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RECIPES: A Sweet Independence Day

RECIPES: A Sweet Independence Day

When you say Fourth of July, most people immediately think of fireworks, parades and grilling. But if you can't grill to save your life ...

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Updated: jul. 03, 2015 8:17 a.m.

Exceeding Expectations: Large turnout for Gregory B. Levett Back to School Fair

Exceeding Expectations: Large turnout for Gregory B. Levett Back to School Fair

A little rain didn’t dampen the community’s spirits as more than 600 people came out for the first Gregory B. Levett and Sons ...

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Posted: jul. 28, 2015 4:50 a.m.
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Snapping Shoals EMC annual meeting

Snapping Shoals EMC annual meeting

Snapping Shoals EMC held its annual Round Up and members' meeting Thursday at the Georgia International Horse Park.

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Posted: jul. 23, 2015 12:22 p.m.
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RMSST student wins Young Naturalist Award

RMSST student wins Young Naturalist Award

NEW YORK - A rising senior in the Rockdale Magnet School for Science and Technology, Lilith South, was named as one of 12 nationwide winners of ...

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Posted: jul. 23, 2015 4:42 a.m.
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Emerging Young Leaders 2015 Graduation

Emerging Young Leaders 2015 Graduation

The Chi Tau Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. celebrated the graduation of its latest class of Emerging Young Leaders. The graduation was ...

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Posted: jul. 23, 2015 4:31 a.m.
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Vampire Diaries donates $1,500 to homeless shelter

Vampire Diaries donates $1,500 to homeless shelter

The crew of The Vampire Diaries presented a $1,500 check to the Garden of Gethsemane homeless shelter during the Salem Camp Meeting Wednesday evening.

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Posted: jul. 17, 2015 8:16 p.m. | Updated: jul. 17, 2015 9:09 p.m.
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Day of Connections school supply drive asks for donations

Day of Connections school supply drive asks for donations

Rockdale Coalition for Children and Family Services is asking for the public's help gathering enough school supplies for students in need for the annual ...

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Posted: jul. 16, 2015 10:28 a.m.
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School supply giveaway July 19 by Gregory B. Levett Funeral Home

School supply giveaway July 19 by Gregory B. Levett Funeral Home

CONYERS - The Gregory B. Levett and Sons Funeral Home hosts a back to school fair where school supplies will be given free of charge to ...

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Posted: jul. 15, 2015 6:28 p.m.
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Economic 'teach in' and discussion July 18

Community organizers are launching a "Teach-In to Save the Economy" video viewing and discussion on Saturday, July 18, at the Nehemiah Empowerment Group Ministries, 1012 ...

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Posted: jul. 15, 2015 4:23 p.m.
Simpson, WWII veteran and former FBI, honored as oldest deputy in GA

Simpson, WWII veteran and former FBI, honored as oldest deputy in GA

There are two oaths Jack Simpson has lived by for most of his entire life: “I will do my best to do my duty to ...

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Posted: jul. 10, 2015 5:22 p.m. | Updated: jul. 12, 2015 8:31 a.m.
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Turning 80 on the Fourth of July

Turning 80 on the Fourth of July

Lonnie Fears celebrated his 80th birthday on the same day as the nation celebrated its 239th birthday – on July 4, 2015. 

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Posted: jul. 10, 2015 5:25 p.m. | Updated: jul. 12, 2015 8:30 a.m.
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Rockdale locksmith wins $500K lotto prize

Rockdale locksmith wins $500K lotto prize

It was Daniel Wilhite's lucky day.

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Posted: jul. 08, 2015 4:50 p.m.
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Jack Simpson celebrated as oldest deputy in Ga.

Jack Simpson celebrated as oldest deputy in Ga.

Jack Simpson, a current deputy with the Newton County Sheriff's Office and former agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and World War II ...

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Posted: jul. 08, 2015 2:52 p.m.
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RECIPES: A Sweet Independence Day

RECIPES: A Sweet Independence Day

When you say Fourth of July, most people immediately think of fireworks, parades and grilling. But if you can't grill to save your life ...

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Posted: jul. 01, 2015 11:24 p.m. | Updated: jul. 03, 2015 8:17 a.m.
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$20,000 in scholarships awarded by AKA Chi Tau Omega chapter

$20,000 in scholarships awarded by AKA Chi Tau Omega chapter

The Chi Tau Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated of Covington, Ga., serving Newton and Rockdale counties, awarded $20, 000 in scholarships on ...

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Posted: jun. 29, 2015 6:38 p.m.
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Passing the Rotary torch

Passing the Rotary torch

The Rotary Club of Rockdale County celebrated the installation of its new leaders June 17 and recognized members for their service and steadfast contributions. Outgoing ...

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Posted: jun. 19, 2015 3:50 p.m. | Updated: jun. 26, 2015 3:00 a.m.
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RCSO at Fieldstone View

RCSO at Fieldstone View

The Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office (RCSO) hosted a block party for the Country Walk Fieldstone View subdivisions June 13. The party is part of ...

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Posted: jun. 19, 2015 4:18 p.m. | Updated: jun. 22, 2015 11:00 a.m.
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Leadership Rockdale Class of 2015

Leadership Rockdale Class of 2015

The Leadership Rockdale Class of 2015 celebrated its graduation June 16 at Hawthorne Suites in Conyers. This year’s LR program graduates built a legacy ...

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Posted: jun. 19, 2015 4:23 p.m. | Updated: jun. 22, 2015 10:00 a.m.
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#BragOnDad Father's Day Contest Winners

#BragOnDad Father's Day Contest Winners

Congratulations to #BragOnDad contest winner Holly Foster and her dad, Eric Nimmons, chosen at random out of the entries submitted. She won a $25 gift ...

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Posted: jun. 20, 2015 4:02 p.m.
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Rubber Ducky Roundup

Rubber Ducky Roundup

(For more photos, click here  ) The 11th Annual Rubber Ducky Race was held Thursday, June 18, at the beautiful Costley Mill Park. The event, sponsored ...

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Posted: jun. 19, 2015 8:18 p.m. | Updated: jun. 20, 2015 7:00 a.m.
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Welcome to Your Weekend: Home Grown

Welcome to Your Weekend: Home Grown

June 12

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Posted: jun. 12, 2015 6:43 p.m.
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EMS Pioneer Award to National EMS's Riki DeLamar

EMS Pioneer Award to National EMS's Riki DeLamar

Riki DeLamar, a veteran Paramedic with National EMS for three decades, has been recognized by the Atlanta Region III EMS Council with the 2015 Dennis ...

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Posted: jun. 08, 2015 12:09 p.m.
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Van Ness honored for service in Rockdale County

Van Ness honored for service in Rockdale County

The Rockdale Rotary Club honored former Commissioner JaNice Van Ness for her years of service to the community with the presentation of a Rockdale County ...

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Posted: jun. 05, 2015 3:33 p.m. | Updated: jun. 06, 2015 12:30 p.m.
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Savage 5K Run and Mahaffey Memorial Ride, June 6

Savage 5K Run and Mahaffey Memorial Ride, June 6

Runners and riders, heads up - there are two worthy events happening in town Saturday, June 6.

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Posted: jun. 05, 2015 5:22 p.m.
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