Author: Christina Henry

Walk of Heroes Invites Community to Attend Annual Veteran’s Day Event

Festivities to Include Morning Ceremonies and Evening Concert In observance of Veterans Day, the Walk of Heroes Veterans War Memorial presents their Annual Veteran’s Day event, which is free and open to the public. This event will be held in honor of all veterans who have served in any military campaign or branch in honor of our nation’s freedom, and encourages the participation of their family members, both young and old, as well as anyone wishing to show their appreciation. The celebration will take place at the Walk of Heroes Veterans War Memorial, located at 2825 Black Shoals Rd....

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Walk of Heroes Veterans War Memorial Honors with a Monument in the Making

Many veterans will be observing Veteran’s Day on Saturday, November 11 during the annual ceremony at the Walk of Heroes Veterans Memorial Park. Immediately following, there will be a “Flag Retirement Ceremony” by the Boy Scouts of America. The Walk of Heroes Veterans War Memorial was created to facilitate an understanding of the many sacrifices and undying commitment veterans and their families have given through the years towards the transition to freedom and in the fight to protect that freedom. “This Memorial honors the service and sacrifice of our military, veterans and their families, from January 1, 1900 and...

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Oakstober at The Oaks Brings Family Fun to Porterdale

Seasonal Event for Families Combines Festival and Shop and Golf Event The Oaks Golf Course is hosting a harvest festival on Friday, October 27, 2017 from 4 p.m until 7 p.m. Come early and bring the family, as parking space will be limited. The fee for parking is $10 per vehicle, but general admission will be free. There will also be a Shop and Golf event as well from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. Both events will be held at The Oaks Course located at 11240 Brown Bridge Rd. in Covington, GA. The agenda for the day will include...

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Congressman Jody Hice Supports Newton County’s Workforce

Over 1,400 Residents Attend a Regional Job Fair sponsored by Congressman Jody Hice Over 1,400 East Metro Atlanta residents gathered at Georgia Piedmont Technical College for the 2017 Regional Job Fair sponsored by U.S. Congressman Jody Hice (GA-10) and the Newton County Office of Economic Development. Prospective candidates were able to connect with potential employers, interviews were held, and immediate hiring was observed throughout the day. “We think it was a huge success. It outpaced anything we could have thought possible and we appreciate [Congressman Hice] for bringing this opportunity to Newton County,” said Ralph Staffins, Newton County Chamber...

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Here's a great opportunity to donate to and to shop at our Community Yard Sale this upcoming Saturday in Olde Town Conyers! Come join us! #drinkcoffeelovepeople

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Looking for a yard sale on a Saturday morning? Tomorrow there will be a yard sale at Conyers First United Methodist Church.

The Community Yard Sale at Conyers First UMC, sponsored by Awake Coffee will benefit the Homeless in our city.

The Yard Sale is tomorrow, Saturday (February 24th) from 10 am until 3 pm. Located at 921 N Main St. NW Conyers, Ga. (Olde Town)

Thank you for supporting our local community.

There is a lot of great stuff! Don't miss it!

Contact Toni Armstrong Kelecheck with questions at 770-262-5394.
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COMMUNITY YARDSALE: It’s time for spring cleaning but don’t throw away all that excess. Put it to good use. Bring your old dishes, linens, appliances, furniture etc. to the church Fellowship Hall on Friday February 23rd from 10am-7pm. The community yard sale will be held on Saturday February 24th from 10am-3pm. Proceeds to benefit Conyers homeless community.

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We love Clark Carmichael's clever twist on love in the February edition of eMetro. Check out Tin Plate in Olde Town Conyers after you read his article!

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Even though I have not personally met these folks yet, Refuge Pregnancy Center supports a cause that is near and dear to my heart. Help them out by supporting and participating in this 5K race! There will be fun things to do for the whole family!

The 7th annual Race for Life 5k/Fun Run is located in the countryside of beautiful Conyers located in Rockdale County, Georgia.
You will enjoy lush green meadows, farm animals, and beautiful landscapes while competing for top speeds. It all starts and ends at historic Rockdale Baptist Church. There is a couple of rolling hills along the route with one large uphill slope before the final turn back to the church. Once you have crossed the finish line, the post-race festivities begin! We want to celebrate your accomplishment! Awards will be given to the top 3 in Overall Male/Female and Masters Male/Female.
Fun for the whole family will include, face painting, inflatables, Diaper Derby – Baby Crawl, and a Stroller Relay Race. If you interested in participating in the Diaper Derby or Stroller Relay, please see more details and sign up at www.FriendsofRefuge.org/5k
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Race for Life-7th Annual

April 28, 2018, 8:00am - April 28, 2018, 11:00am

The 7th annual Race for Life 5k/Fun Run is located in the countryside of beautiful Conyers located in Rockdale County, Georgia. You will enjoy lush green meadows, farm animals, and beautiful landscapes while competing for top speeds. It all starts and ends at historic Rockdale Baptist Church. There is a couple of rolling hills along the route with one large uphill slope before the final turn back to the church. Once you have crossed the finish line, the post-race festivities begin! We want to celebrate your accomplishment! Awards will be given to the top 3 in Overall Male/Female and Masters Male/Female. Fun for the whole family will include, face painting, inflatables, Diaper Derby – Baby Crawl, and a Stroller Relay Race. If you interested in participating in the Diaper Derby or Stroller Relay, please see more details and sign up at www.FriendsofRefuge.org/5k-Race

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Who can think of a better topic to discuss on Valentine's Day than chocolate and wine? I know I can't. Corks and Cuvée will be opening on February 24th in Olde Town Conyers.

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End of Season Party

February 24, 2018, 6:00pm - February 24, 2018, 10:00pm

It’s Party time! We are having an end of season skating party and everyone is invited. DJ Life will be spinning the tunes. We will have games, discounts and giveaways all night long! Discounted pre-sale tickets available! Buy one get one 50% off! Online only!

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Who wants to teach their kids to love learning? Dr. Nadra Powell is cultivating this love at High Achievers Education Center in Olde Town Conyers. In this season of love, make your way over to this cozy little schoolhouse to see what they're all about.

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Deon Cannon always gives us great advice! Contact Deon Cannon Realty for all of your real estate needs.

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Cloudy with periods of rain. Thunder possible. High 67F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90%.
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Cloudy with occasional rain...mainly in the morning. High 67F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall near a quarter of an inch.
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