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Community Calendar for Dec. 18, 2014

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

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Grizzlies halt Golden State winning streak

Memphis put an end to a long Golden State winning streak on Tuesday.

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Pet of the Week: Rose and Jasper

Rose and Jasper are ready for adoption

Community Calendar for Dec. 16, 2014

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

Rockdale and Newton counties restaurant health scores, Dec. 8-15

Restaurant health scores, Dec. 8-15

Newton Medical Center reduces staff

Newton Medical Center officials announced Friday that economic and industry factors resulted in a reduction in personnel as well as reduced hours for other hospital employees.

Newton Citizen Poll for Dec. 14, 2014

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

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Harden takes over, sends Rockets past Kings

Durant helps Thunder close out Cavs

With the way James Harden was closing out quarters Thursday, even a double-digit deficit wasn’t enough to keep the Houston Rockets from another road win.

Rhythm Elements Dance Studio hosts food drive in Porterdale

Rhythm Elements Dance Studio has partnered with Willing Helpers Food Pantry to help provide access to nutritious meals to hungry children, families and seniors in the community.

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SCRAPBOOK: Covington Elks Lodge host a holiday dance for special needs adults

The Covington Elks Lodge was the host for a recent Happy Holidays Dance, presented for the area’s special needs young adults.

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SCRAPBOOK: The Women of Philadelphia UMC prepared Thanksgiving baskets for members who are homebound

The women of Philadelphia UMC prepared special baskets for the church members who are homebound.

Newton Blotter, Dec. 3-9

This week’s Newton County jail log

Bags of pot found under hood of Alcovy student's car

A 17-year-old Alcovy High School student has been arrested after a school administrator found a jar of marijuana located under the hood of his car.

Newton starts Region 2-AAAAAA play with sweep over Alcovy

Not even having the game in her hand made Newton’s Alexcia Chatman twitch as she made the game-winning shot in the waning seconds to give the Lady Rams the had the 54-52 win over Alcovy in Region 2-AAAAAA season opener while the boys had no trouble with a 19-point win, 70-51, over the Tigers on Tuesday.

Conyers man dies in one-vehicle crash in Newton County

A 29-year-old Conyers man was killed early Monday morning in a one-vehicle crash in Newton County.

Community Calendar for Dec. 11, 2014

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

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Rockdale leaders complete Georgia economic development training

Rockdale leaders complete economic development training

Newton Federal Bank offers free checking through Kasasa

Newton Federal Bank offers free checking.

Weekend calendar for Dec. 6 and 7

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: Penelope and Rambo

Penelope and Rambo are ready for adoption

Weekend calendar for Dec. 6 and 7

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

Rockdale and Newton counties restaurant health scores, Dec. 1-8

Restaurant health scores, Dec. 1-8

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Hawks top Nuggets for 6th straight win

Paul Milsap scored 23 points and the Hawks stayed red-hot with a 96-84 victory over Denver Sunday at Philips Arena.

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Covington Christmas Parade | PHOTOS

That parade must go on, rain or shine! And it did.

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Drayton Ballard admitted to Bar of Georgia

W. Drayton Ballard was sworn in to the practice of law Nov. 19 by Newton County Superior Court Judge Samuel Ozburn.

Rockdale out-swims local rivals

Thanks to 17 first-place finishes, Rockdale’s swim team ran away with a regular season meet Thursday, defeating second-place Heritage 497-269.5 at Johnson Park.

Newton Citizen Poll for Dec. 7, 2014

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

Willette to compete in state swim championships

Delaney Willette is back in Atlanta pools.

Newton Blotter, Nov. 26-Dec. 2

This week’s Newton County jail log

Community calendar for Dec. 5, 2014

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

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BIRTH: Charlie Ava Leasure

Charlie Ava Leasure was born on Nov. 10.

MILITARY NEWS: locals graduate from basic military and combat training

Local residents graduate from basic military and combat training.

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SCRAPBOOK: Satsuki Garden Club members create over 70 floral arrangements for the Benton House

Members from the Satsuki Garden Club in Covington learned how to create autumn arrangements.

Community calendar for Dec. 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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What's your favorite Christmas movie? | POLL

We want to know, what is your favorite Christmas movie?

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Covington's FiberVisions donates food to needy in Newton County

FiberVisions donates food for the hungry.

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NMC dietitian earns diabetes education certification, leads classes for patients

Newton Medical Center employee earns certification in diabetes education.

Stroke screenings scheduled tomorrow in Conyers at Holiday Inn Express

LifeLine Screening comes to Conyers.

Walton EMC provides $5 million in refunds to customers

Walton EMC provides $5 million in refunds

Newton County Sheriff's Office sponsors 16th annual Toy Ride and Angel Tree

The Newton County Sheriff’s Office is working to help all children in Newton County have a merry Christmas.

Community calendar for Dec. 3, 2014

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

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Piedmont Academy finishes season as GISA Class AA state runner-ups

Piedmont Academy fought a good game but in the end it was not meant to be as they lost to Memorial Day 42-35 in the GISA Class AA championship at Mercer University on Saturday.

Community calendar for Dec. 2, 2014

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

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Early registration is available for Leadercast to be held at Discover Point Church in May

Early registration is available for Leadercast to be held at Discover Point Church in May.

Rockdale and Newton counties health scores, Nov. 24-Dec. 1

Restaurant health scores, Nov. 24-Dec. 1

Rockdale and Newton counties restaurant health scores, Nov. 24-Dec. 1

Restaurant health scores, Nov. 24-Dec. 1

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Rockdale Human Resources Department recognized for excellence

The Georgia Local Government Personnel Association (GLGPA) has awarded the Rockdale County Department of Human Resources for the first time its 2014 Agency Achievement Award for Excellence in Human Resources Management.

Newton Blotter, Nov. 19-24

This week’s Newton County jail log

Community Calendar for Nov. 28, 2014

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

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