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Congressman Johnson announces 2014 winners of CBCF scholarships

Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) announced the winners of the 2014 Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Spouses Education Scholarships. The five winners hail from across the Fourth Congressional Dis


Gregory B. Levett and Sons opens new Rockdale funeral chapel


About 200 people, including Rockdale County’s CEO Richard Oden and other dignitaries, attended the Aug. 23 grand opening of Gregory B. Levett and Sons’ newest funeral chapel. Owners Gregory and Betty Levett opened the new location at 1999 Highway 138 in Conyers.


The festive open house included music, a ribbon cutting ceremony and blessing and prayer from the Rev. Eric Lee of Springfield Baptist Church in Conyers. Rev. Aldren Sadler, Sr. served as the master of ceremonies for the program. Gregory B. Levett, Sr. conducted the grand prize drawing for a 60-inch flat screen television and surround sound theater system.


The new 10,000-square-foot funeral home includes a chapel that can seat 300, a reception area and more than 200 parking spaces. The Conyers chapel marks the fifth location owned by Gregory B. Levett and Sons. The family also has a location in DeKalb County’s Scottdale community; one at 4347 Flat Shoals Parkway in Decatur; one in Gwinnett County at 914 Scenic Highway in Lawrenceville; and one in North Gwinnett at 201 Morningside Drive, Buford.

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