Attorney Phil Johnson has been appointed chairman of the Newton County Board of Elections following the retirement of long-time chairman Hugh Steele.
A Canadian pilot was unharmed Sunday afternoon after crashing his plane before a performance at the Atlanta Air Show at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
CONYERS — Four Rockdale County Public Schools students are among the top performers recognized this year in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Glimpses back to childhood always bring an odd remembrance of some kind. Sometimes when I go into our kitchen at night, I will think of the kitchen of my childhood home.
Author Joe Hill puts characters in situations that are distastefully disgusting and unimaginably frightening – a dead animal near a lake, a madman down the hall in your bedroom – but in Hill’s case, they’re exquisitely possible.
CONYERS - Rockdale County Probate Court Judge Clarence Cuthpert Jr., District Attorney Alisha Johnson, and Sheriff Eric J. Levett invites the community to join them at their P.E.A.R.L (Protecting our Elderly and At-Risk with Resources for better Living) Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, Oct. 24…
The year was 1972 and Americans wanted out of the Vietnam War; the right because it was not being won and the left because of the increasing body count and lies from generals and politicians about “progress” toward defeating the communists.
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.
Jeffrey L. Foster, a Monroe attorney, has announced his bid to succeed Superior Court Judge Eugene M. Benton in the May 19, 2020 non-partisan primary election.
CONYERS — Absentee in-person (early) voting for municipal elections in Covington, Oxford and Porterdale will begin Monday, Oct. 14, and run through Friday, Nov. 1.
CONYERS — On Sunday, Oct. 13, the Conyers Rockdale Council for the Arts will celebrate it's 30th anniversary with a community get-together.
Halloween is one of the most anticipated times of the year, for all ages. It includes, pumpkins, ghosts and of course candy.
Click the link to see what Conyers and Covington have going on for the rest of October!
CONYERS — Citing concerns over the county lacking enough resources to enforce the ordinances and the feeling that residents would rather see a total ban, Thursday night the Rockdale County Planning Commission recommended denial of two proposed ordinances that would regulate short-term vacati…
Piedmont Newton Hospital will hold its third annual free "drive-thru" flu shot clinic on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019 from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m.
While it seems Georgia is finally seeing a break from the summer heat, the long hot summer, including a record-setting September, has already caused problems for many Georgia farmers.
Robert H. Stansfield, a Covington attorney with more than 30 years of experience, announced Thursday he will run for judge of the Superior Court in the Alcovy Judicial Circuit.
We are including more information in our Restaurant Inspection Reports. All information comes from the Gwinnett Rockdale Newton Health Department.
COVINGTON — The driver who struck two women as they attempted to cross West Street at Cannon Street Monday night and then fled the scene could face a charge of vehicular homicide after one of the women died from her injuries. Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying the driver.
A Medicare initiative aimed at reducing readmissions of discharged patients is penalizing 88 percent of Georgia hospitals evaluated in the program.
CONYERS — Jackson Charitable Foundation, the charitable-giving arm of Jackson National Life Insurance Company recently made a $1 million contribution to Ramsey Education to sponsor their "Foundations in Personal Finance" curriculum in 500 high schools across the country for the 2019-20 scho…
In early October, an angler reported catching a northern snakehead, an aquatic invasive species, in a pond located on private property in Gwinnett County.
CONYERS – Registration has been extended to Oct. 10 for the Keep Conyers-Rockdale Beautiful (KCRB) Rivers Alive countywide cleanup on Saturday, Oct. 12, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
CONYERS — With the opening of Rockdale County’s first dog park in June, the annual Pink Pooch Festival is moving from Olde Town Conyers. The festival will take place on Sunday, Oct 13, from 2 to 6 p.m., at Richardson Park on Union Church Road in south Rockdale,
Gov. Brian Kemp recently announced that he has directed state agencies to cut 4% from this year’s state budget and an additional 6% next year.
CONYERS — Rockdale County announces its inaugural OKtoberfest celebration on Saturday, Oct. 12 at Costley Mill Park 2599 Salem Church Road in Conyers. Come out and enjoy food trucks, DJ, live entertainment, a Car & Bike Show, cigar bar and games. Gates open from 4-8 p.m. The event is fre…
NEW ELLENTON, S.C. — An Aiken County man will serve 40 years in prison for his role in the 2017 murder of 74-year-old David Mackie in New Ellenton.
CONYERS — Citizens will have their first chance to comment on a proposed ordinance dealing with vacation rentals at the Rockdale County Planning Commission meeting Thursday at 7 p.m. in the county Assembly Hall at 901 Main St. in Conyers. The ordinance sets out regulations governing the esta…
The Georgia Society Sons of the American Revolution Color Guard placed wreaths on the grave of Mary Jane Dixon at Belcher Cemetery in Newton County Saturday morning to pay tribute to her dedication to the Sergeant Newton Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
There’s no doubt about it: dogs are special. Yours, in particular, but sometimes you wonder: does Doggo really love you, or are you just a food dispenser? Is it fair to lay a human emotion on a canine?