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Karen Rohr

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Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Sentinel to speak Tuesday at Historical Society | PHOTOS

Conyers resident to speak about service guarding Tomb of Unknown Soldier.

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Covington resident opens store in honor of late sister

Covington's Rustic Flair offers wood furniture, dresses, jewelry

Rustic Flair opens in Covington

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Simpson, 91, still reports to job at Newton County Sheriff's Office

Jack Simpson oldest officer in Georgia.

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Cast of four will entertain audiences in 'Greater Tuna' | PHOTOS

New Depot Players presents comedy, “Greater Tuna”

“Greater Tuna” opens in Conyers

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Covington resident opens store in honor of late sister

Covington’s Rustic Flair offers wood furniture, dresses, jewelry

Rustic Flair opens in Covington

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Square Bikes carries road, mountain, hybrid and children's bikes and accessories

Covington resident shifts careers to open bike shop

Square Bikes opens in Covington

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Salem Camp Meeting set to run from July 10 to 17

Salem Camp Meeting runs July 10-17.

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Preschoolers get pergola, high schoolers a chicken coop, thanks to Conyers Eagle Scouts

Brothers’ Eagle Scout projects benefit area schools

Brothers build Eagle Scout projects at schools.

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Ag Day features live milking demonstration, honey bee hive display, farm animals

Ag Day provides visitors hands-on displays of farming, natural resources

Extension office presents Ag Day.

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Father and son bond over NASCAR, country music

Father adapts to life as single dad.

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'Secrets I've Been Keeping' author set to sign her book at the Cork on June 24

Local woman to hold book signing for second novel

Local woman pens “Secrets I’ve Been Keeping”

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Vet clinic to hold Spay/Neuter Extravaganza on June 13

New vet clinic opens in Conyers

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Week-long camp teaches those with intellectual challenges how to ride two-wheel bikes

Summer bike camp for special needs students set for July

Bike camp offered for autistic and intellectually challenged kids.

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Kimberley Chance Atkins Foundation will benefit from Lemon Bee Festival

Lemon Bee Festival coming up on June 20.

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Panola Mountain, Charlie Elliott Center, Newton FFA settings for summer camps

Summer camps cater to children’s interest in nature

Area parks offer summer camp opportunties

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Rockdale County Farmers Market features fresh vegetables, fruit, eggs, and crafts

Rockdale County Farmers Market kicks off June 6

Rockdale County Farmers Market opens June 6.

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Rockdale library introduces adult summer reading program

Libraries offer summer reading programs.

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'Best is yet to come' for Salem graduates | PHOTOS

Salem High School graduates

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Rescue volunteers offer homes, socialization for dogs and cats

Rescue groups offer animal control dogs and cats a second chance

Animal rescues making a difference for dogs and cats at shelters.

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Free flights, leadership classes part of Civil Air Patrol cadet program

Newton Civil Air Patrol Squadron serves youth with cadet program.

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Non-profit coffee shop open in Olde Town Conyers

Awake Coffee Community blends people power, product

Awake coffee shop opens in Conyers.

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Spring concert marks three decades of song for Choral Guild

Spring concert marks three decades of song for Choral Guild

Spring concert marks three decades of song for Choral Guild

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Porterdale Woman's Club provides service, social outlet to community

Porterdale Woman’s Club turns 100

Porterdale Woman’s Club marks 100 years

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Hobbyist earns FlySafe certification

Remote control quadcopter hobbyist delves into aerial videography

Conyers man earns FlySafe seal for remote control copter.

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Choreographing the classics

Mozart’s life, music focus of Covington Regional Ballet performance

Covington Regional Ballet directors Ashley and Peter Swan have choreographed a ballet using excerpts from several of Mozart’s compositions and centered the storyline around a little known fact about his life — Mozart’s love of pets, specifically birds.

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Fairy Festival will take place on May 2

Chimney Park Fairy Festival offers family fun

Chimney Park hosts Fairy Festival

Festival at Parker Road Government Annex features veteran ceremonies, craft booths, children's activities

Conyers resident organizes festival to benefit Walk of Heroes Memorial.

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Bernard Lee provides vignettes of his childhood on military bases

Conyers resident writes of growing up on ’50s military bases

Conyers man writes memoir of growing up in military family.

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Humorous, touching play centers on spinster sisters living in the swamps of Florida

Southern Gothic tale ‘Sugar Bean Sisters’ set to open in Conyers

“Sugar Bean Sisters” play opens in Conyers

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Arts Association in Newton County, Southern Heartland Art Guild and Conyers Rockdale Council for the Arts enrolling children for summer camps

Nonprofits offer kids arts camps

Non-profits in Newton, Rockdale offer summer art camps.

Reference USA data base offers access to 14 million employers

Rockdale library holds workshops for job seekers and businesses.

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Sosebee instrumental in developing memorial for veterans

WWII decorated veteran Bud Sosebee dies.

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Learn landscaping, vegetable gardening tips in Extension classes

Extension office offers monthly lunch-n-learn sessions on home gardening

The Rockdale County Extension Office is offering monthly lunch-n-learn gardening classes.

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Visual art, music among activities offered at bereavement camp

Longleaf Hospice offers free camp for grieving children

Longleaf Hospice is holding a bereavement day camp.

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Art hike unique way to explore Arabia Mountain

Art hike at Arabia Mountain offers guided walk, live music, visual art

Art hike at Arabia Mountain

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Covington First Methodist presents Bark for Life event to benefit Relay for Life

Dog lovers invited to Bark for Life at Chimney Park

Bark For Life raises funds for Relay for Life cancer research fundraiser.

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Tickets still available for NMC Auxiliary Gala

Auxiliary holds annual gala to benefit Newton Medical Center

Newton Medical Center Auxiliary holds its annual gala.

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Teens from Rockdale, Newton star in upcoming musical comedy, Daniel Radcliffe

Oxford Youth Singers present ‘How to Succeed in Business’

Oxford Youth Singers present “How to Succeed”

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Teens from Rockdale, Newton star in upcoming musical comedy, Daniel Radcliffe

Oxford Youth Singers present ‘How to Succeed in Business’

Oxford Youth Singers present “How to Succeed”

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Ennyluap offers classic, trendy, comfortable clothes

Conyers clothing designer competes in Belk Showcase

Conyers fashion designer finalist in Belk contest.

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Local woodworker creates dozens of designs with scroll saw

Rutledge woodworker to sell wares at Cherry Blossom Festival

Rutledge woodworker prepares pieces for Cherry Blossom Festival

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Community invited to support Special Olympics in 5K

Special Olympics 5K fundraiser provides uniforms, equipment for athletes

Rockdale Special Olympics is having a 5K fundraiser on March 14.

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Newton County jail food services director serves up hearty dishes and job skills | PHOTOS

Newton County jail food services director serves up hearty dishes and job skills

Michael Castenella operates Newton County jail kitchen with dedication.

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Find clothes for children and adults at Brandy's Hope Chest, a Covington consignment shop

Gently used clothing sells for discount prices at Hope Chest

Brandy’s Hope Chest opens in Covington

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New Depot Players presents 'Diviners'

'Diviners' drama a slice of life in Depression-era America

“The Diviners” opens in Conyers.

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Amici aims to please customers through great food, service

Amici Italian Cafe expands into Conyers

Amici Italian Cafe opens in Conyers.

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Fire Explorer offers hands-on experience

Covington Fire Dept. invites youth to Explorer Program

Covington Fire Department provides youth with Explorer Program.

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Mansfield couple credits God with helping them re-start their relationship after 35 years of separation

High school sweethearts find each other again after decades apart

Couple reunited after more than 30 years.

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