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Last week was, in my mind, going to be my last in a series on the change that took place at the cross; namely, Jesus fulfilled and thus nullified the Old Testament Law for church age believers.

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We have had a study group that has been reflecting on the words of Martin Luther King Jr. Over the last two weeks we have been listening to portions of his “Letter from a Birmingham Jail.” It was written to white clergy in Alabama who expressed concern to him that he was pushing for change too fast, that he shouldn’t be opposing laws banning demonstrations, that he needed to let time take its course for racial equality.

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EveryWarrior.org is offering a $3,000 reward to help the Covington Police Department in its efforts to recover the ashes of a child that were stolen when the family’s moving truck was taken from a local hotel.

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In preparation for the 40th Annual Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival, organizers have announced the name of the festival’s new pink dragon mascot.

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Rockdale Fire Rescue, with mutual aid from Newton County Fire Services, extinguished a house fire on Spring Creek Drive in eastern Rockdale County Friday morning.

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U.S. Navy Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Jason Lange, from Conyers, disassembles an M240B machine gun in the armory aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Feb. 27, 2021. The Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group is on a scheduled deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of oper…

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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 Feb. 23-Mar. 1, 2021:

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Gov. Brian Kemp has finalized a number of changes to the Rockdale County court system over the past few weeks. Kemp recently administered the oath of office to new Superior Court Judge Nancy Bills and new State Court Judge Clarence Cuthpert Jr.

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The Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce announced Thursday what some people in the area have been longing to hear — Publix plans to build a supermarket in the Covington Town Center development.

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Most young people have never seen a telephone attached to a wall. Let’s face it, if all of us were suddenly confined to a phone cord that only allowed about ten feet of space, we’d go crazy. What? We can’t talk on the phone while on the porch, in the back yard, or most importantly, in the car? What would we ever do with ourselves?

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CONYERS — Is Rockdale County becoming a townhome community? With the Board of Commissioners approving the construction of 153 townhomes last month, appearing on the verge of approving another development of 251 townhomes this month, and with still another developer on the next zoning board a…

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ATLANTA – Members of the Rockdale County House Legislative Delegation will host a virtual town hall meeting on Thursday, Mar. 4, from 6:30 - 8 p.m. via Zoom. To join the Zoom meeting, go to https://bit.ly/3e8KWOt. The meeting ID is 857 1106 1195, and the password is 847203.

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CONYERS – Rockdale County Commission Chair Oz Nesbitt Sr. will deliver the annual State of the County Address virtually on Thursday, March 18, at 3 p.m. on the Rockdale County Official Facebook Page at facebook.com/rockdalegov. The stream can also be viewed on the Rockdale County Website at …

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Heritage High School and Rockdale County High School have been named 2021 Advanced Placement Honor Schools by State School Superintendent Richard Woods, a distinction RCPS high schools have achieved for more than 11 consecutive years.

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A 14-year-old girl was shot and wounded during an incident reported during a party on Oakwood Circle Saturday night.

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More than 60 percent of our human bodies is basically saltwater. Oceans comprise more than 70 percent of the world's surface, and as the polar ice caps thaw and melt, that area is growing. 

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DECATUR – The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has promoted Emily Bagwell to technical leader of the Firearms Section of the Crime Lab at GBI Headquarters. The firearms technical leader oversees the training program, analytical procedures, and examiner proficiency.

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CONYERS — A ceremonial wall demolition was recently held at Nancy Guinn Memorial Library to officially kick off a major two-phase renovation project designed to provide an improved general library layout, a new teen area, upgraded technology, increased study rooms for public use, and enhance…

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Isaiah 45:3 reads “And I will give thee… hidden riches of secret places, that thou mayest know that I, the Lord, which call thee by thy name, am the God of Israel.” Today we examine a wildflower that does not grow in this immediate area but is present in “secret places” in the mountains of N…

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I picked up my Lab puppy, Thurber, four days ago. I have spent every waking moment since happily tending to the little guy’s considerable needs.

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We have been looking at the subject of the proper place of the Old Testament in the life of the modern believer. We have argued, from the Scriptures themselves, that Christianity is not a “new and improved version” of Judaism; it is not Judaism 201. As such, we have shown, hopefully, that modern Christianity is not the mix and match religion that we have made it by following the rules of the early Christian Pharisees instead of the direction of the early Christian leaders in Acts 15.

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A Collier Street resident is recovering at an Atlanta-area hospital after being shot twice during an early morning altercation that occurred on Feb. 14.

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President Biden has challenged those who oppose the Democrats’ $1.9 trillion bill disingenuously dubbed “COVID relief,” or the more deceitful “American Rescue Plan.”

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