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Dixie Weimer

Mrs. Dixie Lee Weimer of Conyers went to be with Jesus in heaven on Friday, January 20, 2012 at the age of 76. She was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa ...

Cathy Ogden

Cathy Mink Ogden, age 53, of Covington, GA passed away January 19, 2012. Arrangements by Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, (770) 786-7062, (770) 784-5582 (24 hr. obituary line) www.caldwellandcowan.com ...

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Emma Stanton

Mrs. Emma Janet “Net” Stanton, age 88 of Conyers, died Thursday, January 19, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph A. Stanton; parents, Darlton and ...

Barbara Lamb

Barbara Louise Lamb of Covington, GA died Friday January 20, 2012 at Abbey Hospice in Social Circle. She was born on June 23, 1936 in Cummings, GA to Louie and ...

Roy Peek

Roy Cornelius Peek, Jr., age 79, of Conyers, passed away on Friday, January 20, 2012. Graveside services will be held on Monday, January 23, 2012, at the Rice Family Cemetery ...

Bill Jimerson

Mr. Bill Jimerson, Sr., age 83 of Conyers, died Friday, January 20, 2012. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred Vonderau Jimerson and son, Tip Edward Jimerson. He ...

Cora Edge

Cora Lee Edge, age 79, of Covington, GA passed away January 20, 2012. Arrangements by Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, (770) 786-7062, (770) 784-5582 (24 hr. obituary line) www.caldwellandcowan.com ...

Emma Stanton

Emma Janet Stanton, age 88 of Conyers, died Thursday, January 19, 2012. Condolences may be submitted on-line at www.scotward.com. Scot Ward Funeral Services, 699 American Legion Road ...

Georgia’s jobless rate decreases to 9.7 percent in December

State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler announced today that Georgia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined for the third straight month in December.

Dorothy "Dot" Silvio

Dorothy (Dot) Ann Roberts Silvio, previously of Grayson, GA, currently of Covington, passed away January 14, 2012. She is preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, Luke Silvio ...

Virginia Owens

Virginia Philips Owens, age 84, of Conyers, died Monday, January 16, 2012. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Claire Lindsey and son, Mike Owens. Surviving are her husband ...

Jaynes Mobley

Jaynes R. “Russ” Mobley, age 82, passed away Friday, January 13, 2012, after suffering a long illness. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Alice M ...

Gary Ginn

Gary Ginn of Oxford passed away January 14, 2012, at Newton Medical Center. He was 57 years old at the time of his death. Mr. Ginn was preceded in death ...

Sally Hawkins

Mrs. Sally J. Hawkins, age 96, of Social Circle passed away Sunday, January 15, 2012. She was born September 19, 1915 in Social Circle to the late Rufus Mahlon and ...

Stanley Parnell

Stanley Davis Parnell went to be with the Lord on January 16, 2012. He was a member of Christ Cornerstone Church. Stanley was born in Porterdale, GA on Auugust 25 ...

J. Donald Hammonds

Mr. J. Donald Hammonds, 66 of Conyers passed away January 14, 2012 at Rockdale Medical Center. Mr. Hammonds was a self employed carpenter by trade and was a loving father ...

Marilyn "George" Morris

Marilyn “George” Morris, age 85, of Lithonia, died Sunday, January 15, 2012. Arrangements by Henry Funeral Home, Lithonia, 770-482-4411, henryfuneral.com.

Annie Henderson

Annie Grace Henderson, 95, of Oxford, Georgia passed away on January 12, 2012. She was preceded in death by her son, Jerry Wilson Henderson, and her husband, Charlie Robert Henderson ...

J.W. Ricks

J.W. Ricks, age 85, of Covington, GA passed away January 13, 2012. Arrangements by Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, (770) 786-7062, (770) 784-5582 (24 hr. obituary line) www.caldwellandcowan.com

Fannie Fields

Fannie Jane Fields of Oxford, passed away January 11, 2012, at the age of 88. Mrs. Fields was a member of Walnut Grove Baptist Church, and loved her church family ...

James Brown

Rev. James S. Brown, age 92, of Porterdale, GA passed away January 11, 2012. Arrangements by Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, (770) 786-7062, (770) 784-5582 (24 hr. obituary line)

Richard Davis

Richard Dale Davis, Sr., of Covington, passed away January 10, 2012, at the age of 57. He enjoyed spending time with his family, cooking on the grill, cutting grass, hunting ...

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Mary Jo Williamson

Mary Jo Williamson of Oxford, passed away January 8, 2012, at the age of 84. Mrs. Williamson was a loving, compassionate, Christian mother who smiled easily. She cared for her ...

Lillie Mae Lovins

Lillie Mae Warren Lovins “Granny Lovins”, age 93, of Loganville, GA passed away on January 10, 2012. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-5010. www.stewartfh.com ...

Ruth Rennie

Mrs. Ruth Rennie, age 97, of Lithonia, died Tuesday, January 10, 2012. Arrangements by Henry Funeral Home, Lithonia, 770-482-4411, henryfuneral.com.

Doris Keesee

Mrs. Doris Keesee, age 90 of McDonough, died Wednesday, January 11, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Keesee, Sr. and sisters, Irene Glass and Carlene Bunn ...

Robert White

Robert L. “Pete” White, age 59, of Conyers, died Tuesday, January 10, 2012. He was preceded in death by his son, Jesse White; sister, Loretta Moon; brothers, Jim ...

Paul Clegg

Paul Clegg, age 62, of Covington, GA passed away January 9, 2012. Arrangements by Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, (770) 786-7062, (770) 784-5582 (24 hr. obituary line) www.caldwellandcowan.com

Jackie Westmoreland

Mrs. Jacqueline Lee Vinson Westmoreland, age 58 of Covington, passed away Monday, January 9, 2012 at her home after a 2 1/2 year battle with breast cancer. She was a ...

Madonna Register

Madonna (Donna) Carleen Holcombe Register, age 81, of Covington, Georgia, passed away on January 7, 2012. She was predeceased in death by her husband, Robert R. (Bob) Register and her ...

Harold Nelson

Harold W. Nelson age 78 of Stockbridge passed away January 5, 2012. Mr. Nelson was a retired dispatcher for Complete Auto Transit with 30 years of service. He was an ...

Carolyn Smith

Mrs. Carolyn B. Smith, age 56 of Conyers, formerly of Walton County, died Thursday, January 5, 2012. She is survived by her husband, Kenneth N. Smith, Conyers; daughter and son ...

John Bostwick

John W. Bostwick, Sr., age 80 of McDonough, died Saturday, January 7, 2012. Arrangements by Scot Ward Funeral Services at Green Meadow Memorial Gardens, 770-483-7216. www.scotward.com

Deal wants 10 pre-k days restored

Lawmakers will be asked to restore some of the budget cuts that created an exodus of Georgia’s pre-kindergarten teachers, the governor's office said late Thursday.

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David Stillerman

David Stillerman of Social Circle, GA, passed away January 4, 2012, at the age of 67. Mr. Stillerman was a faithful member of First Presbyterian Church, in Covington, and was ...

David Boyd

David Joseph Boyd, 37, died January 4, 2012. A native of Conyers, GA, he was the oldest son of Keith Boyd of Cumming and Sheila Harris Boyd of Conyers.  ...

Emory Mote

Emory (John) Mote Jr. age 80 of Conyers Ga. passed away January 4, 2012. Survived by four children Connie Sue (Shane) Arrendale Conyers, Annett (Roger) German Covington, Gary (Angela) Mote ...

Jerry Brent

Jerry Ronald Brent, 79, Conyers GA. 01/02/2012 Preceded in death by father John Brent, mother and step father Inez and Horace Rucker, wife Betty Brent ( Greene). Surviving are sister Sherry ...

Kenneth Cleveland

Kenneth Cleveland, age 61, of Stockbridge, GA passed away January 2, 2012. Arrangements by Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, (770) 786-7062, (770) 784-5582 (24 hr. obituary line) www.caldwellandcowan.com

Alvin Rucker

Alvin Khristopher Rucker, age 13, of Conyers, GA died on January 2, 2012. Arrangements by Metro Embalming & Crematory, Inc., Conyers, GA 30013, 770-922-8182 www.metroembalming.com

Presley Griffis

Presley No’el Griffis, age 1 week, of Covington, GA passed away January 3, 2012. Arrangements by Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, (770) 786-7062, (770) 784-5582 (24 hr. obituary ...

Juanita Jordan

Juanita A. Jordan, age 74, of Covington, GA passed away January 3, 2012. Arrangements by Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, (770) 786-7062, (770) 784-5582 (24 hr. obituary line) www.caldwellandcowan.com ...

Jerry Brent

Jerry Ronald Brent, 79, Conyers GA. 01/02/2012 Preceded in death by father John Brent, mother and step father Inez and Horace Rucker, wife Betty Brent ( Greene). Surviving are sister Sherry ...

Brianna Benton

Brianna Nicole Benton, age 6 weeks, of Conyers, GA passed away January 2, 2012. Arrangements by Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, (770) 786-7062, (770) 784-5582 (24 hr. obituary line)

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Julie Mclaughlin

After a 25 year battle with Multiple Sclerosis, Julie Trachsel McLaughlin, 46, passed away at her home in Conyers on December 20, 2011. She was preceded in death by her ...

Susie Ethridge

Susie Ethridge, age 65, of Covington, died Tuesday, January 3, 2012. Susie loved the Lord and enjoyed crafts and cooking. She will be most remembered for her generosity. Surviving are ...

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Marilyn Ulm

Marilyn Copeland Ulm, age 77, of Conyers, GA died from complications of ovarian cancer Sunday, January 1, 2012. She was born in Gallant, AL to the late Will and Gladys ...

Grady Hassell

Mr. Grady T. Hassell, Sr., age 90 of Conyers, passed away Saturday, December 31, 2011. He was preceded in death by his wife, Julia Harlin Hassell. He is survived by ...

Roy Henderson

Roy Henderson, age 63, of Cuesseta died on December 31, 2011. Arrangements by Metro Embalming & Crematory, Inc., Conyers, GA 30013, 770-922-8182 www.metroembalming.com

Virginia Davis

Virginia Davis, age 87, of Covington, GA passed away December 30, 2011. Arrangements by Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, (770) 786-7062, (770) 784-5582 (24 hr. obituary line) www.caldwellandcowan.com