News for Saturday, April 16, 2011


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Former home builder turns hobby into taxidermy business

When the real estate market went sour, former home builder Ray Knight turned his hobby into his vocation. Now, the Covington resident has a thriving taxidermy business that can count the University of Georgia among its customers.

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GED fees to jump on July 1

Georgians wanting to earn a GED diploma may have to shell out $155 more than students currently pay.

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Reward offered in copper thefts

The Conyers Police Department is offering a cash reward for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for a string of copper thefts.

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Ethics code main topic at civic association meeting

Rockdale County's chairman of the Ethics Citizens Committee said unethical behavior in government can possibly end up costing the taxpayer and encouraged the public to take part in revising the county's ethics code.