May 4

Oxford Lions Yard Sale

The Oxford Lions Club will host a yard sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the corner of Clark and Emory streets in Oxford. Spaces are available at no charge, but donations will be accepted. Profits will go to Lions sight preservation services. For more information, call 770-786-4896.

Olde Jail Tours

The Olde Jail Museum will open from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. May 4. Tours are conducted by the Rockdale County Historical Society.

May 7

Post Legislative Breakfast

The Conyers-Rockdale Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Post Legislative Breakfast from 7:45 to 9 a.m. at Piedmont Rockdale Hospital, Building A, 1412 Milstead Ave., Conyers. The cost is $10 per person. Reserve seats by April 30 at

Safe Driving Class

There will be a safe driving class at Turner Lake Senior Center in Covington starting at 9 a.m. The class is sponsored by AARP and can help reduce auto insurance rates. Call 770-922-7965 to register.

May 11

Friends of Library Book Sale

Nancy Guinn Memorial Library, 864 Green St., will hold a Friends Book Sale from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. A wide variety of books from all genres will be available. For information, call 770-388-5040 or visit

E-Recycling, Paper Shredding

Keep Conyers Rockdale Beautiful will host an e-recycling and paper shredding event at 1400 Parker Road from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Olde Town Open Streets

Commercial Street in Olde Town Conyers will be closed to traffic and open to pedestrians at 6 p.m. Live entertainment, outdoor dining and games will be available.

May 18

Community Yard Sale

Philadelphia United Methodist Church will host a large community yard sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Reserve your booth now. Only $10. Register online at There will be fun and games for kids. Breakfast and lunch provided. Live music. Join us. Buy or sell. 2194 W Hightower Road, Conyers. 

May 21

Safe Driving Class

There will be a safe driving class at Heritage Hills Baptist Church, 2987 Ga. Highway 212, Conyers, starting at 9 a.m. The class is sponsored by AARP and can help reduce auto insurance rates. For more information or to register, call 770-922-7965.


Macedonia Baptist Church

Services are held at 10 a.m. Sundays with the Rev. Billie Cox. The church is located at 1052 Barton St. in Conyers.

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Senior Reporter

I've worked in community newspapers for 30 years, including Editor of the Jackson Progress-Argus from 1993-1999. Started at Rockdale Citizen/Newton Citizen in January 2016. Started as Senior Reporter at the Jackson Progress-Argus in December 2019.

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