The world has lost a gentle soul. John Dexter Hart, 74, passed away April 29, 2015 after a brief illness.
Mrs. Diane Long Tate, age 80 of Conyers, died Friday, May 22, 2015
The last hurrah from the class of 2015 echoed through the sanctuary of Springfield Baptist Church Saturday afternoon as more than 450 Newton High School seniors were handed their diplomas in the presence of gathered family and friends.
The Community Calendar is a forum for announcing meetings and events of nonprofit organizations of Rockdale and Newton counties.
In a warm-hearted, excitement-filled and sometimes emotional ceremony, the Alcovy High School class of 2015 accepted their diplomas and turned their tassels Saturday morning.
Salem High School graduates
Readers submitted their end of the year photos of Rockdale and Newton county graduates and students, showing off their caps and gowns, first day and last day of school collages and photos of students with their awards and certificates.
Rockdale County High School graduates surpassed their predecessors by accepting about $9 million in academic and athletic scholarships and awards this year.
Sen. Hunter Hill, R-Atlanta, will present Memorial Day remarks at a ceremony Monday hosted by the Walk of Heroes/Veterans War Memorial at Black Shoals Park in Conyers. The Memorial Day observance is set for 7 p.m.
We all know some parents are too strict and others too lenient. But according to research conducted by the Center for Teacher Effectiveness, it’s not quite that simple. Parenting styles can actually be placed on a continuum, with four main types.
Jittery motorsports fans were bracing for a risky Indianapolis 500 on Sunday with a crash-filled buildup to the ‘Greatest Spectacle in Racing’ leaving a mix of excitement and dread hanging over the famed Brickyard.
Graduation is in full swing in Rockdale and Newton counties with commencement ceremonies continuing into the day Saturday.
Rockdale County Post 1 Commissioner Oz Nesbitt is hosting a job readiness event that is designed to help those looking for jobs find local employment opportunities.
The Citizen Poll is a weekly compilation of reader comments on subjects of local interest.
A divorced couple died late Thursday night in an apparent murder-suicide in Covington.
Rockdale County Senior Services is inviting the public to the annual Sickness Prevention Achieved through Regional Collaborations, or S.P.A.R.C, fair to be held from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, May 28, at the Olivia Haydel Senior Center located at 1240 Dogwood Drive in Conyers.
While I wasn’t playing real close attention Yogi Berra turned 90 last week. Where did my childhood go?
Harry E. Owens, a senior human resources practitioner who is currently working under contract for Newton County, has been identified as the top candidate to fill the county manager’s position on an interim basis.
The University of North Carolina said Friday it has received notice from the NCAA regarding allegations of academic fraud committed within the athletic department.
Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak created some buzz by saying future Hall of Famer Kobe Bryant had told him that next season would be his last with the Lakers, but the team said on Friday that was no surprise.