News for Wednesday, December 29, 2010


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Runway to the past

Leticia Llah, a junior at Eastside High School in Covington, models a trendy little dress from the Roaring '20s as she participates in a Vintage Fashion Show and Artfest at the Merryvale Assisted Living facility.

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Suspects in robbery were Guardsmen

CONYERS -- The two men arrested in connection with last week's bank robbery turned out to be soldiers in the Army National Guard, and one of the men is accused of murder in a DeKalb County drive-by shooting.

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DeKalb man charged in traffic death

CONYERS -- Vehicular homicide and other criminal charges have been filed against a Decatur man who was allegedly driving drunk when his vehicle struck and killed a Conyers man last month.

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Silt a dirty problem for Rockdale water

CONYERS -- Silt may be slowly stealing water out of Randy Poynter Lake as officials take the first steps to determine what to do about it and how much it will cost.

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Porterdale looks to put in speed humps

PORTERDALE -- An inquiry by an Ivy Street resident prompted the City Council to look for a simple solution to a problem that has plagued residents of that street for more than a year.

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Alleged hit-and-run drivers nabbed

COVINGTON -- The Newton County Sheriff's Office has tracked down two alleged hit-and-run drivers this week due to quick-thinking witnesses obtaining tag numbers of the fleeing vehicles.

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Newton Pet of the Week -- Dec. 29, 2010

Newton Your Next Best Friend