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PHOTOS: Play Kickball!

PHOTOS: Play Kickball!

A few scenes from the National Women's Kickball Association League games at Johnson Park in Conyers / Rockdale County, GA, March 12, 2015. Organizers plan to start a youth kickball league for Summer 2015 as well. For more information, go to www.nwkaleague.org.

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Updated: apr. 13, 2015 9:02 a.m.

PHOTOS: Honor and Glory - flag retirement ceremony

PHOTOS: Honor and Glory - flag retirement ceremony

A few scenes from the flag retirement ceremony by Boy Scout Troop 410 with Heritage High School JROTC and American Legion Post 77 color guard at Falcons Fury Harley Davidson in Conyers, GA; April 11, 2015

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Posted: apr. 12, 2015 8:59 p.m. | Updated: apr. 13, 2015 8:56 a.m.
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Up, Up and Away with Civil Air Patrol

Up, Up and Away with Civil Air Patrol

The Civil Air Patrol's 157th hosted a rocket launch on March 27, conducting hands-on aerospace education and having a blast.

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Posted: apr. 09, 2015 4:17 p.m.
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A Hopping Easter Weekend

A Hopping Easter Weekend

Rockdale and Newton were hopping with Easter Egg hunts, games and activities galore. Here are a few scenes.

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Posted: apr. 04, 2015 9:11 p.m.
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Hats off for Relay for Life at Hightower Trail Elementary

Hats off for Relay for Life at Hightower Trail Elementary

It was Hat Day at Hightower Trail Elementary on Friday, March 27, as students donated $1 towards Relay for Life in order to wear their favorite hat. Participants in Michelle Darr's Pre-K class are (pictured clockwise) Parapro Susan Nolan, Cade Cashwell, 5, Nuwoh Harris, 5, Tyresse Spooney, 5, Claire Ransom, 4, Vanessa Dingle, 5, and Deon Hardeman, 5.

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Posted: mar. 27, 2015 7:25 p.m. | Updated: mar. 28, 2015 8:10 a.m.
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Lend a ham Easter donation for seniors

Lend a ham Easter donation for seniors

Just in time for Easter, Commissioner Oz Nesbitt is asking the public to aid senior citizens with donations of ham for seniors in need.

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Posted: mar. 27, 2015 4:28 p.m.
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Conyers teen becomes Eagle Scout

Conyers teen becomes Eagle Scout

The highest award obtainable from the Boy Scouts of America organization will be presented to a 15 year-old Conyers youth. William Hinton Rogers will receive the Eagle Award in a Court of Honor presentation at Conyers First United Methodist Church.

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Posted: mar. 27, 2015 9:17 p.m.
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PHOTOS: Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival

PHOTOS: Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival

The City of Conyers presents the 34th Annual Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival on March 21 and 22, 2015 at the Georgia International Horse Park (Rain or Shine). The Cherry Blossom Festival originated as a way to encourage cultural understanding and friendship through international music, dance, games, food and crafts. The festival offers multiple stages for continuous entertainment, over 300 booths consisting of arts and crafts vendors, various children's activities and civic and nonprofit organizations. Join the Pink Out! Wear the cherry blossom colors (pink and green) or decorate your stroller or wagon and be picked during the festival by ...

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Posted: mar. 21, 2015 6:58 p.m.
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PHOTOS: Luck O'the Irish for Rockdale Cares

PHOTOS: Luck O'the Irish for Rockdale Cares

Rockdale Cares celebrated the "Luck of the Irish" with their 37th Annual Fundraiser show and silent auction on Saturday, March 14, at Epiphany Lutheran Church to benefit Haven House Respite Home, which provides respite services for developmentally challenged individuals and families. The event featured a catered dinner, live entertainment from clients and the reliably solid stable of items for silent auction. Here are a few scenes from the festivities.

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Posted: mar. 21, 2015 6:24 p.m.
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Spring is in the air

Spring is in the air

Signs of Spring are blooming all over Rockdale.

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Posted: mar. 12, 2015 11:17 a.m. | Updated: mar. 12, 2015 11:18 a.m.
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Shining stars at Linda Wise Awards

The New Depot Players celebrated the brightest and most memorable theatrical performances of 2014 that made us laugh, cry and cheer out loud at the eighth annual Linda Wise Awards held Feb. 7 at the Depot/Welcome Center in Olde Town Conyers, hosted by Vince Evans and Cyndi Evans. For NDP’s 2015 slate, visit www.newdepotplayers.com.

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Posted: feb. 17, 2015 10:41 p.m.

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