PORTERDALE -- The Conyers Police Department officer arrested on a drunk driving charge in January pleaded guilty Monday to a lesser charge in Porterdale Municipal Court.
PORTERDALE — The Conyers Police Department officer arrested on a drunk driving charge in January pleaded guilty Monday to a lesser charge in Porterdale Municipal Court.
Allergy sufferers are not in the clear just yet, as one local doctor said the season is likely to continue into the summer.
Cultural diversity awareness will be celebrated at the Unity Rally on Saturday in an effort to end racism in the Rockdale County community.
The Conyers Police Department is offering a cash reward for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for a string of copper thefts.
Rockdale County's chairman of the Ethics Citizens Committee said unethical behavior in government can possibly end up costing the taxpayer and encouraged the public to take part in revising the county's ethics code.
The Hospital Authority of Rockdale County is accepting applications for its third round of grants.
The inscription of slain Rockdale County Sheriff's deputy Investigator Brian Mahaffey will be unveiled as one of the 632 names on a mobile memorial wall Monday to remember fallen law enforcement officers.
The Rockdale County Sheriff's Office is asking the public's help in identifying a man found dead in the woods last December.
CONYERS -- Rockdale County made the top 20 in a report released last week that ranked Georgia's 159 counties by order of health.
Umbrellas and light jackets were in tow Saturday morning as the public perused the Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival.
CONYERS — Umbrellas and light jackets were in tow Saturday morning as the public perused the Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival.
It looks like there will be some competition in City Council elections this November.
A man who pleaded to selling fake cigarettes and cigarettes with bogus tax stamps was defrauding the state of Georgia out of money, according Rockdale County Chief Superior Court Judge Sidney Nation.
The back-to-back natural disasters that shook the country of Japan last week have also affected our local area.
CONYERS -- It's time to don the green stuff and celebrate all things Irish as the community marks St. Patrick's Day with a parade and its encore World's Shortest Endurance Run.
The son of Rockdale County Sheriff Jeff Wigington was arrested over the weekend on drunk driving and other charges after he allegedly admitted to drinking in a Newton County bar.
CONYERS — The son of Rockdale County Sheriff Jeff Wigington was arrested over the weekend on drunk driving and other charges after he allegedly admitted to drinking in a Newton County bar.
What started as a kind gesture of friendship between two different cultures has literally blossomed over the past 30 years into an event which draws tens of thousands of people -- the annual Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival.
City officials talked about changes to a zoning ordinance this week.
Most of the sighs and silent head shaking during Saturday's legislative meeting came from discussion about looming tax hikes on the horizon.
Locals some 7,000 miles west kept a watchful eye Friday on the situation in Japan.
CONYERS — The Georgia Heartland Women's Club is inviting the public to play "a game of all ages" while helping out local charities.
Rockdale County Coroner Stephen Boyle said he supported the establishment of a statewide database to monitor narcotic prescriptions and curb abuse. Prescription drug abuse was discussed at a meeting this week with state and federal leaders.
City staff members made an appearance at the Georgia Capitol on Wednesday morning to encourage lawmakers to pass legislation for pari-mutuel betting on horse racing, in turn establishing a million-dollar industry for the state.
Rockdale County Sheriff's Office filed murder and arson charges against three men suspected to be involved in the February homicide of a man found dead in a burned pick up truck off of Turner Road.
CONYERS -- The Conyers man charged with the December 2008 beating death of a Lithonia woman appeared in court Friday to ask the judge to throw out evidence before trial.
Part of Olde Town Conyers will be closed to traffic two days this week as taping starts for a movie starring Dolly Parton, Queen Latifah and Kris Kristofferson.
Officials have not determined what caused the brush fires that shut down part of Interstate 20 during rush hour traffic Thursday evening.
CONYERS -- Sounds of weeping family members resounded in the courtroom Thursday afternoon, but there were only blank expressions on the faces of convicted murderers Torrence Sanders and Ntyono Pennie after Rockdale County Chief Superior Court Judge Sidney Nation sentenced the two men to life in prison without parole.
CONYERS — Sounds of weeping family members resounded in the courtroom Thursday afternoon, but there were only blank expressions on the faces of convicted murderers Torrence Sanders and Ntyono Pennie after Rockdale County Chief Superior Court Judge Sidney Nation sentenced the two men to life in prison without parole.
A Conyers man pleaded guilty this week to several child exploitation charges in connection with a December 2009 incident that eventually led to an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Cyber Crime Task Force.
City officials want to hear from the youngest members of their constituencies, as 11- and 12-year-olds are invited to share what they would do if they ran the city.
CONYERS -- Jury selection is scheduled to begin Monday in Rockdale County for co-defendants Ntyono Aaron Oketo Pennie, 21, of Conyers and Torrence Sanders, 27, of Lithonia.
CONYERS — Jury selection is scheduled to begin Monday in Rockdale County for co-defendants Ntyono Aaron Oketo Pennie, 21, of Conyers and Torrence Sanders, 27, of Lithonia.
CONYERS -- The Rockdale County Sheriff's Office on Monday identified the man discovered dead in a burned pickup truck over the weekend.
CONYERS — The three Conyers Police officers involved in last month's bar fight incident apparently did not actually hit anyone, but behaved in a way that Police Chief Gene Wilson called "an embarrassment" and had an adverse impact on the department's reputation.
The death penalty is not on the table for the three Atlanta men facing murder charges in connection with last year's fatal shooting at GameStop.
Only a few months after returning from China, the Conyers-Rockdale Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for another international trip. This time the destination is Spain.
CONYERS — A Conyers police officer was arrested over the weekend and taken to the Newton County Detention Center after being charged with drunk driving.
CONYERS -- The group of EMCs planning to build a coal-fired power plant will have a chance to address issues in their permit application in response to a judge ruling issued earlier last week.
CONYERS -- State Sen. Ronald Ramsey spoke with the Citizen last week about the 2011 General Assembly and his plans to propose a foreclosure registry law.
Public safety took a front seat during the second day of the Conyers City Council's annual planning retreat Saturday with detailed discussion of how technology can help policing efforts.
Snapping Shoals EMC is still considering supporting the construction of a coal-fired power plant even after a judge recently reversed a decision to grant the project an air permit.
Conyers Police are still looking for a Covington man thought to be responsible for a shooting at BJ's Wholesale Club last Friday night.
CONYERS -- Rockdale County firefighters responded to a house fire Monday night at Lakeview Estates. No injuries were reported.
CONYERS — Rockdale County firefighters responded to a house fire Monday night at Lakeview Estates. No injuries were reported.
CONYERS -- Icy roads from snowfall Sunday night shut down most of Rockdale County Monday and officials predicted it wouldn't thaw out today.
CONYERS -- City officials want to pursue a certification that possibly could put Conyers on the map as Georgia's first certified retirement community.
CONYERS -- Police are investigating a posse of teen boys who went on a shoplifting spree New Year's Day, allegedly stealing shoes and clothing from three local department stores.