News for Saturday, February 27, 2010


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Furry family friends: Mom and son find fun in raising rare breed

Chris Miller once had a Canaan dog that had a unique way of getting table scraps not intended for canine consumption.

League to hold forum on water

CONYERS -- The Rockdale/Newton League of Women Voters will host a forum Tuesday to address local concerns of water service in Rockdale County.

GBI lab doing more with less

CONYERS -- Georgia Bureau of Investigations officials said the GBI crime lab has sometimes become the "whipping boy" for local law enforcement, but the lab staff is doing more with less.

Man apprehended shortly after fleeing field sobriety test

On the Beat is an occasional reporting of various crimes and complaints confronted by law enforcement personnel in Newton County in the course of their duties. It is compiled by News Editor Barbara Knowles, who can be reached at