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School choice options available for special needs students

Parents of students with disabilities who meet the Georgia Special Needs Scholarship Eligibility criteria may request to have their child attend another public or private school.

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Rockdale library introduces adult summer reading program

Libraries offer summer reading programs.

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Young Americans holds graduation ceremonies

Young Americans Christian School holds graduation ceremony

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Braves don’t want repeat of last year’s Western road trip

Braves, Dodgers talk Callaspo-Uribe swap

The Atlanta Braves hope they won’t be reliving a bad dream. Monday’s 6-3 loss at Dodger Stadium began a 10-game Western swing that will also take the Braves to San Francisco and Arizona. Last year, it was a similar three-city road trip starting in Los Angeles that scuttled their playoff hopes.

Social Circle bypass set to open June 2

The 2.7-mile stretch road serving as the eastern bypass around the city is slated to open June 2.

Tokyo governor hits out at ‘ridiculous’ 2020 bill

The Tokyo metropolitan government has hit out at the “ridiculous” $400 million bill they have been asked to foot for the main stadium at the 2020 Olympics.

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Peachtree Academy holds graduation

Peachtree Academy held commencement for six graduating seniors during ceremonies at the Covington campus on May 16.

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World Cup perfect at 32 teams, says CONCACAF chief Webb

The World Cup is football’s jewel and should not be tarnished by being increased to more than 32 teams, CONCACAF confederation president Jeffrey Webb said on Tuesday.

Alabama man shot by Social Circle police officer sentenced to prison for obstruction

The Alabama man who was injured after being shot by a Social Circle police officer earlier this year after he became combative during a traffic stop has been sentenced to prison.

DARRELL HUCKABY: The world is changing — for good or ill

The South I live in doesn’t resemble the South I was raised in, and I don’t need an article in the big city newspaper to point that out to me.

Lightning ignites fire at home in Westchester Lakes

A Rockdale County family has been displaced from their home when a lightning strike Monday night ignited a fire in the two-store house.

MARK SHIELDS: Chris Christie channels Ralph Perk

History, just by what it selects to remember, can indeed be cruel. Consider, for example, Republican Ralph Perk, who, during the 1970s in heavily Democratic Cleveland, was elected mayor three times.

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Attorney for Rockdale Probate Court Judge Mays says case has been dismissed

Defense attorney Gary Washington announced at a press conference Tuesday morning that a case he says has unfairly tarnished the reputation of a judge has come to a close.

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Phenomenal athletic season for Rockdale concludes with state title

An argument could be made that the 2014-2015 athletic season was the finest in the history of Rockdale High School, and the best moments were delivered right at the end.

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Pet of the Week: Kurt and Tom

Kurt and Tom are ready for adoption

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How to open a lemonade stand

Opening a lemonade stand will teach you to be responsible for your own business and keep track of money, but it's also just plain fun.

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How to grow rosemary

Rosemary is generally not hard to grow, and once it taken root, this perennial, woody shrub will thrive for years.

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How to get more views on your YouTube videos

If you want to get more views on your YouTube videos, then you have to not only make an amazing video, but you also have to know how to describe and share your creation.

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Study: U.S. Alzheimer’s rate is declining

A type of dementia, Alzheimer's is an irreversible brain disease that continues to diminish a person's memory and thinking abilities and causes behavioral issues.

Farmer to start Thursday for Detroit

Buck Farmer is headed back to the big leagues.

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