UPDATE: Enida Davis was located safe and sound in Rockdale on Friday morning. A tip given to Davis's mother led Rockdale County Sheriff's Office deputies to her location where she was staying with an aquaintence. The lookout has been canceled.
If you're looking for a way to delight your mom for Mother's Day, the Phoenix Pass nonprofit for homeless women and children is offering a unique opportunity designed to make her feel like a queen.
A local man who has assisted the elderly in this community for over 50 years has been named a finalist for the Salute to Senior Service program and now needs the support of Conyers residents to take home the prize for Georgia.
A suspect who robbed a Publix grocery store Monday was arrested early Thursday morning thanks to the work of Rockdale County Sheriff's Office investigators and help from DeKalb Police.
Conyers Police dedicated their headquarters building to the late Police Chief O.T. Adams in a quiet ceremony Tuesday with family and officials.
The Heritage High School Drama Department is unleashing its new high-spirited musical "Thoroughly Modern Millie" this weekend. Show times include Thursday April 18, Friday April 19, and Saturday April 20, at 7:30 p.m., and matinee Sunday April 21, at 2:30 p.m. Next week will follow the same pattern with shows on Thursday April 25, Friday April 26, and Saturday April 27 at 7:30 p.m., and another matinee on Sunday April 28 at 2:30 ...
Students enrolled in Georgia's public colleges and universities face a tuition hike ranging from $32 to $270 per semester, starting this fall.
Rockdale County Fire-Rescue will be conducting live fire training evolutions in the city April 22 - 26. The extensive training will take place at Ridge Court in Hunting Creek Subdivision located off of Flat Shoals Road.
World War II veterans from around the state and their guardians gathered in the wee morning hours at American Legion Post 77 in Conyers for the fifth trip ever of Honor Flight Conyers and the group's first trip of 2013. From there, they departed in an escorted parade of busses to Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport where they'll fly to Washington D.C. for the day to visit the World War II memorial and other memorials and sites.
City and County officials were put to work behind the counter of the newly renovated and rebuilt McDonald's at Ga. Highway 138 and Flat Shoals on Tuesday evening. The officials who donned a McDonald's cap and apron included: Sheriff Eric Levett, City Councilman Vince Evans, former City Councilman Marty Jones, Magistrate Court Judge Phinia Aten, County Clerk Jennifer Rutledge, County Commissioner Oz Nesbitt, County Commissioner JaNice Van Ness, City Mayor Randy Mills.
Conyers police are asking for the public's help in finding a suspect who robbed a Chevron convenience store at gunpoint on Monday.
An SUV ploughed into a gas station convenience store Monday midday when the driver reportedly experienced a mechanical malfunction.
The Rockdale County Sheriff's Office is set to open the doors to its new Southside Precinct and will hold an open house for the public next week.
Hundreds of volunteers spent Saturday morning making Rockdale a better place to live in the annual day of service by Hands Across Rockdale and Great American Cleanup with Keep Conyers Rockdale Beautiful.
Throughout elementary school, I struggled with my dyslexia, and I still do to this very day. At the time, I was just going along for the ride. I still tried hard in school but I had low self-esteem because of bullying. Things didn't start to change with my dyslexia until fifth grade. I was lucky and had a really good teacher, Mrs. Schmitt, who inspired me and started to change my life. She helped grow ...
Candice Allisse Biamby, Salem High Class of 2013 and the Rotary STAR student for SHS, was recently awarded the Gates Millennium Scholarship.
Once upon a time, Conyers and Covington was not known for vampires and werewolves. It was the fast-paced police chases, robberies, bloody murder scenes, and various other gruesome crimes that put the city in the national spotlight.
Kaiser Permanente of Georgia donated $150,000 to United Way of Greater Atlanta to support the Healthy Communities initiative, which helps underserved people in Rockdale County gain better access to primary health care. Other counties benefitting from Kaiser Permanente's support include Butts, Cherokee, Coweta, Douglas and Fayette counties.
It's bad and disgusting enough when you find out someone molests a child, but when a person that you should trust to protect you from such things does the molesting it is disheartening.
Salem High School graduate Avery Reagan was recently awarded the 2013 Diego Rincon Freedom Scholarship of $5,000 from the Rehorn Family Foundation.
Peachtree Academy held its Annual Fundraising Gala on April 20. The event featured a cocktail reception and Prime Rib dinner catered by Plain Nuts Catering. Entertainment included silent and live auctions, dancing and a $5,000 reverse raffle for one lucky ticket holder. The winner of the $5,000 prize was Tom Harrison, who was kind enough to make a donation to the annual scholarship fund with some of the proceeds from the prize. The event raised ...
A citizens' group is up in arms about an existing adult store and the opening of a second adult store in Rockdale and would like to see county code officials crack down on regulations.
You might recognize a few scenes when "Prisoners," the Hugh Jackman thriller that was principally shot in Conyers/Rockdale this past winter, debuts on the big screen in September.
UPDATE: A tentative school budget of $122 million was adopted by the school board 5-1, along with teacher allotments. A 170 day student calendar, with eight furlough days for year-long staff and seven furlough days for teaching staff was adopted unanimously.
A $1,000 Superintendent's Scholarship was awarded to one qualifying senior from each Rockdale County high school who has demonstrated their commitment to achievement and who intends to continue their education at a college or technical school after graduation. The recipients of the 2013 Superintendent's Scholarship are Diara Camp (RCHS), Dominique Parker (SHS), and Kaitlin Moss (HHS).
Four graduates of Rockdale County Public Schools were awarded the Collins Family Scholarship which was announced just before graduation. Each student will receive $1,500 to help defray the cost of tuition at the college or technical school they will be attending this fall.
The U.S. Marshals Service and the Rockdale County Sheriff's Office deputy assigned to the Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force have arrested a man suspected of murdering his wife over 25 years ago in Washington, D.C.
Rockdale County's Management Information Services department recently earned a prestigious certification centered on global I.T. management best practices.
Conyers police arrested six "johns" in a bust of a prostitution operation at a local motel Tuesday.
SPC. Sam Walley, an Auburn, Ga., serviceman who lost an arm and a leg to an IED explosion in June, is making his first visit home, and special escort is planned for him when he returns to Georgia on Thursday.