News for Wednesday, June 29, 2011


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Safety first: Expert urges caution during holiday weekend

While the Fourth of July is a glorious American tradition, it is often a time when injuries occur due to increased risks associated with the celebration.

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County OKs anonymous complaints

County officials have taken steps to protect residents who make anonymous complaints.

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Booster seat law goes in effect Friday

Those who tossed booster seats out when their children turned 6 now may have to return to the store. Booster seat requirements will go into effect Friday for 6- and 7-year-olds due to the new state law, and area law enforcement will begin enforcing the new regulation.

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SteelCo wins award for support of recreation

A local company is in the national spotlight for its commitment to children and recreation.

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Former solicitor files complaints against officer

An internal investigation into complaints against a Porterdale Police sergeant has resulted in two verbal reprimands for fraternizing with City Council members and presenting an unprofessional image.

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Authorities: Naked man charged with public indecency

Conyers Police arrested a man in front of Walmart on Tuesday night after he was allegedly observed by an officer to be sitting in his automobile completely nude.

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Friends reflect on soldier killed in Afghanistan

CONYERS -- Friends and fellow soldiers of Katie Pulliam and Dimitri del Castillo remember them as a loving couple who had big plans for life after their tour of duty in Afghanistan. Those plans changed following the news of del Castillo's death during a battle against Taliban insurgent forces in northeast Afghanistan.