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Conyers businesses cited for underage alcohol sales

The Conyers Police Department Marshal’s Unit, along with agents from the Georgia Department of Revenue, conducted an underage alcohol operation Friday, visiting 42 businesses and issuing eight citations.

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Mansfield making changes

This small city in eastern Newton County is on the move, adopting a new logo, dedicating city hall to a beloved former mayor and his wife, and making progress to update the downtown area with new sidewalks.

Deputies catch fleeing suspect

A man who fled from deputies Friday afternoon in south Rockdale didn’t stay on the run for long.

Rockdale parking law changes address party houses

Rockdale officials on Tuesday approved changes to the county’s parking ordinance designed to curtail the use of residential rental properties as venues for large gatherings.

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Georgia Perimeter enrollment tracks economic climate

Enrollment at Georgia Perimeter College’s Newton Campus is expected to hover around the 2,000 mark this fall, a number that has decreased from previous years.

Mansfield to offer WiFi throughout the town

The residents of Mansfield will find it easier to “get connected” following a test of free WiFi in the downtown area.

Residents remain cautious on 2050 Plan

Despite assurances from officials that some of the most controversial provisions of the 2050 Plan baseline ordinances will be changed, residents continue to be wary.

Manufacturer to bring 150 jobs to Conyers

A specialty glass manufacturer in Madison has announced it will move approximately 150 manufacturing jobs to Conyers.

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James Woodard tapped as superintendent in Morgan County

James Woodard, chief executive officer of Newton’s College and Career Academy and director of the Career, Technical and Agriculture Education program, has been named as the sole candidate for the superintendent position in Morgan County Schools.

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Commissioners deal directly with citizens on 2050 Plan

Citizens were given a chance to have one-on-one conversations with elected officials about the 2050 Plan baseline ordinances at a public hearing Tuesday night at Eastside High School.

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