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“Wish Upon A Cure” Newton County Relay For Life

The 2018 Newton County Relay For Life event is fast approaching.  A premier fundraising event for the American Cancer Society, Relay For Life in Newton County brings the community together to support cancer research and hopefully eliminate cancer in the very near future.  With approximately 60 community teams involved, the Relay event will again be held at The Church At Covington on Highway 142 in Covington. Beginning with opening ceremonies at 6pm on Friday, April 27, this year’s event will close at 12 midnight as we ring in a new day and become one step closer to finding a cure for cancer.

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Newton Author and Conyers Chocolatier Partner for “Books and Chocolates” Book Signing Event

A Newton County resident, Brooks is a retired administrator with many published works to her credit including a biocritical study, training materials, and book reviews; however, Treasures in Secret Places is her debut into the religious genre. Treasures in Secret Places bridges the gap in the devotional niche by addressing both universal issues of faith and real issues of unique concern to women of color, such as racism, sexism, and politics.

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Educating Exceptional Children by Nadra Powell

Children are amazing. They are energetic, eager to learn, and creative. Teaching these unique individuals can be a fun and rewarding experience that cannot be compared in value to any other profession. Speaking of these precious gems, children are uniquely created. They vary in shades, personalities, and even in disabilities.

A Cup of Cold Water

A few years back I attended a memorial service for a homeless man. Despite having lived a tough life, Leroy was a very sweet man with a big heart and an unforgettable personality that deeply touched every person he met. At one point in the service people were invited to come to the microphone and share stories about Leroy.

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The 2018 Taste of Conyers

Come hungry to this annual signature event showcasing restaurants in Conyers and the Olde Town district! Purchase samples of restaurant specialties from dozens of restaurants ranging in price from $1-$3. Admission is free! Enjoy the Conyers Car Show while you sample savory and sweet treats. Enjoy a children’s area for the little ones! Live music and fun for all ages! For more information, call 770-602-2606.

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When Organ Donation Became Personal by Lisa Hetzel

Every day, twenty-two people on the national transplant waitlist die simply because they run out of time.* That’s the size of a small class. In one month, the number hits almost 700. That translates into the total number of students that I taught in my career. Shocking. I can’t imagine missing out on the blessing of teaching one of my students.

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Tee Time with Tony and the Master’s 2018

Returning to Augusta National to play in his First Major in three Years is Tiger Woods. I am very intrigued by the return of Tiger Woods. He is going for his fifth green jacket after missing 12 of the most recent major championships because of his injury. Can he still win? Does he still have it? At 42 years of age, will his body hold up? Is he mentally healed from all the personal issues? The definitive answers are days away.

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C Town Bikes is moving to Olde Town!!!Along the Olde Town Conyers PATH Foundation Trail: #Pedal on into downtown Conyers 🚴‍♂️🚴‍♀️

We are so excited C Town Bikes just announced the news 🎉...they are relocating to Olde Town! We think they are a natural fit and will bring even more vibrant energy to the historic district! ✨ Adding another option for visitors and locals to do! Check back for more updates as we get them! #PATHtrail #bikelife #getoutdoors #walkablecommunity #lifeofleisure #celebrationofcommunity #bikesandbrews #itsaconyersthing
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Attention: Aspiring children's book authors and children's book lovers!

Check out the Children's Author's Expo on Saturday, April 14 @ 1:00 pm in the Lower Level Meeting room at the Nancy Guinn Memorial Library!
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Who's ready for a Mother's Day Contest?? May is also the month for honoring our mothers.

I know that every mama has a really good Mac & Cheese recipe. Comment below and attach your recipe and we will randomly select one to be featured in the May edition of eMetro!

The winner will not only have their recipe featured but they will receive a $20 gift card for groceries from Publix to make that Mac & Cheese. Make sure you invite us too 😉
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