News for Saturday, February 13, 2010


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Worth the wait: High school sweethearts reconnect 70 years later

As high school sweethearts in the late 1930s, Lewis and Virginia Freeman went on a double date to the Varsity in Atlanta. A hamburger cost a dime and a Coke a nickel. Lewis had just enough money, raised by his paper route, to cover dinner for two.

Snowfall brings ice to roads

CONYERS -- Rockdale and Newton County residents woke up Saturday morning with more snow than most others in metro Atlanta, and though the scene offered a rare winter landscape, authorities warned of icy roads today.

Promotions to have small hit on budget

CONYERS -- Rockdale County officials said reclassification of the county's firefighters will have a minimum impact on the county budget as they attempt to meet minimum staffing requirements for fire stations.

Conyers Police withdraws from state recertification process

CONYERS — City officials announced Friday the Conyers Police Department has pulled out of its recertification process this year due to deficiencies cited in a review done by the accreditation agency.