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Three NCSO deputies graduate from Academy

Three NCSO deputies graduate from Academy

Rockdale tennis handles Lovejoy

The Rockdale tennis teams stayed perfect in league play Tuesday, toppling Lovejoy 5-0 in both boys and girls play.

Community Calendar for March 26, 2014

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

Community Calendar for March 25, 2014

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

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Cherry Blossom Festival blooms with huge turnout

Attendance at the Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival more than quadrupled over the previous year, with an estimated 30,000 people taking in the two-day weekend event at the Georgia International Horse Park.

Late-game rally gives Eagles 7-1 win

Eastside waited until the final inning before securing the 7-1 win over Chestatee to remain perfect in Region 8-AAAA play on Friday.

HowCo Business Services turns 40

Covington HowCo company turns 40.

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Realtors honored at annual meeting

Realtors honored at annual meeting

Covington's Atlanta Deliverance hosts Small Business Expo

Local Small Business Expo offered by church.

RMC honored by parent company

Rockdale Medical Center honored.

Newton Citizen Poll for March 23

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

Correction

Mary Anne Edwards will sign copies of her book “Brilliant Disguise” on Saturday, March 29 from noon to 1 p.m.

Community Calendar for March 21, 2014

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

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Olens urges support for Legal Food Frenzy

Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens spoke to the Newton County Bar Association Thursday, promoting the upcoming Georgia Legal Food Frenzy, a statewide food and fund drive among Georgia lawyers.

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Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival on tap this weekend

Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival on tap this weekend horse park

Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival runs on Saturday and Sunday at the Georgia International Horse Park.

Rockdale golf tops Salem

The Rockdale golf team defeated rival Salem 185-220 Wednesday at Highlands Golf Club.

Newton blotter

Newton blotter, March 12-18

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Marshall-Ballenger engagement

The couple plans to wed May 24.

Military news

Locals gradute from basic traning

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Johnston-Haddock engagement

The couple plans to wed in November.

Community Calendar for March 20, 2014

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

Heritage girls stop Flowery Branch in penalty kicks

The Heritage girls soccer team accomplished two things Tuesday: the Patriots stayed unbeaten in league play and ended a long winning streak by the No. 5 team in the state.

Thompson, Gulf Coast fall to ‘Noles in NIT

Bernard Thompson’s junior season ended Tuesday, but not without one last solid game from the Conyers native.

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Books are fun

Newton Medical Center holds book fair

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Fun for all

The fair open Wednesay in Covington.

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Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week: Charlie and Ashland ready for adoption

Community Calendar for March 16, 2014

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

Health care coverage enrollment event planned at Rockdale Medical

As the March 31 deadline to enroll under the Affordable Healthcare Act approaches, Get Covered America is assisting Rockdale Medical Center and Oakhurst Medical Centers in hosting an enrollment event.

GPC Newton offers workshops on public speaking

Speaking in front of a crowd can be intimidating, which is why Georgia Perimeter College Newton Campus is offering public speaking workshops to the community on improving oratorical skills.

DNR launches interactive map of outdoor activities

The Georgia DNR now has an interactive map of recreational activities on the web.

Newton Citizen Poll for March 16

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

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Preserving, canning topics of Conyers Garden Club meeting

Club members learned about preserving and canning

Terps drop final ACC Tournament game

Maryland’s last trip to the ACC Tournament wasn’t a pleasant one.

Rockdale County sponors job fair in April

It’s time to update the resume and polish the wardrobe. Rockdale County will once again host the Rockdale County Career Fair to help bring prospective employers and employees together.

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Conyers resident marks 30 years with building company

Conyers resident celebrates 30 years with construction company.

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Pleasant Peds opens in Conyers

Dr. Pleasant opens pediatric office in Conyers.

Government meetings for March 13, 2014

Government meetings for Rockdale and Newton counties

Announcements for March 13, 2014

Announcements for Rockdale and Newton counties

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Players needed for annual Charity Croquet Tournament

Georgia Heartland Woman’s Club holds annual croquet tournament at Oxford College.

Mount St. Mary’s shoots its way into NCAAs

The Mount St. Mary’s mens basketball team hadn’t been to the NCAA Tournament since 2008, but the Mountaineers were emphatic in making their return trip Tuesday.

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Pet of the Week: Tango and Doc ready for adoption

Pet of the Week: Tango and Doc ready for adoption

Morgan County grounds Eagles

Morgan County made a statement early in the game posting four runs in the first inning as they held on for a 4-3 victory over the Eagles on Monday.

Former Rockdale wrestler an NAIA All-American

Kafuba Donzon polished off a fine senior season on the mats recently.

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SoCon champ Wofford headed back to NCAA Tournament

The previous two league tournaments for Wofford ended in the opening round. In 2014, the Terriers got back to celebrating conference championships.

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Georgia Artist with Disabilities exhibit hangs at Nancy Guinn Library until March 22

Georgia Artists with Disabilities exhibit will be at the Conyers Library until March 22.

Lady Rams beat Eastside on penalty kicks

Newton beats Lovejoy in region baseball, Alcovy splits in doubleheader

The Lady Rams extracted revenge on their earlier loss to the Eastside girls soccer team with their 2-1 win on Saturday.

Lady Rams beat 2-1 Eastside on PK

Newton beats Lovejoy in region baseball, Alcovy splits in doubleheader

The Lady Rams extracted revenge on their earlier loss to the Eastside girls soccer team with their 2-1 win on Saturday.

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Southern Belle named Business of the Year

Southern Belle Farm is honored by Henry County Chamber.

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Planet Fitness opens in Conyers

Planet Fitness opens in Conyers

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Decatur counselor expands into Conyers

Counselor opens business at Wall Street in Conyers.