Category: eMetro Life
Nancy Guinn Memorial Library and the Rockdale County NAACP to Host Youth Services Black History Programming
Conyers, Ga. – The Nancy Guinn Memorial Library Youth Services Department, in partnership with the Rockdale County NAACP, will host Black History Month programming on Wednesday, February 7th at 5:00 p.m. and Thursday, February 15th at 4:00 p.m.Read More
Oftentimes, when we think of romantic moments and love, visions of fine dinners lit by candlelight come to mind. For others, it may be voyaging to exotic places. No matter which romantic fantasy plays in your head, we can agree that these are typical dreams with the person you’ve decided to spend the rest of your life with.Read More
Newton County, GA – Five-year-old Forester Sanders was excited to see the firefighters walking on his property. Along with police officers, firefighters were his heroes with their big red trucks and prestigious uniforms. Never mind that the members of the Newton County Fire Services were there because a fire destroyed part of his home, Sanders still thought the sight of them was “awesome.” On the morning of Jan. 5, five units from the Newton County Fire Services, along with mutual aid from the city of Covington responded to a fire at the Sanders’ home on Starsville Road. Crews on scene worked quickly to extinguish the fire but it wasn’t just the rush of water that caught Trey Sanders’ attention that day.Read More
The Nancy Guinn Memorial Library and the Rockdale County Chapter of the NAACP will host Reverend Aldren Sadler as the inaugural speaker for the library’s “Local Voices” program series on Saturday, February 3rd from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.Read More
The Newton County School System (NCSS) is working hard to tackle an issue that affects 70 percent of all NCSS students—poverty. To aid in this endeavor the school system is asking for help from the community and will hold two very important meetings next Monday, January 22, 2018 at the Newton College and Career Academy.Read More
The Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival is hosting the 2018 Miss Conyers Cherry Blossom Pageant and 2018 Miss Rockdale Pageant on February 24, 2018 at the Rockdale Auditorium in Conyers, Georgia. This annual pageant tradition has 10 age divisions, eight supreme titles, eight category awards, and many more chances for contestants to win. Entry forms are due February 13, 2018.Read More
High Priority Plumbing wants to remind the public that deep freezes can cause plumbing emergencies. While the recent cold winter weather made travel difficult, it also created havoc in households where freezing temperatures damaged pipes.Read More
Rockdale County residents have two chances to weigh in on the Parks and Recreation master plan. The county will hold public information sessions on January 24 and January 25. “These meetings will give us an opportunity to share the department’s vision for the future,” said Recreation and Maintenance Director Sue Sanders. “Community involvement is critical to updating the plan.”Read More
There will always be people considering selling their home, just as there will be others interested in buying a home. There are many factors that both buyers and sellers take into consideration. Of course, price and location are usually the lead motivators, but size, condition, layout, neighborhood, schools and community are also important.Read More
Monday 02/19 20%
Overcast. Slight chance of a rain shower. High 74F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday 02/20 20%
Cloudy. Slight chance of a rain shower. High near 75F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday 02/21 50%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Scattered thunderstorms in the morning, then cloudy skies late. Record high temperatures expected. High 76F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.