MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, WY — Superintendent Cam Sholly announced that Leslie Reynolds will serve as the interim chief ranger of Yellowstone National Park while the park begins the process of filling the job permanently. She replaces outgoing chief ranger, Pete Webster, who recently transferred to deputy superintendent of Glacier National Park. Reynolds will begin her acting position on June 18 and serve throughout the summer and fall.

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At the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences’ Durham Horticulture Farm and J. Phil Campbell Sr. Research and Education Center, it’s a tradition to open the gates each summer and show off the research being conducted at each farm.

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CONYERS — Rockdale County Chief Superior Court Judge David B. Irwin will have the final decision in who the Board of Elections at-large member and chair will be after the two partisan members of the Board of Elections could not agree on a nomination.

Recently my wife and I, along with our son and daughter-in-law, participated in another one of those escape room experiences in which you try to find clues and solve puzzles in order to get out of a locked room. 

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that the United States is "considering a full range of options" regarding rising tensions with Iran, including military options, but emphasized that President Donald Trump has said that he does not want to go to war.

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When making presentations to veteran groups, I enjoy stirring up the cauldron of interservice rivalry by cracking jokes about the different branches of service — all in good fun, of course. I do not, however, crack jokes about the United States Coast Guard. This under-appreciated branch of s…

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With obligations surrounding kids, partners and work, sometimes it's hard to get away -- actually, it's hard pretty much all of the time. But fortunately, the one day a year that it's dad's turn to cut loose has come around again, so you can afford to go a bit crazy.

Christianity has long been involved in evangelization – spreading the Word of God to cultures that seemed to the Church to be bereft of the true God.

Somewhere between 627 B.C. and 586 B.C., the Hebrew prophet, Jeremiah who wrote words that he claimed were directly from God, wrote: “The human heart is the most deceitful of all things, and desperately wicked. Who really knows how bad it is?” (Jeremiah 17:9, NLT).

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Following a series of meetings and an online survey, Rockdale County will be hold the Envision Rockdale Strategic Plan Town Hall Finale at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 20, at the J.P. Carr Community Center, 981 Taylor Street in Conyers.

Father's Day is here, so get ready to fire up the grill and break out the big guns -- or in this case, the big paella pan. Paella is always fun to make and, of course, to eat. It's a perfect way to feed a crowd and your family, and the best way to make it is over a fire. When it's ready to s…

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Three suspects were arrested and a truckload of evidence was removed by Covington Police from two different spas following simultaneous raids Friday afternoon.

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The following charges and arrests were reported by the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office, Conyers Police Department, Georgia State Patrol and Georgia Pardon and Parole.

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The following charges and arrests were reported by the Newton County Sheriff’s Office, Covington Police Department, Oxford Police Department, Porterdale Police Department, the Georgia State Patrol and Georgia Pardon and Parole.

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Conyers Garden Club is pleased to award 3385 Squire Lane the Landscape Plaque for June. The large beautifully maintained centipede lawn is bound on one side by a pine straw mulched island featuring Dallas roses, lilies and other specimen plants and shrubs. On the other side of the house is a…

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Welcome to parenthood! You are a proud new father, simultaneously overjoyed and terrified. Since you are now responsible for another human being, you should know that the estimate of what it will cost to raise your child is approximately a quarter of a million dollars, without accounting for inflation. If you would like to send him or her to college, you will probably need at least that much more.

A 2017 report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) estimated the cost of raising a child from birth to age 17 at $233,610 ($284,570 adjusted for inflation). That is for the average middle-income couple; costs ranged from families in the Northeast that will spend around $264,090 to residents in the urban Midwest and rural regions who will spend about $227,400 and $193,020, respectively.

Unfortunately, that figure is not likely to drop, and inflation-adjusted w...

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CONYERS — Free family fun is in store for Conyers residents with the popular return of the Olde Town Summer Film Series this summer.

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The Georgia Department of Driver Services Motorcycle Safety Program encourages all motorcyclists and scooter riders to ride to work on Monday, June 17, for the 28th annual International Motorcycle and Scooter Ride to Work Day. 

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Due to weather conditions last weekend, the Rockdale Community Ambassadors have moved the date for their first “Trash Bash” clean-up event of 2019 to Saturday, June 15, weather permitting.

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The Rockdale Sheriff's Office is looking for a man who robbed Flash Foods Monday.

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COVINGTON— McLeRoy Inc. of Zebulon was unanimously selected as the site contractor for Eastside High School during the Newton County Board of Education's Tuesday work session. 

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