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Memorial Middle School student accused of bringing Beretta BB gun to school

A 13-year-old Memorial Middle School student is facing juvenile charges after he was found with a BB gun in his waistband at school.

Rockdale Citizen Poll for Feb. 1, 2015

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

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Court dismisses dispossessory claim by Rockdale County Probate Court Judge Charles Mays Sr.

A Magistrate Court judge dismissed a dispossessory case filed by Rockdale County Probate Court Judge Charles Mays Jr. on Wednesday, finding that the court had already ruled against Mays on the same dispossessory in November.

Macedonia Baptist Church to host event for Obamacare enrollment

State Rep. Tonya Anderson to attend Feb. 9 event to help enrollees navigate Health Insurance Marketplace

Macedonia Baptist Church in Conyers, Ga., will host an event to help people enroll in Affordable Care Act health insurance on Monday, Feb. 9, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 1052 Barton St. in Conyers.

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Newton County resident creates award-winning woodturning projects | PHOTOS

Newton County resident creates award-winning woodturning projects

Newton County man creates art through woodturning.

Questions raised about county attorney's legal fees and tax problems

Scrutiny of Newton County attorney Tommy Craig has expanded beyond local community members with a recently released metro Atlanta television expose, and with few exceptions, county commissioners remain mum on the matter.

Rockdale/Newton Announcements 2015

Announcements for Rockdale and Newton counties.

Community Calendar for Jan. 30, 2015

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

State Superintendent supports elmination of Georgia High School Graduation Test

State School Superintendent Richard Woods has released a statement indicating his support of the elimination of the Georgia High School Graduation Test, and Rockdale County Public Schools has given its input on the matter.

Rockdale County man believed to have stolen key from man who offered him a blanket in the rain

A Rockdale County man wanted by authorities for allegedly stealing the key of a homeowner who had offered him a blanket while he was outside in the rain was picked up by Conyers police at his job at a local restaurant.

Rockdale Blotter for Jan. 30, 2014

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.

Monroe man arrested in connection with April 2014 armed robbery of O'Reilly Auto Parts

A Monroe man has been arrested in connection with an April 2014 armed robbery of O’Reilly Auto Parts in Rockdale County.

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Conyers police charge roommate with murder of 72-year-old man

A Conyers man is in the Rockdale County Jail on charges that he murdered his roommate early Thursday morning.

Community Calendar for Jan. 29, 2015

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

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Heritage High to perform its rendition of 'Once on This Island'

Heritage High’s Academy for Performing and Visual Arts is bringing a little bit of Caribbean ambience amid the local frigid temperatures.

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