News for Saturday, January 22, 2011


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Taking strides: Relay for Life gears up again to fight cancer

This year marks Lisa Cook's 18th Relay for Life. The death of her grandfather from lung cancer inspired her first walk. The death of her mother at age 56, also from lung cancer, in 1995 spurred her on even further.

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EMC group to address permits for coal plant

CONYERS -- The group of EMCs planning to build a coal-fired power plant will have a chance to address issues in their permit application in response to a judge ruling issued earlier last week.

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Budget at top of the list for Sen. Ramsey

CONYERS -- State Sen. Ronald Ramsey spoke with the Citizen last week about the 2011 General Assembly and his plans to propose a foreclosure registry law.

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Rockdale's snow day make-up plan draws ire of community

CONYERS — Making up last week's snow days over winter break is going to be stressful for many Rockdale County families — students, teachers, parents and even youth pastors.