June 30 Summer Concert Series

Rockdale County Parks and Rec presents a summer concert at Costley Mill Park from 6 to 8 p.m. A kids zone, food trucks and various bands will be featured.

July

3 Red, White and Boom

The city of Conyers and RockdaleCounty governments are partnering to bring Independence Day fireworks to Olde Town Conyers with Red, White and Boom, presented by Piedmont Rockdale Hospital from 6 to 10 p.m. For more information on Red, White and Boom, visit conyersga.com and follow the city’s social media channels.

JULY 4

Rockdale Offices Closed

Rockdale government offices will be closed July 4 and 5 in observance of the Independence Day holiday.

Stars and Stripe Fest

The annual Stars and Stripes Fest presented by the City of Covington and JACO Contracting will take place on the Square in Covington. Entertainment kicks off at 3 p.m. and the fireworks begin at dark.

July 13 Friends of Library Book Sale

Friends of Nancy Guinn Library will hold a book sale from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. A wide variety of books from all genres are priced to sell. Proceeds benefit the Friends of the Library and their awareness and promotion of the library in the community. The library is located at 864 Green St., Conyers.

Sunset Cinemas

Rockdale County Parks and Recreation will present “Incredibles 2” at Pine Log Park. The event is free. For more information, call 770-278-7529.

Ongoing 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.

Senior Reporter

Born and raised in Decatur, Ga. Graduated from Shorter College in Rome, Ga. in 1979 with B.A. in Communications. Worked in community newspapers for 26 years. Started at Rockdale Citizen/Newton Citizen in January 2016.