Principal: Teacher will return to school Monday
The Newton High School teacher who was removed from teaching out of concern that she had come into contact with a person who just returned from West Africa has been medically cleared of Ebola and any other infectious disease, according to the Newton County School System.
Police are looking for a man who robbed at gunpoint a title loan business Thursday morning, locked employees in a back room and stole cash from the business.
The following charges and arrests were reported by the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office, Conyers Police Department, Georgia State Patrol and Georgia Pardon and Parole.
Post 2 County Commissioner JaNice Van Ness is seeking reelection in Tuesday’s General Election.
A Virginia woman died in a car accident in Covington early Sunday morning and the Georgia State Patrol is looking for information that could help piece together exactly what happened in the wreck.
A Social Circle man remains in the hospital in the custody of the Newton County Sheriff’s Office after a standoff with the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office that began as a result of him allegedly kidnapping and robbing his former girlfriend.
The Community Calendar is a forum for announcing meetings and events of nonprofit organizations of Rockdale and Newton counties.
The return of a Newton High’s spouse from an Ebola-stricken country sparked several strong reactions from parents and the community Wednesday, with many concerns about how the situation was handled.
Rockdale County’s investment in the Conyers-Rockdale Economic Development Council is paying dividends. That was the message from Marty Jones, executive director of the CREDC, to the Board of Commissioners Tuesday.
Both Rockdale and Newton county school systems had higher graduation rates in 2014 than the state average of 72.5 percent, according to the Georgia Department of Education.
Readers submitted photos of their children all decked out for Halloween and fall festivities. Here are just a few of our favorites.
Sarah Johnson, 9, recently shot her first deer while hunting in Newton county with her father
Over 1,500 dictionaries were distributed by the Covington Elks Lodge to each third grade class within the Newton County School System.
A group of Newton County citizens recently participated in a Strollathon to raise awareness about Rett syndrome, a rare genetic disorder.
Martha Malcolm of Covington celebrated her 98th birthday on Sept. 29.
Crime and police news for Conyers and Rockdale County
- Rockdale Jail Blotter for Oct. 24, 2014
- Rockdale Jail Blotter for Oct. 17, 2014
- Rockdale Jail Blotter for Oct. 10, 2014
- Rockdale Jail Blotter for Oct. 3, 2014
- Rockdale Jail Blotter for Sept. 26, 2014
- Rockdale Blotter for Sept. 19, 2014
- Rockdale Blotter for Sept. 12, 2014
- Rockdale Blotter for Aug. 29, 2014
- Rockdale Blotter for Aug. 22, 2014
- Rockdale Blotter, Aug. 5-11