Rockdale County community member Tom Harrison, shown here with wife Lorraine Harrison, recently won $5,000 in a reverse raffle contest at Peachtree Academy’s annual fundraising gala in April.
The Sketching Pad in Olde Town Conyers is offering a series of summer art-related workshops.
Allstate agency owner Jim Dolvin of the Jim Dolvin Insurance Agency has been designated an Allstate Premier Agency for 2013.
Four student-athletes were named recipients of the Aubrae Gunderson Memorial Scholarship
Jack Wheeler installed as Exalted Ruler of Covington Elks Lodge
Covington Elkadettes install new president
The Newton Citizen Poll for June 2, 2013
Camp will be held June 10 to June 14, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Rockdale Cooperative Extension office located at 1400 Parker Road.
The May Conyers Garden Club Landscape Design Plaque was awarded to Becky Moore and her father Henry Lovin of 4740 Highway 138.
John and Robbi Morgan of Covington announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Page Morgan of Covington, to Jason Boyd Owensby, son of Wanda and Paul Owensby and Luther and Linda Owensby, all of Covington.
Kelly Renee Sartin and Daniel Shane Huiet were married on April 27 at Flint Hill in Norcross.
Salem basketball player Marques McKoy recently signed an athletic scholarship with Roane State Community College in Harriman, TN
The Covington City Council will get a pay raise, effective in January.
The Newton County Jail Blotter for May 31, 2013.
State Sen. Rick Jeffares (R-Locust Grove) has received a perfect score and an A+ rating, the highest score possible, on the Georgia Chamber's Legislative Scorecard. The Chamber's Legislative Scorecard recognizes legislators that supported strong business initiatives during the 2013 legislative session.
Belk stores in more than 300 locations across 16 states, including Belk of Conyers Crossroads, will be celebrating the company's 125th anniversary on May 29, the date that William Henry Belk opened his first store in Monroe, N.C.
Presbyterian Church Of The Resurrection, 3676 Ga. Highway 20 in Conyers, will host Life Line Screening on June 4.
Kroger stores throughout the Atlanta Division are encouraging customers and associates to donate to the American Red Cross, which is providing first aid assistance, meals, emotional support and other necessities to those affected by the deadly aftermath of the Oklahoma tornadoes that touched down on Monday.
Both the Newton and Rockdale animal shelters have a variety of dogs and cats available for adoption this week.
Newton and Rockdale county high schools held their 2013 graduation ceremonies this week.
Newton Citizen Poll for May 26, 2013
Bennie Franklin Jr. and Nancy Brewer Franklin celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary today.
Students in Mary Ramsdell’s K3 class at Piedmont Academy learned about the life cycle of the butterfly by hatching four painted lady butterflies from caterpillars.
Honey Creek's Good Citizens for the month of May
The Newton County Jail Blotter for May 24, 2013
Students in Shelley Yeatman's prekindergarten class in the Early Learning Center at the Newton College and Career Academy got to witness their baby bluebirds hatch before school let out.
Michael Davis. Special to the Citizen. JACKSON -- A Conyers man has died after a boating accident on Jackson Lake Tuesday evening.. Georgia Department of Natural Resources Capt. Bob Lynn identified the victim as 58-year-old Joseph L. Baker.. Lynn said Baker was a passenger on a boat operated
There are a variety of dogs and cats available for adoption at the Newton and Rockdale animal shelters this week.
A massive tornado tore through the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore on Monday, killing at least 51 people with winds of up to 200 miles per hour that flattened entire tracts of homes, two schools and a hospital, leaving a wake of tangled wreckage.
Health reports for Newton and Rockdale counties for May 21, 2013.
Staff photo: Manny Fils. The 2012-13 Alcovy basketball team had another signing with Kaci Palo heading to Andrew College. The Lady Tigers leader will be playing the shooting guard position. Palo led the Lady Tigers in 3-point shots taken and 3-point shots made.. "I'm extremely excited for her
State Superintendent John Barge visited the Newton College & Career Academy Tuesday.
The Newton Citizen Poll for May 19, 2013.
Area Students -- College new for May
Ed and Mary Griffin of Conyers announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Ann Griffin, to Brent Drennan Murphy, son of Phil and Carole Murphy of La Vergne, Tenn.
School Crime Report for May 17, 2013
The Newton County Jail Blotter for May 17, 2013.
Being No. 1 has paid off for Eastside's top single player Amanda Blackwell after committing to play tennis for DIII program Piedmont College. Blackwell was given honorable mention honors on the Region 8-AAAA team, was given the MVP award for the Eastside girls tennis team and served as a