News for Saturday, January 9, 2010


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The invisible threat: Get informed during Radon Awareness Month

It's colorless and odorless. But it could be in your home and causing lung cancer. The invisible threat is radon.

DA won't seek death for Rabon

CONYERS -- The Conyers man arrested in late December 2008 in connection with the death of a Lithonia woman and the rape of another woman will not likely face capital punishment.

College to offer more in child care

COVINGTON -- Soon, area residents can get certified in early childhood care and education at DeKalb Technical College.

Thieves take $17K in coils

CONYERS -- It will take approximately $17,000 to replace the damaged heating and air conditioning units from a local business this week after the units' coils were stolen.

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Salem High School expands opportunities for student art

CONYERS -- Salem High School is getting smart about art.This school year, the school started ArtSmart, a program that expands opportunities for students to participate in and experience the arts during the school day.

Newton County schools will be closed today

The Newton County School System will be closed today due to inclement weather, according to a message on the NCSS Web site. Twelve-month employees are instructed to report. See for more information.