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Rockdale County will host the 2nd Annual Rockin’ Women in Rockdale Empowerment Brunch on Saturday, Nov. 2, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Georgia International Horse Park Carriage Room. 

Each year, I write an “I was wrong” column. In case you haven’t noticed, most columnists are right about everything. Just ask them. They will tell you why a particular politician is inept or why a football coach should be fired. These columnists are well-paid experts who regularly offer their solutions to everything that ails the world.

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Concerned that Rockdale County could be in violation of the state charter that established the Rockdale County Water and Sewer Authority (RCWSA) in 1995, the remaining three members of the seven-member board are seeking clarity on a number of items with Rockdale County.

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CONYERS — Canoe and kayak enthusiasts are invited to join the South River Watershed Alliance for a Rockdale County Canoe and Kayak Paddle from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 29.

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Mountain bike riders gathered Saturday as the South Rockdale Park Mountain Bike Trails were opened with a ribbon cutting ceremony and inaugural bike rides.

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I never thought I would write this, but the publisher of The New York Times, A.G. Sulzberger, is right. Sulzberger wrote an op-ed for The Wall Street Journal in response to President Trump’s claim that his newspaper committed “treason” by publishing a story about U.S. efforts to compromise Russia’s power grid should Moscow again try to meddle in U.S. elections. The Times says it consulted National Security officials who raised no objections to its publication.

These past weeks we have listened to and chanted the verses of The Farewell Discourse of Jesus as recounted in the Gospel of John. 

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Over 600 Americans disappeared in Laos, many known to have been alive on the ground.

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For many years I have been on the mailing lists of top New York publishing houses to receive books that deal with Southern life or its people.

Simply stated, I cannot over-emphasize the critical nature of listening to the building of authentic relationships.

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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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JONESBORO — Clayton County Police say an off-duty reserve deputy from South Carolina allegedly opened fire on another driver on June 19 after the two brandished weapons at each other.

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The Porterdale City Council recently approved the appointment of Mallory Q. Minor as thee new city clerk.

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Oxford College students in the Global Connections program spent part of their summer in New York City to immerse themselves in the variety of art culture the city has to offer.

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The Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles denied the request submitted on behalf of Marion Wilson Jr., who was scheduled to be executed by lethal injection at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison.

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Trees crash onto truck, block roadway on Ga. Highway 142 west of Newborn.

A suspect identified as William Minter is brought into the Butts County Jail Wednesday afternoon following an alleged bank robbery at United Bank in Jackson. 

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