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Rockdale Magnet School graduate awarded 5K scholarship from credit union

A Rockdale Magnet School for Science and Technology senior was one of the five students selected for a $5,000 scholarship.

Military news

Locals graduate from basic training

HONOR ROLL: Oak Hill Elementary School

Oak Hill Elementary names students to the honor roll.

Ashona Institute holds health fair

Ashona Medical Institute hold health fair.

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Free luncheon business seminar at Wall Street in Conyers

Free lunch Think Tank will be offered for business owners.

The Eye Center takes place of former Pearl Vision in Conyers

Vision franchise now a private practice.

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Shop the Rock announces May contest winner

Shop the Rock names May winner.

Newton Blotter, June 4-10

Newton Blotter, June 4-10

Community Calendar for June 12, 2014

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

Conyers Police Department offers Junior Police Academy

Teens in the east metro area who are considering a career in law enforcement are invited to participate in the Conyers Police Department’s Junior Police Academy this summer.

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Pet of the week: Sam and Odum ready for adoption

Pet of the week: Sam and Odum ready for adoption

Community Calendar for June 10, 2014

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

Health Reports, June 2-9

Rockdale and Newton counties health reports, June 2-9

Community Calendar for June 8, 2014

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

Newton Citizen Poll for June 8, 2014

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

Mansfield teen killed in dirtbike accident

A 13-year-old Mansfield boy was killed Friday afternoon in an accident involving his dirt bike.

Community Calendar for June 6, 2014

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

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SCRAPBOOK: Kiwanis Club members participate in the Great American Cleanup

The members of the Kiwanis Club of Conyers participated in the Great American Cleanup in April

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Oxford Lions award students with new bikes

The Oxford Lions and Covington Pilot Club members gave away to new bicycles and helmets to some of the most improved students at Flint Hill Elementary School.

Newton Blotter, May 28-June 3

Newton Blotter, May 28-June 3

Community Calendar for June 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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Hillphoenix awards scholarships

Rockdale student gets scholarship from Hillphoenix.

Life Line health screenings scheduled at Conyers church

Life Line is offerings health screenings.

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Pet of the Week: Shiloh and Pat

Pet of the Week: Shiloh and Pat ready for adoption

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Gov. Deal prevents increase in gas tax

The governor will stop an increase in the motor fuel tax scheduled to go into effect July 1.

Olde Town Summer Film Festival kicks off this month

The Olde Town Summer Film Series at the Olde Town Pavilion held Saturday, June 21, and Saturday, July 19.

Community Calendar for June 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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All play, no work

Sunny afternoons are the perfect time to visit a park.

Health Reports, May 19-June 2

Rockdale and Newton counties health reports, May 19-June 2

Newton Citizen Poll for June 1, 2014

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

'Selma' filming in Olde Town; Oprah expected to be on set | PHOTOS

Rockdale Superior Court Judge Robert Mumford’s courtroom was transformed Friday into a setting from Alabama in 1965 where key events in the Civil Rights movement took place.

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Sasser family — 5 Generations

Dorothy Sasser is proud to have five generations of her family pictured.

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Couple celebrates 60 years of wedded bliss

William and Theresa Richardson of Conyers celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on May 22.

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August Watts birth

August Watts was born on Jan. 1, 2014

Newton Blotter, May 21-27

Newton Blotter, May 21-27

Community Calendar for May 29, 2014

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

Community Calendar for May 28, 2014

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

Newton Citizen Poll for May 25, 2014

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

Newton Jail Blotter, May 14-20

Newton Jail Blotter, May 14-20

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SCRAPBOOK: Service Guild awards club members for outstanding service

The Service Guild of Covington recently recognized club members and welcomed a new member.

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Hinnefeld-Michael engagement

The couple plans to wed Oct. 18.

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Hannah Cowherd chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Georgia Pageant

Local teen will compete in July for the title of National American Miss Georgia Pageant

Community Calendar for May 22, 2014

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

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Snapping Shoals EMC employees join in lineman rodeo

Snapping Shoals EMC lineman earn accolades at lineman rodeo.

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Economic development training class graduates Newton participants

Newton County professionals graduate from economic development class.

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J.H. House Elementary parent wins shopping spree contest

Shop the Rock gives J.H. House Elementary School parent $250 in gift certificates.

Community Calendar for May 20, 2014

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

UGA softball to host Baylor in weekend Super Regional

It’s a big weekend for the University of Georgia softball team.

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Pet of the Week: Frisky and Lexi ready for adoption

Pet of the Week: Frisky and Lexi ready for adoption

Community Calendar for May 20, 2014

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