Members of the Chi Tau Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., of the Conyers and Covington area, attended the 2013 AKA "Day at the Capitol" on Feb. 18 at the Georgia State Capitol. This year was the 20th anniversary for AKA "Day at the Capitol" with the theme "Global Empowerment: Moving from Discussion to Action." Marjorie Young was the convener and Rep. Carolyn Hugley was the AKA legislative liaison. Approximately 275 AKA members ...
The 25th annual Freedom Fund scholarship banquet and awards ceremony will be held 6 p.m. Saturday, March 16, at the Georgia International Horse Park's Carriage Room.
About 170 middle school and high school projects were submitted for the second annual Rockdale Regional Science and Engineering Fair on Feb. 1. Out of those, 38 are advancing to the state science fair and four are headed to international fairs in Texas and Arizona.
Conyers-Rockdale celebrates all things Irish with the World's Fastest Growing St. Patrick's Day Parade and 0.1 mile World's Shortest Endurance Run on Friday, March. 15, in Olde Town Conyers.
The Mystic Grill building on the Covington square is set to become a real restaurant as its new owners hope to play off the popularity the building has gained through the hit TV show "The Vampire Diaries" as the outside façade of the Mystic Grill restaurant.
Conyers police are asking for the public's help in finding the man who robbed at gunpoint a Chevron station on Sigman Road on Tuesday night.
One Conyers man is dead and another in jail after a dispute boiled over into a shoot-out at the Lakeview Estates area on Tuesday night.
Eight families are looking for a place to stay after an apartment fire on Main Street destroyed one unit and damaged others Wednesday morning.
Twenty-five school districts, including Rockdale County Public Schools and Newton County Public Schools, were honored today for supporting their local economies and increasing the amount of local food they serve to their students through Farm to School programs.
A Conyers man is lucky to be alive after leaking gasoline exploded into a blazing inferno that destroyed his garage and nine cars off Oglesby Bridge Road.
Delaney Willette of the Rockdale Riptides swim team advanced to the 2013 Eastern Section of the Southern Zone (ESSZ) 14 & Under Age Group Sectional Championship Meet.
The Vampire Diaries television show is looking for new blood for a shoot in Conyers on Thursday, March 7.
Heritage girls' tennis reached the semifinals before falling to Starr's Mill Saturday in the annual Peachtree City tennis tournament, which hosted boys and girls teams from about 15 schools around the state and metro-Atlanta area.
Hundreds of attendees got a peek at the latest wedding looks by local designers and a chance to mingle with area businesses in a one-stop-shop at the 2013 Georgia Weddings Bridal Fair at the Georgial International Horse Park on Sunday.
The Rockdale County Sheriff's Office and Conyers Police Department are partnering to provide firearms safety courses for residents starting in April.
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.
Jordan Marie Aaron has been missing for two weeks, and although investigators are sure the seventh-grader is alive and left on her own accord, they are still desperate to find her and bring her home to a mother who dreads leaving the house, fearing she'll miss her daughter's phone call.
At its annual Poetry Forum, the East Metro Atlanta Christian Writers group recently presented its People's Choice Award to poet Carol Whitmire of Covington.
It's back to the gridiron as Heritage started spring football on May 6. This is the first time seeing the players in action for new coach Mike Parris, who previously spent 17 years as coach at Jackson High School.
A packed room of Rockdale and Newton residents was on hand to witness the chartering ceremony of the first ever Rockdale/Newton County Section of the National Council of Negro Women Saturday at the J.P. Carr Community Center.
Rockdale County Public School saluted more than 50 employees and educators retiring in 2013 with a May 6 reception at Salem High, which had performances from groups such as the Lorraine Elementary fourth grade choir, recitation of a poem by Sora Rose, and vocal duet by Salem student Tricia Clark and Salem teacher Lenae Rose.
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An infant and a teenager were killed Thursday night in a wreck on I-20 in Rockdale that police believe was caused by an illegal car race gone awry.