News for Saturday, May 15, 2010


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In transition: Local man opens housing for those in recovery

At 20, David Casteel began his descent into heavy drinking and cocaine use. He landed in jail twice and knew his behavior had become a burden on his family, but he couldn't find a way out.

Motorist dies in accident

CONYERS -- A Rockdale County man was killed late Friday in a single-vehicle accident on Wilson Road north of Conyers.

County asks CHIP for grant

CONYERS -- Rockdale County will submit a grant application that would provide funds for down payment assistance for low income homeowners and in rehabilitating homes that are in disrepair.

Oxford hosts conference on art of teaching

OXFORD -- Teachers from Newton High School, Georgia Perimeter College, Oxford College, Emory University and other post-secondary institutions from across the state convened on the Oxford campus last week to study pedagogy, or the art of teaching.

Man gets 20 years for child molestation

CONYERS -- A local man arrested last spring for molesting a child was sentenced to prison time.