OXFORD -- Oxford College will have something for everybody as the athletic department will hold various youth camps starting June 3.. Head athletic trainer Amanda Fischer will begin with the first of three swim camps. The first swim camp starts on June 3 and will last until the June 6
The Montessori School of Covington will hold an Open House Tuesday.
A machinery fire at Dart was apparently extinguished by t he sprinkler system.
National EMS Inc. recently received accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services for its compliance with national standards of excellence and was recognized as one of only eight EMS providers in the country maintaining continuous accreditation for 20 years.
A group of Newton County leaders recently graduated from the Georgia Academy for Economic Development's 2013 Region 5 Multi-Day Training Program.
Alcovy's Lakeiyah Sorrells decided after trying out for the West Georgia Technical College basketball team that her heart wasn't in the game. That's when she decided that she really wanted to play softball. Fortunately for her, the coach didn't want her to leave the Golden Knights program.. "The basketball coach
Georgia Governor's Office of Highway Safety issues pleas for motorcycle safety during 2013.
The county has been awareded $59,000 in federal funds to purchase equipment for Rockdale County Fire-Rescue.
Honorees announced for Heriage Foundation Gala set for Saturday
Charges in an alleged racing accident on I-20 last week are pending completion of the follow-up investigation.
Infant, teen killed in I-20 crash near Rockdale/Newton county lines.
An officer with the Rockdale County Sheriff's Office has been charged in connection with a traffic accident and dismissed from the force.
Fran Holland, senior sales administrator at Bard Medical Division in Covington, recently received the prestigious Charles Russell Bard Award, an honor recognizing outstanding character, abilities and achievements. Company leaders praised Holland for her warm-hearted and kind leadership, in a press release provided by Bard.
Moe's Southwest Grill, a fast-casual Mexican restaurant, with more than 480 locations worldwide, including one in Conyers, has recently been named the top Mexican chain in the Technomic Consumer Restaurant Brand Metrics Report. Technomic is the leading fact-based consulting and research firm serving the food industry.
Pratt Industries, a Conyers-based recycled paper and packaging company, recently broke ground at the site of the soon-to-be-constructed solid waste transfer station at the company's corporate campus, 1920 Sarasota Business Parkway.
Hispanic and Latino students have until Friday to apply for a $2,000 scholarship.
A memorial ride in memory of fallen Rockdale County Sheriff's Office Deputy Brian Mahaffey will be held Saturday.
Panola Mountain State Park is offering an assortment of free outdoor activities for National Kids to Parks Day on May 18.
Rockdale resident Albert Murray has been re-elected chairman of the state Board of Pardons and Parole.
Gov. Deal signed the state's new ethics bills Tuesday.
Newton and Rockdale officials expect only moderate flooding following heavy rains.
The Conyers-Rockdale Heritage Foundation is sponsoring "an evening of celebration" to commemorate the heritage of Rockdale County.
The city of Conyers and the Georgia Department of Transportation are working to upgrade traffic signals.
Oscar-winning actress Reese Witherspoon was arrested in Atlanta last month for alleged disorderly conduct after her husband, talent agent James Toth, was stopped by police on suspicion of drunken driving.
The 2013 East Side Scottish JROTC Awards Ceremony honored several area students.
The Rotary Club of Conyers recently honored its annual Laws of Life Essay Contest winners.
JEFFERSON -- A pair of local athletes won titles in this weekend's track and field state meet at Memorial Stadium in Jefferson.
Charlie Elliott hosts the annual JAKES Day event Saturday.
A man was robbed and his car hijacked by someone he met on a social network site.
A 2011 Eastside High School graduate who now attends Georgia Perimeter College recently won the Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship.
Alcovy softball player Chelsea Murphy will continue her softball career locally after signing her letter of intent with Georgia Perimeter College.. Murphy, a four-year varsity starter, had a .471 batting average and hit a .526 with runners in scoring position finishing her senior year with 10 doubles. While in
Keep Conyers-Rockdale Beautiful is sponsoring a free batteries and electronics recycling event.
CONYERS -- Ten local track and field athletes from the Rockdale Striders are headed to the parks and recreation state meet after standout performances at the district level.. The Striders, based out of Rockdale County, placed in the top 3 in a number of events at the Georgia Recreation and
Georgia Piedmont College's Law Enforcement Academy Director Harry McCann graduates from FBI Academy.
The Georgia College and State University Alumni Association recently awarded Roger Harrison, a 2009 graduate, the Outstanding Recent Alumni Award.
Golden State Foods, one of the largest diversified food processors and distributors in the U.S., recently announced that the Conyers facility, located at 1525 Old Covington Road, is the winner of its 2012 Chairman's Challenge award.
The Rockdale Medical Center information technology and radiology departments recently implemented PowerScribe 360, a voice recognition software that has replaced the standard dictation of patient imaging results by a physician and report typing by a medical transcriptionist.
The Georgia Office of the Attorney General, the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia, and the Georgia Food Bank Association have joined forces to create the Georgia Legal Food Frenzy.
Rockdale's Task Force Against Family Violence has received a $100,000 federal grant.
GAINESVILLE -- Everything happened to fall in line for Eastside's baseball team as it won the Region 8-AAAA championship with a 7-2 win at Chestatee and a loss by Stephens County on Friday.. "I am very happy for our school, our community and most importantly for our players,"
CONYERS -- Coming into the 2013 season, the Rockdale baseball team had lost 15 consecutive games to county rival Heritage. Things have changed a bit over the last month.. Tyler Page tossed six innings to pick up the win as the Bulldogs held off Heritage, 6-5 to sweep the season
A Georgia Perimeter College alumnus will be the speaker at Georgia Perimeter College's spring 2013 commencement ceremony.
Amanda Davis announced during Thursday's Fox 5 newscast that she is retiring. She has been off the air since a DUI arrest last year.
Georgia educators now have access to digital resources aligned to the state's curriculum through the new Teacher Resource Link.
Rep. Hank Johnson recently held a reception for Fourth District students at ART Station in Stone Mountain for being nominated to attend a U.S. Service Academy.
The A.R. "Gus" Barksdale Boys & Girls Club will host "The Rockdale Comedy Explosion" on May 3.
Fifty-four counties in Georgia will be under a burn ban beginning May 1 and continuing through Sept. 30.
CONYERS - Three local soccer teams are set to play first round state playoff games.. Both Heritage teams will compete in the Class AAAAA tournament, thanks to third-place finishes in Region 8-AAAAA. The girls (12-4-2) will travel to Region 5 runner-up Allatoona May 1, while the boys, 13-3-2
The Georgia Office of the Attorney General, the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia, and the Georgia Food Bank Association have joined forces to create the Georgia Legal Food Frenzy, a food and fund drive competition among Georgia law firms, law schools and legal organizations to support
The Rockdale County Sheriff's Office is host site for Georgia's DEA National Take-Back Initiative on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 911 Chambers Drive.