Local Thai restaurant Baan Thai was robbed at gunpoint on Thanksgiving weekend. According to Conyers Police Department reports, on Saturday, Nov. 28 around 9 p.m., witnesses observed two black males approach and then enter the establishment (located at 1745 Highway 138 in Conyers) on foot.
The Conyers Police Department is on the look-out for the man who reportedly broke into the Hedrick and Dodson Dentist office early Sunday morning. Shortly before 3 a.m., officers responded to an alarm at the dentist office. Upon arrival, an officer reportedly observed a man attempting to exit the basement door on the west side of the building. The suspect reportedly saw the officer and ran back inside the office.
The Conyers Police Department continues to investigate the death of a man who was found shot Saturday evening. On Nov. 21, a CPD officer reportedly responded to a call of shots fired at 986 Briar Creek Court.
State Senator John Douglas (R-Social Circle) announced he will run for a fourth Senate term in the 2010 race.
A Conyers man was arrested Nov. 12, with a bulging pocketful of cash and marijuana at the Bank of America parking lot on Highway 138.
The Georgia International Horse Park could be in the spotlight if legalized betting at horse racing tracks takes off in the upcoming Georgia General Assembly season, City Manager Tony Lucas reported at the Conyers City Council meeting Wednesday night.
The Pilot Club of Conyers presents its 14th annual Conyers Christmas Tour of Homes on Sunday, Dec. 6, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
The Georgia Alpaca Association will present The Royal Alpaca Challenge show at The International Horse Park on Nov. 21 and 22. Children and adults will have an opportunity to meet these delightful animals as they compete in the show ring and in obstacle, costume and showmanship classes. Alpaca farms from across the U.S. will be represented at one of Georgia's most beautiful venues. Admission is free. Vendors will offer sweaters, hats, scarves, rugs and yarn ...
A Conyers teen was arrested last Tuesday after allegedly trying to carjack two vehicles while the drivers were still in them.
City voters decided not to change horses mid-stream on Tuesday night as incumbents were roundly voted back into office in the Conyers city elections.
In the city-wide mayor's race, incumbent Mayor Randal Mills and challenger Kathy Harvey are on the ballot. District 2 Post 1 Councilman Chris Bowen, the incumbent, and challengers Don Williamson and Tony Adams are on the ballot for the District 2 Post 1 seat. Incumbent District 1 Councilman Cleveland Stroud is running unchallenged.
For Randy Mills, who has been in office of mayor since 1998 and been on the council since 1989, serving in public office for such a long period of time requires passion.
Challenger Kathy Harvey said she originally was interested in a position centered on the economic development of the city and county, such as with the Conyers Rockdale Economic Development Council, but decided to throw her hat in for the mayoral bid instead.
Conyers mayoral candidate Kathy Harvey entered a guilty plea to felony theft by conversion in Newton County Superior Court Monday, receiving a sentence of five years probation and $6,060 in restitution.
In memory: Friends, family and city residents gathered at the Nancy Guinn Library Monday, Oct. 19 to dedicate two maple trees in memory of Maggie Nelson, a former Conyers city councilwoman and friend of the Library, who recently passed away of cancer, and her daughter Marie Nelson, who preceded her in death. Speakers included Rev. Al Myers, Mayor Randy Mills, Carl Dennis, and Maggie's husband Norm Nelson. ...
The proposed 308-acre, mixed-use Four A development could potentially bring a huge tax revenue influx into the City of Conyers - something the city desperately needs - but hasl also raised a number of concerns.
After four years on the drawing board, a massive mixed-use, 308-acre development located just south of I-20 in the city of Conyers is seeking a zoning variance in order to break ground on the first of the proposed 1,400 residential units and 580,000 square feet of commercial space.
Conyers Police Cpl. Corey Hambrick was awarded the department's Medal of Valor for his actions taken during a November 2012 incident involving a man stabbing his own mother.
The city of Conyers is working with the Georgia Department of Transportation to upgrade traffic signal controllers, software, cabinets and all internal components at seven busy city intersections.
Just as it has in the past several years, the City of Conyers plans to borrow $2 million from United Community Bank in order to operate until the fiscal year ends June 30.
City Council members met for a very brief meeting Wednesday to approve zoning changes relating to senior housing developments and a neighborhood village section of the new Gateway Village zoning district.
Conyers Police dedicated their headquarters building to the late Police Chief O.T. Adams in a quiet ceremony Tuesday with family and officials.
Conyers city council approved a rezoning petition that would help clear the way for a banquet hall to operate in a former drywall warehouse but only after vigorous debate and comments from two neighboring businesses against the change.
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