News for Saturday, April 10, 2010


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Congressional candidate holds Conyers event

CONYERS -- Cory Ruth, a Republican candidate for Congress, will hold a meeting in Olde Town Conyers on Wednesday as part of what his campaign called a "Listening Tour of Georgia's 4th U.S. Congressional District."

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At 87 years old, Conyers resident living his life at a fast pace

Too many gold, silver and bronze medals to count. Holder of national record titles in 1-mile, 5,000-meter and 10,000-meter runs and the 2,000-meter steeplechase. Champion in pole vaulting, running and the high jump. Favored to win this month in regional track and field events.

Leadercast to benefit Newton Co. Miracle League

COVINGTON — An educational opportunity and the chance to help out a worthwhile organization can be had for one low price on May 7.

Police address robbery increase

CONYERS — There is no "silver bullet" to curb bank robberies, but officials said they are doing all they can and are indeed working to catch the criminals.

Shoe box project under way

CONYERS — United Way in Rockdale County is holding its annual shoe box drive to collect essential toiletries and other small items for distribution to homeless women and children in the community.