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  • Nancy Guinn Library to present master storyteller Lillian Grant-Baptist
    CONYERS, GA—The Nancy Guinn Memorial Library will celebrate Black History Month with Master Storyteller Lillian Grant-Baptiste on Saturday, Feb.19, at 2 p.m.

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January 25, 2022

  CONYERS, GA—The Nancy Guinn Memorial Library will celebrate Black History Month with Master Storyteller Lillian Grant-Baptiste on Saturday, Feb.19, at 2 p.m. This will be an in-house program with a limited space. Grant-Baptiste, a master storyteller and educational consultant from Savannah, GA, will demonstrate how storytelling has historically been used as a tool of […]

January 24, 2022

  LAWRENCEVILLE, GA– Gwinnett County Tax Commissioner Tiffany P. Porter is encouraging all Gwinnett homeowners to apply online by April 1 for a homestead exemption to reduce their tax bills this year. “An exemption is the best way for qualifying residents to reduce their property taxes,” Porter said. “Once you apply online by April 1, my […]

January 20, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) announced today that he tested positive for COVID-19. He is experiencing mild symptoms of a head cold with cough, chills and congestion. He is comfortable, self-isolating, following the Office of Attending Physician’s directions and in the process of contact tracing. The Congressman felt symptomatic and took a rapid […]

January 20, 2022

The Rockdale Board of Elections invites the public to attend its regular meeting upcoming meeting, which will be held in -person and virtually:   WHEN:           Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022 TIME:              3:30 p.m. WHERE:         BOARD OF ELECTIONS NEW LOCATION, 1115 West Ave. S.W., Conyers, 30012, 770-278-7333                     VIRTUAL:     Join Zoom Meeting: Meeting ID: 704 […]

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January 24, 2022

    CONYERS, GA—Registration to be entered in the lottery for Georgia Pre-K in Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) for the 2022-2023 school year is open online Feb. 1-28. No paperwork is required to register for the RCPS Pre-K lottery. The link for Pre-K lottery registration and more information will be available at PRE-KINDERGARTEN:  For Georgia […]

January 16, 2022

  Vickie B. Turner was re-elected for a second term as chair of the DeKalb County School Board and Diijon DaCosta was re-elected vice chair for the second consecutive year. The board unanimously returned both, Turner and DaCosta, to leadership roles on Jan. 10 after Turner and DaCosta nominated one another. The terms are for […]

January 13, 2022

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded $5 million in grants to develop a diverse talent pool of aviation maintenance technicians. The Aviation Maintenance Technical Workers Workforce Development Grants were awarded to organizations that will teach technical skills and prepare participants to pursue aviation maintenance careers. “A career as […]


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  ATLANTA— Chase Davis, chef/owner of metro Atlanta’s King Kabob food truck, is vying to win big on the Food Network star Guy Fieri’s new competition reality show, “Guy’s Chance of a Lifetime.” Fieri is expanding his successful restaurant empire and is searching for one talented food entrepreneur to run their own Chicken Guy! Franchise. The […]

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