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Karen Rohr

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Covington man publishes children's book on values

Covington resident Charles King publishes a children’s book, “Chas Shares Values.”

RMC awarded top lab accreditation

Rockdale Medical Center earns lab accreditation.

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Conyers skydiver helps set national record for canopy formations

Conyers skydiver helps set national record for canopy formations

Conyers man is part of a team that made a national skydiving record.

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Conyers Honor Flight completes ninth trip

Conyers Honor Flight completes ninth trip

Conyers hub of Honor Flight continues to give WWII veterans a free trip to D.C. war memorials.

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Monastery looking for 5K racers to benefit food bank

Monastery of the Holy Spirit Food Bank benefits from 5K race.

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Monastery 5K to benefit food bank

Monastery 5K to benefit food bank

Monastery of the Holy Spirit holds 5k to benefit its food bank.

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More than 300 graduate from Salem High School Saturday | PHOTOS

Salem High School held its graduation Saturday morning.

Donations, participants sought for at-risk teen summer program

Christian Growth Cathedral offers program for at-risk students.

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Monastery 5K to benefit food bank

Monastery 5K to benefit Holy Spirit food bank

Monastery of the Holy Spirit holds 5k to benefit its food bank.

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Couple maintains military marriage in the Middle East

Couple maintains military marriage while stationed in Middle East

Jason Rodney and wife Dilennys maintain military marriage in the Middle East

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Southern Bungalow fills niche with specialty clothing, accessories

Southern Bungalow fills niche with specialty clothing, accessories

Southern Bungalow a boutique that offers unique clothing, accessories.

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Conyers woman builds career as welder

Conyers woman builds career as welder

Conyers resident Misty Whaley works as welder and mom.

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Sweet and juicy

Local u-pick strawberry farms open for business.

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Moores honored by Family Law Center

Moores honored for volunteer time at Family Law Information Center.

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Outdoor recreation, nature focus of JAKES Day

Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center holds JAKES Day.

Great American Cleanup seeking volunteers

Great American Cleanup seeks volunteers to work May 3.

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New Depot Players presents Southern comedy 'Dearly Departed'

New Depot Players presents Southern comedy ‘Dearly Departed’

“Dearly Departed” takes the most grim of topics — death — and turns it upside down as it explores the ridiculous interactions of the living left behind.

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Conyers resident markets the stars

Deb Wallace helps market celebrities.

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Outdoor photographer's exhibit focuses on nature, architecture

Outdoor photographer’s exhibit focuses on nature, architecture

Conyers resident Rita Frix is having a photography exhibit in Lawrenceville.

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Conyers WWII vet awarded French Legion of Honor

Conyers WWII vet awarded French Legion of Honor

Bud Sosebee wins the French Legion of Honor award.

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Barlay named Small Business Person of the Year

Thua Barlay wins Conyers-Rockdale County Chamber of Commerce Small Business Person of the Year.

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Visual art, dance, drama, music offered by non-profit arts groups at kids summer camps

Nonprofits offer various kids summer arts camps

Arts groups offer a variety of summer camps for kids.

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Home-grown mystery novelist holds book signing in Conyers

Mystery novelist holds book signing in Conyers

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First Conyers Food Truck Festival rolls into town

First annual Conyers Food Truck Festival rolls into town

Conyers Food Truck Festival set for March 29.

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Japanese sword handling techniques take stage at Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival

Japanese sword handling techniques take stage at Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival

Japanese Swordmanship of Gwinnett County to perform at Cherry Blossom Festival.

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Conyers photographer Roger Cannon passes business to his son

Conyers photographer Roger Cannon passes business to his son

Conyers photographer Roger Cannon retires.

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Drunk driving offender, victim team up for program at St. Pius Church

Drunk driving offender, victim team up for program at St. Pius Church

St. Pius X Church will offer a presentation on the consequences of drunk driving on March 2 at 7 p.m.

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New Depot Players gearing up for 'The Odd Couple (female version)'

New Depot Players gear up for ‘The Odd Couple (female version)’

The New Depot Players present, “The Odd Couple (female version”).

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Salt of the Earth offers therapy room, massage

Salt of the Earth offers therapy room, massage

Salt of the Earth Massage and Wellness Studio opens in Conyers.

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Black history, Emancipation Proclamation focus of author's program at Conyers library

Black history focus of program at library

Author Velma Maia Thomas to discuss her book on the Emancipation Proclamation, at the Conyers library.

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RCSO Explorer Program reaching out to youth

Fundraiser benefits RCSO Explorer Program for youth

The Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office Explorer Program is having a fundraiser.

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Rockdale family featured on TLC's"Something Borrowed, Something New"

Rockdale family featured on TLC's"Something Borrowed, Something New"

Rockdale family featured on TLC’s “Something Borrowed, Something New.”

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Theme School student takes first place in Newton County spelling bee

Ralph Brown of the Newton County Theme School takes first place in the county spelling bee.

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Historian offers African-American genealogy workshop at Conyers library

Historian offers genealogy workshop at Conyers library

Dr. D.L. Henderson will present a library program on how to research African American genealogy.

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Trusted trainer

YMCA instructor returns to roots in joining the nonprofit

YMCA personal trainer Tracey Ashall works for organization that helped give her a boost into adulthood.

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Preschool Pops series offers puppetry, music, animal education

Preschool Pops series offers puppetry, animal education

Preschool Pops opens in February

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Rockdale County Master Gardeners nuture memorial arboretum at horse park

Master Gardeners nurture memorial arboretum

Rockdale County Master Gardeners invite the community to procure a tree for a loved one at the memorial arboretum.

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Southern Heartland Art Guild invites public to Monte Carlo fundraiser

Southern Heartland Art Guild invites public to Monte Carlo fundraiser

Southern Heartland Art Guild will hold its annual fundraiser.

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Romantic comedy based on Ronda Rich novel airs Jan. 19

Romantic comedy based on Rich novel airs Jan. 19

Television movie based on Ronda Rich novel premieres next weekend.

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Conyers resident joins the A.T. 2,000-miler club

Conyers resident joins the A.T. 2,000-miler club

Conyers complete A.T. on a thru-hike.

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TONY ELDER: Be prepared to suffer for the Gospel

Tony Elder column

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Local business donates playhouse to chronically ill child

Local business donates playhouse to chronically ill child

Local business donates playhouse to chronically ill child

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Families unite to discuss shared histories of slavery, plantation life, Civil War

Families discuss histories of slavery, plantation life, Civil War

Descendants of slave visit descendants of family who owned him.

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Husband donates kidney to wife of 41 years

Husband donates kidney to wife of 41 years

Husband donates kidney to wife of 41 years.

Homegrown Christmas musical returns to Covington

“O Come Y’all to Covington” Christmas musical will be performed at Covington First United Methodist Church.

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Conyers Pilot Club offers revives Christmas Tour of Homes

Conyers Christmas Tour of Homes takes place Dec. 8.