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A Journey Through Kidney Donation – Part 3, Transplantvania

A Journey Through Kidney Donation – Part 3, Transplantvania

When writer and teacher Lisa Hetzel heard her cousin Denise, was suffering from Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) and needed a kidney transplant, she took the ...

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Updated: aug. 18, 2015 4:00 a.m.

RMC Auxiliary awards Volunteens Scholarships

RMC Auxiliary awards Volunteens Scholarships

Rockdale Medical Center's Volunteer Auxiliary awarded educational scholarships to two students from Rockdale Career Academy, Anthony Jackson and Lilia Perju, on July 24. Each ...

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Posted: aug. 14, 2015 6:46 p.m. | Updated: aug. 17, 2015 8:44 a.m.
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A Journey Through Kidney Donation: Part 2, Testing….1, 2, 3

A Journey Through Kidney Donation: Part 2, Testing….1, 2, 3

Once again, I was clueless. I didn't know anything about kidney disease. I just knew that my cousin was dying.

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Posted: aug. 07, 2015 3:58 p.m. | Updated: aug. 10, 2015 9:30 a.m.
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Restaurant Scores: July 2015

2 Guys & A Grill Catering, LLC, 1035 GREEN ST, July 10, 2015 Score: 95, Grade: A

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Posted: sep. 01, 2015 3:12 p.m.

Classic car show to raise funds for breast cancer awareness

A classic car show will be held Saturday August 8, noon-4 p.m., to raise funds for the Kimberley Chance Atkins Foundation for breast cancer ...

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Posted: aug. 07, 2015 9:58 p.m.
Electronics recycling, paper shredding, Sept. 12,

Electronics recycling, paper shredding, Sept. 12,

Keep Conyers-Rockdale Beautiful (KCRB) celebrates its Recycling Month in September with an Electronics Recycling and Paper Shredding event, Sat., Sept. 12, 9 a.m. - 1 ...

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Posted: aug. 04, 2015 1:27 p.m.
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A Journey Through Kidney Donation: Part 1, Blame it on Facebook

A Journey Through Kidney Donation: Part 1, Blame it on Facebook

I hit send and gulped. What would she think?  My cousin, Denise, and I hadn’t spoken in over 35 years and I just offered ...

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Posted: jul. 31, 2015 5:44 p.m. | Updated: jul. 31, 2015 11:30 p.m.
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KCRB measures community appearance

KCRB measures community appearance

A group of Keep Conyers-Rockdale Beautiful (KCRB) board members and volunteers hit the streets recently to conduct the annual Community Appearance Index to ensure the ...

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Posted: jul. 28, 2015 4:38 p.m. | Updated: jul. 28, 2015 10:16 p.m.
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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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