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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.

Community Calendar for March 9, 2014

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

Newton Citizen Poll for March 9, 2014

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

Rockdale grad leads Gulf Coast back to league title game

Just one more win left to get for Bernard Thompson and the Florida Gulf Coast mens basketball team.

Coach charged after incident at soccer game

A Henry County teacher and coach faces charges of misdemeanor assault in Rockdale County after officials said he became upset with a referee’s calls in his daughter’s soccer game.

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Huge consginment sale begins Saturday

The semi-annual consignment sale at GIHP begins Saturday

Newton Blotter for March 7, 2014

Newton Blotter, Feb. 26-March 4

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Gordon-Weller engagement announcement

The couple plans to wed on July 26.

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Wilson-Smith engagement

The couple plans to wed July 4 in Conyers.

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Military news for March

Military news

Honor Roll: Clements Middle School

Clements Middle School names honor roll students

Tech shocks No. 7 Syracuse

It’s been a difficult season for the Georgia Tech mens basketball team, but so far, Tuesday would have to be considered the highlight.

Thompson, Gulf Coast advance to tournament semis

Bernard Thompson and the Florida Gulf Coast mens basketball team are two wins away from a repeat conference championship.

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Pet of the Week: Ricki and Pia are ready for adoption

Pet of the Week: Ricki and Pia are ready for adoption

Tar Heels hang on against Irish

North Carolina blew a big lead Monday, but still had enough to extend a long winning streak.

Community Calendar for March 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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Covington's Mitchell named United Bank Employee of the Year

Patsy Mitchell named United Bank Employee of the Year.

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Inspect-All Services honored by UGA

Inspect-All Services chosen as one of Bulldog 100

Conyers' THP Printing acquires Forest Park business

THP Graphics acquires Tri-C printing company.

Stroke, bone density screenings offered in Conyers

Life Line Screening offered in two locations.

Conyers man nabbed in GBI-led investigation into online child porn

A Conyers man was one of 14 individuals arrested in an undercover investigation headed up by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and charged with child exploitation.

Three with 20 lead Tech women to win over BC

Three different players scored 20 or more points as the Georgia Tech womens basketball team closed the regular season with a 84-74 victory over Boston College at McCamish Pavilion.

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Paula Deen continues comeback

After maintaining a low profile from what she has described as a trying time, Albany native Paula Deen is clearly back on the rise.

CPD asks for input on its service to the public

From now until March 31, the CPD is conducting its annual service satisfaction survey for 2013.

Newton Citizen Poll for March 2, 2014

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

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Tech men fall in South Bend

A frustrating season continued Wednesday for the Georgia Tech mens basketball team.

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Scrapbook: Rotary Club celebrates 75 years

The Rotary Club of Covington celebrates 75 years of service.

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Grant Sherrill birth announcement

Grant Sherrill was born on Jan. 13 at Newton Medical Center

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Sophie Maloney birth announcement

Sophie Maloney was born on Feb. 8 at Newton Medical Center

Town hall meeting planned

State Rep. Dee Dawkins-Haigler, D-Lithonia, will host a town hall meeting Tuesday, March 4, to provide an update on the ongoing legislative session.

Salem, Tucker get together on hardwood

The girls basketball teams from Salem and Tucker had to wait one more day for their rematch.