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JACK SIMPSON: Hello fall, good-bye summer pests

Fall has just arrived and I knew it before the first chill or the calendar told me so.

DARRELL HUCKABY: The man, and mentor, behind The Voice of Covington

I knew Bill Hoffman’s voice before I knew the man.

Rockdale Board of Elections action on Sunday voting 'obstructive'

The Rockdale County Democratic Party is outraged by the action to deny its members the opportunity to vote on the issue of Sunday voting recently taken by the Rockdale County Board of Elections.

Hope should abound

The Apostle Paul might have believed that “Hope should abound” (Romans 15:13). But we are not quite so sure, are we? In times like these, “Abound in hope?” Almost every report of the news reminds us of the numerous dreary problems we face in the world today.

Hetzel, Tracy deliver big hits as Falcons’ sweep Heritage

With one powerful swing of the bat, the season ended for the Heritage softball team.

Hetzel, Tracy deliver big hits as Falcons sweep Heritage

With one powerful swing of the bat, the season ended for the Heritage softball team.

Mrs. Darlene Alvis

Mrs Darlene Alvis of Conyers, Ga Passed on Wednesday October 1, 2014.

Mrs. Stephanie Merritt

Funeral Services for Mrs. Stephanie Y. Merritt of Buford , Ga will be held on Friday October 3, 2014

Mrs. Joni Peoples

Mrs. Joni Peoples of Stone Mountain, Ga passed on Tuesday September 30, 2014.

Mrs. Glenna Maike

Mrs. Glenna Kaye Maike of Conyers, GA passed on Tuesday September 30, 2014.

Ralph Hoffman

Ralph William Bill Hoffman passed away in his Covington home, September 30, 2014, at the age of 90.

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Kiosks streamline customer service at Georgia Department of Driver Services

The Georgia Department of Driver Services is launching new customer service technology to help streamline the process of getting or renewing a drivers license, getting a motor vehicle report, or any other service offered by DDS.

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Covington's Town House Cafe has served country cooking for half a century

Owner James Hamm’s restaurant celebrates its 50th year as a family-owned busines

The Town House Cafe celebrates its 50th year as a family-owned business off the Covington Square, and owner James Hamm has been there from the beginning.

Conyers man arrested after violent domestic assault

A Conyers man was charged with DUI after he allegedly fled from the scene of a violent domestic assault.

Community Calendar for Oct. 2, 2014

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

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McIlroy named PGA Tour Player of the Year

Northern Irish world number one Rory McIlroy was named on Wednesday as the PGA Tour’s Player of the Year for a second time after a stellar 2014 campaign highlighted by two major victories.

Falcons’ Smith has confidence in DC Nolan

Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith has not lost his confidence in coordinator Mike Nolan despite the team’s defensive struggles.

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Commissioner Nesbitt to host program to guide boys to manhood

Rockdale Commissioner Oz Nesbitt will host a gathering of young men designed to help them navigate the journey from boyhood to manhood.

Bulldogs, Patriots each look to get back on winning track

A pair of local football teams will try to get back on the winning track Friday.

Six arrested on charges of underage drinking

Conyers police arrested six people Saturday for underage drinking.

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