Chip and Debbie Junkin of Conyers and Bill Bessette of Houston, Texas, announce the engagement of Meagan Elizabeth Bessette of Conyers to Jonathan Elliott Mosely, son of Asa Jr. and Donna Mosely of Conyers.
Troy Moon, 89, of Oxford, died July 14. The son of the late James Thomas Moon and Allie Beck Piper Moon, he was born in Rockdale County in 1919. He was preceded in death by his wife Betty Leona Hawk Moon. Mr. Moon proudly served his country as staff sergeant in the United States Army during World War II.
Mr. Tharon Stubbs, 86, of Covington died July 19. The son of the late Thomas Lester and Lucy Myrtle Bohannan Stubbs, he was born in Newton County and retired from C&D Technology. Mr. Stubbs was of the Baptist Faith, enjoyed reading, gardening, fishing, baseball, racing and loved his family.
This Friday, concerned citizens and civil rights activists will mark the 62nd anniversary of the last mass lynching in America with prayers and a reenactment of the murders of four black sharecroppers in nearby Monroe.
Though there are no tenants lined up, the Newton County Board of Commissioners went ahead and approved the re-zonings of two commercial developments located in the western end of the county, at their Tuesday meeting.