(7:10 p.m.) Rockdale, Henry and Newton are back under a tornado watch until 10 p.m. --------------------------------- (6:30 p.m.) A tornado warning has been issued for parts of southern Rockdale, northern Henry and central Newton counties until 7 p.m. by the National Weather Service in Peachtree City. A warning means a tornado has been sighted or picked up on radar in the area. ---------------------------------- (4:36 p.m.) A tornado watch has been issued for areas ...
Job seekers looking for a little extra coaching in their job search will want to take note of a free job readiness seminar series organized by Commissioner Oz Nesbitt in partnership with the Nancy Guinn Memorial Library.
The Conyers-Rockdale Chamber of Commerce announced the finalists for the 2013 Jerry Barboe Small Business Person of the Year Award, the winner of which will be named in a ceremony on Thursday.
Keynote speaker state Sen. Ronald Ramsey challenged the Rockdale NAACP to rediscover the purpose of the civil rights organization as one for all people during the local chapter's 25th annual Freedom Fund scholarship fundraising dinner on Saturday.
Jazz Duncan can count herself among the top five spellers in the state this year, a rare distinction for an eighth grader.
A roundabout will be coming to the busy intersection of Ga. Highway 138 and East Fairview Road in the next couple of years.
Rockdale County Public Schools registration for 2013-2014 pre-kindergarten classes will soon be open and registration for kindergarten is already open until April 30.
Rockdale County Public Schools is hiring 40 new substitute teachers to add to the existing substitute pool.
Boy Scouts and one Girl Scout were honored Tuesday night in a ceremony awarding their achievement of the highest status possible, Eagle Scout or Gold Scout.
IN BRIEF: A refinancing of about $98 million in bonds for sewer services will save about $7.7 million, some of which will be used to extend sewer services to the western part of Rockdale County.
Moms RUN This Town, a free running club for moms and women of all levels and paces, now has an active chapter in Covington/Conyers/Social Circle.
A local man is in jail on theft and drug charges after a Conyers woman allegedly spotted him driving her stolen car last week.
The free concert by the US Air Force Academy Band originally scheduled for March 22 in Conyers has been canceled, due to budget cuts.
The Rockdale County Planning Commission and the Rockdale County Board of Commissioners are hosting two public hearings to discuss the county's current policies on places of assembly and potential changes to them.
Local temperatures surpassed 70 degrees Sunday for the first time this year since Feb. 6, but, befitting the up-and-down pattern this year to date, the rest of the week is expected to be markedly colder.
Ever thought about learning a new languge? Two new electronic resources are now available to Conyers-Rockdale Library System patrons for just that purpose.
Huey Atkins, Director of National EMS Operations for Rockdale and Morgan Counties, was recently presented with the prestigious EMS Special Achievement Award by the Northeast Georgia EMS Council during the annual Region Ten Emergency Medical Services Awards Banquet, held at the Oconee Civic Center.
UPDATE: The flash flood watch issued by the National Weather Service at Peachtree City for counties including Rockdale and Newton has expired but warnings of rain storms continues through the night.
IN BRIEF: Rockdale County Public Schools' non-traditional schools, such as the Open Campus for high school credit recovery, the Alpha School for students with discipline issues, and the Early Learning Center at Rockdale Career Academy, may not be on the chopping block, but students may see a shorter calendar and staff may see more furlough days instead. Property owners may also see a slightly higher tax rate but less in the actual amount billed for ...
On Saturday, June 22, Mike the Knight and his friends are galloping into the Mall at Stonecrest for special live performances of Mike the Knight and the Mission for Hidden Treasure. Performances will be held at Noon and 2 pm, with special kids activities to run from Noon to 3:00 pm at the Mall at Stonecrest.
The Montessori School of Covington is hosting two Open House sessions on Tuesday, May 21.
Two first-year Georgia Perimeter College coaches had successful runs in the 2013 spring season.
The Conyers Rockdale Heritage Foundation will hold its first evening gala fundraiser on May 18, 7 p.m. at the newly opened East Mountain Studios.
The federal Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency Management Agency awarded the county a grant to help Rockdale County Fire-Rescue purchase safety and operations equipment.
American Legion Post 77 will host the first community recognition of Tuskegee Airman Val R. Archer on Saturday, May 18, Armed Forces Day, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. at 674 Legion Road, Conyers.
Honor Flight Conyers is flying high with its sixth trip bringing World War II veterans for a day-trip to Washington D.C. to visit the WWII Memorial and other memorials.
IN BRIEF: The Board of Commissioners selected Gerald Sanders in a unanimous vote as the new chief of staff, after a 20 minute executive session.