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RCSO Graduates

RCSO Graduates

Rockdale County Sheriff's Office deputies recently graduated from the Georgia Public Safety Center (GPSTC) basic law enforcement training academy: Deputy Sterling Bell, Deputy Stacy Armstead, Deputy Paul Oberholzter, and Deputy Darlene Duke graduated from the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Athens.

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RAV gives $11,000 to Project ReNeWal shelter

RAV gives $11,000 to Project ReNeWal shelter

The season for giving continued on New Year’s Eve for Project Renewal when Judge Nancy Bills gave a check for $11,000 from proceeds of the 2014 Race Against Violence. Vickie Stevenson, Executive Director from Project Renewal, expressed gratitude. The funds will help fill gaps of services offered to victims of family violence throughout Rockdale, Newton and Walton counties. Judge Bills, who serves as the Rockdale County State Court Judge and Chair of the Rockdale County Task Force Against Family Violence thanked the more than 300 RAV registrants, 50-plus sponsors and approximately 60 volunteers. The 6th Annual RAV, also ...

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Posted: jan. 12, 2015 2:52 p.m.
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Keeping animals safe in the cold

Keeping animals safe in the cold

A fur coat only goes so far, the Georgia Department of Agriculture's Animal Industry Division warned Wednesday when it urged pet owners and farmers to take precautions with their animals as temperatures drop.

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Posted: jan. 07, 2015 2:49 p.m.
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A New Life: One of Rockdale's first babies of 2015 arrives early

A New Life: One of Rockdale's first babies of 2015 arrives early

Proud parents Neri and Pablo Reyes-Sanchez of Covington welcomed their son Imanol a little past 9:30 a.m. on January 1, 2015 at Rockdale Medical Center’s The Birth Place.

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Posted: jan. 02, 2015 8:36 p.m. | Updated: jan. 04, 2015 8:31 a.m.
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Engagement: Everson-Williams

Engagement: Everson-Williams

Mr. and Mrs. David Leon Everson of Covington are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter Danielle Veronica Everson to Jamal Jeron Williams, the grandson of Ms. Patricia Oliver of Clayton, Ga., and son of the late Mrs. Tanya Deneen Parker of Paterson, N.J. Danielle Everson is a 2005 graduate of Newton High School. She received a bachelor’s degree in English from Valdosta State University, was employed as the education reporter at The Covington News and she is currently employed as an associate editor at a commercial real estate magazine in Atlanta, Ga. Jamal Williams is a ...

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Posted: jan. 02, 2015 8:05 p.m.
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Man on the Street: New Year's Resolution

Man on the Street: New Year's Resolution

We asked, "What is your New Year's resolution?"

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Posted: dec. 24, 2014 7:57 p.m. | Updated: dec. 30, 2014 7:54 p.m.
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Purple Heart City

Purple Heart City

The City of Conyers was recognized for its efforts honor veterans and declared a Purple Heart City on Wednesday at the Conyers City Council meeting. The proclamation was given to Commander Doug Middleton with the Department of Georgia Military Order of the Purple Heart and Jim Blaylock. (Pictured, left to right) Councilman Vince Evans, Mayor Randy Mills, Commander Doug Middleton, Jim Blaylock.

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Posted: dec. 19, 2014 7:56 p.m. | Updated: dec. 20, 2014 8:29 p.m.
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Lucas recognized for decade with Conyers Police

Lucas recognized for decade with Conyers Police

Conyers Police Department Crime Analyst and spokesperson Kim Lucas was recently recognized at Wednesday's Conyers City Council meeting for 10 years with the City of Conyers and Police Department. (Pictured, left to right) Police Chief Gene Wilson, Investigator Kim Lucas, City Manager Tony Lucas.

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Posted: dec. 19, 2014 7:46 p.m. | Updated: dec. 20, 2014 7:42 a.m.
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A Christmas Caroling in Olde Town, Dec. 19

A Christmas Caroling in Olde Town, Dec. 19

Three choirs from Salem High School, Olde Town residents, families, members of the Enliven Project and those celebrating the spirit of Christmas will go a wassailing on Friday, Dec. 19 for the fourth annual Christmas caroling event.

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Posted: dec. 17, 2014 12:51 a.m.
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Three Rockdale leaders graduate Ga. Academy for Economic Development program

Three Rockdale leaders graduate Ga. Academy for Economic Development program

Three leaders from Rockdale were among the graduates for the 2014 Ga. Academy for Economic Development's Region 3 Multi-Day Training Program.

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Posted: dec. 15, 2014 3:35 p.m.
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RMC's Love Light Tree lights up holidays

RMC's Love Light Tree lights up holidays

Rockdale Medical Center and the RMC Volunteer Auxiliary celebrated the memory of loved ones during this holiday season with the lighting of the Love Light and Memory Trees Tuesday, Dec. 2, at the hospital.

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Posted: dec. 05, 2014 8:41 p.m. | Updated: dec. 06, 2014 8:38 a.m.
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