A flood watch issued by the National Weather Service remains in effect for Rockdale County through this afternoon. The forecast calls for widespread rain, heavy at times, today. The Weather Service is calling for an additional 1 to 2 inches of rain possible through this morning, with up to 3 inches possible in some areas. Area rivers and streams, like Big Haynes Creek shown here, may flood their banks. A flood watch means there is a potential for flooding, according to the NWS. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop. For more information on preparedness for flooding or other severe weather, contact Conyers-Rockdale County EMA or visit these websites: www.ready.ga.gov, www.srh.noaa.gov/ffc/ or www.gema.ga.gov. Staff Photo: Sue Ann  Kuhn-Smith

A flood watch issued by the National Weather Service remains in effect for Rockdale County through this afternoon. The forecast calls for widespread rain, heavy at times, today. The Weather Service is calling for an additional 1 to 2 inches of rain possible through this morning, with up to 3 inches possible in some areas. Area rivers and streams, like Big Haynes Creek shown here, may flood their banks. A flood watch means there is a potential for flooding, according to the NWS. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop. For more information on preparedness for flooding or other severe weather, contact Conyers-Rockdale County EMA or visit these websites: www.ready.ga.gov, www.srh.noaa.gov/ffc/ or www.gema.ga.gov. Staff Photo: Sue Ann Kuhn-Smith

March 3, 10:30 a.m., Abiding Grace Lutheran Church, 5500 Ga. Highway 212, Covington, the church hosts the Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary Chorus in concert, 770-385-7691.143rd Church AnniversaryMarch 3, 11 a.m., White's Chapel UMC, 2020 White's Chapel Road, Conyers, the church celebrates its 143rd church anniversary, Pastor Harold Cobb speaking, dinner served following the service, 770-679-0938.March 8Friday Fun ConcertMarch 8, 7 p.m., Unity Church and Spiritual Center of Rockdale, 933 Commercial St., Conyers, the church hosts a Friday Fun Concert featuring Sam and Judy Bralley, suggested love offering of $10, 770-922-6489 or visit www.unitychurchofRockdale.org.March 10Church AnniversaryMarch 10, 10:30 a.m., Abiding Grace Lutheran Church, 5500 Ga. Highway 212, Covington, the church celebrates its 10th Anniversary with a special service and banquet, reservations requested for the meal, 770-385-7691.Bald Rock's Special ServiceMarch 10, 3 p.m., Bald Rock Baptist Church, 2284 Old Covington Road, Conyers, the church hosts its annual 100 Men and Women in Black and White Sunday service, 770-929-3421.