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Community Calendar for Sept. 20, 2014

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

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Newton NAACP to honor Civil Rights leaders

Newton NAACP to honor lead organizers in Civil Rights movement.

Keep Conyers-Rockdale Beautiful to hold river clean-up event

Keep Conyers-Rockdale Beautiful is planning the return of its annual waterway clean-up event, which will take place on Oct. 11.

Supreme Court to hear private landfill debate Monday

Attorneys representing Newton County will present oral arguments Monday to the Georgia Supreme Court, seeking to prevent a new landfill that would bring solid waste from Atlanta to Newton County.

Rockdale residents hear proposal for changes in Neighborhood Stabilization Program

The turnout was light, but the majority of people at Thursday night’s town hall meeting on the Neighborhood Stabilization Program indicated they’d like to use some of the federal funds to demolish blighted and unsafe homes in the county.

LETTER: Remember history's lessons with accuracy

Darrell Huckaby (Citizen, Sept. 10, 2014) asks if we have forgotten in regards to the lessons of 9/11.

Former NCSO detention deputy charged in sexual assault of inmate

A detention deputy with the Newton County Sheriff’s Office has been arrested in connection with an allegation that he sexually assaulted a female inmate.

Day care worker charged after child left in van

An employee with Eye on Your Child Daycare in Conyers has been arrested after she allegedly left a child unattended in the van for about 30 minutes one afternoon earlier this month.

Rockdale Citizen Poll for Sept. 21, 2014

The Citizen Poll is a weekly compilation of reader comments on subjects of local interest.

Man escaping armed robbery dies

Two Conyers men arrested in connection with an armed robbery that resulted in the victim’s death when he tried to escape through a window.

Rockdale County employees to see increase in health insurance costs

Rockdale County’s Human Resources Department is proposing “critical cost control measures” as commissioners consider a contract to renew health care coverage for county employees.

Community Calendar for Sept. 19, 2014

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

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Cutest football fans in Rockdale County

The Citizen holds is second annual cutest football fan photo contests.

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GSP starts DUI task force along I-20

The Georgia State Patrol is putting an extra focus on drunk drivers along I-20 from Conyers to South Carolina with a newly formed task force to target impaired drivers.

Railroad Street, East View Road improvements continue

The city of Conyers approved work on water lines for two road improvement projects.

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