Rockdale News


Conyers woman charged in check forgery

A Conyers woman faces a forgery charge following her arrest Monday.

Four Salem students arrested after school brawl

Seven Salem High School students were involved in a Tuesday morning brawl that resulted in the arrest of four individuals.

Heritage resource officer faces allegation of inappropiate relationship with student

A school resource officer has been placed on administrative leave in the wake of allegations that he may have been involved in a relationship with a student.

Conyers ponders bids to take over garbage collections

The Conyers City Council is expected to decide next month on outsourcing garbage pickup service in the city after hearing proposals from three companies.

Covington man charged in Conyers rape

A man suspected in a December rape has been arrested by the Conyers Police Department.

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Cookie Time: Girl Scouts ready to sell cookies

Area Girl Scouts are busy taking cookie orders and soon they will be outside local stores selling cookies.

Rockdale Career Academy to hold 5K race

RCA's 2012 Fast Forward 5K & Fun Run is scheduled for Saturday. The 5K will begin at 11 a.m., and the 1-mile at 10:30 a.m.

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Guardman accused of bank robbery enters guilty plea

One of the two Georgia Army National Guardsmen accused of being involved in a 2010 armed robbery of a local credit union pleaded guilty Tuesday in Rockdale County Superior Court.

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Rockdale jury finds Rabon guilty of murder, rape in 2008 incident

Travis Rabon faces a sentence of life without parole after a Rockdale County jury found him guilty in 10 of 12 charges against him including murder of one woman and the rape of another in 2008.

Rockdale man charged in assault on family members

A Rockdale County man faces three counts of aggravated assault.

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Evans Tool and Die believes in giving back

Commitment to a cause beyond the bottom line defines Evans Companies Inc. in Conyers.

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Smiley announce run for Rockdale BOC seat

Local resident and a regular at Rockdale County government meetings Sam Smiley tossed his hat in the ring for the post 1 seat on the county Board of Commissioners.

Firefighters respond to West Ave. minivan fire

Rockdale County Fire and Rescue extinguished a vehicle fire Wednesday morning at an Interstate 20 entrance ramp on West Avenue.

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Conyers Police prepares for recertification

City officials expect the Conyers Police Department will regain its state recertification by the end of February and new national accreditation by the end of this year.

Conyers Middle School students arrested in pill incident

Two Conyers Middle School students have been arrested following an incident last week in which they had prescription pain pills not prescribed to them on campus earlier this month.