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Conyers commemorates 150-year anniversary of Olde Town train depot attack

Brigadier General Kenner D. Garrard led a raid on Conyers 150 years ago during the Civil War, and the Rockdale County Historical Society along with the Major General Joseph Wheeler Camp #863 Sons of Confederate Veterans are hosting a commemorative event in observance of the sesquicentennial anniversary.

Authorities warn about rabies cases

The Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office is urging people to take precaution when outside and in areas where wild animals may be living as a result of incidents of rabies.

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Town hall meeting scheduled for proposed Olde Town zoning district

With sweeping zoning changes under consideration, the city of Conyers will be holding a series of town hall meetings this month.

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Local veterinarian celebrates 50 years of practice

Local veterinarian celebrates 50 years of practice

Joseph Sharp celebrates 50 years as local veterinarian.

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Hard Labor Creek Observatory

Hard Labor Creek Observatory offers monthly open houses to see glimpses of planets, starts, galaxies. The open houses typically occur a week after the new moon when viewing the night sky is best. Visitors will get to see some of the moon, but are also treated to images of planets and stars. The next open house is from 9 to 11 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 2. As the days grow shorter, the open houses begin earlier, as the time for twilight changes. Those interested in the open houses may visit www.chara.gsu.edu/HLCO to check for times and also directions.

SSEMC's annual meeting at GIHP

Thousands of Snapping Shoals EMC members and guests continued a summer tradition of attending the cooperative’s annual meeting Thursday at the Georgia International Horse Park. (Staff Photos: Julie Wells)

Jekyll Island

Citizen senior reporter Aimee Jones switched gears from writer to photographer on a recent trip to Jekyll Island where she captured these images.

4-H Photography Contest Winners

This group of young photographers, left to right, Glori Stott, Sofia Campbell, Jaca Buddenbaum, Clemencia ElAntouri and Roselind Stott, participated in a Digital Photography class this week at the Rockdale County Extension Office.

Salem Camp Meeting

The 186th Salem Camp Meeting is under way this week and folks of all ages haven’t let the July heat deter them from attending this annual celebration. (Staff Photos: Julie Wells)

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