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The Rev. Aldren Sadler honored with Barksdale Lifetime Achievement Award

Rockdale County’s most prestigious award was presented Tuesday to a home-grown leader with a passion for the community.

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Davis Middle students create bowls for Empty Bowls charity dinner to benefit Rockdale Emergency Relief

Davis Middle is partnering with Rockdale Emergency Relief for a charitable cause.

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THE RECIPE BOX: Any way you slice it, this lemon Bundt cake is sure to please your guests

One of my favorite gifts I received this past Christmas was an original Bundt Cake pan.

Newton Medical Auxiliary to hold Dillard's vendor sale

Newton Medical Center Auxiliary is hosting a Dillard’s vendor sale on Feb. 3 and 4 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. The sale will take place in the Main Lobby of the hospital.

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Troy Bledsoe — Woodturner

Troy Bledsoe has been practicing the art of woodturning for decades and has for the last 16 years dedicated himself to it full-time. He works out of a 1,600-square-foot shop on his Newton County property. (Staff Photos: Karen Rohr)

Cutest Couple Photo Contest

Just in time for Valentines' Day, submit your picture (with names) for a chance to win a great prize. Email: julie.wells@rockdalecitizen.com.

Circle of Friends Dog Agility trials

The Circle of Friends Dog Agility club will hold its first dog agility competition at the Georgia International Horse Park, 1996 Centennial Olympic Parkway in Conyers, on Feb. 6, 7 and 8, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The event is free and open to the public. (Special Photos)

Locals celebrate MLK Day

Many locals participated in several Martin Luther King Jr. Day events in Rockdale and Newton counties today. Young and old took the opportunity to celebrate and honor Dr. King, whether it was attending the annual MLK Breakfast held at Longhorn Steakhouse in Conyers, helping clean up one of the old cemeteries in Newton County, or helping spruce up a portion of the Oxford Trails. (Reader submitted photos, as well Staff Photos: Alice Queen, Wade Marbaugh and Ryan McKenzie)

RCOS: StarChase GPS Tracking System

The Rockdale County Sheriff's Office demonstrated on Thursday the StarChase GPS tracking system, a new tool for deputies to use during high-speed pursuits. (Staff Photo: Julie Wells

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