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  • Candlelight vigil set May 16 for Rockdale County Deputy Walter Jenkins, Jr.
    CONYERS, GA—A candlelight vigil will be held in memory of Rockdale County Sheriff’s (RCSO) Deputy Walter D. Jenkins, Jr. on Monday, May 16, 7:30 p.m., in the parking lot of the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office, 911 Chambers Drive, Conyers.


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July 2, 2021

      CONYERS, GA—Excel Church, 1151 Flat Shoals Road SE, Conyers, is hosting a free groceries-to-go event on Saturday, July 3, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The boxes will contain fresh meat, produce, personal and household products, organizers said. Anyone who needs a box should park in the front of the church and a […]

July 2, 2021

  Here’s the scoop on our growing list of things to do this weekend to celebrate the Fourth of July   Conyers to host Red, White & Boom fireworks, festivities July 3 CONYERS, GA—The city of Conyers and Rockdale County governments have partnered to bring back Independence Day fireworks to the heart of Olde Town. […]

July 2, 2021

      CONYERS, GA—The city of Conyers and Rockdale County governments have partnered to bring back Independence Day fireworks to the heart of Olde Town. The Red, White and Boom celebration, presented by the Conyers Visitor and Convention Bureau, will be held on Saturday, July 3, from 6 to 10 p.m. “After missing out […]

July 2, 2021

ATLANTA – Did you know that Georgia Power owns several recreational lakes for the public to enjoy fishing, swimming, hiking and camping? As many Georgians plan summer vacations across the state, Georgia Power is reminding visitors of the recreational opportunities the company offers across the state right near home. As part of the company’s commitment to conservation […]



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June 10, 2016

Tucker Middle School teacher Christine Mayfield is calling on the community to lend a hand. Her students recently competed in the Georgia Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) state competition in March where 15 of them qualified to compete in Nationals. Now, they need the community’s help in raising $7,000 to compete in […]

June 10, 2016

    The Rockdale NAACP awarded scholarships to three graduates from each of the county’s high schools. The organization presented each student with a $1,000 check at the NAACP’s June 6 general meeting, which was held at Macedonia Baptist Church in Conyers. The organization honored: Adaisha Pringle, who graduated from Salem High School and plans […]

June 10, 2016

There’s still time to apply for Gwinnett County Police Department’s first-ever summer Youth Police Academy. The application deadline is June 30. The academy gives teens interested in a career in law enforcement a behind-the-scenes look at the department. Participants will learn classroom instruction, team building, and character development and topics will include uniform patrol, criminal […]

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