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How to keep a cut apple from turning brown

There are many ways you can prevent this from happening, so you can enjoy a brightly colored and crisp chopped apple anytime you like.

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How to take a screenshot in Mac OS X

Taking a screenshot on Mac OS X is easy, and there are a variety of simple ways to capture just the image you need.

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How to understand your rabbit

As a rabbit owner, it's important for you to understand your pet's behavior, body language, and sounds.

Donald Partridge

Mr. Donald Franklin Partridge age 85 of Thomaston Ga, died Wednesday March 25, 2015 at Carrollton Nursing Center.

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Alford new GSU home run queen

Calle Alford has had many accomplishments on the softball field, and Saturday she added one more: home run queen.

Weekend calendar of events for March 28 & 29

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

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Masters Tournament brings dollars to local economy

Golf courses, hotels and others to get boost in business as world’s fans flock to Georgia for annual golf classic

Local golf courses, as well as hotels, restaurants, gas stations and other businesses will enjoy an annual spike in revenue in the upcoming week of the 79th Masters Tournament.

Heritage sweeps Salem on pitch

The Heritage girls soccer team made short, dominant work of its county rival on Friday.

Rockdale takes two over Heritage

Rockdale’s girls tennis team took all five matches against Heritage while the Rockdale lost one in their 4-1 win on Wednesday.

Law enforcement officials warn against growing tax scams

Tax season is in full swing and so are scammers hoping to scare people into handing over their money.

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Couple seeks permit to open bed and breakfast in south Rockdale County

A local couple is looking to open up their home and share the beauty and tranquility in surrounding them in south Rockdale County.

Covington police nab two burglary suspects who returned to finish the job

Two thieves who apparently didn’t finish the job earlier this week, returned to the scene of the crime to steal the remaining items – only to be captured by Covington Police Department officers and detectives who were lying in wait.

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Georgia Perimeter College Newton Campus to host Daffodil Fest

As spring is officially underway, Georgia Perimeter College Newton Campus will be greeting the season with its annual Daffodil Fest on Mar. 31 and Apr. 1.

Only 3 Conyers businesses cited for sale of alcohol to minors

Nearly all of the local businesses that sell alcohol refused to sell alcohol to a minor during a recent underage alcohol operation conducted by the Conyers Police Department and the state Department of Revenue.

Rockdale Citizen Poll for March 29, 2015

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

DARRELL HUCKABY: Country music brings us all together

I was standing in the wings at the Ryman Auditorium Thursday and found myself in awe of the ghosts there. By ghosts I mean the spirits of all the magnificent country artists who had stood right there, in the same spot I occupied, waiting for their opportunity to grace that hallowed stage for the first time — or the hundredth.

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Learn landscaping, vegetable gardening tips in Extension classes

Extension office offers monthly lunch-n-learn sessions on home gardening

The Rockdale County Extension Office is offering monthly lunch-n-learn gardening classes.

DAVE BELTON: Haleigh's Law finally wins approval

I am ecstatic to tell you that Haleigh’s Law, the medical cannabis oil bill, passed both the House and Senate and should be signed by the governor this week. Also my bill, Kelsey’s Law against cyber-bullying, is expected to be heard on the Senate floor.

Alleged DUI driver causes crash on I-20 in Newton County during rush hour Tuesday morning

A Stone Mountain man allegedly under the influence of alcohol around 8 in the morning has been arrested after he reportedly caused a wreck on Interstate 20 in Newton County.

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Sam says ‘I am not the only gay person in NFL’

Michael Sam, the first openly gay player to be drafted by an NFL team, said he is not alone as a gay player in the league.