News for Saturday, May 8, 2010


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Common Bond: Couple adopts boy from Russia

Laurie McManus waited almost two decades to be a mother. A year ago, her longing to nurture a child finally came to fruition when she and her husband, Ed, adopted Max, just three days shy of his third birthday from Russia.

Reservation to welcome Boy Scouts

About 5,000 metro Atlanta Boy Scouts will head to Covington next week for a special celebration.

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Legion Post 77 honors four local soldiers

For a weekend, four local servicemen can trade in the Afghanistan countryside for the attractions of Stone Mountain Park thanks to American Legion Post 77 in Conyers and local Masonic lodges.

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RCSO deputy killed

A Rockdale County Sheriff's Office deputy was shot and killed Saturday afternoon while serving a warrant in a residential neighborhood off Honey Creek Road. The suspect involved in the shooting also died.