News for Saturday, April 21, 2012


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New Depot Players offer tried and true comedy

CONYERS -- After presenting Tennessee Williams' weighty "The Glass Menagerie" in March, the New Depot Players decided to give audiences a less serious, more playful theater experience.. Enter the zaniness of "'Til Beth Do Us Part," a comedy about a frazzled wife, an uninvolved husband and a domineering assistant

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Conyers Pilot Club celebrates 50 years

In April, Gwen Dean, along with fellow Conyers Pilot Club members, bowled with autistic children, helped Special Olympics athletes compete in track, provided an ice cream party for Alzheimer's patients and cooked dinner for people in a brain injury support group.. The club's volunteer work yields benefits on both sides

State investing $14M in training center

A $14 million training center will open in Stanton Springs in close proximity to Baxter International.

RCPS could add 10 furlough days to school calendar

Staff at Rockdale County Public Schools could lose up to 10 days of pay next school year due to anticipated reduced state and local revenues.

State giving Baxter $78M incentive package

The state is offering Baxter International $78 million in incentives to locate in Stanton Springs.

NCSS may lose $1.6M state funds due to decreased enrollment

The Newton County School System could lose $1.6 million next school year because of a reduction in student enrollment.

Lady Eagles top Rockdale 6-0

CONYERS -- The Eastside girls soccer team won its 10th game of the season with a 6-0 win over the Lady Bulldogs of Rockdale on Friday at Reid Memorial Stadium.. It took Eastside less than one minute to net its first goal. Amber Lafond swiped a loose ball, as the