News for Saturday, November 6, 2010


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RCPS rolls out new system of evaluation

CONYERS — This school year, Rockdale County Public Schools is rolling out a new program that will help employees evaluate themselves and help them get more evaluations.

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Election gives GOP new hope

CONYERS — For Rockdale County Republicans, Tuesday's general election showed they had strong, local candidates and an ability to mobilize volunteers as needed during the 2010 campaign.

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Rotary Club helps curb pollution in Caribbean

The villagers in the coastal town of Mero in Dominica had a problem. Their untreated wastewater flowed out of a pipe directly into the sea. Mary Beth Sutton, relative of Conyers Rotary Club member Barbara McCarthy, discovered the sewage when she swam right through it while snorkeling.

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SKC to expand Covington facility, create 120 jobs

COVINGTON — SKC Inc., a Covington-based manufacturer of polyester films, is expanding its local facility, Gov. Sonny Perdue announced Friday.