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Thompson, Eagles handle Croone’s Paladins

Stephen Croone got the better of Bernard Thompson on the stat sheet, but Thompson and his teammates won the battle on the scoreboard Friday.

GSU hangs on against Umass in holiday tourney

Georgia State had just enough to hold off Massachusetts Friday.

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Hawks visit Houston Saturday

After a very impressive win to begin a challenging three-game road trip, Atlanta meets its next obstacle Saturday in Houston.

Padres reportedly acquiring Justin Upton, Middlebrooks

The San Diego Padres continued to overhaul their roster Friday, reportedly acquiring All-Star outfielder Justin Upton from the Atlanta Braves and working to obtain third baseman Will Middlebrooks from the Boston Red Sox.

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Doreen Williams takes oath of office in Rockdale County

Doreen Williams was sworn in to serve as the Post 2 commissioner on the Rockdale Board of Commissioners.

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Curry, Warriors squeak past Thunder

Russell Westbrook tried to rally Oklahoma City while its best player was out with an injury, but Stephen Curry and the NBA’s top team were just too much.

CPD: Woman steals lost cash, pushes victim to ground

A Conyers woman who found money blowing on the sidewalk near a bank on West Avenue allegedly refused to return it to the woman who claimed the money was hers, and instead knocked her down and struck her with a set of car keys.

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Great-grandmother hopes twins who killed their mother will one day lead productive lives

Della Frazier can’t quite reconcile the images of the two loving, vivacious twin girls she raised with the two young women who pleaded guilty to killing their mother earlier this year.

Rockdale Citizen Poll for Dec. 21, 2014

The Citizen Poll is a weekly compilation of reader comments on subjects of local interest.

Two dozen make Citizen all-area softball team

The softball season was once again filled with memorable individual performances and two-dozen players were selected to all-Citizen teams.

JACK SIMPSON: Crazy actions undermine our safety

The title of the song is “Crazy.” The same title could be applied to release by Democrats on the Senate Select Committee of CIA interrogation techniques. Released in the middle of a war with terrorists! Will this not backlash and endanger American lives?

Mr. Harold Meely

Memorial Services for Mr. Harold Meely of Conyers, GA will be held Saturday December 20, 2014 at 2:00 pm at Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witness 2914 Fairview Rd. Covington, GA 30016.

Mrs. Lucile Lamar

Homegoing Service for Mrs. Lucile Smith Lamar of Conyers, GA will be held Saturday December 20, 2014 at 11:00am at Ball Rock Baptist Church Conyers, GA.

Harold "Bo Bo" Wilson

Harold S. Bo Bo Wilson, age 82, of Jackson, formerly of Lithonia, died December 17, 2014.

Carrie Harwell

Carrie Franklin Harwell, 52 of Conyers, passed away December 12, 2014.

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Council: Taxis no longer can camp in downtown parking spaces

City council restricts cabs from parking when not producing revenue

The Conyers City Council approved a city ordinance amendment that will prevent taxicabs from taking up downtown district parking spaces when not producing revenue.

Community Calendar for Dec. 19, 2014

The Community Calendar is a forum for announcing meetings and events of nonprofit organizations of Rockdale and Newton counties.

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Conyers Police Department Officer Stephen Blanchette receives Act of Heroism award from Gov. Nathan Deal

Conyers Police Department Officer Stephen Blanchette was recognized this week by Gov. Nathan Deal for his heroic actions when he dragged a victim of a car crash from a fiery accident scene that has been described as though it were “created by Hollywood itself.”

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Conyers police officer Kim Lucas receives 10-year service award

Chief Gene Wilson cites Lucas’ outstanding achievements in law enforcement

Conyers police officer Kim Lucas receives her 10-year service award from Chief of Police Gene Wilson, left, and City Manager Tony Lucas at Wednesday’s city council meeting.

Vandy visits the Flats on Saturday

Vanderbilt visits Georgia Tech Saturday in an ACC-SEC match up at McCamish Pavilion.

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