Author: Audra Gerger

Celebrate Hispanic Culture at the Conyers Latin Festival

Mark the date and bring the family for free to the 2nd Annual Conyers Latin Festival on Sunday, October 15, 2017. Everyone is invited! The festival will be a fun day to celebrate Hispanic heritage with live music, dancing, a magic show, face painting, a kids zone, and ethnic food. Vendors will be exhibiting. In addition, there will be a car and motorcycle show. The festival is hosted by Unidos Somos United during Hispanic Heritage Month to increase awareness in the community about Hispanic and Latino American cultures. Based on the 2016 census, over 2,000 people of Hispanic or...

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The Greater Atlanta Marching Festival Celebrates 40 Years

Established in 1977, the Greater Atlanta Marching Festival is the oldest, continuously running marching competition in the state of Georgia. This is one of Rockdale County High School (RCHS) Band Booster’s biggest and most exciting annual fundraisers. This year we will be celebrating our 40th year with fun, food and music.  It is held at RCHS’ Reid Stadium in Conyers, Georgia on October 14, 2017, starting at 11:30am.    In it’s 40th year, the Greater Atlanta Marching Festival has provided a quality competitive program for high school bands from all over the state of Georgia, the southeast, and the...

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High Priority Plumbing Supports Local First Responders

The Conyers Police Department received a meal, a time for fellowship, and a whole lot of appreciation from a local business. On September 13, 2017, High Priority Plumbing showed their appreciation during Emergency Preparedness Month when they provided subs to the police officers. “We recently had the honor of catering Firehouse Subs to our local law enforcement at the Conyers Police Department. We are so appreciative of all that they do to help keep our community safe,” said Paulette Simpson, owner of High Priority Plumbing. Caring for our local law enforcement by showing appreciation and respect can help create...

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Get Your Taste Buds Ready for Taste of Newton

The Covington-Newton Chamber of Commerce presents the 7th Annual Taste of Newton Food and Business Festival on Thursday, October 19, 2017, from 5 to 8 p.m. The festival attracts hundreds of people each year and is a fun way to dine out while listening to live music and meeting with businesses. Local restaurants and businesses will have booths arranged so families can casually taste menu samples and learn about services in the area. “This is one of our most successful and favorite events in the year. It’s a perfect evening out for families to socialize and get a taste...

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Go Pink to Support Breast Cancer Awareness with Courtesy Ford During Drive for Prevention

Courtesy Ford invites you to go pink with them in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Take a free test drive during their Drive for Prevention event on Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 9am to 3pm and Ford Motor Company will donate $20 to the Kimberley Chance Atkins Foundation (KCAF). There will be free food, fun, and door prizes! Courtesy Ford’s goal is to get 300 test drives during the event to raise $6,000 for KCAF to fight breast cancer. They are proud to select KCAF as their charity of choice during the Drive for Prevention event. KCAF is...

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