Councilman says mayor erred in publicizing information from closed executive sessions about high-end retail complex
Councilman Chris Smith sharply criticized Mayor Ronnie Johnston at Monday’s Covington, Ga., City Council meeting, saying that the mayor should not have publicized information discussed in council executive sessions.
Goodyear Blimp moors at Covington Municipal Airport, giving informative rides, training pilots and heading for a Florida State football game
A nearly brand new Goodyear Blimp moored at Covington Municipal Airport on a mission of giving informative rides, training pilots and covering a Florida State football game
Several Newton County residents resort to shooting guns during arguments this past weekend.
Right-of-way acquisition for Parker Road project creates headache for Weatherstone subdivision residents
Rockdale County is hosting two public meetings this month about pending transportation projects, while one project underway has caused friction with Weatherstone Homeowners Association.
Georgia Artists with Disabilities exhibit at Nancy Guinn
A resolution addressing rules of decorum for public participation at Newton County Board of Commissioners meetings has some county residents and commissioners questioning the wisdom of putting restrictions on public comments.
Building trust with the community is an important goal for Eric Levett as he pitches his bid for re-election as sheriff of Rockdale County.
Former Lithonia city council member was Democratic nominee for Secretary of State in 2014
Lithonia resident Doreen Carter is running for the vacant Georgia State House District 92 seat, opposing Conyers attorney Sherri Washington.
Restaurant health scores, Sept. 28-Oct. 5
The Community Calendar is a forum for announcing meetings and events of nonprofit organizations of Rockdale and Newton counties.
Exhibit featuring area artists at Southern Heartland Arts Gallery closes Thursday
The Southern Heartland Arts Guild’s annual art show, Artful Harvest, closes Thursday, Oct. 8, and the winning piece, “The Three Sisters,” and works by all area artists on display are something not to miss if you’re in Covington, Ga.
Events Oct. 4 through 10 to remind and educate citizens about fire safety
National Fire Prevention Week is here, Oct. 4 through 10, Fire Prevention Day is Friday and local fire departments are busy planning activities to remind and educate citizens about fire safety.
Conyers attorney among House 92, Senate 43 candidates invited to forum at Macedonia Baptist Church Oct. 8
Conyers attorney Sherri Washington launched her campaign this week for the vacant Georgia State House District 92 seat and is among candidates invited to a attend a candidate forum at Macedonia Baptist Church in Conyers Thursday, Oct. 8.
Contractor for state unable to print notices on time, but should be in mail now
The mailing of October’s automobile license renewal notices to vehicle owners was delayed because the contractor for the Georgia Department of Revenue was unable to print the notices on time because of operational and production difficulties.
Master Gardeners nurture Plant-A-Row garden to feed poor.
Crime and police news for Conyers and Rockdale County
- Rockdale blotter, Sept. 22-28
- Rockdale blotter, Sept. 15-21
- Newton blotter, Sept. 16-22
- Rockdale blotter, Sept. 8-14
- Newton blotter, Sept. 2-8
- Rockdale blotter, Sept. 1-7
- Rockdale blotter, Aug. 25-31
- Newton blotter, Aug. 26-Sept. 1
- Rockdale Jail Blotter for Aug. 18-24
- Rockdale Jail Blotter for Aug. 21, 2015