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Farmer back to business in Triple A

Buck Farmer celebrated the country’s birth with another solid five innings of pitching.

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Newton 14s win state championship

A state baseball champion resides in Covington.

Salem Camp Meeting to host 5K race Saturday

Runners, walkers, Frisbee tossers and others invited to fundraiser

Runners and walkers will have the opportunity to travel through 187 years of history as Salem Camp Meeting hosts the Salem Sweet Spirit 5K Race and the “Wide World of Salem Sports” field day this Saturday, July 11, at Salem Campground, Newton County, Ga.

Rockdale Citizen Poll Question

The Rockdale Citizen Poll question for July 11 is: “With school resuming in just a few weeks, do you think the summer break is long enough, or would you like to return to the more traditional school calendar?”

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Grace Christian Academy wins national convention

Grace Christian Academy once again proved what they’re made off winning the Accelerated Christian Education International Student Convention in Las Cruces, N.M.

Conyers man claims he was wounded in drive-by shooting

The Conyers Police Department is investigating a case in which a man claims he was shot in the thigh during a drive-by shooting in the Hunting Creek subdivision Friday night.

Police: Drive-by shooting in Social Circle a false report

The Social Circle Police Department arrested a man and woman on July 4 after the couple allegedly made up a story about a drive-by shooting.

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How to protect seniors from extreme heat

Every summer, we read of heat waves that take the lives of vulnerable elders. Geriatricians have long known that while high air temperatures can be dangerous for people of any age, seniors are at highest risk.

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How to make blue cheese

Blue cheese is characterized by blue or blue-green mold and a sharp, slightly salty flavor. You can enjoy an exquisite variety of blue cheese by following these instructions.

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How to treat heat rash

In its worst forms, heat rash interrupts the body's heat-regulating mechanism and cause discomfort, fever, and exhaustion.

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How to marinate ribs

There are hundreds of marinade recipes for ribs; however, these spicy and sweet versions are likely to bring out the best in short ribs, St. Louis style ribs and spare ribs.

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Lloyd hat-trick inspires U.S. World Cup victory

The United States won the Women’s World Cup for the third time, crushing Japan 5-2 on Sunday with striker Carli Lloyd scoring the tournament’s fastest ever hat-trick, including a spectacular goal from the half-way line.

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Hundreds gathered to celebrate the Fourth of July at the Square in Covington | PHOTOS

Photographer Brian Hadden captured scenes from the Fourth of July celebration held in Covington Saturday evening.

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Braves’ Teheran maintains perfect home record

Julio Teheran continues to be unbeatable at Turner Field.

Fan to present A-Rod with ball from 3,000th hit

Zack Hample, the fan who retrieved Alex Rodriguez’s 3,000th hit, has decided to present the milestone baseball to A-Rod.

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City to add bike lanes and sidewalks to Irwin Bridge Road

Road closed for next several months for repairs

Irwin Bridge Road to be closed for next 10 to 12 months for improvements, including the installation of storm drains, curbs and gutters, and new sidewalks that will include reconstructing sidewalk ramps to meet requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Home Goods store coming to Conyers

Retail outlet specializing in unique home décor may be open by August or early autumn

A new Home Goods store, which specializes in unique home décor, will be coming to Conyers and may be open for business in August or by early autumn.

C.W. "Pat" Porter

C. W. Pat Porter, age 100, of Conyers, died July 1, 2015.

Dorothy Dooley

Dorothy Bev Dooley, age 91, of Conyers, died July 1, 2015

Kenneth McDaniel

Kenneth McDaniel, of Covington, passed away July 1, 2015 at the age of 80.