News for Saturday, March 6, 2010


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Event to raise funds for Magnet

CONYERS -- The community is invited to support the Rockdale Magnet School for Science and Technology while enjoying a relaxing evening at a local restaurant.

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Local dancer chosen to train with Charleston Ballet Theater

When Julia DeFoor puts on her dance shoes and performs pirouettes and arabesques across the marley dance floor at Conyers School of Ballet, for her, the outside world falls away.

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Porter says collect taxes in a new way

CONYERS -- Democratic candidate for Georgia governor DuBose Porter said his proposal to collect sales taxes from "cheaters" could reap millions for the strapped state budget and questioned why current state leaders have failed to act on it rather than offer new cuts.

NCSO gets grant for Project Lifesaver

COVINGTON -- Sheriff Ezell Brown has announced the Newton County Sheriff's Office received a grant through the Bureau of Justice Assistance to implement the Project Lifesaver International Program.