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CONYERS — Laura Goldgar, a Rockdale Magnet School of Science and Technology/Rockdale County High School senior, has been named a semifinalist in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program. Semifinalists represent less than 1% of high school seniors and are the highest scoring students in th…

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As wonderful as a diner breakfast is, more people, getting hit by inflation across the board, are choosing to stay home and eat a bowl of Wheaties or Kix instead.

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What do you think is the most quoted verse from the Bible today? If you answer John 3:16, you would be wrong. The most quoted verse is Matthew 7:1. If you ever disagreed with someone over something or tried to correct someone, chances are you heard this verse (quoted completely out of context). “Do not judge, lest you be judged.”

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The Rockdale Citizen and Newton Citizen are shining a spotlight on the Hospital Heroes at Piedmont Rockdale and Piedmont Newton hospitals who are giving their all to provide a high level of essential health care services during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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COVINGTON — National 4-H Council has announced that CJ Harris of Covington is a runner-up for the 2022 4-H Youth in Action Award for STEM. Harris is recognized nationally for his work in using 3D printing to effectively and cheaply produce prosthetic limbs for children.

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CONYERS — The Rockdale County Board of Commissioners is expected to approve the purchase of two 2022 Ford E-350 XLT Type 3 ambulances for use by the Rockdale County Fire Department at a cost of $261,192. The ambulances will be used to back up National EMS, which contracts with the county to …

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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 for the period of Sept. 14-20, 2021:

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Every new parent knows how important it is to have time to bond with a new baby. But getting that critical quality time was complicated for Sheena Campbell after she gave birth to her twin girls, Amyah and Amyrah, at 30 weeks.

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A 17-year-old male is being held on murder and other charges at the Newton County Detention Center following a Sept. 14 shooting that left another man dead.

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Following the death of Mao Zedong, former president and founding father of the People's Republic of China, more than 40 years ago, his successor, Deng Xiaoping, instituted economic reforms that looked less like classic communism and more like capitalism.

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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 Pardons and Parole:

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In observance of the 100th Anniversary (1921-2021) of the founding of the Colonel John McIntosh chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the chapter is carrying out a number of community service activities. A donation of $500 to the Walk of Heroes Veterans War Memorial was the la…

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It did not feel like Christmas morning, or even a birthday, the late afternoon that I received the offer of my first job.

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Newton County School System officials have announced that the new Eastside High School construction project will be completed in March 2022 and ready to start the new 2022-23 school year.

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City Council member Sandra Vincent is hoping to hold a Christmas parade for McDonough residents this year, despite the fact that the mayor and city staff members have cancelled the traditional parade on the city square.

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A Newton County jury last week convicted a Newborn man on charges of malice murder, felony murder, armed robbery, aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.

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The New Depot Players opens its latest production, “Those Crazy Ladies in the House on the Corner,” Thursday at the Conyers Rockdale Council for the Arts Black Box Theater at 910 Center St., Conyers.

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The Rockdale Voter Group is spearheading an effort to exempt the county’s senior citizens from the maintenance and operations portion of school property taxes.

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The Rockdale Citizen and Newton Citizen are shining a spotlight on the Hospital Heroes at Piedmont Rockdale and Piedmont Newton hospitals who are giving their all to provide a high level of essential health care services during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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The star of your next spread can be hidden away in the refrigerator for a surprise delight for your guests.

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From time to time when I am reading the Bible I discover a thought that I had never noticed before. The verse for our meditation is another of those insights I have assumed was evident as I look at nature; however, the verse is more inclusive than the natural world. Solomon, whom we assume w…

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CONYERS — The Miracle League of Rockdale kicked off its fall season Sept. 11 with two games at Legion Fields. The first pitch was thrown by Tom Carden, adjutant general of the Georgia Department of Defense and a member of the Homeland Security board.

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