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Community Calendar for April 17, 2014

The Community Calendar is a forum for announcing meetings and events of nonprofit organizations of Rockdale and Newton counties.

Five win titles at Region 2 track and field meet

Five local athletes took home individual championships during day one of the Region 2-AAAAAA track and field meet Tuesday at Twelve Oaks Stadium.

Community Calendar for April 16, 2014

The Community Calendar is a forum for announcing meetings and events of nonprofit organizations of Rockdale and Newton counties.

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Pet of the Week

German Shepherd-mix puppies and Freckles are ready for adoption

Community Calendar for April 15, 2014

The Community Calendar is a forum for announcing meetings and events of nonprofit organizations of Rockdale and Newton counties.

Health Reports for Rockdale and Newton counties for April 7-14

Health Reports for Rockdale and Newton counties for April 7-14

Courtyard by Marriott hotel opens in Conyers

Courtyard by Marriott hotel opens in Conyers

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VFW honors National EMS worker DeLamar with public safety award

National EMS worker Riki DeLamar honored by VFW.

Donate to Rockdale Special Olympics via Kroger

Donate to Rockdale Special Olympics through Kroger.

Leadercast event returns to Conyers at First Baptist

Leadercast to be held on May 9 at First Baptist Church of Conyers

Community Calendar for April 4, 2014

The Community Calendar is a forum for announcing meetings and events of nonprofit organizations of Rockdale and Newton counties.

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Conyers resident expresses her love of nature, architecture through photography

Images page of photos by Conyers resident Rita Frix.

Community Calendar for April 13, 2014

The Community Calendar is a forum for announcing meetings and events of nonprofit organizations of Rockdale and Newton counties.

Newton Citizen Poll for April 13, 2014

The Newton Poll is a weekly compilation of reader comments on subjects of local interest.

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Deal: State will explore medical marijuana

Gov. Nathan Deal announced two possible directions for the state to pursue testing, a possible precursor to the legal use of cannabis oil for children with epileptic disorders.

Newton Jail Blotter, April 2-8

Newton Jail Blotter, April 2-8

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Military News

Locals graduate from basic military training

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Jaye Walden accepted into the National Honor Society

Local accepted in the NSHSS

Community Calendar for April 10, 2014

The Community Calendar is a forum for announcing meetings and events of nonprofit organizations of Rockdale and Newton counties.

Heritage gets sweep over Flowery Branch, Rams get win while being out hit

Rams get win while being out hit

Tyler Holcombe tossed six innings of two-run ball and the Heritage baseball team swept the season series from Flowery Branch with a 9-2 victory Tuesday.

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Chick-fil-A’s new grilled recipe, entrée lineup set to “transform” menu

Chick-fil-A is introducing a new lineup of grilled chicken entrees that will give the chain a more nutritious and expansive menu.

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NCSO jail receives health care accreditation

The Newton County Sheriff’s Office Detention Center has earned accreditation for healthcare standards from the National Commission on Correctional Healthcare (NCCHC).

Community Calendar for April 8, 2014

The Community Calendar is a forum for announcing meetings and events of nonprofit organizations of Rockdale and Newton counties.

Community Calendar for April 6, 2014

The Community Calendar is a forum for announcing meetings and events of nonprofit organizations of Rockdale and Newton counties.

Newton Citizen Poll

The Newton Poll is a weekly compilation of reader comments on subjects of local interest

Newton Jail Blotter, March 26-April 1

Newton Jail Blotter, March 26-April 1

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Service Guild of Covington wins awards for community involvement

Service Guild of Covington wins awards for community involvement

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Bednarz-Watson engagement

The couple plans to wed June 7 in Blakely.

Area Students — College

College Area Student news for April

No. 10 Patriots win fifth straight, Gainesville next

Dogs, ‘Noles pick up wins on diamond

The Heritage boys soccer team got ready for a huge showdown with a region rival with a comfortable non-league victory Tuesday.

Community Calendar for April 3, 2014

The Community Calendar is a forum for announcing meetings and events of nonprofit organizations of Rockdale and Newton counties.

Ritchey keeps Lanier bats quiet in region win

Gray Ritchey was able to shut down the normally explosive Longhorns baseball team as Eastside got redemption for their previous loss to Lanier with a 3-1 win on Tuesday.

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Authorities seek missing teen

The Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a 16-year-old female who reportedly ran away from Elks Aidmore Children’s Home last weekend.

Walk-off triple downs Red Raiders

Eastside’s Hunter Ballard’s triple allowed Austin Holloway to score in the bottom of the seventh giving Eastside the 6-5 win over Madison County on Monday

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Pets of the Week: Perry and Casey

Pets of the Week: Perry and Casey

Community Calendar for April 1, 2014

The Community Calendar is a forum for announcing meetings and events of nonprofit organizations of Rockdale and Newton counties.

Conyers Kennel Club plans event

The Conyers Kennel Club is offering an opportunity for area dog-lovers to show off their pets during an AKC Sanctioned B Match Saturday, April 5, at Earl O’Neal Sports Complex.

Heritage girls shut out Salem on pitch

The Heritage girls soccer team clinched a state playoff spot with an 8-0 victory over county rival Salem Friday.

Community Calendar for March 30, 2014

The Community Calendar is a forum for announcing meetings and events of nonprofit organizations of Rockdale and Newton counties.

Rockdale track and field takes care of business at NewRock

Rockdale swept the NewRock track and field meet this past week, winning both the boys and girls events with ease at Salem High School.

Newton Citizen Poll for March 30

The Newton Poll is a weekly compilation of reader comments on subjects of local interest.

Versona Accessories opens in Conyers

Versona Accessories opens in Conyers

Abbey Hospice holds memorial walk

Abbey Hospice holds memorial walk for public

Rockdale tennis drops decision to Union Grove, Salem baseball tops Apalachee

The Rockdale boys tennis team gave it their all as last year’s Class AAAAA champions barely got by with the win beating Rockdale 3-2 as the only bright spot for the girls was Summer Walker as the girls lost 4-1 in Thursday’s match.

Newton Blotter, March 19-25

Newton Blotter, March 19-25

Rockdale tennis perfect with win over Morrow

Rockdale’s tennis team continue to dominant Region 2-AAAAAA as both squads swept Morrow beating them 5-0 on Wednesday.

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SCRAPBOOK: Kiwanis donates to Special Olympics

Kiwanis donates to Special Olympics

College area students news for March 2014

Locals graduate from Georgia Tech and Columbus State Univ.

Multiple hits cost Eastside perfect region record

Lanier was able to get multiple hits in several innings while the Eagles failed to do the same in the 7-2 loss to the Longhorns on Wednesday.

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