News for Saturday, October 30, 2010


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Who ya gonna call? Ghost hunters search for local paranormal activity

It might seem odd that the primary goal of a ghost hunter is to assist the living.As Kathy Porter, president of the Central Georgia Paranormal Society, said, people who live with what they suspect are supernatural entities in their homes or businesses need to know that the unusual occurrences they're experiencing -- footsteps on stairs, knocking on walls, voices -- aren't just in their imaginations.

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BIOLAB CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT: Deadline is set for settlement

CONYERS -- Federal courts have set filing deadlines for those wishing to make a claim or be excluded in a class action lawsuit settlement for damages caused by the 2004 BioLab fire.

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Art gallery gets new education coordinator

CONYERS -- The Olde Town Gallery & Studio recently welcomed its new education coordinator and hoped the public will take full advantage of the classes and a couple new features.

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RCPS achieves highest grad rate in history

CONYERS -- Rockdale County Public Schools' graduation rate is at its highest ever.RCPS reported that 84 percent of its high school seniors graduated in 2009-10, which is up 1 percent from the 2008-09 school year when the rate was at its all-time high. Officials said the state determines the rate by using a complex formula that reflects the percentage of entering ninth-grade students who progress through high school and graduate within a specified time period.