The Snapping Shoals EMC Annual Roundup was held at the International Horse Park on July 21, 2016. Despite the heat, this annual event was well attended by members. There were 1,432 registered members in attendance and, with guests, the crowd was estimated at 3,000.
Two men were killed earlier this month inside the gated Orchard Cove apartment complex. Because the apartments sit inside the entrance of The Enclave subdivisions, it's easy to assume they are part of The Enclave.
The victim in the truck accident on the Access Road at the Yellow River Sunday evening has been identified as Valentine Gayle, 48, of Lithonia, according to Newton County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Cortney Morrison.
The National Action Network (NAN) gave out dozens of backpacks filled with school supplies Thursday evening. Cathlete Perry, NAN Youth Director, oversaw the backpack drive, under the leadership of NAN President Archie Shepherd.