobby parking lot

An Atlanta man attempted to abduct a Covington woman and her grandchild in broad daylight Wednesday.

Solo acquired by Dart Container - update

Dart Container Corporation announced Wednesday the acquisition of Solo Cup.

GSP searching for hit-and-run driver in I-20 fatality

A South Carolina man was killed on I-20 eastbound in the early morning hours Tuesday by a hit-and- run driver.

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Newton resident Bill Morris recalls horrors of WWII

Newton County veteran recalls horrors of WWII where he fought side by side with his twin brother.

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Be vigilant to keep poisons away from pets

Experts urge pet owners to be aware of poisoning dangers to dogs and cats during Poison Prevention Week, March 18-24.

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SRG Global's Covington plant adds 'flash' to vehicles with trim and accessories

SRG Global in Covington specializes in window trim and other accessories for a number of automakers, including Ford and Nissan.

Women's conference set for weekend

Women in the Newton and Rockdale communities are invited to attend a conference designed just for them this weekend.

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Pets available for adoption this week in Newton, Rockdale counties

Many dogs and cats are available for adoption this week at the Newton and Rockdale animal shelters.

Veterans job fair set for Wednesday

Veterans seeking jobs are invited to attend a job fair Wednesday in Walton County.

March 6 Health Reports

Health Reports

Motorola awarded Rockdale public safety radio contract

Rockdale County will move forward on a $5 million contract to upgrade its public safety radio system despite public opposition leading up to the vote by the Board of Commissioners.

Undercover buys lead to drug arrest

Complaints about possible drug activity led the Rockdale County Sheriff's Office to make an arrest Tuesday.

Rockdale seeks GDOT help with 15 road projects

Two sections of McDaniel Mill Road are included on a list of requested road improvements.

Home destroyed by fire

A Rockdale County home was destroyed by fire Tuesday.