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Army specialist surprises dad, brothers at metro Atlanta high school  WSB Atlanta

SPC Ameniah Hodge, who has been deployed overseas for nine months, returned home and surprised her father and two brothers at Heritage High School in ...



Servicewoman surprises family at Conyers school  FOX 5 Atlanta

A U.S. Army servicewoman surprised her Atlanta family with an emotional reunion.



Heritage ousted by Richmond Hill in first round of playoffs  Rockdale Newton Citizen

CONYERS — Richmond Hill threw a wrench in Heritage's playoff plans Friday night.



ATLANTA HIGH SCHOOL SHOOTER: TJ Solomon released from prison nearly 20 years after shooting at Heritage High Schooll  WSB Atlanta

ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. - The man who opened fire inside a local high school in 1999 and injured six people has been released from prison, three years ...



Hall of famer, former Heritage, Georgia Perimeter coach Danny Blue takes Social Circle baseball job  Covington News

Social Circle has some new blood coming in to lead the baseball program next season after one of the most historic runs in school history.



Parole planned for Heritage High School gunman  11alive.com

CONYERS, GA-- The state parole board is planning for the release of a gunman who shot six students at a Rockdale County high school 17 years ago.



Rockdale Schools to hold open houses for speciality programs  Rockdale Newton Citizen

Rockdale County Public Schools will hold important Open House nights during October and November 2018 for the 2019-20 School Specialty and Choice ...



Student arrested for allegedly pointing gun at another student's throat at school  WXIA-TV

CONYERS, Ga. - A mother's tip to police led them to arrest a student who allegedly pointed a gun at another student's neck while on school property.



Father of Heritage HS victim calls shooter's release 'a huge mistake'  WSB Atlanta

TJ Solomon was 15 years old when he opened fire into a crowd of more than a hundred students at Heritage High School on May 20, 1999, a month after the ...



Heritage theater celebrates 40th year | School  Rockdale Newton Citizen

Heritage High School is celebrating the 40th birthday of its theater program with the performance of “Phantom of the Opera” and several alumni events. Heritage ...



Introducing the Rockdale County football Super Six class of 2018  Rockdale Newton Citizen

With less than two weeks to go before the start of the Georgia high school football season, the first ever installment of Super Six was announced Thursday, ...



Getting to Know… Vernon Denmark  Rockdale Newton Citizen

Heritage head basketball coach Vernon Denmark has spent the past six seasons leading the program after spending several years as an assistant at Rockdale ...



General Ray Davis teacher to host Rockdale's first Youth Orchestra Concert  Rockdale Newton Citizen

The first ever Rockdale County Youth Orchestra Concert will be Tuesday, Sept. 18 at the Rockdale auditorium. Angela Bobbitt, General Ray Davis Middle School ...



Heritage High School shooter gets early parole  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Anthony T.J. Solomon wounded six students in a 1999 Rockdale County school shooting.



#Team11 Game of the Week: Rockdale Co. vs. Heritage  11alive.com

UPDATE: Heritage beats Rockdale Co. 39-28. It is the first time the Patriots have beaten the Bulldogs since 2012. Highlights and reaction tonight on 11Alive ...



Heritage Lady Patriots win region championship for first time in school history  Rockdale Newton Citizen

The Heritage girls had to dig down deep to beat the Lady Wolfpack 59-51 and win the Region 3-AAAAAA Championship on Friday at Heritage.



'Newton County's Trails saved my life'  Covington News

Randy Norman will tell you that the Eastside Trail in Covington saved his life. Norman, originally from Conyers and a 2000 graduate of Heritage High School, ...



Grown-Ass Man #11: Surviving a school shooting  The Tennessean

At 7 a.m. on Friday, May 20, 1999, I walked into Heritage High School in Conyers, Georgia, to turn in a photography assignment early. It was the last day of ...



Dozens of Rockdale student athletes accept college scholarships on National Signing Day  On Common Ground News

Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) marked National Signing Day on Feb. 1 with dozens of accomplished student-athletes from Salem High School, ...



Tree planting ceremony in Conyers honors former 41NBC anchor Taylor Terrell  41 NBC News

CONYERS, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A special tree planting ceremony was held Friday morning to celebrate the life of one of 41NBC's very own. A magnolia ...



Vols commits visiting Florida State  247Sports

Two of Tennessee's current commitments are spending the final weekend before National Signing Day visiting Florida State. Four-star Vols wide receiver ...



PREP BASKETBALL: Byrd gives Rome High major weapon on the court  Northwest Georgia News

The list of attributes given to Rome High boys' basketball player Caleb Byrd by one of his coaches is a solid checklist for an athlete that is putting up the.



Four-star WR Young 'fell in love' with Tennessee, picks Vols  Knoxville News Sentinel

Tennessee gave Jordan Young his first major-conference scholarship offer Sunday near the end of his official visit with the Vols, and several other major ...



Huckaby: Banding together: A lasting bond built with a Redcoat  Online Athens

I first met Jacob Weinstein at one of Carter and Julie Rogers's infamous Christmas parties. He must have been 16 or 17 at the time, but had the maturity of, well, ...



Rockdale Public Schools Community Calendar  On Common Ground News

Kindergarten Registration Now Open. 2017-18 Rockdale County Public Schools Kindergarten registration now open for children who will be 5 years old by Sept.



Heritage pulls away from Ola in the fourth quarter  Henry Herald

The Mustangs couldn't hold a 26-24 lead late in the game, falling to Heritage 38-26.



Rockdale County Police Blotter | Newton  Rockdale Newton Citizen

The following charges and arrests were reported by the Rockdale County Sheriff's Office, Conyers Police Department, Georgia State Patrol and Georgia Pardon ...



Tyler Austin homers in his Twins debut, hopes his impact spreads off the field  St. Paul Pioneer Press

DETROIT — Twins manager Paul Molitor made an interesting observation about Tyler Austin before watching him homer in his Twins debut at Comerica Park.



Four-star Georgia WR flips from Tennessee to Florida State  247Sports

Four-star wide receiver Jordan Young of Conyers, Ga., signed with Florida State on Wednesday, backing out on his commitment to Tennessee.



Tyler Austin's cancer scare has motivated him to save others  New York Post

As a guy who probably would be in Scranton right now if not for Greg Bird's latest injury, Tyler Austin has plenty on his plate. He has showcased himself...



More mass shooting survivors, inspired by Parkland, are joining the fight for gun reform  Washington Post

They include survivors of the earliest school shootings. Now parents, they are fearful for their own children.



Restaurant Health Inspection Reports | Newton  Rockdale Newton Citizen

Editor's Note: Restaurant health inspection reports published in the Citizen newspapers include only the restaurant's name, address, score and date of ...



23-year-old Wright ready to lead Alcovy offense  Rockdale Newton Citizen

Six years ago, Damoio'n Wright was getting ready for his senior season of football at Putnam County High School. Six years later, he's getting ready to coach his ...



Wes Herrmann  Bismarck Tribune

WATFORD CITY — William Wesley “Wes” Herrmann, 37, Watford City, passed away Jan. 14, 2015, in St. Paul, Minn., due to injuries sustained in an accident in ...



Cousins Middle School softball standout Stroud performs well in California tournament  Rockdale Newton Citizen

Cousins Middle School softball standout Kyla Stroud was back at it again this past week, knocking in runs and batting for a high average while playing for the ...



Pine Street Elementary ribbon-cutting ceremony set for July 24  Rockdale Newton Citizen

The Rockdale community is invited to the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Pine Street Elementary School on Tuesday, July 24, at 4 p.m..



Pruitt, Vols visit with four-star Tennessee commitment  247Sports

One of Tennessee's newest commitments in the 2018 class says he received an in-home visit Thursday night from Vols coach Jeremy Pruitt.



No star to 4-star: Jordan Young commitment could be ‘one that turns UT’s program around’  Saturday Down South

KNOXVILLE — Tennessee picked up another commitment for the 2018 class last week. Jordan Young, a previously unheralded wide receiver, chose the Vols ...



Rockdale girls, Heritage boys win NewRock track and field meet  Rockdale Newton Citizen

Rockdale's girls and Heritage boys were on top in enough events to win the three-day NewRock Track and Field Championships at Eastside on Thursday.



Jim N Nicks named Beautiful Business of Month  Rockdale Newton Citizen

Jim N Nicks Bar-B-Q, located at 2270 Ga. Highway 20 in Conyers, is the September winner of Keep Conyers-Rockdale Beautiful's (KCRB) Beautiful Business of ...



Parents, it's time for a plan: Operation Candy Ration  Rockdale Newton Citizen

A typical chocolate candy bar contains around 12 grams of sugar. If a child only has two, that alone would add up to be what a child's daily intake of.



Wounded Covington Police officer described as 'fighter, survivor'  Rockdale Newton Citizen

Covington Police Officer Matt Cooper, who was shot in the line of duty Monday, was transferred to Grady Memorial Hospital Tuesday for further evaluation as ...



Warchant.com - Florida State's 2018 Recruiting Class  Rivals.com

... | WR | 6-0 | 170 | Ormond Beach, Fla. | Mainland High School Big-play receiver rated as a four-star prospect by Rivals … U.S. Army All-American … made 26 ...



More mass shooting survivors, inspired by Parkland, join the fight for gun reform  The Mercury News

By Michael Alison Chandler | Washington Post. In the days that followed the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., Salli ...



Laura French named one of 2018 10 Best Legal Counsel for Client Satisfaction  Rockdale Newton Citizen

CONYERS - The American Institute Of Legal Counsel has recognized the exceptional performance of Georgia Estate Planning Attorney Laura French, J.D., LL.



Union Grove taps Chad Frazier as head football coach  Henry Herald

Frazier spent the last four seasons as head football coach and athletic director at Villa Rica High School. He spent 2007 to 2012 as the head coach at Heritage ...



Georgia Teen Twins Charged With Mother's Murder  ABC News

Friends described Jarmecca "Nikki" Whitehead as a "loving and open" mother whose rebellious teens increasingly challenged her on issues of dating, cell ...



Parkland to Columbine School Shootings List  Westword

Reporters and anchors covering yesterday's shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, frequently mentioned the disturbing ...



Trump says he wouldn't 'steer' son toward football  Rockdale Newton Citizen

President Donald Trump said that he wouldn't encourage his youngest son to play football, citing the dangers of the sport.



Mike Worley and Steve Wrigley of GWF named Top 100 Influential Georgians  Rockdale Newton Citizen

Georgia Wildlife Federation President Mike Worley and Director-at-Large Dr. Steve Wrigley were both named to Georgia Trend's 2019 Top 100 Influential ...



There's no business like show business  Coastal Illustrated

People make their way to the Golden Isles by a variety of methods, but a common one seems to be a lifelong connection with the area. That's the case with.



Coyne first woman in NHL All-Star skills event  Rockdale Newton Citizen

With the NHL needing a replacement in the All-Star skills competition on Friday night, it didn't take long for someone to come to the rescue. That's what happens ...



Rockdale Magnet Math Team places 2nd in Mercer Contest  Rockdale Newton Citizen

The Math team of Rockdale Magnet School for Science and Technology recently finished 2nd at the 33rd Annual Mercer University High School Mathematics ...



Henry County soccer stars to play in All-Star Game  Henry Herald

MCDONOUGH — The rosters for the 2016 Southeast Metro All-Star Soccer Game were announced Monday night. The All-Star Game will match up seniors from ...



Photo Flash: 2017 Shuler Hensley Award Winners Announced; Parker Jennings & Ramone Nelson Heading to Nationals!  Broadway World

The 9th Annual Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards - Shuler Hensley Awards - were held in Atlanta at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre on ...



Janet Yellen says the Fed's next rate action may be a cut  Rockdale Newton Citizen

Wall Street is anxiously reading the Federal Reserve's tea leaves about when it will next hike rates. Janet Yellen says the Federal Reserve could wind up cutting ...



One arrested, one sought in connection with abuse of disabled adults  Rockdale Newton Citizen

One suspect has been arrested and a second is being sought for allegedly running an unlicensed personal care home and exploiting the emotionally disabled ...



Priority Ambulance names Patty Riley as MidSouth Division CEO  Rockdale Newton Citizen

CONYERS - Priority Ambulance, the nation's fastest-growing ambulance company, has named Patty Riley to the newly created position of MidSouth Division ...



Tyler Austin Stats, Fantasy & News  MLB.com

August 10, 2018, Minnesota Twins recalled 1B Tyler Austin from Rochester Red Wings. July 31, 2018, 1B Tyler Austin assigned to Rochester Red Wings. July 30 ...



Braves acquire Reds OF Adam Duval, Brookwood grad Lucas Sims part of package  Rockdale Newton Citizen

Lucas Sims, drafted by Atlanta 21st overall in 2012 out of Brookwood, has 68 major league innings on his resume. He has made 10 starts in 20 appearances ...



NCAA Womens Basketball: Notre Dame at Georgia Tech  Rockdale Newton Citizen

Jan 2, 2017; Atlanta, GA, USA; Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets head coach MaChelle Joseph on the bench against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at McCamish ...



Georgia United Credit Union Awards Ola High School Senior Jasmine Johnson 2015 Scholarship  CUinsight.com

HENRY COUNTY, GA (May 19, 2015) — Georgia United Credit Union is excited to announce the winners of their 2015 scholarship programs. A total of $12,500 ...



Family of Georgia anchor killed in accident speaks  WSB Atlanta

Taylor Terrell was one day away from her 25th birthday when she died in North Carolina. Officials say she fell 185 feet at Rainbow Falls in western North ...



Catoosa and Walker obituaries for Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016  Northwest Georgia News

Katherine Elizabeth Carter, 18, Ringgold. Katherine Elizabeth (Katie Beth) Carter, of Ringgold, Ga., passed away Monday, Sept. 5, 2016, in an Atlanta, Ga., ...



Longtime Rockdale DA Richard Read announces resignation  Rockdale Newton Citizen

Rockdale County District Attorney Richard Read announced Tuesday he plans to resign his position at the end of the year.



Covington approves leases of airport spaces | Local News  Rockdale Newton Citizen

The Covington City Council unanimously approved two new leases dealing with unused spaces at the airport.



Atlanta Groups Work To Bridge Tech Industry's Diversity Gap  WABE 90.1 FM

Silicon Valley has a diversity problem: only one percent of technical employees at large tech companies like Facebook, Twitter and Google are African...



Georgia United Credit Union Awards Archer High School senior Caroline Mangum 2015 Scholarship  CUinsight.com

DULUTH, GA (April 29, 2015) — Georgia United Credit Union is excited to announce the winners of their 2015 scholarship programs. A total of $12,500 was ...



Rotary Club of Conyers celebrates 50th anniversary | Features  Rockdale Newton Citizen

CONYERS — U.S. senators, congressmen, titans of industry, leaders in education and even a United Nations ambassador — all have stood behind the lectern ...



She dominated college hitters. Now she’s trying to earn a spot on the Grizzlies.  Belleville News-Democrat

Former University of Georgia women's NCAA college softball player is training with the independent minor league baseball Gateway Grizzlies in Sauget, IL in ...



Spring into action when you spring forward Sunday  Rockdale Newton Citizen

As the time change approaches on Sunday, Mar. 11, Rockdale County Fire Rescue wants to remind residents to make a lifesaving change by changing the ...



The following have graduated from basic military training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.:  Lowell Sun

Army Pvt. Christopher Gamelin, son of Tricia Moloney of Washington, Vt., and Christopher Gamelin of Burlington, Va.



Intense chemical blaze 'very difficult fire to fight' - May 25, 2004  CNN

A fire at a chemical warehouse forces the evacuation of nearby residents in Conyers, Georgia, an Atlanta suburb. premium *content* PLAY VIDEO ...



'American Reunion' begins filming in Conyers, GA  On Location Vacations

The fourth installment of the American Pie movies, American Reunion, began filming this week in Conyers, GA. The movie is currently based in Rockdale County ...



Soldier surprises daughter at school after yearlong tour overseas  WGAU

DESOTO CO., Miss. - A soldier from Mississippi had a heartwarming and memorable homecoming Wednesday. >> Read more trending news. Sgt. Joshua ...



Fire damages front office of Hightower Trail Elementary  Rockdale Newton Citizen

Fire investigators are trying to determine what caused a fire in Hightower Trail Elementary School on Ga. Highway 138 in Conyers Wednesday afternoon.



US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Jamal Walton Leads The Pack With Top All-Time 400m Mark  MileSplit

Last spring at the Pan-American Junior Athletics Championships, Jamal Walton ran one of the top marks ever by a high school athlete. Walton threw down a ...



Tian Justman, 33: Designer’s talent, tenacity touched many  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Tian Robin Justman, a fashion designer and stylist who was a key influence at the Goat Farm Arts Center, died Sunday at Emory University Hospital. She was 33 ...



Warner Bros. donates $5000 to Rockdale Career Academy board  Rockdale Newton Citizen

The board of directors that runs Rockdale Career Academy recently received a $5000 donation from one of the leading production studios in Hollywood.



MLB: Cleveland Indians at Kansas City Royals  Rockdale Newton Citizen

Sep 27, 2018; Kansas City, MO, USA; Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Josh Tomlin (43) pitches against the Kansas City Royals in the first inning at Kauffman ...



Walking Home Together fundraiser is April 8 | Local News  Rockdale Newton Citizen

The annual Walking Home Together Fundraiser will be held April 8, from 1-4 p.m. at The Black Box Theater, 910 Center Street in Conyers. Tickets are $5 per ...



NCAA Basketball: NCAA Tournament-First Round-Louisiana State vs Yale  Rockdale Newton Citizen

Mar 21, 2019; Jacksonville, FL, USA; LSU Tigers guard Marlon Taylor (14) reacts during the second half against the Yale Bulldogs in the first round of the 2019 ...



Action Ministries Piedmont offers housing help to homeless  Rockdale Newton Citizen

Action Ministries Piedmont has been offering housing solutions to the homeless in a six-county region since October through its Action Empowers and Action ...



Columbine's Legacy: More Than 50 School Attacks, Plots  ABC News

A months-long investigation by ABC News has identified at least 17 attacks and another 36 alleged plots or serious threats against schools since the assault on ...



Fire destroys 8 units at Woodland Trace | Rockdale  Rockdale Newton Citizen

Eight families are looking for new homes after fire destroyed their apartments early Sunday morning.



Registration underway for Covington Lions Christmas Parade | Local News  Rockdale Newton Citizen

Registration is underway for the annual Covington Lions Club Christmas Parade, which will be held Dec. 2 at 10 a.m. on the Covington Square.



Indian Creek Middle School principal to resign | Local News  Rockdale Newton Citizen

After 26 years of *service* to the Newton County School System, Indian Creek Middle School principal Renee Mallard will resign at the end of the school year.



Teens found with guns and drugs face charges  Rockdale Newton Citizen

Four teens from Lithonia are facing numerous charges, including possession of a firearm during the commission of crime and possession of a controlled ...



Tiny houses rolling into Conyers | Local News  Rockdale Newton Citizen

A movement to downsize to miniature homes has recently gained ground across the country. FYI channel even has a show on it – “Tiny House Nation” is ...



Walden ready to set new heights in college  Rockdale Newton Citizen

Standing at 6-feet, 10-inches tall, Jesse Walden will go from being the big man on Eastside's basketball team to being the big man at LaGrange College.



Newton County Police Blotter | Public Safety  Rockdale Newton Citizen

The following charges and arrests were reported by the Newton County Sheriff's Office, Covington Police Department, Oxford Police Department, Porterdale ...



More arrests made in NCSO drug enterprise case  Rockdale Newton Citizen

The continued investigation into what the Newton County Sheriff's Office is calling a “criminal drug enterprise” has resulted in the arrest of five more suspects in ...



Lee County beats Coffee 31-20 to reach postseason | Sports  The Albany Herald

Lee County's defense forced five turnovers, including two crucial interceptions at the goal line to thwart potential Coffee scores, while the offense played perhaps ...



Suspicious behavior results in three arrests in Covington | Public Safety  Rockdale Newton Citizen

An occupied vehicle parked at a closed gas station roused the suspicions of a Newton County Sheriff's deputy. A traffic stop resulted in three arrests on drug and ...



Southampton High School Student Will Not Return To School After Shotgun Arrest, District Says - Southampton Village & Surrounding Areas  27east.com

A 17-year-old Southampton High School senior who was arrested by Southampton Village Police for bringing a shotgun onto school grounds last Wednesday ...



Are meds to blame for Cho's rampage?  WorldNetDaily

Cho Seung-Hui's murderous rampage – during which he killed 32 students and faculty members at Virginia Tech – is prompting research into gun laws, resident ...



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