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3 Little Things Campaign Kickoff

I am using this little space in this friendly little newspaper to try and do something that hopefully will have a not-so-little impact. A community is not only made great by natural beauty, proximity to desirable areas and existing capital base. A community is made enjoyable by the people who live there. It is how they approach their daily lives. Do they know and love their neighbors, despite the flaws?

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A Night to Remember

One Heart Ministries, Inc. in partnership with First Baptist Church of Conyers proudly sponsors the second annual “A Night to Remember” prom for special needs middle and high school students of Rockdale County. This event will take place on the night of April 28th, which is a Friday.

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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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The Hoops and Health Celebrity Basketball Show

The Hoops and Health Celebrity Basketball Show is Friday, March 16 at Salem High School, 3551 Underwood Road. The VIP meet & greet with the Harlem Legends is at 6:00 p.m. $25. The game starts at 7:00 p.m. General admission is $10.
Tickets can be purchased at Johnson Park 1781 Ebenezer Road, or online:

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Love ‘N Coffee

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.

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Local Family Thanks Newton County Firefighters

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.

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Miss Conyers Cherry Blossom Pageant Coming in February

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.

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