UPDATE (12:28 p.m. June 1): CONYERS - A customer returned fire at the shooter Jeffrey Pitts during his rampage at the Magnet Bottle Shop, possibly preventing even more deaths.
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The brave actions of a victim, police and shoppers outside the Hobby Lobby on Ga. Highway 138 helped fend off an armed kidnapper and potentially saved the lives of a Conyers woman and her grandchild Wednesday afternoon.
IN BRIEF: A Rockdale County Sheriff's School Resource Officer working at Heritage High School has been placed on administrative leave during an investigation into accusations of an "inappropriate relationship" with a student.
IN BRIEF: A Rockdale County Sheriff's Office School Resource Officer working at Heritage High School has been placed on administrative leave during an internal investigation into accusations of an "inappropriate relationship" with a student.
Help from a witness and persistent investigation led to the arrest of a Covington man wanted for robbing a woman at gunpoint at the Conyers Wal-Mart Monday.
A Covington man was shot Friday in Conyers while he was visiting an apartment complex allegedly to sell shoes.
Twenty-five World War II veterans, including several from Newton County, and their guardians flew to Washington, D.C. from Atlanta on Thursday in the inaugural flight of Honor Flight Conyers. The group left the American Legion Post 77 at 5 a.m., escorted by police, and spent the day in Washington D.C. visiting monuments and memorials such as the World War II memorial. The veterans, who came from across the metro Atlanta region and the state and ranged from ages 84 - 97, returned at 11:30 p.m travel-weary but proud.
A Covington woman was arrested Tuesday in connection with a June 25 fight caught on video in which a 52-year-old Conyers woman was sliced on the face and abdomen and stabbed, according to Conyers Police Lt. Jackie Dunn.
A gun-wielding bandit shot and wounded the manager of the Fred's Department Store in Northside Village Shopping Center today.
A Forest Park man is in jail and charged in connection with armed robberies of the Game Star store in Covington and the Radio Shack and GNC stores in Conyers.
Church in the Now's property on Iris Drive in Conyers goes back to the mortgage holder Evangelical Christian Credit Union after there were no bidders during the foreclosure sale at the Rockdale County courthouse this morning.
Church in the Now's properties on Iris Drive in Conyers are going into foreclosure, according to a March 10 listing.
The nondenominational megachurch entered into an $18.5 million agreement with the Evangelical Christian Credit Union in June 2007 for the properties and buildings at 1873, 1875 and 1877 Iris Drive.The market value of 1873 Iris Drive was listed as $11.8 million in 2010 and the assessed value was listed as $4.7 million, according to the Rockdale County Tax Commissioner's office.
A mother and her boyfriend were arrested Tuesday by Conyers Police in connection with the death of the woman's child, 3-year-old Edna Figueroa.
The taste of cereal just got a whole lot sweeter for 23 nonprofit organizations and schools that have received money from the General Mills foundation for their mission to serve the local community.
A gas leak forced evacuation of businesses near Ga. Highway 138 and Flat Shoals Road Friday morning.
For her 95th birthday, Wynelle Wyatt didn't want jewelry, or a silk scarf, or anything quiet like that. The only thing she wanted was to ride Harley. And she got her wish.