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Rockdale Jail Blotter for Oct. 31, 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.

Community Calendar for Oct. 31, 2014

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

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Happy Halloween! | PHOTOS

Readers submitted photos of their children all decked out for Halloween and fall festivities. Here are just a few of our favorites.

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SCRAPBOOK: Sarah Johnson, grandchild of Covington couple, shoots first deer in Newton County

Sarah Johnson, 9, recently shot her first deer while hunting in Newton county with her father

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SCRAPBOOK: Covington Elks Lodge members deliver over 1,500 dictionaries to Newton County students

Over 1,500 dictionaries were distributed by the Covington Elks Lodge to each third grade class within the Newton County School System.

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SCRAPBOOK: Strollathon at Turner Lake honors Newton girl suffering from rare genetic disorder

A group of Newton County citizens recently participated in a Strollathon to raise awareness about Rett syndrome, a rare genetic disorder.

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Covington resident Martha Malcolm celebrates 98th birthday with family, friends

Martha Malcolm of Covington celebrated her 98th birthday on Sept. 29.

Community Calendar for Oct. 30, 2014

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

Conyers man sentenced in federal court for using counterfeit bills to purchase prepaid debit cards

A Rockdale County man has been sentenced to serve nearly four years in prison for manufacturing counterfeit bills and purchasing $700 in prepaid debit cards.

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