COVINGTON — Tuesday, July 25, marked the first day of a new Rotary year for the Rotary Club of Covington, as the 2018-19 board of directors was thanked for their service and the 2019-20 board was sworn into office.


CONYERS — The Conyers Garden Club remembered fallen servicemen and women on Memorial Day by placing a wreath at the Conyers Blue Star Marker located on Green Street in Olde Towne Conyers.

The Conyers Garden Club, in partnership with the Nancy Guinn Memorial Library, will welcome Rockdale County Cooperative Extension Agent James T. Murphy to speak at the 2019 National Garden Week Program on June 4. Murphy will talk about “Bugs in your Backyard.”


The Conyers Garden Club took part in the Great American Cleanup Day in Rockdale County on Saturday, April 27. The club continued its efforts in the upkeep of the Lighthouse Children’s Garden along with the Rockdale Rotary Club and is very proud to continue serving the community.


The Conyers Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the Revolution (DAR) of Conyers recently recognized the outstanding JROTC cadet in each local high school by awarding the DAR Outstanding Cadet Medal and Certificate at their April meeting. JROTC instructors from the respective high sc…


CONYERS - The Conyers Garden Club is proud to have received several awards for their work in the Conyers/Rockdale Community for 2018 at the annual DeKalb County Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc. Awards Luncheon held at Callanwolde Courtyard on April 25.


Tamara Metts, a 2018 Rockdale County High School graduate and Conyers native is serving in the U.S. Navy with Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Two (HSC-2) at Naval Station Norfolk in Norfolk, Virginia.

The American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA) honored Delores (Lorie) Scroggs, Administrator of Westbury Health and Rehabilitation in Conyers with the 2019 Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award.

The Conyers Garden Club Yard of the Month for April has been awarded to John and Susan Best of Shadowlawn Drive. There are large pink azaleas, large fuchsia azaleas, a lace-cap hydrange, and small white and pink azaleas, ending at the steps with acuba. The other side has low growing camellia…

Cole Huey (second from right), owner of StormPro Roofing and Restoration stands with his crew of roofers atop the Boy Scouts of America Pack/Troop 354 Scout Hut behind the First United Methodist Church of Conyers as they prepare to put a new roof on the building last Friday. StormPro donated…

Conyers Garden Club presented the March 2019 Landscape of the Month to the homeowners at 1626 Ellington Road S.E. Carefree forsythias light up the yard to announce the onset of spring. Numerous full blooming Yoshino Cherry Trees align the house on both sides. A wonderful attraction to the ya…

Members of the General Federation of Women’s Club - Service Guild of Covington were recognized at the West Lake Country Club in Augusta during the GFWC Georgia Central East District Meeting on March 20. The club was awarded silver trophies and certificates of recognition in honor of their ci…

Covington Mayor Ronnie Johnston recently signed a proclamation declaring March as Youth Art Month in Covington. The city joins The National Council for Art Education and encourages quality art programs for school students. The project is sponsored by the GFWC Service Guild of Covington. Left…

Colonel John McIntosh Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), recently awarded the DAR Good Citizen Award and the Dorothy H. Davis Scholarship to each of these outstanding students. Left to right are Sophie Mosley from Heritage High School, Everett Myers from Rockdale County Hig…


On Valentine’s Day, Osborne Dennis and other members of 321 Stop Bullying held a moment of silence and prayer at the Rockdale County Courthouse in memory of the 14 students and three teachers who lost their lives in the shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on Feb. 14, 2018.

Chimney Park on Hazelbrand Road in Covington have two new and unique bicycle racks courtesy of the “Beasley Boys” and the Heartland Woman’s Club.

The XYZ Organization of the First Baptist Church of Conyers recently installed the 2019 officers.

The dental office of Dr. Daniel A. Hodges DMD and Dr. Anushka Amin DMD collected more than 700 cans of food for Rockdale Emergency Relief (RER) during a canned food drive they held in November at their office at 1096 West Ave. SW in Conyers.

Conyers Garden Club presented the November Landscape of the Month award to Mr. & Mrs. Jerry Tyrone Morrell at 2371 Brentmore Point.

The Conyers Garden Club recently showed special thanks to the Conyers Police Department, Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office and Rockdale County Fire Rescue by providing cookies for them to enjoy.

Members of the Conyers Garden Club attended the Sixteenth Annual Leading Lights Luncheon and Fashion Show on Thursday, Nov. 8 at the Callanwolde Fine Arts Center.

The Conyers Garden Club was treated to an outstanding presentation on floral design techniques by one of their own, Susan Turner, during their November meeting.

While delivering cookies to the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office to salute their hometown heroes, members of the Conyers Garden Club had a chance to meet Rockdale native and Atlanta Falcon Grady Jarrett, who was at the Sheriff’s Office to make a donation for Shop With The Sheriff.

The Conyers Garden Club presented the Landscape Award for October 2018 to Mr. & Mrs. Steve & Lesa Hall, residents of the North Park Subdivison.

The Red Hat Sophisticates of Conyers celebrated the season recently with a Halloween-themed luncheon at Milano’s Italian Restaurant.

Mildred Davis Cheatham, affectionately known as “Mother Cheatham” by her fellow members at Springfield Baptist Church in Conyers, will celebrate 100 years of life and service on Nov. 14.

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