. 25 Phoenix Pass Frosty 5K

The Phoenix Pass Frosty 5K will be held at the Georgia International Horse Park. The race is a Peachtree Road Race qualifier. Visit www.phoenixpass.org for more information.


. 6 Rockdale Republicans

The Rockdale Republican Party will hold its regular monthly meeting at Amici’s Restaurant, 1805 Parker Road SE, Conyers, at 6 p.m. All are welcome to attend.


. 22 Republican Mass Precinct Meeting

Rockdale Republicans will hold Precinct Mass Meetings to elect delegates and alternates to the Rockdale Republican Party Convention. Registration will open at 9 a.m. All Rockdale County residents who are legally registered to vote as of the date of the Precinct Mass Meeting and who believe in the principles of the Republican Party are eligible to participate in the process.

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Pancake Supper

The Oxford Lions Club will host its annual Pancake Supper from 5 - 8 p.m. at Flint Hill Elementary School on Airport Road. The supper includes all you can eat plain or blueberry pancakes, Holifield sausage and drinks. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for children under 10. Tickets are available at the door.

ONGOING Purses with a Purpose

The Non-Profit Consortium is collecting new or gently used handbags filled with toiletries, socks and washcloths through Oct. 19. The goal is to collect more than 300 handbags to help women in Rockdale and surrounding counties who are victims of domestic violence or who are transitional women. Purses can be dropped off in Conyers at Excel Church, 1151 Flat Shoals Road, at Hotlanta Signs, Ga. Highway 138 or at 1229 Royal Drive, Suite E. For more information, call 678-463-7725.

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.

Haven Fellowship Church

Services are held at 10 a.m. Sundays with Senior Pastor Ernie Forrester. The church is located at 2240 Smyrna Road 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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