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Earline Taylor

Frances Earline Taylor, age 88, of Lithonia, died February 28, 2015.

David Sherrill

Mr. David Lee Sherrill, age 50, of Conyers passed away Monday, March 2, 2015

Dixie Baker

Mary Dixie Baker, age 93, of Lithonia, died Saturday, February 28, 2015.

Edward Lawson

Dr. Edward J. Lawson, of Covington, Georgia, slipped into the loving arms of Jesus from his home on Saturday, February 28.

Eula Flanigan

Eula McCollum Flanigan of Conyers, Georgia passed on Sunday March 01, 2015.

William Foley

William P. Pete Foley, age 89, of Elba, Albama formerly of Lithonia, died February 28, 2015.

Raymond Kutzner

Mr. Raymond J. Kutzner, Jr. age 50 of Douglasville, died Saturday, February 28, 2015

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UNC mens hoops has no trouble with Tech

North Carolina is a candidate to not only advance pretty far in the ACC Tournament, but also pick up a few wins in the NCAA Tournament. Tuesday at Georgia Tech, the Tar Heels warmed up for the upcoming postseason.

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JULIE WELLS: Roasted Brussels sprouts an easy, healthy side dish

THE RECIPE BOX: The most important thing to remember is to not overcook Brussels sprouts

Brussels sprouts, which as I child I used to call mini-cabbages, have some great health benefits.

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Holmes heading to Reinhardt University

Eastside’s Region 4-AAAA Defensive Player of the Year Arthur Holmes will have a few more years on the gridiron after signing with Reinhardt University.

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Braves OF spots suddenly up for grabs

The Atlanta Braves went into spring training knowing that there would be a battle for playing time in left field. Now the starter for opening day at the other two outfield spots is also in question.

Community Calendar for March 4, 2015

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

LETTER: Politicians need illegal immigration to support Social Security

I do a lot of thinking about why people hold certain positions and ideas, especially when they are different from mine. I know it may come as a surprise to some that I think at all, but I do — a lot.

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Diamond discussion: GPC enters final baseball pennant chase

Jaguars begin league play this week in benchmark baseball season — the last one before the college merges with Georgia State University

The Georgia Perimeter College Jaguars won a baseball doubleheader against nationally ranked Spartanburg Methodist College and this week begin conference play in GPC’s final season of intercollegiate athletics before merging with Georgia State University.

Newton County Attorney Tommy Craig satisfies state tax liens

Newton County Attorney Tommy Craig, who has come under public scrutiny for having a substantial amount of tax liens, recently satisfied the more than $300,000 owed to the state of Georgia.

Execution of Brian Keith Terrell postponed indefinitely

Department of Corrections investigates possible problems with lethal injection drugs

The execution of Brian Keith “Chico” Terrell, convicted in the 1992 murder of a Newton County man, has been postponed indefinitely due to problems with the drugs the Department of Corrections planned to use in the lethal injection.

DARRELL HUCKABY: The many reasons to celebrate March

March is finally here. Always has been my favorite month, ever since I first saw the light of day on the 10th day of the third month way back in the previous century.

Conyers ready for World's Fastest Growing St. Patrick's Day Parade

Mayor Randy Mills to lead procession, followed by fun run and festivities in Olde Town late into the night

The city of Conyers, Ga., will hold its annual World’s Fastest Growing St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Tuesday, March 17, at 4:30 p.m. in Olde Town Conyers, followed by the Rotary Club’s 6th Annual World’s Shortest Endurance Run (.1 mile).

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Doreen Williams proposes change in the way Ethics Board member is appointed

Rockdale County commissioners consider two more amendments to ethics ordinance.

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Peek's Chapel Elementary celebrates Read Across America Day

Peek’s Chapel Elementary celebrates Read Across America Day.