The Oxford Lions Club recently presented Flint Hill Elementary School students, who showed the greatest improvement based on their teachers’ assessments, with bicycles; the Pilot Club of Covington donated helmets to the students.
"The Artist" won five Academy Awards on Sunday including best picture, becoming the first silent film to triumph at Hollywood's highest honors since the original Oscar ceremony 83 years ago.
Jimmy and Sandra Griffin announce the engagement of their daughter, Holli Griffin, to Mike McEwen, son of Alan and Elvina McEwen, all of Conyers.
Mr. and Mrs. Sherman Anderson Morton Jr. of Bryon announce the engagement of their daughter, Leah Marie Morton of Macon, to Timothy Greer Aiken Jr. of Macon, son of Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Greer Aiken Sr. of Covington.
Local experts weigh in on the best ways to eliminate mosquitoes from your yard and protect yourself against these bloodthirsty insects.
Matthew Wilcox remembers that the inaugural Lemon Bee Festival -- which took place five years ago in the Olde Town Pavilion -- was a rather modest event that included no bands and maybe 100 partygoers.
Mr. and Mrs. Barry Wiggins of Conyers announce the engagement of their daughter Kathleen Mela Wiggins of Roswell, to David Norman Welsh Jr. of Roswell, son of Ms. Ann Welsh of Minnetonka, Minn., and Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Norton of Monroe.
Dennis and Rita Savage of Conyers announce the engagement of their daughter, Jamie Savage of Nashville, Tenn., to Will Tyner of Nashville, son of Bill and Mary Tyner of Cumming.
* Nicholas Dean Aljets, 24, 2788 S. Ola Road, Locust Grove, theft by receiving stolen property.* Michael Lee Ashley, 38, 10103 Allen Drive, disorderly conduct.* Clinton Daniel Atkinson, 26, 6131 Newton Drive, probation violation.
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